Dates for the Diary
NN10 Get Together 5k Social Run
A 5k Social Run starting and finishing from Rushden Historical Transport Museum in support of local causes on Sunday 24 March.
A week of events and activities in and around Rushden taking place from Saturday 8 June to Sunday 16 June, including Rushden's very own Soap Box Derby in Hall Park on Sunday 9 June. Rules and Entry Forms below.
- Soap Box Derby Rules and Entry Form 2019 (PDF, 766 Kb)
Rules and Entry Forms for Soap Box Derby 2019
Armed Forces Day
Armed Forces Day will take place on Saturday 22 June and is an opportunity for local people to come together and show their support for the Armed Forces. The June event has developed into a full weekend of activity, Rushden celebrates with a full parade through the town, stalls, displays, steam train rides and a Service of Remembrance taking place on Sunday.
Party in the Park
Taking place on Saturday 13 July in Hall Park, Party in the Park provides an exciting opportunity for all the family to enjoy a wide range of free summer of activities including arena events, community singing, dancing and an evening concert.
Music in the Walled Garden
Join in the music and relax in the Walled Garden at Hall Park on Saturday 11 August.
Proms in the Park
Proms in the Park in a local Mayoral event on Saturday 7 September. Bring along your own picnic, blanket, champers and enjoy the patriotic favourites of the Proms.
Proms in the Park 2018
Bark in the Park
Bark in the Park is held in the Walled Garden at Hall Park on Sunday 8 September. Lots going on, so bring your dog along and enjoy the fun on the day!
A Fun Fair taking place in Spencer Park, Washbrook Rod from Friday 13 September to Saturday 21 September. The 'Rushden Feast' custom stretches back over a hundred years, traditionally making a holiday for shoe factory workers.
Heritage Family Fun Day
A fun filled family day, with an opportunity to learn more about the Town's heritage, takes place at Rushden Lakes on 15 September. A mix of local business and community stalls, family entertainment and music will be available on the day.
Rushden Fireworks in Hall Park
Rushden's largest firework event takes place in Hall Park on Saturday 2 November. Organised by the Nene Valley Scout Council www.rushdenfireworks.co.uk
Garden of Remembrance Dedication Service
The Royal British Legion Garden of Remembrance Dedication Service takes place on Wednesday 6 November at the Town's War Memorial.
Remembrance Service & Parade
On Sunday 10 November at the War Memorial and St Mary's Church, Rushden. Organised by the Royal British Legion.
Christmas Lights Switch-on
A fun family day celebrating the festive season on Saturday 30 November in the High Street.
Rushden Hall Pensioners Club
If you are a pensioner and at a loose end on Tuesdays, come and join us at Rushden Hall between 2pm and 4pm.
Have a laugh, learn at leisure from one of our many guest speakers, stuff yourself silly at our annual dinner, win prizes at bingo or play whist.
Please see the Rushden Hall Pensioners Club website for more details.