What's on inLong Crendon


Welcome to Long Crendon

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

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Forthcoming events in Long Crendon

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: 13.9 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: 14.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01132 431117
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27
MAY
Bonn Anniversaire
The Sheldonian Theatre

BEETHOVENPiano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67Marios Papadopoulos pianoconductor2017 marks the 70th anniversary of the twinning of Oxford with the German city of Bonn in 1947 one of the first official Anglo‐German…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
MAY
Higgledy Piggledy Pie
The North Wall Arts Centre

When the king asks for a higgledy piggledy pie for his supper the royal chefs are thrown into a spin especially when they find the cupboard is bareHow many rhymes will it take to make a higgledy piggledy pie and will it…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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27
MAY
May Bank Holiday Steamings
Didcot Railway Centre

On Steam Days visitors can view our collections of engines coaches wagons and buildings as described in the Centre Guide and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits.In addition you will be able to: Ride in coaches from the 1930s behind some of…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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: 14.4 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: 14.2 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: 13.4 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: 13.4 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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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01
JUN
Garden
North Wall Arts Centre

This is Elizabeth.Shes a phytologist.Phytologist means plant scientist.She likes spiders and she hates standing on the edge of cliffs.This is Elizabeth.Tech leaders and philosophers are convinced we are simulations living in a virtual realm. In a remote research facility filled with plants…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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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: 12.4 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: 12.4 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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
JUN
Oxford Philharmonic Quartet for the End of Time
Holywell Music Room

RAVELPiano Trio in A minor M. 67MESSAIENQuartet for the End of TimeThe Soloists of the Oxford PhilharmonicMomo Kodama pianoAmid the despondency of a World War II prisoner‐of‐war camp the apocalyptic prophecies of Revelations resonated profoundly with the deeply pious Olivier Messiaen. Striving…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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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: 13.4 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: 13.4 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: 12.4 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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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06
JUN
Speed Dating in Oxford
Slug and Lettuce

About Speed Dating in Oxford EventsAt one of our Oxford Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to and whether…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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06
JUN
While We’re Here
North Wall Arts Centre

I remember the crunch of the gravel under my feet and thinking my life might be over. I might have had all of my fun. And then him. And we dont get to choose who we fall for.Eddie and Carol were lovers…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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08
JUN
Viktoria Mullova and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

ARVO PARTPassacaglia Fratres and Tabula RasaSIBELIUSSymphony No. 5 in E flat major Op. 82Viktoria Mullova violinCarmine Lauri violinMarios Papadopoulos conductorEstonian composer Arvo Parts spiritual music radiates haunting visions of otherworldly beauty; revered for its mesmeric integrity his music has spread far beyond…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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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: 13.4 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: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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10
JUN
Oxford Wine Tasting Experience Day - 'Vine to Wine
Old BAnk Hotel

Our Oxford Wine Tasting Days are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a full Wine Tasting Experience Day ‐ tasting learning and…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01865 407792
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14
JUN
Spring Storm
North Wall Arts Centre

Im in an awful fix. I dont know what to doHeavenly Critchfield has a choice to make. Her childhood sweetheart Dick Miles is a restless ambitious young man whos desperate to escape the Mississippi backwater where he was brought up. Dick wants…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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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…

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 Rees

A Rees ‐ golf course in Oxford, Oxfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01865 242158 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at A Rees 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.…

Blackbird Leys Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Blackbird Leys Swimming Pool in Oxford, Oxfordshire. Contact venue on 01865 467040 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Bowlplex

Bowling at Bowlplex PLC in Oxford, Oxfordshire. Contact venue on 01865 714100 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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