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

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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21
JAN
Make a Bilious Beard
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Head to the craft room to make a bilious beard out of paper and card. Use craft materials to decorate your Mr Twit beard with revolting leftovers and bits of food Disgusterous Event detailsTimes: drop‐in from 11am to 5pmCost: free with Museum…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 892192
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24
JAN
Chiddlers’ hour
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls books. This half‐term Chiddlers Hour will take place at Great Missenden Library.Event detailsTimes: 10am to 11amCost: £3 per child. Price does not include…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
JAN
Learn to build your own website - Introduction to
Milton Keynes Central

GoHustle powered by Entrepreneurial Spark are proud to present GoCode Spark‐ an introductory web development with HTML and CSS.This is a one day course that teaches you the basics of coding with HTML and CSS. The course is run by a member…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: Seew ebsite
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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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29
JAN
Big Garden Bird Watch
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Join the RSPB to find out about the Big Garden Bird Watch and make some marvellous crafts.Event detailsTimes: drop‐in from 11am to 4pmCost: free with Museum entry. Youll need to pay for Museum entry to take part.Age: for all ages.Type of workshop:…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
JAN
ESPA Detox Evening
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Skin Vision analysis will be available and there will be treats such as fruit platters healthy canaps and healthy drinks including green tea a shot of detox smoothie and fruit water for you to enjoy.Plus there will be a raffle to win…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08454 000002
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01
FEB
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Horwood Estate

The LBBBN is designed to bring together businesses for an informative and topical business update with the chance to network with like‐minded professionals.Our briefing and networking events are on the first Wednesday of every other month. We would be delighted if you…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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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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04
FEB
Learn to code your own website with JavaScript
Milton Keynes

After a successful event in December were back with more coding.GoHustle powered by Entrepreneurial Spark are proud to present GoCode Spark‐ an introductory web development with Javascript.This is a one day course that teaches you the basics of coding with Javascript. The…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 00447472 901098
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10
FEB
ABBA Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Bursting on stage with an energy not witnessed since the great band themselves toured in the 1970s. Arrival are a fantastic live band with some of the UKs finest musicians performing stunning vocals beautiful harmonies great dance routines and amazing costume…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01327 850489
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10
FEB
Talents of Britain Big Variety Show
Milton Keynes Theatre

A truly special night of variety comedy singing and magic to raise much needed funds for WillowThe Willow Foundation is a national charity established in 1999 by Arsenal footballer and BBC sports commentator Bob Wilson and his wife Megs as a…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07547 977462
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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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11
FEB
Dahl Word Wizards
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Discover a fantabulous world of extra‐usual words as Word Wizards Fiona Ross and Sara‐Jane Arbury dip into the Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary and play whoppsy‐good games with grammar. Expect plenty of punny piggery‐jokery and tongue‐twisting tomfoolery with phizz‐whizzing wordsEvent detailsTimes: 1.00pm and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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12
FEB
Surprising Book Boxes
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahls Revolting Rhymes give a phizz‐whizzing twist to traditional fairytales. Join the fun as you make a fairytale‐looking book box with a revolting surprise insideEvent detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 892192
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13
FEB
Rhyming Nonsense with Gavin Puckett
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Join Gavin Puckett author of Fables from the Stables in a workshop filled with rhyming nonsense as he talks about his books and the rather revolting childhood inspiration behind them. Audience participation and overuse of the word knickers guaranteed Event…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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14
FEB
Clay Beanstalk Treasures
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Listen to an extract of Jack and the Beanstalk from Roald Dahls Revolting Rhymes then discover treasures just like Jack Make your own clay riches from the top of the beanstalk in our fun craft workshop. Event detailsTimes: 11.00am 12.00pm…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 892192
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15
FEB
Wolf’s Grandma Mask
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

What big eyes you have Make a mask of the Big Bad Wolf pretending to be Grandma and surprise all your friends.Event detailsTimes: 11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm and 4.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to make their own.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 892192
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17
FEB
Ladies Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Oh What a Night ‐ Its Ladies Night so make sure you and your friends get the VIP treatment.Join us on our ladies only night out with drinks on arrival three‐course dinner and a full evening of entertainment. Youll be greeted by…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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17
FEB
Motown Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Established as one of the leading Soul & Motown vocal tribute shows in the UK The Glad Its Night Motown Experience features the soulful lead vocals of Kate Bell together with three amazingly talented guys providing awesome vocals amazing harmonies and slick…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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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

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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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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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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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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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

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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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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16
JUN
Absolute Bowie
MK11

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01908 262924
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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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