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

24
JUL
READING FC WOMEN TACKLE THE LADIES IN BLUE
Adams Park

Reading FC Women take to the pitch to compete against Birmingham City Ladies Supporters have the chance to meet and greet the players post‐match including team Captain Kirsty McGee Kayleigh Hines Mary Earps Emma Follis and Wales all‐time top goal scorer…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02031 286600
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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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25
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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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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29
JUL
Over 30s 40s & 50s SPECIAL 30TH ANNIVERSAY PARTY
Bird Hills Golf Club (Clubhouse)

WOW It is 30 YEARS since we started holding our Friday parties at Bird Hills Golf Club so were having a massive SPECIAL 30TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY to celebrate from 8.30pm till 1am on Friday 29th…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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30
JUL
Repulsant snozzcumbers
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: imagine tasting the filthsome snozzcumbers that the BFG has to eat in Giant Country. Create your own swigpill food using recycled materials and think the giants you dont have to eat it yourself £2 PER…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
JUL
WINDSOR Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
The Harte & Garter Hotel

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. Come along and join us…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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30
JUL
Wine Lovers' Dinner: An Expression of Summer
Waddesdon Manor

Your evening will commence with a tasting of four wines including Rothschild Champagne and Provence style ros dinner will then be served in the Manor restaurant. The menu for the evening will encompass four summer dishes each one paired with a…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 0129 665322
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31
JUL
The RAF Halton Triathlon & Duathlon 2016
RAF Halton

The RAF Halton Triathlon is back with a difference weve added a duathlon option too Choose to take part in either a Mini Olympic 600m swim 34.5km cycle 5km run Super Sprint 300m swim 23km cycle 5km run or Duathlon 5km…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01442 820740
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31
JUL
Waddesdon Manor - Summer Selection Tasting
Waddesdon Manor

The flight will cover wines from both Rothschild estates and carefully selected guests wines and will include Rothschild Champagne Premier cru Burgundy and Provence style ros. The tasting itself will be informal and there will be a knowledgeable team on hand to…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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01
AUG
Olympic Maize Maze at Mead Open Farm*
Mead Open Farm

Is it left or is it right Opening in August lose yourself this summer in our A‐Maize‐ing Maze Bigger and better than ever before moove for medals with the especially designed Olympic style animal games. Set in five acres of cornfields find…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 852954
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02
AUG
Frogglefrumping animals
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm For 6 years: learn about the animals living in Giant Country described by the BFG such as the humplecrimp and frogglefrump. Then using gobblefunk to inspire you design and create your very own propsposterous animal.£3 PER PARTICIPANT…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
AUG
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 Format10:00am‐10:30am ‐ Arrival & networking10:30am‐11:15am ‐ Guest speakersCaroline OConnor ‐ Ads OxfordAnneli…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL:
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03
AUG
Rio Summer Entertainment
Eden Shopping Centre

Edens carnival themed entertainment includes lively music flamboyant crafts and glitzy outfits galore plus free giveaways and more.Every Wednesday in August Eden will be embracing the spirit of Rio with carnival‐themed craft events taking place. Grab your maracas and shimmy on down…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 768068
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03
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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05
AUG
Dotty the Dragon
Dorney Court Kitchen Garden

With lots of laughs and plenty of surprises this is the perfect treat for summer theres evena life‐sized fire‐breathing dragonDotty is a baby Fire Dragon. She lives in a dusty old castle with her grumpy dad Mr Dragon. She loves to…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01636 678900
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05
AUG
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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06
AUG
Rock n Roll Band Night Hawaiian Party
St Mary's Church Hall

Saturday 6th August 2016 7.30‐11.30pm Hawaiian party with Glenn Darren & the Krew Kats top Rock n Roll band from the north of England live on stage plus resident DJs The Rocking Rebels Large wooden dance floor vintage stalls raffle BYO drinks…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07947 106607
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06
AUG
Rock n Roll Live Band Party
St Mary's Church Hall

Hawaiian party with Glenn Darren & the Krew Kats top Rock n Roll band from the north of England live on stage plus resident DJs The Rocking Rebels Large wooden dance floor vintage stalls raffle BYO drinks & nibbles off licence over…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07947 106607
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06
AUG
Sophie's proghopping pillowcases
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: listen to some storytelling from The BFG and decorate your own pillowcase with fabric crayons. Will you draw fantabulous dreams or trogglehumping nightmares £3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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07
AUG
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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09
AUG
Majesticle mugs
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm For 6 years: decorate a ceramic mug fit for Her Majester the Queen ready to take home and fill with your favourite frobscottle£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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11
AUG
Stargazing Evening
Waddesdon Manor

Enjoy a delicious two‐course dinner in our Manor Restaurant followed by a lecture by local expert Dr Sandy Giles on The Solar System Our Galaxy and Beyond. Then join the Wycombe Astronomical Society for stargazing on the Parterre.Itinerary:7.30pm ‐ drinks on the…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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13
AUG
Circus Spectacular At Odds Farm Park
Odds Farm Park

Held within the Big Top and with four shows daily each followed by Circus Skills Workshops all the extra fun is included in entry. Odds Farm Park is located just minutes from Junction 2 of the M40 near Beaconsfield. For more information…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01628 520188
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14
AUG
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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14
AUG
Diamond Triathlon
Dorney Lake

2012 was a big year for the UK with the biggest sporting event in the world descending on London and a Diamond Jubilee to celebrate it was party time on the streets of Great Britain. To commemorate Human Race and British Olympic…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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19
AUG
Rocket to Giant Country!
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm For 6 years: in our swishwiffling science‐y session well try to find ways to send the BFG Sophie and the Bonecrunching Giants on a journey through the air back to Giant Country. Expect balloons catapults and explosions£3…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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20
AUG
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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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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