What's on inQuainton


Welcome to Quainton

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

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Forthcoming events in Quainton

06
DEC
Chiddlers’ hour
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.00am to 11.00am For 0 to 3 years: 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls books.£3 PER CHILDWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give us…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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07
DEC
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Leighton Buzzard Golf Club

To celebrate the coming holiday season the December LBBBN will play host to the Clark Howes and Osborne Morris and Morgan Big Quiz of the Year. With a few prizes up for grabs and a prize draw to win a Christmas hamper…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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10
DEC
'Songs for All Seasons: Winter' - singing workshop
Headington Baptist Church

Folk Arts Oxford are pleased to present the first in a new series of seasonal singing workshops.There are lots of fantastic Winter carols and hearty songs to get us started and local choir leader Cat Kelly has a repertoire to get you…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01866 881896
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10
DEC
Chocolate decorating
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.15am 12.15pm 1.45pm 2.45pm and 3.45pm For 4 years: channel your inner Willy Wonka and decorate delumptious chocolate bar £4 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by an adult however youll just…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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11
DEC
Christmas Concert
Stantonbury Theatre

Wolverton Light Orchestra We will be joined by a chorus of members from the Milton Keynes Music Makers and the Wolverton Gilbert and Sullivan Society. The concert will feature popular Christmas tunes as well as providing you with the chance to join…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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11
DEC
Miniature Minpin finger puppets
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: welcome to the miniature world of the Minpins Create a glove puppet of trees and birds and Minpins to keep your hands cosy with Roald Dahls magical story.£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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17
DEC
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.£1 PER PERSON ADULTS AND CHILDREN PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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17
DEC
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

Mandy MudenFaking It Heroes of Magic ‐ The Big Stage Come Dine With Me All Ch4Hi Im Mandy ‐ and I do tricks is how the one and only Mandy Muden introduces herself. Described as like Alison Steadman playing a beauty consultant…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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18
DEC
Phizz-whizzing Christmas extravaganza!
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm and 2.00pm For 4 years: join us for a phizz‐whizzing Christmas party with magic and games storytelling and singing and a jumpsquiffling amount of fun£2 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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22
DEC
Mini Minpin storybooks
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 6 years: what adventures and magic will you get up to over the Christmas holidays Create your own diddly storybook to record your adventures.£2 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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23
DEC
Crodscolloping Christmas cups
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: for crodscolloping hot chocolate or maybe even frobscottle decorate your own Christmas mug to sip your favourite drink from.£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
DEC
Mucky Minpins and monsters
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: join us for a messy clay workshop Listen to and extract from The Minpins then use clay to build your own Minpin tree or a fire‐breathing monster.£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
DEC
Buckswashling printed bags
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: join artist Ruby Runnalls Palmer for a printing workshop. Learn about Roald Dahls magical Minpin forest then using leaves twigs and your imagination print and embellish your own forest scene onto a canvas bag.£4 PER…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
DEC
Little Billy’s bird houses
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: the birds who save the Minpins and Little Billy from the Red‐Hot Smoke‐Belching Gruncher‐monster need happy homes to live in. Join us to decorate your very own birdhouse to bring some magic to your garden.£3…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
DEC
Gruncher masks
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: no one knows what the Red‐Hot Smoke‐Belching Gruncher looks like because of all the red‐hot smoke But join us to make your very own monster mask using your imagination and Roald Dahls clues.£3 PER PARTICIPANT…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
DEC
Crackling New Year party
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm and 2.00pm For 4 years: classic party games and storytelling with prizes to be won£2 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by an adult however youll just pay for those wanting to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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20
JAN
Game Dinner at the Five Arrows Hotel
Waddesdon Manor

Includes aperitif and canaps on arrival followed by a three course dinner with local game.£40.00 per person. From £175.00 for two adults sharing. A 10 discount voucher from the wine shop will be offered to guests. This offer is only…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 651727
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28
JAN
Scottish Burns Night
Hastoe Village Hall

3 Course Scottish Feast Whiskey Cocktail on arrivalLive Music by Ceili Max and Piper Dave BrooksBlack TieBar Raffle Dancing…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 820732
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03
FEB
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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11
FEB
Build-a-Band improvers Folk Musicians Workshop
Headington Baptist Church

A group workshop for folk musicians.Well learn a couple of tunes have fun with arrangements and musical games to make our playing sparkle. Well also include tips and tricks you can take home to make your pieces your own.Tutor Steph West has…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 881896
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28
FEB
Spamalot
Stantonbury Theatre

Funnier than the black death  The ALL NEW West End production of SPAMALOT tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and features a bevy or possibly a brace…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
MAR
The Chartridge Lodge Hotel Wedding Fair
Chartridge Lodge Hotel

The manicured gardens featured immediately outside the reception rooms offer you and your guests the ideal location to enjoy drinks and provide the perfect setting for beautiful photographs. All within the tranquillity that comes from being at the heart of the Chilterns…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08003 689366
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11
APR
Caro Emerald
Milton Keynes Theatre

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAY
Chiltern Hills Vintage Vehicle Rally
Weedon Park

Chiltern Hills Rally Chiltern Hills Vintage Vehicle RallySunday 15th May 2016 22nd RallySunday 21st May 2017 23rd RallySunday 20th May 2018 24th RallySunday 19th May 2019 25th RallyAlways third Sunday in may AnnuallyWeedon Park Weedon Aylesbury Bucks HP22 4NNOver a thousand vehicles…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 1296 681530
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15
JUL
Race to the Stones 2017
Field Farm

Now in its fourth year as part of the The Mix and Dixons Carphones partnership places for this tough ultramarathon are limited and selling out fastWith a registration fee of only £20 all participants have a fundraising target of £350.Sign up:http:www.themix.org.ukgetinvolvedeventsrtts2017Take on…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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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…

Claydon House

The extraordinary architecture of Claydon House includes extravagant rococo and chinoiserie decoration. Features of the house include the unique Chinese Room and parquetry Grand Stairs. In continuous occupation by the Verney family for over 380 years, the house has mementoes of their relation Florence Nightingale, who…

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.…

Ascott House

'A palace like cottage, the most luxurious and lovely thing I ever saw'. This was how Gladstone's daughter, Mary, described Ascott after a visit in the 1880s. Ascott, as well as being open to the public, has continued to be a family home, just as Anthony de…

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.…

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