What's on inGreat Missenden

Welcome to Great Missenden

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Great Missenden - 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 Great Missenden to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Great Missenden as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Great Missenden

02
JUL
Eden’s food fair returns – with GBBO winner Na
Eden Shopping Centre

Get your knife and fork ready as Eden Shopping Centres annual Food Fair returns on Saturday 2nd July with special celebrity cooks a delicious farmers market and your chance to be crowned The Big Bucks Bake Off winner 2016.Eden High Wycombes annual…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01494 768068
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02
JUL
The Big Bucks Bake Off
Eden Shopping Centre

Calling all BakersEnter Edens annual Big Bucks Bake off challenge for your chance to win a host of fantastic prizes.Cakes will be judged by a panel of experts including The Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain at Edens Food Fair on…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 768068
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02
JUL
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Wycombe Swan Theatre

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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03
JUL
Breaking Storm with Nick Cook
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm and 2.00pm For 7 years: to celebrate our Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator weekend were delighted to host Nick Cook author of the Cloud Riders trilogy. Nick will read from his book Breaking Storm create a mini tornado in the…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
JUL
Beginners Jive Classes
Harefield Cricket Club

FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners Jive classes every Monday 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 7.45pm with…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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04
JUL
The Mousetrap
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
JUL
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 Fantastic Mr Fox.£3 PER CHILDWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give us a…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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08
JUL
MAIDENHEAD Over 30s 40s & 50s
Bird Hills Golf Club

Unmissable Very popular EVERY FRIDAY Party Night for Over 30s 40s & 50s from 8.30pm till 1am. Singles and couples welcome. Terrific music super dance floor great atmosphere friendly people and FREE on‐site car parking. No wonder…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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08
JUL
Media Trust Triathlon
Dorney Lake

.The Media Trust Triathlon welcomes those in the media and advertising industries to compete against friends clients and colleagues. If youre not in either industry dont be put off youre still invited to enter the event to help support a great cause.Organised…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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09
JUL
BOURNE END Mum2mum Market
St Dunstan's Church

Mum2mum Markets are award winning indoor nearly new sales.At the Bourne End market we will have 1000s of high quality baby childrens maternity and pregnancy goods and equipment at a fraction of their high street price all great brands in top…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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09
JUL
Fizzlecrumping chocolate creations
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.15am 12.15pm 1.145pm 2.45pm and 3.45pm For 4 years: join Kate Head Chef at Caf Twit to decorate a chocolate bar thats sweet enough to sell in Billys sweetshop in The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me£4 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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09
JUL
Lidl Bananaman Triathlon
Dorney Lake

The Lidl BananaMan Triathlon is back. There are a total of SIX different takes on the triathlon theme which means there is something for everyone males and females alike BananaMen and BananaWomen and anyone who wants to swim bike and run…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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09
JUL
My Country
Clarion House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionOur My Country exhibition illustrates how photographers across the world view their own country. For many it was an opportunity to present their country in a positive light;…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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10
JUL
Amersham Mum2Mum Market
Amersham School

BUY nearly new baby and childrens clothes used toys and baby equipment at bargain prices direct from the previous owner at our live events all over the UK.Its a great place to buy a secondhand pram clothes cot highchair toys books .....anything…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07885 881185
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10
JUL
Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.00pm and 2.00pm For 8 years: a unique behind‐the‐scenes peek into our archive store which houses Roald Dahls original letters and manuscripts. Our wondercrump Collections Manager and Archivist Rachel White will be showing you some of the fascinating secrets behind the…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
JUL
Shock Absorber WomenOnly Triathlon
Dorney Lake

This one is just for the females amongst us The Shock Absorber WomenOnly Triathlon has evolved into a full female‐only multi‐sport day. Take your pick; theres something for everyone. So whether its about taking on a challenge for the first time for…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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10
JUL
The Hemel 10K and 1.5K Superhero Fun Run
Astley Cooper School

The 10K will begin at 10.30am and offers a challenging multi‐terrain course both on and off road through the surrounding countryside. It is open to anyone aged 14 14‐16 year olds must have consent from a parent or guardian and costs £20…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01442 820740
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14
JUL
The Country Superstars Experience
Wycombe Swan

