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

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: 12.8 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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
JUL
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
The Northcourt

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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30
JUL
PIG ROAST/BEER FESTIVAL
THE BLACK BULL LAUNTON

A LOCAL VILLAGE PUBS PIG ROAST & BEER FESTIVAL CHOICE OF REAL ALES & CIDERS LIVE MUSIC OUTSIDE BAR BOUNCY CASTLE & AUNT SALLY. FAMILIES AND DOGS WELCOME. BRING YOUR OWN CHAIRS OR BLANKETS.AN ANNUAL EVENT WITH A GOOD TURN OUT.…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01869 253656
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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: 5.9 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: 11.7 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: 5.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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

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

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
AUG
Beginners Jive Classes
Frieth Village Hall

FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners Jive classes every Wednesday Make new friends and get fit whilst learning to dance Absolutely no experience needed or partner required Drop in classes ‐ start any week Doors 7.30pm beginners Jive class 8pm with practice…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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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: 5.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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12
AUG
Beres Hammond
O2 Academy Oxford

Beres Hammond at O2 Academy Oxford in Oxford on Friday 12 August 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

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

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
AUG
Live in the Park – Part of Parklife Weekend
Vale Park

This great day out for all ages is enhanced with free traditional fun‐fair rides inflatables family entertainment and the introduction of a Community Involvement Area where you will be able to have a go at a wide range of games crafts and…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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28
AUG
Proms in the Park – Part of Parklife Weekend
Vale Park

Aylesbury Concert Band with soloists Alison Langer and Lawrence Thackery will delight you at this typically English outdoor concert. Bring your Union Jack flags rugs picnics friends and family to enjoy the mix of traditional and contemporary arrangements. This year we celebrate…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01296 425678
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29
AUG
Big friendly ears
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm For 4 years: learn about the BFGs enormous ears and how they help him hear the buzzy‐hum silvery soft noises of dreams. Then make your own BFG ears so you can listen out for the secret whisperings…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
AUG
Echo and the Bunnymen
O2 Academy Oxford

Liverpudlian group Echo and the Bunnymen first formed back in 1978 and released their debut album Crocodiles two years later in 1980 winning them critical acclaim and chart success. Their subsequent albums Heaven Up…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
SEP
35th Conference of the European Bone
The Examination Schools - Oxford University

.The conference will be held in the historic Examination Schools in the centre of Oxford which we believe will give you a great opportunity to enjoy the city while also experiencing an interesting and stimulating conference. You will be able to visit…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +4570 200305
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03
SEP
Chilli Festival 2016
Waddesdon Manor

Turn up the heat with Waddesdon Manors Chilli Festival. Celebrating its 10th year this September it promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Taking place in the Manor Gardens in the beautiful Aviary glade there will be lots of food…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 653226
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04
SEP
Against Breast Cancer Breast Walk Ever
Abingdon Bridge

Take a walk on the pink side help us to beat breast cancer Against Breast Cancers Breast Walk Ever is back for its third yearOur day‐time walking full half marathon or 10k is open to men women children and even dogs Join…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01235 534211
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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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