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

01
JUL
Great Expectations
Claydon House

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
JUL
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Cars
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

When Roald Dahl wrote the script for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang he invented a marvellous flying car Find out more and create your own crazy vehicle in our junk modelling workshop Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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02
JUL
Meet Paddington Bear
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

We will run special non‐stop double‐headed trains with the first train leaving at 10.30 and every 110 minutes thereafter. Tickets can be booked online in advance at www.buzzrail.co.uk. with no fees. The train trip takes 90 minutes including 50 minutes at Stonehenge…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 373888
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02
JUL
Trinity Camerata Summer Concert
St Edburgs C Of E Church

Trinity Cameratas summer afternoon concert is set in the Late‐Romantic period. The programme starts with a selection from Dvoraks Slavonic Dances lively pieces inspired by Brahmss Hungarian Dances. The characteristic rhythms of Slavik folk music give them a rich national character.…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01869 240712
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04
JUL
Chiddlers’ hour
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Chiddlers Hour takes place at the Museum on term‐time Tuesdays 10am to 11am.These splendiferous sessions feature 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls books.Each weeks session is based around one…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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05
JUL
Fire Fit
Great Missenden Fire Station

A brand new fitness class developed in partnership with Bucks Fire & Rescue Service. Whether you are looking to lose weight tone up or get outside and meet new people then this is the class for you.Better still each session costs just…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07801 594519
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08
JUL
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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08
JUL
MK Mela and Colour Fest 2017
Campbell Park

Join us for a fun packed day on the beautiful grounds of Campbell Park Milton Keynes on July 8th 2017.The MK Mela and Colour Fest will be the highlight of MKHAs celebration of Milton Keynes 50th Birthday and will bring together the…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03003 651008
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09
JUL
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Stantonbury Theatre

The very funny tale of a small dog with big dreamsBiff is not like other dogs. He doesnt do dog stuff like weeing on lamp posts or scratching his fleas or drinking out of the toilet. No Biff likes moonlight and music…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324466
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09
JUL
Hearing Dogs Sportive
The Grange

Fresh from gold medal glory at the World Cycling Championships in Hong Kong Olympic hero Elinor Barker MBE is celebrating one of the biggest wins of her career by launching the Hearing Dogs Sportive cycle event taking place on Sunday 9 July…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01844 348181
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11
JUL
Chiddlers’ hour: The BFG
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 10am to 11amCost: £3 per child. Price does not include Museum entry which you dont need to buy to enjoy this workshop.Age: for 0 to 3 year olds.Type of workshop: Storytelling and play for under 3s.Booking: you can book Museum…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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13
JUL
Hairspray
Stantonbury Theatre

Its 1962 in Baltimore and the lovable plus‐size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire ‐‐ to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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15
JUL
Bicester Mum2mum Market Nearly New Sales
Bicester Methodist Church

Selling Pre‐loved Maternity Baby and Childrens items & equipmentOur events give parents the perfect opportunity to BUY and SELL pre loved nearly new items face to face everything from pregnancy baby and childrens age up to 6 years anything from toys to…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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15
JUL
Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones 2017
Field Farm

With a registration fee of only 25 all participants have a fundraising target of 300.Sign up:http:www.themix.org.ukgetinvolvedeventsrtts2017Take on Race to the Stones 2017 and help The Mix to empower young people under 25 in the UK with the knowledge skills and confidence to…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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16
JUL
The World’s Greatest Space Cadet with James Cart
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Expect poems and guitar‐ing aplenty and even your very own poem to take away with you..Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per person adults and children. Everyone who attends needs to pay for a space although children under 2 who can…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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20
JUL
Jane Eyre
West Wycombe Park

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
JUL
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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22
JUL
Eccentric Stories with Elys Dolan
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

A transgalactic trip to find The Lost Nuts of Legend A monster doughnut on the rampage Welcome to the brilliantly eccentric world of Elys Dolan Come along for stories drawing... and a healthy dose of hilarityEvent detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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23
JUL
Bug and Bird Games
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £2 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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25
JUL
Biffsquiggling Bug Jars
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm 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.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01494 892192
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25
JUL
Gloriumptious Guided Trails
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

On our Village Trail youll see some of the local sights along the High Street that inspired Roald Dahl and visit the authors grave at the Church. On the Countryside Trail youll explore slightly further afield and see some of the local…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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26
JUL
Flying Friend Mobiles
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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27
JUL
Red Kite Flappers
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Make a fantabulous flapping red kite while you find out more about the RSPB and its work. Event detailsTimes: drop in between 10.30am and 5.00pmCost: free with Museum entry.Age: for all ages.Type of workshop: craft workshop ‐ you might get messyBooking:…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
JUL
Clay Frumpkins
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.30 12.30pm 2.00pm 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.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
JUL
Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Grange School

The Societys Open Day is Buckinghamshires major family history event. Its the day when all of the Societys research libraries will be available in one place including the Buckinghamshire names database containing well over five million entries taken from parish registers wills…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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29
JUL
Chocolate Cattypiddlers and Bugs
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm 3.00pm and 4.00pmCost: £4.50 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…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
JUL
Buzzwangling Bird Feeders
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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31
JUL
Film Dance Academy Headington School 7-16 years
Headington School

The Film Dance Academy will introduce many iconic dances from films new and old. Our professional dance teachers will take you through dance warm ups progressive stretches and fun filled energetic classes that will cover a variety of dance themes so that…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03301 119077
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01
AUG
Whifflebird Houses
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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02
AUG
Paw Print Plates
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Then turn an ordinary plate into a map of prints and tracksEvent 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…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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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