Proms in the Park 2021

The 'Proms' season is upon us, and we in Rushden pride ourselves on a very popular evening's entertainment with our very own 'Proms in the Park'. On Saturday 4th September 2021, set in the Walled Garden in the beautiful grounds of the Hall Park, the music will be provided by The Rushden Town Band playing all the favourites such as Land of Hope and Glory, Rule Britannia and Jerusalem accompanied by local singers.

Please bring your own champagne, picnics, chairs and rugs and enjoy the evening!

Gates Open: 6.00pm
Proms Start: 7.00pm
Approx Finish: 9.00pm

*Tickets £5.00 on the gate, to include a free Union Flag*

Venue: Walled Garden, Hall Park, Rushden, NN10 9NG
Contact: Rushden Town Council:

Bark in the Park 2021

Bark in the Park - Sunday 5th September 2021 - Walled Garden, Rushden from 10am to 4pm

We are so excited for our Bark in the Park Event this year and we have some great things lined up...

Fun Scurry - Hog Roast - Refreshments & Cakes - Charity & Trade Stalls - Pimm's Tent / Bar - Milo's Magnificent Tombola - Grand Prize Draw - Grooming & dog related stalls!

Stalls that will be attending include:-Woofstreats - Woof's - Woof's - woofstreats Flexi Tags - Flexitags Scamps Boutique - Scamp's Pet BoutiqueCollege of Animal Welfare The College of Animal Welfare Walk with Friends - A Walk With Friends Angie's Ices -Beat Route Radio Beat Route RadioNorth Northants Council Animal Licensing Inspector Alpha K9Canine Coaching Dog Trainer Country Companions - Country Companions Pet Services Royal British Legion Royal British Legion Rushden Branch Northamptonshire Search & Rescue Northamptonshire Search and RescueLabradors In NeedPets As Therapy Wellingborough & District Guide Dogs.

Instant, on the day photos will be available to buy.

Click here to view the schedule of classes and programme of events

The event is FREE to attend. If you would like to enter your dog into any of the fun classes we have lined up, it is £1 per entry and payment will be taken at the ring - registration isn't necessary.

Bring plenty of pound coins!

For updates visit the Bark in the Park Facebook page here:

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday 5th September in the walled garden for what will be a fun packed day!

Sponsored by Gladwells Pet & Country Stores

Venue:Walled Garden, Hall Park,

Heritage Family Fun Day

Heritage Family Fun Day returns to Rushden Lakes on Sunday 19th September 2021 as part of the Nene Valley Festival.

Join us to browse a selection of independent traders from Rushden and Higham Ferrers, experience a line-up of entertainment including a circus work shop, a heritage bus tour of both towns and music with a live performance from Rushden Town Band and more!

The fun starts at 10am and goes on until 4pm.

For more information please email

Soap Box Derby 2021

It's arrived! A date is in the diary for one of Rushden's most anticipated family events, and entry forms are now live.

Rushden's Soap Box Derby will be held at Hall Park on Sunday 3rd October 2021!

If you and your team think you have what it takes to become Rushden's Soap Box Derby Champions of 2021, email us for an entry form from the link below and start designing your winning Kart:

Prizes and trophies awarded to the race winners are again generously sponsored by King Tools along with Santa Pod and AJ Cycles (contact them if you have a problem with wheels!).

Christmas Lights Switch-on

Rushden's Christmas Lights Switch-on is back!

Saturday 27th November from Midday onwards...

Festive entertainment ~ Santa's Grotto ~ Local Traders ~ Nativity Scene ~ Food Stalls

With special guest 'Titan' the Robot!

Come and see Father Christmas and his real reindeer arrive at the grotto and join in with all the usual fun of the fair, music from DJ Nathan and other festive merriment!

Father Christmas in Residence
1.15pm - 4.00pm

Last entry
3.30pm (approximately)

Light Switch-on

Last updated: Fri, 08 Oct 2021 16:19