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

24
FEB
Bucks Pottery & Sculpture Society
Little Kingshill Village Hall

The guest speaker for the February meeting will be local potter Christine Bull. Chris will talk about her recent tour of Chinese potteries and how the examples she saw there have influenced her own work and making methods.…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 528990
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25
FEB
Ladies Fashion Show
Wendover Memorial Hall

Enjoy an afternoon Charity fashion show with your friends orfamily. All proceeds to Rennie Grove Hospice Care…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01442 820723
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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

03
MAR
The Ben somers String Band
The Three Horshoes

Dear all could you please add this concert to your event listings .030217Event type ‐ MusicconcertThe Ben Somers String BandThe Three Horseshoes TowerseyChinnor Road OX9 3QY 7:30Tickets ‐ http:www.musicallymonstrous.co.ukOriginal and trraditional bluegrass old time and modern acoustic music. Led by multi‐instrumentalist Ben…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01844 212322
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04
MAR
Elvis Tribute Night -Ballinger
Ballinger Hall

TV and Radio professional Elvis real name Sal Bashir was awarded for most outstanding performance at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2008 and starred in the BBCs The Worlds Greatest Elvis. He also appeared on The One Show at the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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04
MAR
GoCode Hack - Saturday Coding School for Young Stu
GoHustle

GoCode Hack is a 10 weeks coding course for school students looking to get develop their coding skills. This is our entry level programming course catered for beginner programmers or for those with zero‐experience.In this course students learn how to build applications…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 00447472 901098
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04
MAR
Songs for All Seasons: Spring - Singing Workshop
Headington Baptist Church

Folk Arts Oxford are pleased to present the second of their new series of seasonal singing workshops. Inspirational singing leader Cat Kelly returns with a selection of cheery and uplifting songs to get you warmed up and ready for Spring.You can expect…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 881896
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05
MAR
Biffsquiggling Brains
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to make their own. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: recommended for 4 years. Under…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
MAR
Take That Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Could It Be Magic... your evening really will be magic as The Take That Experience are the number one tribute act out there and when you see them you will feel like you are watching the real thing From Pray Back…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000001
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11
MAR
Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

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 part in the workshop.Age: recommended for 8 years to adult. Under 8s will need to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01494 892192
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11
MAR
Marvellous Medicine with Roald Dahl’s Doctor
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahl was fascinated with medicine and had a lasting impact on it Tom Solomon describes how Roald invented a medical device and new treatment still in use today. Youll also produce Gobblefunk and learn how to make your own marvellous medicine.Event…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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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12
MAR
Signed Stories Day
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Try out Signly our sign language app and meet some hearings dogs with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Part of Disabled Access Day.Event detailsTimes: Storytelling at 11.30am 12.30pm 1.30pm 2.30pm and 3.30pm. Hearing Dogs 11am to 5pm.Cost: free with Museum entry.Age: for…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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15
MAR
80’s Invasion Tour 2017
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Due to overwhelming public demand after this years hugely successful run the 80s Invasion tour is back in 2017 with four iconic artists from the decade performing on the same bill. The new line‐up features Paul Young ‐ one of the most…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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17
MAR
70's Party Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Show off your disco dancing moves. We have the best disco dance floor fillers for youYou will have to Blame it on the boogie and dance the night away to the best tunes of 70s disco from The Jackson Five and…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000001
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18
MAR
Highfield Social Club - Johnny2bad (UB40 tribute)
Highfield Social Club

Formed in 2008 and now an 8 piece band JOHNNY2BAD performs the music of UK Reggae stars UB40 presenting their Dazzling live shows to audiences up and down the country both here and abroad. They present an unmatched tribute to one of…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01869 252876
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18
MAR
Make Some Marvellous Medicine
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to make their own. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: recommended for 4 years. Under…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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18
MAR
THE PANTRY SPRING MARKET
Piddington Village Hall

Handmade crafts and local produce including jewellery pottery and ceramics handbags accessories artisan bread local cheese and meat jams and chutneys local beer homemade cakes locally grown plants and Coffee Shop. Plus therell be our own Piddington apple juice made from village…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01844 238294
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24
MAR
Allo Allo
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Welcome to Rene and Ediths restaurant ‐ but you may have chosen a bad night.Rene has agreed to look after the painting of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in the cellar to keep it safe till the war is over.…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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31
MAR
Masquerade Ball
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Striking eye‐masks lavish decor candlelit tables exceptional live entertainment music and dancing until midnight and beyond... will all conjure up a magical evening.The party starts with a red carpet arrival at 7.30pm a three‐course dinner half a bottle of house wine per…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000001
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05
APR
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and 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.Event Format10:00‐10:30 ‐ Arrival & networking10:30‐11:15 ‐ Richard Marsh Whos afraid of the big bad cloudRichard…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Business

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05
APR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
The Venue

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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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

29
APR
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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30
APR
Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride
Fox Valley

. The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride offers a unique mix of Tour de France delivery combined with Yorkshire hospitality and beauty resulting in a sportive dream day. Taking place on the 3rd and final day of the Tour de Yorkshire Sunday…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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12
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Best Western Buckingham Hotel

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: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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14
MAY
Aylesbury Race for Life 5K
Waddesdon Manor

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart time: 10:30 am Last EntryAdult entry Women…

Location: 2.1 miles away
Category: Sports

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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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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: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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: 10.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07919 562414
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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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