What's on inKingsey


Welcome to Kingsey

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

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Forthcoming events in Kingsey

24
MAY
The All-Star Stand-Up Tour
Wycombe Swan

This years line‐up includes Canadian one‐liner king and star of Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo Stewart Francis from Phoenix Nights and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Justin Moorhouse and the BAFTA award winning Jim Tavare as seen on…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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26
MAY
talk by Bucks Pottery and Sculpture Society
Little Kingshill Village Hall

The guest speaker for this month is Stephanie Wright who makes stunning architectural and sculptural pieces with vibrant colouring. Her work explores new ways of using the potters wheel to create flowing forms. Stephanie works from her basement studio in Dorking. …

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 528990
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26
MAY
Yates High Wycombe Re-opening
Yates High Wycombe

Following an investment of £350000 Yates High Wycombe will re‐open its doors on 26th May 2017 unveiling its brand‐new look The bar located on Frogmore has been transformed from head to toe with a new‐look bar area dancefloor and seating area to…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01132 431117
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27
MAY
Blunderbus Presents - Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

Biff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff likeweeing on lampposts or scratching his fleas or drinkingout of the toilet. No Biff likes moonlight and music andwalking on his tiptoes. You see Biff doesnt think hesa dog. He thinks…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03003 008125
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27
MAY
Dogs Don't Do ballet
Leighton Buzzard Theatre

Biff is not like ordinary dogs. Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see Biff doesnt think hes a dog Biff thinks hes a ballerina which is all very well...but dogs dont do ballet ‐ do they The…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
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: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
MAY
Late May Bank Holiday Vintage Steamer Cruises
Bourne End Marina

Enjoy the perfect River Thames experience this Maybank holiday weekend aboard the carbon neutral 1883steam launch Alaska. Trips runon the hour starting at 11am andwith the last tripdeparting at5pm giving you a50 minute adventure aboard this beautiful vessel for an amazing price…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07774 925323
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27
MAY
Mentmore Arts Festival 2017
Mentmore Village Hall & St Mary's Church

The 9th Mentmore Arts Festival will be held from Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May 2017 from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm.We are delighted that our favourite artists continue to support the event and are also very happy to make new artists…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07919 562414
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28
MAY
Boggling Building Science
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Get hands‐on with us as we investigate how places are built. Well be making bridges building towers and creating places for both human beans as well as animals.Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £2 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
MAY
Teddy Bear's Bank Holiday
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

Come and celebrate the Bank Holiday weekend by taking a ride on a Steam Train to our display at Stonehenge. Children accompanied by a fare‐paying adult and who bring a teddy bear will travel free. The first train leaves at 10.30 and…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 373888
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28
MAY
Wedding Fair
Wycombe Swan

Wycombe Swan offers a unique venue for your magical day. Come and enjoy a free glass of bubbly and browse stalls from the finest local wedding suppliers whether you are just starting the planning or finalising the last few details.Venue: Wycombe Swan…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01494 512000
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29
MAY
Ship Ahoy! Half term fun at Eden Shopping Centre
Eden Shopping Centre

Ship Ahoy Set sail to High Wycombes Eden Shopping Centre this half term for a pirate adventure There are free craft workshops at Kids Corner from Monday 29th May through to Friday 2nd June where all the little scallywags can create eye…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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29
MAY
Swishwiffling Storytelling Walk
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Join Chip Colquhoun on a family storytelling walk around Roald Dahls home village and up to Angling Spring Wood. There will be plenty of swashboggling stories including local folklore and stories told to Roald Dahl by his mother when he was a…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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: 10 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: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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01
JUN
Little Explorers
Earth Trust Centre

Sensory buggysling walk for babies and toddlers. We will use our senses to learn about the natural world around us stopping to smell touch taste listen and look £4 suggested donation per child; accompanying adults free.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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02
JUN
Discover and Play
Earth Trust Centre

Forest School fun for the under‐5s. Join us for a morning of play and discovery in our woodlands. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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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: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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: 16.3 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: 10 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: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
JUN
Sunday Drop-in: Forest School Fun
Earth Trust Centre

Come and explore the woods and get creative in the great outdoors. £4 suggested donation per child accompanying adults free.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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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: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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07
JUN
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing & Networking
Horwood House

Our briefing and networking events are on the first Wednesday of every other month. We would be delighted if you could join us.In collaboration with OM&M Solicitors.Booking fee is £5 payable on the door and tea coffee and biscuits are provided.10.00‐10.30 ‐…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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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: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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: 6.9 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: 16.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 373888
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11
JUN
Natural Dyeing
Earth Trust Centre

Discover the wide range of plants that can produce dye and learn how to extract and fix the colour. £40; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a booking fee.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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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: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 573559
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16
JUN
Bats of the Clumps
Earth Trust Centre

Take a peek into the mysterious world of these amazing animals... Meet some bats and enjoy an informative talk by Dave Endacott from Oxfordshire Bat Group. £8 per adult £4 per child; booking essential: 01865 407792 or online at www.earthtrust.org.ukwhatson incurs a…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 407792
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Tourist Attractions


Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a working steam museum where you can step back in time as you stroll amongst the giants of the steam age displayed at its spacious 25 acre site.The centre boasts one of the largest private railway collections in the country with many steam…

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. …

Waddesdon Manor

Completed in 1889 Waddesdon Manor is the last remaining example of 'le style Rothschild'. Waddesdon Manor houses one of the finest collections of French 18th century decorative arts in the world. The furniture, Savonnerie carpets and Svres porcelain ranks in importance with the Metropolitan Museum in New…

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.…

Aylesbury Golf Centre

Aylesbury Golf Centre ‐ golf course in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01296 393644 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Aylesbury Golf Centre golf courseclub.…

Aylesbury Park Golf Club

Aylesbury Park Golf Club ‐ golf course in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01296 399196 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Aylesbury Park Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Kingsey? See our list of attractions in Kingsey, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.