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

30
MAY
Curious Creatures
Stockwood Discovery Centre

Welcome to the Curious Creatures wildlife park established by Jeremiah Johnson: world‐renowned explorer zoologist and animal collector. Nobody knows more about animals than him. Unfortunately Jeremiah Johnson is currently lost somewhere in the jungles of Africa so he has handed the running…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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30
MAY
What’s in Your Secret Collection?
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Have you ever kept a special object Find out about Roald Dahls special objects and unlock the secret powers of special things in this workshop using music drama and imagination. Why not bring your own special object to shareEvent detailsTimes: 11.30am 1.00pm…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
MAY
Fantabulous Family Photo Frames
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahl kept lots of special pictures on the wall of his Writing Hut. Find out more about what decorates his walls and then make your own swishwiffling picture frame to put your own special photos in. Event detailsTimes: 11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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01
JUN
Crackling Clay Treasures
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Make your own special collection of treasures. Youll find out more about the wonderful things that Roald Dahl kept close to him before choosing your own treasures to make in clay.Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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02
JUN
The Building Boy with Ross Montgomery
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Go on a magical journey with The Building Boy. When a little boy makes a model of his Grandma out of her old building materials she sweeps him away on a thrilling adventure. Join author Ross Montgomery for storytelling and lots of…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
JUN
Community Fun Day
Yiewsley Baptist Church

We are holding a Community Fun Day on 3rd June 2017 and we would love for you to join us. There will be a small stage for people to perform an area for refreshments a hall for stalls and games and plenty…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01895 449898
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03
JUN
Leighton Buzzard Railway Ale Trail
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

Explore the Leighton Buzzard Railway Ale Trail.More than 30 ales and ciders from Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire will be available over the weekend.Saturday daytime bars at both ends of the line with steam trains running between the two to our enhanced…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01525 373888
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03
JUN
Terrific Twits Garden
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahl loved gardens especially his own. He included a particularly icky one in The Twits. Join us to make your own miniature gruncious Twit garden full of scary and disgusterous things.Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
JUN
Dahl’s Door Hanger
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

No one was allowed inside Roald Dahls Writing Hut Find out more and then make a door hanger either to keep people away from Roalds hut or your own special space. Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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06
JUN
Chiddlers’ hour
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Chiddlers Hour takes place at the Museum on term‐time Tuesdays 10am to 11am.These splendiferous sessions feature 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls books.Each weeks session is based around one…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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09
JUN
The Zoots Sounds of the Sixties Show
Norden Farm Arts Centre

The Zoots are here to make your whole family bop to the 60s beats that everybody loves ‐ with legendary numbers by Elvis The Beatles The Monkees the Beach Boys and dozens more of your favourite artists.Feel the groove thats thrilling audiences…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01628 788997
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10
JUN
Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

A unique behind‐the‐scenes peek into our archive store which houses Roald Dahls original letters and manuscripts.Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.00pm and 2.00pmCost: £1 per participant adults and children. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
JUN
Laughing Chili Comedy Club
Macdonald Windsor Hotel

Comedy comes to the Macdonald Windsor Hotel in June as this bunch of fabulous comics bring the funny to Windsor for the launch of the new Laughing Chili night.Adam Bloom is one of Britains most inventive & popular comedians. With sell out…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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10
JUN
Northern Ballet | Goldilocks & the Tree Bears
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

One day her curiosity leads her to a house full of many surprises. With a family of friendly bears a beautiful blue bird and bowls of delicious porridge this ballet is just rightBringing this classic childrens story to life Goldilocks & the…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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10
JUN
Steam, Comic & Culture Festival
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

Come to Leighton Buzzard Railway on the 10 and 11 June to meet your favourite film and comic characters from Star Wars and others.We will have opportunities for you to be photographed with them you can buy souvenirs t‐shirts toys and collectables…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 373888
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14
JUN
Much Ado About Nothing
Hall Barn

Chiltern Shakespeare Company will be bringing this much loved Shakespeare comedy to life in a mid‐Victorian setting. The play is best known for the verbal sparring between Beatrix and Benedict as they battle to get the upper hand. Neither will admit…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 573559
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16
JUN
The Rollin Stoned
Tropic At Ruislip

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
JUN
Big Al Busting Buicks
Ruislip Conservative Club

A welcome return for this rocking band with the dynamic vocals of Big Al Reed. Big Al has been a professional entertainer that has been wowing audiences throughout the world with his comedy.Has now gone back to his musical routes and formed…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01895 637477
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17
JUN
Feast 2017
Waddesdon Manor

Enjoy a taste of history over this two‐day festival celebrating food drink and entertainment all inspired by Baron Ferdinands annual garden parties. With over 60 handpicked artisan food and drink stalls from the local area and beyond you will be spoilt for…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 820414
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18
JUN
Father's Day Steam Trains
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

Subject to availability on the day there will also be a 140‐year‐old steam locomotive in Pages Park station yard offering fathers a free ride with the driver. The first train leaves at 10.30 and every 55 minutes thereafter. Please note the 1315…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 373888
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18
JUN
Squiffing Speedy Science
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahl loved all sorts of transport Explore with us how different forms of transport move and how far or fast we can make them go in this hands‐on family workshop. Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £2 per participant. Adults…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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18
JUN
Windsor Triathlon
Windsor

26 years and counting Awarded the BTFs Event of the Year a remarkable seven times the Windsor Triathlon is one of the best Olympic distance triathlons in the UK. The triathlon celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015 and has stood the test…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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19
JUN
Count Arthur Strong: The Sound of Mucus
Wycombe Swan

Using stories and other things that are secret Count Arthur Strong showbiz legend pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember. Uniquely recreating the salient and poignant moments for your enjoyment. Plus something else. Dont miss this amazing event.left…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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20
JUN
The Sons of Pitches
Wycombe Swan

Following on from the incredible successes of their two 2016 tours where they wowed over 40000 very satisfied fans they will be bringing their SOPTV Show in what will be their biggest ever UK tour. So settle down in front of SOPTV…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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23
JUN
MAIDENHEAD New!! 30s to 60s PARTY (Launch)
The Holiday Inn (Maidenhead)

NEW & UNMISSABLE 30s to 60s Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. The parties are THE place for 30s to 60s to dance romance meet new…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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24
JUN
Roald Dahl’s War
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

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.Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.00pm and 3.00pmCost: Free please book your space in…

Location: 0.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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24
JUN
The Wind in the Willows
West Wycombe Park

This Christmas travel with us down the riverbank on an exhilarating journey with Wind in the Willows favourites Ratty Mole Badger and Todd.…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
JUN
Vintage Vehicles Rally
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

The Rally is a popular event held on our site at Pages Park and will display vintage and classic cars commercial military and other service vehicles. In addition our trains will be running the first train leaves at 10.30 and every 55…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 373888
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28
JUN
Bobby Davro
Wycombe Swan

Following his appearance as Buttons in the record breaking 2016 pantomime Cinderella Comedy legend Bobby Davro returns to Wycombe Swan for one night only with his one man show Taking The Mimic.Full of hilarious comedy incredible impressions music and audience participation its…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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02
JUL
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Cars
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

When Roald Dahl wrote the script for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang he invented a marvellous flying car Find out more and create your own crazy vehicle in our junk modelling workshop Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are…

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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