What's on inAston Clinton

Welcome to Aston Clinton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Aston Clinton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Aston Clinton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Aston Clinton as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Aston Clinton

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Bouncy Bank Holiday at Mead Open Farm
Mead Open Farm

Bouncy Bank Holiday at Mead Open Farm30 April to 2 May 2016Boiiing The huge Jumping Pillows are officially open at Mead Open Farm in perfect time for May Bank Holiday Weekend With two ginormous areas one for under 5s and one for…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 852954
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Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.00pm and 2.00pm.For 10 years: a unique behind‐the‐scenes peek into our archive store which houses Roald Dahls original letters and manuscripts. £1 PER PERSON ADULTS AND CHILDREN PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

Suzy Bennett:A naturally funny person ‐ very funny indeed Jimmy Carr.A former winner of the prestigious Funny Women Award Suzy is a dynamo of a comic with a uniquely warm and chatty stage presence which means she is a brilliant MC as…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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01
MAY
Dean Martin Jnr
Wycombe Swan

Dean Martins son performs an evening of his fathers music and more While there could be only one Dean Martin his youngest son Ricci has put together a new and exciting show which will take you on a walk down memory lane.…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02085 916920
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01
MAY
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Milton Keynes Theatre

A Shy young Ronnie Wycherley from the Dingle district of Liverpool is re‐christened Billy Fury .. & becomes one of the 60s biggest stars. Named by Fury himself his longest ever serving band ‐ the all original Furys Tornados re‐play live his…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717652
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02
MAY
Mugglewump tricks
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm.For 4 years: learn amazing circus skills just like Mugglewump and be awed by marvellous magic tricks. Childrens entertainer Julie Carpenter returns to us after her hugely popular sessions last year.£5 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
MAY
Chiddlers’ hour
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

For 0 to 3 years: 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls books.£3 PER CHILDWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give us a call on…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
MAY
Beginners Jive Classes
Frieth Village Hall

FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners Jive classes every WednesdayMake new friends and get fit whilst learning to danceAbsolutley no experience needed or partner required Drop in classes ‐ start any weekDoors 7.30pm beginners Jive class 8pm with practice session stroll classes and…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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04
MAY
Learn to Jive - Buckinghamshire
Frieth Villlage Hall

FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners Jive classes every Wednesday Make new friends and get fit whilst learning to dance Absolutley no experience needed or partner required Drop in classes ‐ start any week Doors 7.30pm beginners Jive class 8pm with practice session…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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07
MAY
Tummy Beast chocolate bars
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 1.00pm 2.30pm and 3.45pm.For 4 years: decorate a chocolate bar with glumptious goodies to feed your Tummy Beast. Im getting hungry I want eats I want lots of chocs and sweets Roald Dahl The Tummy Beast from Dirty Beasts£4 PER CHOCOLATE…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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08
MAY
Berkhamsted Walk
The Court House (Berkhamsted)

Register for 12 and 18 mile walks at the Court House St Peters church Berkhamsted HP4 2AX between 10 and 11.30am.For the 6 mile walk register any time between 11am and 2pm at Ashridge College Little Gaddesden HP4 1NS free parking.Download a…

Location: 8.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01442 863526
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14
MAY
Beaconsfield Arts and Craft Fair 2016
The Beaconsfield School

A diverse range of hanging artwork ceramics and sculptures featuring pieces by locally and nationally known artists all exhibits are for sale.Complementing the art will be a wide selection of quality local handmade crafts on sale.Homemade refreshments available all day Saturday and…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01753 646875
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14
MAY
Eden’s digital catwalk show
Eden Shopping Centre

Put your best foot forward for Edens digital catwalk show.Strut to Eden Shopping Centre for a week of fashion‐forward style inspiration as the centres annual fashion show goes digitalThis years Summer Fashion Showcase combines runway‐style with a twist as models sashay on…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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15
MAY
Chiltern 100 Sportive
Bovingdon Airfield

Human Race are proud to have the Chiltern 100 Sportive as part of the Human Race Sportive Series. One of the highest rated major sportives in the UK the event still maintains a club‐like atmosphere and camaraderie. The challenging landscape of the…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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MAY
Jumbly jungle animals
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm.For 5 years: listen to some storytelling from Roald Dahls adventures in Africa and then paint some diddly little Plaster of Paris creatures.£2 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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15
MAY
The Chiltern Camerata - 20th Anniversary Concert
The Kings Church

The Chiltern Camerata orchestra had its origins in music education and for our 20th anniversary celebratory concert we are teaming up with the Chiltern Music Academy to present a family‐friendly Sunday afternoon concert ‐ a Stringfest Our concert which is the…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 883112
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16
MAY
Avenue Q
Milton Keynes Theatre

Avenue Q tells the funny story of Princeton a US college graduate who has moved to the New York neighbourhood of Avenue Q in order to discover his purpose in life. Full of hilarious…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
MAY
TOM STADE ‘You’re Welcome!’ UK Tour 2015/101
Swan

