Dates for the Diary
Saturday 11th August - SWIVELFEST
SWIVELFEST 2018 - HALL PARK. A fantastic family day out has been organised, at Rushden Hall Park Walled Garden. 'SwivelFest' will be a live, outdoor Summer event, bringing renown high class tribute bands, both National and International. effectivly the best of entertainment to our very own corner of Northamptonshire.
Saturday 1st September - Proms in the Park
Proms in the Park
Sunday 2nd September - Bark in the Park Dog Show
The dog show - Bark in the Park - will be held in the Walled Garden, Hall Park, Rushden. This is our Mayor's charity dog show and all proceeds will be split between all the dog charities attending. We have 'have a go agility', various dog classes including golden oldies, Mayor's choice, Rushden's Finest etc. Fun for all.
Friday 14th September - Rushden Feast
Come and join all the fun of the fair in Rushden.
The Mayor of Rushden will officially open the Rushden Feast on Friday 14th September 2018.
Assembling at the Dodgem cars for 6.30pm, a short service will be conducted by Rev Ben Lewis, before the fair is officially opened.
Friday 28th September - Macmillan Coffee Morning
Come along to the Town Council offices at Rushden Hall on Friday 28 September between 10.30am and 12.30pm where a Macmillan Coffee Morning will be held to raise funds for this worthwhile charity. Bring a friend and come and indulge yourself with cake and coffee!
Saturday 29th September - Bernard Vann VC Memorial Day
Bernard William Vann was born on the 9th July 1887 and went on to serve in WW1. He died in 1918.
The Rushden Branch of the Royal British Legion would like to invite you to a Parade and Service, at the Rushden War Memorial, at 12.00 noon, on Saturday 29th September, for the unveiling of the Pavestone in honour of our towns Victory Cross recipient Lieutenant Colonel The Reverend Bernard William Vann VC MC & Bar from WW1.
Following the service the parade will march to Rushden Hall Park for light refreshments. Performances will be held in Hall Park from the world renowned Brentwood Imperial Youth Band, the Northampton Male Voice Choir and then the Drama Students from Rushden Academy depicting life in the trenches of WW1.
After the service it is intended to hold a 24 hour vigil by members of the RBL and members of the public, school children cadets etc. If you are interested in standing a watch over this period then please step forward with contact details.
Organised by Rushden Scouts
Date TBC - Beacon Lighting
The Remembrance Service and Parade will be held at the Rushden War Memorial at 1050 on the 11th Nov 2018. From 1015 the Parade starts to form up at Robinson Road ready to march off at 1035.
Saturday 24th November - Rushden's Christmas Lights Switch-on
The Towns Annual Christmas Lights Switch On Hosted by Rushden Town Council Events Team.
The afternoon begins with a High Street full of stalls, fairground rides, live reindeer, food, refreshments and most of all YOU! The residents of Rushden coming together to witness the excitement, entertainment, energy and most of all the towns beautiful display of lighting.
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.