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

Tourist Information

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

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: 0.3 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: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 852954
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30
MAY
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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30
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: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
MAY
Learn to Jive Harefield - Rock n Roll Club
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 practice session…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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30
MAY
Rumble in the jungle - free half term fun at Eden!
Eden Shopping Centre

Are you a parent on the prowl for free half term activities Well call off the search because Eden Shopping Centre at High Wycombe has a week of jungle‐inspired fun that will delight your little monkeysEvery weekday during the holidays your little…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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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: 0.3 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: 16.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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01
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: 0.3 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: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
JUN
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. 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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03
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: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
JUN
Beauty, Gifts & Treats Fair Aylesbury
Bucks CC Sports Club

Find beauty unique gifts and treats all under one roofSaturday 4th June from 13.00 ‐ 16.00 hrs.BEAUTY:Various treatments: hand & feet massages express & full manicures pedicures eyebrows body wraps. Shop for skincare makeup fragrances and body & bath from well‐known brands…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07703 564174
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04
JUN
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: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
JUN
Parrot magnets
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.15pm 1.15pm 2.15pm and 3.15pm.For 6 years: listen to storytelling from Matilda in which Matilda tricks her parents by pretending a parrot up the chimney is making the voice of a robber Then create your own colourful parroty pet to stick on…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
JUN
UEFA Womens Euro 2017 Qualifier – ENGLAND V SERB
Adams Park Stadium

England Womens Euro qualifier against Serbia in June will be played at Wycombe Wanderers Adams Park Stadium.Mark Sampsons side will play Serbia on Saturday 4 June 5.30pm KO in the first match of a double‐header in their UEFA Womens 2017 European Championship…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
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05
JUN
Horses, Hounds and Heroes Charity Event
The Horse Trust

. HORSES HOUNDS AND HEROESSAVE £5 with our Early Bird Offer available onlineAdults £5.00 Children and Concession £2.50FREE PARKINGhttps:helping‐the‐trust.horsetrust.org.ukgiftsDate: Sunday 5th JuneTime: 12noon to 5pmLocation:The Horse TrustSlad LanePrinces RisboroughBuckinghamshireHO27 0PPOn Sunday 5th June from 12 noon until 5pm join us at…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 488464
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11
JUN
Village Visit Day
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

For all ages: live in HP Visit for Free Join us for a Sunshine Trail swashboggling storytelling and drop‐in crafts all for free for our neighbours plus enjoy 10 off in the Shop. Simply bring proof of your HP postcode…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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11
JUN
WINDSOR Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
Windsor Rugby Football Club

NEW & UNMISSABLE Dance romance meet new people make new friends at this party for Over 30s 40s & 50s. Singles and couples welcome. The fun starts at 8.30pm through until 1am with great music from our top DJ.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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18
JUN
Feast Weekend
Waddesdon Manor

This two day festival is a celebration of food drink and entertainment inspired by The Barons Treat where Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild would host local families in the grounds for annual garden parties with games shows and music. Visitors are invited to…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 653259
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18
JUN
Sparky chocolate decorating
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 1.00pm 2.30pm and 3.45pm.For 4 years: join Kate Head Chef at Caf Twit to decorate a chocolate bar to give to your Dad on Fathers Day.£4 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYBoth adults and children are welcome to participate. Under 8s will…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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19
JUN
Soapbox Derby
Whitehill Park

2015 saw Aylesburys First Soapbox Derby a race fiercely contested by 20 karts of all shapes and sizes from a Luna buggy Brum and even a shed with teams winning an array of trophies and medals whilst enjoying the thrill…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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19
JUN
Superhero Dad
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

1.00pm and 3.00pm.For 5 years:celebrate Fathers Day with this wondercrump hour with the creators of Superhero Dad Timothy Knapman and Joe Berger.£3 PER PERSON ADULTS AND CHILDREN PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop by an adult…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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25
JUN
King of Pop - The Legend Continues
Watersmeet

KING OF POP ‐ THE LEGEND CONTINUES... showcases the extraordinary talent of an impersonator who has performed in over 350 international shows in 61 different countries and is the ONLY impersonator to have been associated with Michael Jackson Sony Music MJJ…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01923 711063
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25
JUN
Roald Dahl’s War
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.00pm and 3.00pm.For 8 years: to celebrate National Armed Forces Day join former RAF pilot Graham Laurie for some free family talks to learn about Roald Dahls time in the RAF during the Second World War.FREE FOR MUSEUM VISITORSWe recommend pre‐booking…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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25
JUN
Summer Love Classics concert
Emmanuel Church

Adoramus the N. London Christian Choir and orchestra bring a twentieth anniversary concert of Summer Love Classics to Emmanuel Church Northwood HA6 1AS on Saturday 25th June 2016 at 7.30pm.They will perform a very varied programme of well‐ known music from Operas…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07816 998308
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25
JUN
The Railway Children
West Wycombe Park

Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly presents The Railway Children the unforgettable and heart‐warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire countryside. The lives of three children are changed forever by the mysterious disappearance of their father. Finding a…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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26
JUN
SteelMan Triathlon
Dorney Lake

SteelMan at the fantastic Dorney Lake the Rowing venue for the 2012 Olympic Games is unique in that it includes Aquathlon and AquaBike events as well as the traditional Olympic and 3Quarter Distance Triathlons. So whether you dont like cycling or your…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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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

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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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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