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

29
MAY
Crackling chalkboards
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm.For 6 years: listen to Matildas revenge on Miss Trunchbull from the dramatic scene from the story. Then take yourself back to Miss Honeys classroom and decorate your very own chalkboard. We cant promise to produce a chalk…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
MAY
Bogtrotter money banks
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm and 4.00pm.For 6 years: listen to storytelling from the crackling chapter in Matilda in which Miss Trunchbull makes Bruce Bogtrotter eat an entire cake. Then decorate a yummy‐looking money bank with ceramic paints so you can save…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
MAY
Diesel Gala & Real Ale Festival
Didcot Railway Centre

Explore Didcot Railway Centre and enjoy unlimited train rides in our living history museum. The Black Python bar will be hosting the Real Ale Festival and our signalling will be in operation on the Branch Line. We will be joined by a…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01235 817200
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30
MAY
Rumble in the jungle - free half term fun at Eden!
Eden Shopping Centre

Are you a parent on the prowl for free half term activities Well call off the search because Eden Shopping Centre at High Wycombe has a week of jungle‐inspired fun that will delight your little monkeysEvery weekday during the holidays your little…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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31
MAY
Magical moments with Korky Paul
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 12.00pm 1.30pm and 2.30pm.For 4 years: Magical Moments with Winnie the Witch and Korky Paul means speedy sketching and spell binding storytelling. Experience an energetic workshop full of wit enthusiasm and lots of audience participation. Win BIG prizes like original Korky…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
MAY
The Temper Trap
O2 Academy 2 Oxford

The Temper Trap at O2 Academy 2 Oxford in Oxford on Tuesday 31 May 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Temper Trap…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
JUN
Telling tales with Sandra Agard
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 1.00pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: a magical hour with our Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard. Sandra will tell stories inspired by themes from Matilda including tricks magic and friendship. Feel free to sit back and listen or get up…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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02
JUN
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 1.00pm and 3.00pm.For 4 years: join author Mo OHara to find out more about her bestselling My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish series in this hilarious not‐to‐be‐missed event. Find out what you need to be an evil scientist what to do…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
JUN
Proghopping pencil boxes
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm.For 6 years: listen to tales from Miss Honeys Classroom and then decorate a classy wooden pencil box to be the envy of your school mates.£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYBoth adults and children are welcome to…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
JUN
Sara Pascoe
Glee Club

Sara Pascoe is a human animal and so are you. The show is a mixture of completely true stories about Tony Blair Oedipus Rex and the wildlife of Lewisham plus a load of stories that dont sound true at all about Jason…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
JUN
Beauty, Gifts & Treats Fair Aylesbury
Bucks CC Sports Club

Find beauty unique gifts and treats all under one roofSaturday 4th June from 13.00 ‐ 16.00 hrs.BEAUTY:Various treatments: hand & feet massages express & full manicures pedicures eyebrows body wraps. Shop for skincare makeup fragrances and body & bath from well‐known brands…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07703 564174
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04
JUN
Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.00pm and 2.00pm.For 10 years: a unique behind‐the‐scenes peek into our archive store which houses Roald Dahls original letters and manuscripts. £1 PER PERSON ADULTS AND CHILDREN PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
JUN
Parrot magnets
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.15pm 1.15pm 2.15pm and 3.15pm.For 6 years: listen to storytelling from Matilda in which Matilda tricks her parents by pretending a parrot up the chimney is making the voice of a robber Then create your own colourful parroty pet to stick on…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
JUN
UEFA Womens Euro 2017 Qualifier – ENGLAND V SERB
Adams Park Stadium

England Womens Euro qualifier against Serbia in June will be played at Wycombe Wanderers Adams Park Stadium.Mark Sampsons side will play Serbia on Saturday 4 June 5.30pm KO in the first match of a double‐header in their UEFA Womens 2017 European Championship…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
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05
JUN
Horses, Hounds and Heroes Charity Event
The Horse Trust

. HORSES HOUNDS AND HEROESSAVE £5 with our Early Bird Offer available onlineAdults £5.00 Children and Concession £2.50FREE PARKINGhttps:helping‐the‐trust.horsetrust.org.ukgiftsDate: Sunday 5th JuneTime: 12noon to 5pmLocation:The Horse TrustSlad LanePrinces RisboroughBuckinghamshireHO27 0PPOn Sunday 5th June from 12 noon until 5pm join us at…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 488464
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06
JUN
Public Image Ltd
O2 Academy Oxford

