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

28
SEP
Detox
Stantonbury Theatre

Pagrav Dance CompanyThis piece was conceived through a research and development project funded by Arts Council England in 2013.Venue: Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury Milton Keynes MK14 6BNPriceFull: GBP 12.50Concessions: GBP 10.50Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com67719‐0…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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01
OCT
Fantastic Mr Fox’s frumptious festivities
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: join us for a party to celebrate Mr Fox and his fantastical‐ness Listen to storytelling from Fantastic Mr Fox and learn about The Great Feast play games and help us create a feast from recycled…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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04
OCT
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.Tuesday 4 October: The Magic FingerTuesday 11 October: Fantastic Mr FoxTuesday 18 October: Georges Marvellous…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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05
OCT
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Leighton Buzzard Golf Club

Our briefing and networking events in Leighton Buzzard 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 ‐ Guest speakerJenny Fenton Quadrant LettingsLocal property…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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07
OCT
80's Party Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Remember going to see Dirty Dancing or Back To The Future The 80s Party Band are a live and very lively band all dressed in completely over‐the‐top 1980s costumes who will take you right back to those times.They play all the great…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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08
OCT
Introduction to Rothschild Wine
Waddesdon Manor

The tasting will focus on the diversity of the Rothschild range and encompasses a broad spectrum of styles and grape varieties Bordeaux to New Zealand from dry to sweet. There will be an informative introduction to Rothschild history prior to the…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01296 653226
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08
OCT
Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom
Stantonbury Theatre

Theatre of WiddershinsTangles Split ends Frizzy FlyawayIts bad enough having a bad hair day but pity poor Rapunzel spending her life in a tower with some strange woman using her captives locks as a step ladder What sort of damage is that…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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09
OCT
A Taste of the Wild
Waddesdon Manor

Learn about seasonal wild foods; how to forage for and cook edible plants seeds nuts flowers and funghi. A picnic lunch and two course supper is included.Supper MenuRoast haunch of venison with foraged wild foodsA dessert themed around Waddesdons wild food Vegetarian…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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09
OCT
Cheese and Wine Tasting
Waddesdon Manor

Join us in the cellars for an informal tasting of six Rothschild and guest wines carefully paired with six wonderful cheeses from Italy France and England. Peter Tompkins our wine advisor will be on hand to explain the theory behind his chosen…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01296 653226
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09
OCT
Revolting rhymes for our times with Paul Lyalls
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm and 2.00pm For 5 years: celebrate National Poetry Day with plexicated poet Paul Lyalls. Listen to some perfect poems then flex your rhyming muscles fire up your imagination and write your own verse based on your favourite Roald Dahl character. Discover…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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09
OCT
Trinity Camerata's Autumn Family Concert
St Edburgs C Of E Church

This year Trinity Cameratas very popular annual family concert has a bear and train theme. The highly acclaimed actress Lynn Farleigh will once again be joining Trinity Camerata and conductor Sam Laughton this time to narrate Paddington Bears First Concert. Written over…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01869 240712
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14
OCT
Grand Cru Rothschild Wine Dinner
Waddesdon Manor

The evening will start with a glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne followed by the Grand Cru wines of Chteau Duhart Milon and Chteau Rieussec served alongside the sought after Chteau LEvangile and the exceptional Aile dArgent. A wine lovers event not…

Location: 2.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 651727
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15
OCT
Orion and the Dark
Stantonbury Theatre

Peaceful LionHes terrified of wasps and monsters afraid of sheds and storms panicked by spiders and fearful of heights but there is one thing that scares him more than anything else. Most of all hes scared of....THE DARKJoin Orion in an adventure…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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21
OCT
Comedy Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Looking for comedy and a great night out Join us for a comedy night out with a difference where having a great time is the order of the day for audiences and comedians alike.Treat yourself and a friend to a hilarious evening…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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21
OCT
Ultimate Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

This ultimate tribute offers the best nights entertainment from two people to seven acts in one evening...Enjoy the mellow sounds of Karen Carpenter followed by The Big O Roy Orbison then on to country legend Shania Twain and Simply Reds Mick Hucknall.The…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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22
OCT
Magical marionette mice
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: listen to how the frightsome Witches turn little kiddles into mice and dolphins and chickens Then make your own puppet mice or any other animal a child might be turned into £3…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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22
OCT
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

TJ McDonaldA masterpiece of comedy 24 Days of GigglesA fresh face on the London scene TJ first started performing comedy in New Zealand in 2004. Before leaving the country he was a regular MC and headliner at both The Classic…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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23
OCT
Chillsome chocolate bars
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 a new Halloween chocolate bar that would impress Willy Wonka himself £4 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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24
OCT
Swishwiffling spells
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm and 4.00pmFor 6 years: listen to the frightsome recipe and spell in The Witches then squibble your own spooky jumbly spell on a magical scroll£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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24
OCT
UB40
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Wickedly witchy masks
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm and 4.00pm For 5 years: learn how witches hide themselves with wigs shoes gloves and masks so you can spot them in a crowd. Then make your very own witch mask crumped and wizened so shrunken…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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26
OCT
Grand High Witch statues
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 the Grand High Witchs plan to turn all the little kiddles in the country into mice Then get ucky‐mucky with clay to make your own witch statue.£3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
OCT
Against Breast Cancer Achievement Awards 2016
The Oxford Belfry Hotel

As part of our commitment to raise awareness of Against Breast Cancer and to raise funds for secondary breast cancer research we invite you to support the Against Breast Cancer Achievement Awards.The awards hosted by ITVs Mel Bloor are being held on…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01235 858286
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27
OCT
Journey's End
Stantonbury Theatre

Immersion Theatre Company As final orders are received Stanhope must stir his men to overcome the uncertainty of the unknown make the ultimate sacrifice and prepare to go over the top in a truly heart wrenching climax.Journeys End is a harrowing insight…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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27
OCT
Spooky Poems with James Carter
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

1.30pm and 3.00pm For 6 years: Hey Scaries and Skellingtons Bones and Ghouls whats the time Its Spook OClock Join James Carter madcap poet and wild guitarist for an hour of creepy cats wily wolves and many other wild things that…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
OCT
Addams Family Dining Invitation
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Morticia Gomez Uncle Fester and LURCH meat and eat meet and greet the guests to their home were nothing is as it seems be ready to start clicking your fingersTheyre Creepy and Theyre CookyMysterious and SpookyTheyre Altogether OokyThe Addams Family.You will be…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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28
OCT
Bad Guys
Stantonbury Theatre

The Three Half PintsStars of CBeebies Spot BotsDerek Ernie and Dick are really bored of being good. Its just GOT to be more fun being a baddie. But being an evil scientist pirate or cowboy is trickier than they thought. Can the…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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28
OCT
Plexicated pop-up books
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 12.30pm and 2.00pm For 5 years: imagine draw and write your own frightsome fairy tales inspired by The Witches. Work with artist Charlotte Tupper to turn them into a buckswashling book which POPS OUT to make your friends jumpsy £3…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
OCT
Dotty The Dragon
Stantonbury Theatre

Blunderbus Theatre CompanyShe loves to watch the children playing in the village below and wishes she could play with them too One day Dotty has a brilliant idea ‐ she will fly down to the village and say hello After all everybody…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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30
OCT
Wedding Inspiration Day
The Dairy

The event is anything but your typical wedding open day designed with the help of luxury wedding planner The Bespoke Wedding Company to be exciting interactive fun‐filled and beautiful.Meet over 60 of the regions finest wedding professionals committed to sharing their expert…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01296 653294
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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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