Every inch a star.super confidence and charisma If comedy is the new rock n roll then Tom Stade is Keith Richards DAILY RECORD Back on the road after the sell‐out success of his month‐long run at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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21
MAY
Swishwiffling storytelling workshop
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm performance at 1pm and 2.00pm performance at 3pm.For 6 years: Join us to learn terrific storytelling techniques at this dyslexia‐friendly event. In groups well devise a silly story using pictures and props and end with a performance.£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
MAY
May Bank Holiday Vintage Steamer Cruises
Bourne End Marina

Enjoy the perfect River Thames experience this May bank holiday weekend aboard the carbon neutral 1883 steam launch Alaska. Trips run on the hour starting at 11am and with the last trip departing at 5pm giving you a 50 minute adventure aboard…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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28
MAY
Mentmore Arts Festival
St Mary's Church Mentmore and Mentmore Village Hall

Over the last few years this event has become increasingly popular both locally and further afield with over 1000 visitors and in excess of £16000 worth of art sold in 2015. The Committee continue to hone their organisational skills to ensure that…

Location: 5.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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28
MAY
Trunchpots
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm.For 5 years: listen to hilariously terrifying descriptions of Miss Trunchbull the headmistress we love to hate. Then get your own back in this wondercrump pottery class by making your own pot in the shape of Miss Trunchbull.£3…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
MAY
Crackling chalkboards
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm.For 6 years: listen to Matildas revenge on Miss Trunchbull from the dramatic scene from the story. Then take yourself back to Miss Honeys classroom and decorate your very own chalkboard. We cant promise to produce a chalk…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
MAY
Reptile Week with Safari Stu at Mead Open Farm
Mead Open Farm

Reptile Week with Safari Stu at Mead Open Farm29 May to 3 June 2016Safari Stu is back at Mead Open Farm this May half term with his amazing reptile friendsYou might hold a Tarantula get nose to nose with a Chameleon pet…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 852954
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MAY
Bogtrotter money banks
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm and 4.00pm.For 6 years: listen to storytelling from the crackling chapter in Matilda in which Miss Trunchbull makes Bruce Bogtrotter eat an entire cake. Then decorate a yummy‐looking money bank with ceramic paints so you can save…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
MAY
Magical moments with Korky Paul
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 12.00pm 1.30pm and 2.30pm.For 4 years: Magical Moments with Winnie the Witch and Korky Paul means speedy sketching and spell binding storytelling. Experience an energetic workshop full of wit enthusiasm and lots of audience participation. Win BIG prizes like original Korky…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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01
JUN
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Leighton Buzzard Golf Club

Our briefing and networking events in Leighton Buzzard are on the first Wednesday of every other month. We would be delighted if you could join us.In collaboration with OM&M Solicitors.Event Format10:00‐10:30 ‐ Arrival & networking10:30‐11:15 ‐ Guest speakerVandana Dass ‐ Hiring and…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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JUN
Telling tales with Sandra Agard
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 1.00pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: a magical hour with our Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard. Sandra will tell stories inspired by themes from Matilda including tricks magic and friendship. Feel free to sit back and listen or get up…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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02
JUN
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 1.00pm and 3.00pm.For 4 years: join author Mo OHara to find out more about her bestselling My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series in this hilarious not‐to‐be‐missed event. Find out what you need to be an evil scientist what to do…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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JUN
Proghopping pencil boxes
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm.For 6 years: listen to tales from Miss Honeys Classroom and then decorate a classy wooden pencil box to be the envy of your school mates.£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYBoth adults and children are welcome to…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Tourist Attractions


Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Over 600 acres of parkland set in the Chiltern Hills makes this one of Europe's largest conservation parks. Animals to see include tigers, elephants, rhinos, giraffes, bears, hippos, przewalski's wild horse, crocodiles, flamingos, buffalo, camels, cheetahs, goats, wolves, mongoose, red panda, pere david's deer, chinese water deer,…

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a working steam museum where you can step back in time as you stroll amongst the giants of the steam age displayed at its spacious 25 acre site.The centre boasts one of the largest private railway collections in the country with many steam…

Leighton Buzzard Railway

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is one of the few narrow‐gauge light railways to survive in England. Built over 85 years ago to transport sand, the line has carried a steam‐hauled passenger train service since 1968, and now houses one of the largest collections of narrow‐gauge locomotives in…

Waddesdon Manor

Completed in 1889 Waddesdon Manor is the last remaining example of 'le style Rothschild'. Waddesdon Manor houses one of the finest collections of French 18th century decorative arts in the world. The furniture, Savonnerie carpets and Svres porcelain ranks in importance with the Metropolitan Museum in New…

A & M Enterprises

A & M Enterprises ‐ golf course in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01296 423350 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at A & M Enterprises golf courseclub.…

Ascott House

'A palace like cottage, the most luxurious and lovely thing I ever saw'. This was how Gladstone's daughter, Mary, described Ascott after a visit in the 1880s. Ascott, as well as being open to the public, has continued to be a family home, just as Anthony de…

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