When John Johnny Rotten Lydon left the Sex Pistols and formed Public Image Ltd to say it was a big change is a big understatement. Gone was the punk rock image and conventions and what…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
JUN
Adam Ant
New Theatre Oxford

In a career spanning more than 35 years Adam Ant has had ten top 10 singles with his band Adam and the Ants and also as a solo artist with 3 reaching the number 1…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
JUN
YolanDa Brown: Reggae Love Songs
New Theatre Oxford

. Wowing audiences across the country from London and Cardiff to Manchester and Glasgow the Reggae Love Songs tour will be an infectious journey of Reggae rhythms from the Caribbean peppered with supreme Jazz flavoured inflections and sensibilities. Throughout the tour YolanDa…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02036 598914
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11
JUN
Build It Live, Bicester
Bicester Heritage

Get inspiration & expert advice for your dream project with a visit to Build It Live Build It magazines dedicated event for self builders and home renovators. The show will take place on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th June 2016 at Bicester…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02035 532376
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11
JUN
The Summer Oxford Art Fair 2016
The Fishes

The fifth edition of the Summer Oxford Art Fair dates are Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th June 2016 at the beautiful gardens of the Fishes North Hinksey Oxford. Giving the art aficionado a great opportunity to buy directly from the exhibitor. Transforming…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01865 249796
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11
JUN
Village Visit Day
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

For all ages: live in HP Visit for Free Join us for a Sunshine Trail swashboggling storytelling and drop‐in crafts all for free for our neighbours plus enjoy 10 off in the Shop. Simply bring proof of your HP postcode…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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16
JUN
András Schiff and the Oxford Philharmonic
The Sheldonian Theatre

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 EmperorHAYDN Mass No. 14 in B flat major Hob. xxii: 14 HarmoniemesseChrist Church Cathedral Choir Eleanor DennissopranoAnna Huntleymezzo sopranoJohn Mark AinsleytenorNeal DaviesbassSir Andrs SchiffpianoconductorA thrilling prospect for Orchestra and audience Andrs…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 980980
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18
JUN
Feast Weekend
Waddesdon Manor

This two day festival is a celebration of food drink and entertainment inspired by The Barons Treat where Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild would host local families in the grounds for annual garden parties with games shows and music. Visitors are invited to…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 653259
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18
JUN
Sparky chocolate decorating
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 1.00pm 2.30pm and 3.45pm.For 4 years: join Kate Head Chef at Caf Twit to decorate a chocolate bar to give to your Dad on Fathers Day.£4 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYBoth adults and children are welcome to participate. Under 8s will…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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19
JUN
Soapbox Derby
Whitehill Park

2015 saw Aylesburys First Soapbox Derby a race fiercely contested by 20 karts of all shapes and sizes from a Luna buggy Brum and even a shed with teams winning an array of trophies and medals whilst enjoying the thrill…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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19
JUN
Superhero Dad
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

1.00pm and 3.00pm.For 5 years:celebrate Fathers Day with this wondercrump hour with the creators of Superhero Dad Timothy Knapman and Joe Berger.£3 PER PERSON ADULTS AND CHILDREN PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop by an adult…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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21
JUN
Shore to Shore: Celebrating Poetry
St Aldates Church

Picador and Blackwells Oxford present:SHORE TO SHORECelebrating Poetry and Community with the Laureate and Friends with Carol Ann Duffy Gillian Clarke Imtiaz Dharker Jackie Kay John Sampson plus special guest poet. Carol Ann Duffy has been a bold original voice and one…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 792792
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23
JUN
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Multiple location

Zoe Seaton will be directing an exciting and innovative version of A Midsummer Nights Dream which will take audiences on an immersive interactive adventure in small groups across multiple locations. As guests at the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta youll be invited…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 766266
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24
JUN
Egypt
The Northcourt

Egypt is a UK blues rock three piece band formed in 1987. Eric Chipulina ‐ guitarvocalsAlan Fish ‐ bassvocalsPeter Correa ‐ drums All three are former members of legendary progressive blues outfit The Groundhogs featuring in several albums and touring throughout UK…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01235 856076
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25
JUN
Roald Dahl’s War
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.00pm and 3.00pm.For 8 years: 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.FREE FOR MUSEUM VISITORSWe recommend pre‐booking…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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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