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.

Tourist information Great Missenden

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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

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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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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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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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AUG
Telling tales with Sandra Agard
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 1.00pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: meet our Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard. Sandra will be entertaining audiences with big friendly tales from different times countries and cultures. Plenty of opportunities to join in and be part of the story£3…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Wild Wednesdays
Cliveden National Trust

Come along for an outdoor adventure designed for the whole family. Each week theres a new theme meaning youll never do the same thing twice.…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01628 605069
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SEP
Dahl-ightful dream catchers
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: hear how the BFG catches dreams and then make your own dream catcher net decorating it so that you catch only the really phizz‐whizzing dreams £3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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02
SEP
Flame Celebration
Vale Park

2016 marks the second occasion that the Paralympic Flame starts its official journey to the host city from Stoke Mandeville Stadium the birth place of the Paralympic movement.To celebrate our areas unique link to this international sporting occasion the town will be…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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SEP
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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03
SEP
Chilli Festival 2016
Waddesdon Manor

Turn up the heat with Waddesdon Manors Chilli Festival. Celebrating its 10th year this September it promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Taking place in the Manor Gardens in the beautiful Aviary glade there will be lots of food…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 653226
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SEP
Open-air theatre: Much Ado About Nothing
Cliveden National Trust

On Saturday 3 September come along for a performance true to its 16th‐century origins; in the open air in full Elizabethan costume and with traditional music and dance. Much Ado About Nothing tells the story of courtship and scandal between sweet Hero…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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SEP
Skinny Dip in aid of Rennie Grove Hospice Care
Diogenes Sun Club

Dare to skinny dip in aid of Rennie Grove HospiceCare in the lovely surroundings of the Buckinghamshirecountryside at the Diogenes Sun Club and raise moneyfor charity.…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01442 890222
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SEP
Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge 2016
Princes Risborough School,

The Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge a fundraising event to support Rennie Grove Hospice Care returns on Sunday 11 September for its eighth year Join Rennie Grove for their own version of the famous national challenge and experience the beautiful scenery along part…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01442 820740
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SEP
French Brothers - Bird & Wildlife Cruise
French Brothers Boats - Windsor

Join us for a very special bird & river wildlife enthusiasts cruise with Ians tailored commentary on all the wildlife along the Thames.Starting from Windsor you will see birds and wildlife of all varieties on this tour including the elusive Chinese mandarin…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01753 851900
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SEP
High Wycombe Mum2Mum Market
Hazlemere Community Centre

STALLS AVAILABLE TO BOOK NOWPlease get in touch to pre book.Book a stall at our award winning baby and kids market and SELL your outgrown kids stuff and keep 100 of the proceeds. Dont worry if you havent sold before. Our expert…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07885 881185
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SuperTri Children's Youth and Junior Open Water
Dorney Lake

The event takes place at Dorney Lake Eton a leading venue for Senior and Elite triathlon events giving young people the opportunity to feel what it is like to compete on a grand stage. Dorney Lake was the venue for the rowing…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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SEP
Chiddlers’ hour: The BFG
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.00am to 11.00am For 0 to 3 years: 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls The BFG.£3 PER CHILDWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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09
SEP
British Skin Foundation Dragon Boat Challenge
Dorney Lake

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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SEP
MAIDENHEAD Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
Bird Hills Golf Club (Clubhouse)

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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SEP
SLOUGH Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
The Pinewood Hotel

NEW & UNMISSABLE Over 30s 40s & 50s party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. These parties are THE place for Over 30s 40s & 50s…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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SEP
An Evening Rothschild Classics from Bordeaux
Waddesdon Manor

To conclude the three crucial stages of a vineyards calendar year we are celebrating Vendange the Harvest of Grapes with a weekend of wonderful events showcasing Rothschild classic Bordeaux wines.The wine cellars boast the largest private collection of Chteau Lafite outside the…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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Chocolate decorating
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.15am 12.15pm 1.45pm 2.45pm and 3.45pm For 4 years: join Kate Head Chef at Caf Twit to decorate a chocolate bar with sweets and treats£4 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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SEP
Firestation's Big Picnic
Alexandra Gardens

The last blast of the summerHang out with us at The Firestations eighth Big Picnic A whole day of live music food and drink and pop‐up stalls from indie shops makers and community associations.On the bill;WildflowersElectric WoodMe And The MoonCarrie JaneLivvy BeerCosmic…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01753 866865
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SEP
Heritage Open Days
Aylesbury Town Centre

Heritage Open Days are a fantastic not‐to‐be‐missed opportunity to get behind the closed doors to some of Aylesburys oldest and most fascinating buildings. With many local companies and organisations getting involved.Visitors can discover the hidden history behind Judges Lodgings Crown Court…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 425678
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SEP
The Big Picnic
Alexandra Gardens

The last blast of the summerHang out with us at The Firestations eighth Big Picnic A whole day of live music food and drink and pop‐up stalls from indie shops makers and community associations.On the bill;WildflowersElectric WoodMe And The MoonCarrie JaneLivvy BeerCosmic…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01753 866865
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11
SEP
An Tasting of Rothschild Classics from Bordeaux
Waddesdon Manor

To conclude the three crucial stages of a vineyards calendar year we are celebrating Vendange the Harvest of Grapes with a weekend of wonderful events showcasing Rothschild classic Bordeaux wines.This informal tasting will include Grand Cru wines from Pauillac and Sauternes alongside…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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Tudor Fayre
Bucks County Museum

Visit our silk and embroidery expert to learn about Tudor clothes. Or let the Spice Trader tickle your nostrils. Maybe youd like to find out about some horrible Tudor histories including how to rid headlice and smallpox ‐ its not pretty but…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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SEP
Chiddlers’ hour: Charlie and the Chocolate Facto
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.00am to 11.00am For 0 to 3 years: 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.£3 PER CHILDWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Meditation & Yoga - Free -Just show up - 7.30pm on
Slough Quaker Meeting House

Music and Meditation ‐ Inner Peace & Joy ‐ Hello there ‐ Wed like to welcome you to a specialFree Sahaja Yoga Meditation Programmeand a Free 7 Week Course ‐ join any weekTuesday 13th September at 7.30pm ‐ 9.00pmSlough Quaker Meeting House…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07968 315684
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Roald Dahl’s after school birthday party
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

For all ages: the Museum will be open for free from 3pm to 5pm on Tuesday 13 September the day that would have been Roald Dahls 100th birthday. Celebrate with storytelling drop‐in crafts and special birthday offers in the shop. Come in…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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SEP
Jethro
Wycombe Swan

Geoffrey Rowe or Jethro on stage is a Devon‐based stand‐up comic. He once toured the Cornish pub circuit but now performs to thousands in live shows across the country. He has appeared on TV with…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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