This show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 22 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust take us…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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15
JUL
MAIDENHEAD Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
Bird Hills Golf Club

Unmissable Very popular EVERY FRIDAY Party Night for Over 30s 40s & 50s from 8.30pm till 1am. Singles and couples welcome. …

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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16
JUL
Ashridge Trail Half Marathon
Ashridge House

Take part in a challenging off‐road trail route throughthe beautiful Ashridge Estate Berkhamsed. The eventwill start at Ashridge House and is.open to runnersover the age of 16 under 18s must have parentalconsent. Family and friends are welcome to comealong to support you…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01442 820740
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16
JUL
Reptile Roadshow
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm and 2.00pm For 6 years: join our friends from the Reptile Roadshow and meet the Enormous Crocodiles friends in the jungle. Come face to face with swiggles of cold‐blooded creatures and minibeasts. Youll get the chance to hold a chinchilla a…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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17
JUL
Proghopping peglegs
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: listen to some storytelling from The Enormous Crocodile and then turn a wooden peg into your own snappy creature plus an elephant and a giraffe Pegalicious£2.50 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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17
JUL
Robotics and Coding Residential Summer Camp
Wycombe Abbey School

. Older children and teens aged 12 to 17 are invited to engineer code and build their ideas in this hands‐on summer camp designed to equip young people with digital skills for the future. The camps run for 6 days.Situated in beautiful…

Location: 5.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02071 934002
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22
JUL
Big friendly ears
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm For 4 years: learn about the BFGs enormous ears and how they help him hear the buzzy‐hum silvery soft noises of dreams. Then make your own BFG ears so you can listen out for the secret whisperings…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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22
JUL
Laughs with Tricks
The Three Tuns

A fun packed hour of comedy magic and good old fashioned variety with Stu Turner and Phil Reid. With Phils hilarious and quick‐witted stand‐up; and Stus brilliantly baffling comedy magic youre in for a cracking hour of entertainment. Come have your ribs…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
JUL
Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Grange School

Let us help you track down that elusive ancestor. All of the Societys research libraries will be available including our names database containing well over five million entries.Parish register transcripts and other Society publications will be on sale and there will be…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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24
JUL
Ucky mucky clay giants
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: listen to Roald Dahls description of the nine rotsome giants who eat human‐beans. Then get ucky mucky with clay and create your own horrible giant just a small one though £3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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26
JUL
Zim Zam Zoom! with James Carter
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: fancy something zany and creative Well come and meet James Carter the wildest poet and guitarist anywhere ‐ for an action‐packed hour of fun and frivolity First sit back and enjoy a lively burst of performance…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
JUL
Rastamouse
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm and 2.00pm For 3 years: a gloriously irie hour with Michael De Souza one of the creators of Cbeebies Rastamouse and da Easy Crew. Enjoy tales of the crime‐fighting rodents adventures and meet his crucial friends in Rastamouse and da Micespace…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
JUL
Flushbunkled giant party!
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: what whoopsy‐splunking news the giants have been caught Join us for some classic party games to celebrate.£2 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by an…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Tourist Attractions


Cliveden

Grade I listed garden, extensive woodlands and Italianate mansion. This spectacular estate overlooking the River Thames has a series of gardens, each with its own character, featuring topiary, statuary, water gardens, a formal parterre, Octagon temple, informal vistas, woodland and riverside walks. The present house, the…

The Hellfire Caves

The Caves are an ideal visit for all the family and especially children ‐ their imaginations can be set free. The attraction consists of almost a mile of underground passages with various figures depicting the life and times of the members of the infamous Hellfire Club. …

Bekonscot Model Village

Welcome to Bekonscot Model Village, the world's oldest model village. Bekonscot is different from other model villages; this is an entire miniature kingdom stuck firmly in an idyllic 1930s timewarp. There are six little villages in a 1 acre miniature landscape of farms and fields, castles…

Hughenden Manor

Queen Victoria's trusted prime minister Benjamin Disraeli lived here from 1848 until his death in 1881. Most of his furniture, books and pictures remain in this, his private retreat from the rigours of parliamentary life in London. There are beautiful walks through the surrounding park and…

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.…

Ashridge Golf Club

Ashridge Golf Club ‐ golf course in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01442 842379 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Ashridge Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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