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

23
MAY
7th Mentmore Arts Festival
St Mary's Church Mentmore and Mentmore Village Hall

Every year money is raised for local causes. In 2014 over £10500 worth of art was sold and £5000 was donated to Florence Nightingale Hospice and £2500 to local charities including Mentmore Village Hall and St Marys Church.Over 50 local artists will…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07919 562414
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23
MAY
Rock Solid Sprint
Silverstone Woodlands

Train insane to be crowned King or Queen of the Sprint as we turn obstacle racing on its head.RockSolid Sprint is just shy of 1 kilometre ‐ packed with gruelling obstacles ‐ with our champions winning the ultimate prize of £2000.Race head‐to‐head…

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01392 580571
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23
MAY
Stewart Francis
Milton Keynes Theatre

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAY
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderword Xscape

The Comedy Club Milton Keynes at Wonderworld Xscape on Saturday 30th May. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Mike McClean:The Big Breakfast C4 Mad For It ITV Shameless C4 The Office BBC.Mike McLean has hosted numerous television shows for the BBC ITV…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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05
JUN
ABBA Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Let your hair down come and dance the evening away at our ABBA fun‐filled themed nightGimme Gimme Gimme A night with ABBA...Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun with this fabulous ABBA tribute group. You can dance the night away…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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06
JUN
Bucks Open Studios 2015
Various Venues Across Buckinghamshire

Bucks Open Studios the largest visual arts events in the county will be celebrating its 30th birthday Over 600 artists and makers including glass blowers basket weavers metal workers wood turners jewellery makers book artists print makers potters and silk painters will…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01296 614283
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14
JUN
The Bootleg Beatles
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
JUN
Madame Butterfly with Perpetuum Mobile
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Experience Northern Ballet at its dynamic best ‐ through the achingly emotional storytelling of Madame Butterfly and the awe‐inspiring strength and skill of Perpetuum Mobile.Northern Ballet's uniquely expressive dancers will perform two spectacular ballets in one evening.Be transported to Japan as the…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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21
JUN
Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival 2015
Willen Lake

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today ‐ as well as the most fun Up to 16 people paddle each 40 boat with a drummer at the front beating time and a…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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21
JUN
Soapbox Derby on Father's Day
Whitehill Park

Aylesbury Town Council are excited to bring you Aylesbury's first ever Soapbox Derby. 15 years ago Red Bull ran their very first Soapbox race in Brussels since then the karts have got cooler faster and wilder. Now you have the…

Location: 5.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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22
JUN
Russell Watson
Milton Keynes Theatre

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
JUN
The Magic of Motown
Milton Keynes Theatre

The Magic of Motown at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Thursday 25 June 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
JUN
Boyband Legends Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

If you love your boybands this is a celebration of the very best. From New Kids to Backstreet Boys from 5ive to Take That all the classic boyband hits are here back to back with this exciting show.This fantastic 90‐minute show includes…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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27
JUN
Katherine Ryan Glam Role Model
The Stables

Katherine Ryan Glam Role Model at The Stables in Milton Keynes on Saturday 27 June 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
JUL
Kevin Bridges
Milton Keynes Theatre

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
JUL
Aylesbury on Sea
Kingsbury Square

We all enjoy spending a sunny Sunday in the height of the summer relaxing on the beach. With the soft sand spreading through our toes the laughter from a Punch & Judy show whilst sinking into a stripy deckchair eating ice‐cream…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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06
JUL
Derren Brown
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England. While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

10
JUL
Ladies Night Out
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Ladies Night Out is back by popular demandOh What a Night Its ladies night so make sure you and your girls get the VIP treatment.Join us on our ladies night this July with drinks on arrival three‐course dinner and a full evening…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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11
JUL
Electric Daisy Carnival
Milton Keynes Bowl

Today the world‐famous dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival EDC announced that for the third year in a row it will return to the UK on Saturday 11 July 2015. Also announced is an unparalleled artist line‐up which includes some of the…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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11
JUL
Electric Daisy Carnival 2015
National Bowl

Electric Daisy Carnival 2015 at National Bowl in Milton Keynes on Saturday 11 July 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JUL
Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Grange School

This is Buckinghamshires major family history event and the day when all of the Societys research libraries will be available in one place including our Buckinghamshire names database containing well over five million entries. Let us help you track down that elusive…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL:
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01
AUG
SportFest
Wormsley

The most treasured gift you can give your family is unforgettable shared memories. SportFest will be one of those moments.Up to 2500 people families and sports professionals come together to share world‐class sports coaching have fun in competitions camp out listen to…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07976 646807
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07
AUG
80's Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Do you remember the days of big hair shoulder pads..Remember going to see Dirty Dancing or Back To The FutureGet your boogie shoes on for a night in the 80sEnjoy the night of your life at this party night out as you…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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13
AUG
The Proclaimers
Milton Keynes Theatre

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
AUG
Queen Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

We Will Rock YouA tribute to QueenThis Queen tribute rose from the ashes of a professional touring Queen tribute band and have firmly made their mark as one of the best live tributes to Queen that you will ever see or…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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21
AUG
Michael Jackson Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Dont stop til you get enough.This is the ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson you really wont be able to Beat itJoin us for a show that has become one of the most in demand tribute shows in the country and is fast…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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11
SEP
Take That Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

With massive selling hit singles and albums and tours that sell out in minutes Take That are quite simply the kings of pop...Enjoy a tribute night with a difference and join our fabulous Take That Tribute group as you dance the night…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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13
SEP
Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge 2015
Princes Risborough School

The Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge a fundraising event to support Rennie Grove Hospice Care returns on Sunday 13 September for its seventh year Join us for our own version of the famous national challenge and experience the beautiful scenery along part of…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01442 820740
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29
SEP
Squeeze John Cooper Clarke
Milton Keynes Theatre

Squeeze John Cooper Clarke at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 29 September 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Paddy McGuinness
Milton Keynes Theatre

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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