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

22
OCT
Bogtrotting Baddies Party
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.30pm 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3pmCost: £2 per participant. 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 8s will need to be accompanied by an…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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23
OCT
The Secret Keeper
Stantonbury Theatre

ClerkinWorks and Ovalhouse present By Angela Clerkin The Good Daughter wants to make her father happy. Tell me what makes you so sad. Tell me your dark secret and I promise to keep it safe for you. He whispers in his daughters…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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23
OCT
Trunchpots
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

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. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: recommended for…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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24
OCT
Kwaidan
Stantonbury Theatre

Rouge28 presentsKwaidan tells the story of Haru a young woman who comes back to her abandoned childhood home after many years of absence. As the story unfolds the house seems to be inhabited by spirits and ghosts from the past and the…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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24
OCT
Rastamouse! with Michael de Souza
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.00am and 12.30pmCost: £3 per person adults and children. Everyone who attends needs to pay for a space although children under 2 who can sit on laps are free of charge. Price does not include Museum entry which you will…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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24
OCT
Sponge and Spiker Spoon Puppets
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 2.30pm and 3.30pmCost: £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: suitable for 4 years. Under 8s…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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25
OCT
Vermicious Knid Masks
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm 4.00pmCost: £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: suitable for 4…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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26
OCT
Captain Beastie with Lucy Coats
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

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 sit on laps are free of charge. Price does not include Museum entry which you…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
OCT
Bucks Pottery & Sculpture Society
Little Kingshill Village Hall

This months meeting includes a talk by ceramicist and artist Diana Tonnison. Inspired by visits to local markets at home and abroad Diana creates ceramic wall sculptures based on displays of food fish in particular waiting to be prepared for cooking. You…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 528990
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27
OCT
Disgusterous Dinner Plates
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm 4.00pmCost: £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: suitable for 4…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
OCT
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 001406
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28
OCT
Mix ā€˜nā€™ Match Baddies Book
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: suitable for 4 years. Under…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
OCT
Steam Glow Photo Evening
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

Our recently overhauled loco Doll will transport you at 1830 to Stonehenge Works where five more locos will be available for night‐time photography.We want to lay on a good show for keen photographers so all of the locos will be moved around…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01525 373888
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28
OCT
Yana & the Yeti
Stantonbury Theatre

Pickled Image presentsImagine being far far from home and all alone arriving in a remote snow‐bound village surrounded by dense forest and strange noises. This is how Yanas story begins. She cant understand a word anyone says and the other children tease…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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01
NOV
Our Town
Stantonbury Theatre

by Thornton WilderPeppers Ghost and The Plays The Thing Theatre CompaniesThornton Wilders classic play Our Town is set in the fictional town ‐ Grovers Corners in New Hamphire USA at the turn of the twentieth century. It attempts to…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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03
NOV
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Milton Keyne
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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05
NOV
Shark In The Park
Stantonbury Theatre

Nonsense Room Productions presentsFrom the creative team behind The Hairy Maclary show ‐ see all 3 of Nick Sharratts Shark in the Park books live on Stage Featuring Shark in the Park Shark in the Dark and Shark in the Park on…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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08
NOV
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Stantonbury Theatre

Join us for a series of unique Shakespeare productions staged by your schools.Whether you are a parent friend or another local school we invite you to an exhilarating evening of theatre where you will see Shakespeares stories brought to life like never…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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10
NOV
Standup Comedy at Wendlebury
Wendlebury Village Hall

Our third visit to this delightful little village hall and the spirited community of Wendlebury who turn out in force for his brilliant annual event.Luke Honnoraty is confirmed as our opening act with Rob Deering headlining the show. Our other comedians for…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07790 670234
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12
NOV
An Evening with Rebecca Grant
Missenden Abbey

Enjoy an upbeat and glamourous cabaret performance by TV film and theatre star Rebecca Grant. Known for her roles in Stan Lees Lucky Man and the BBC series Doctors Rebecca has been described as suitably demure and yet twinklingly mischievous by The…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 866811
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12
NOV
Cardboard Carnival
Stantonbury Theatre

With their own inimitable style Lempen Puppet Theatre Company have taken the fantastic music by Camille Saint‐Sans and an exploration of the material of Cardboard movement and invention to make a show full of puppet possibility ‐ an accessible visual production with…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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14
NOV
Charity Curry and Quiz Night
Jalori

Every second Tuesday of each month the Jalori will host a fun quiz and serve a fabulous Indian buffet. Teams of up to four compete for the top prize with other chances to win during the evening. The all‐inclusive buffet will include…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 281226
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17
NOV
Twist
Stantonbury Theatre

Theatre Centre presentsby Chino OdimbaHis home is dust. His friends are few. His hands are as rough as the seas he has crossed.Humanising the anonymous plight of our generation we follow one refugees desperate journey buffeted between borders and bad company.In a…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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19
NOV
Sadie O'Boyle School of Dance
Stantonbury Theatre

11.30am & 2.30pmThe Sadie OBoyle School of Dance returns to Stantonbury Theatre for a variety show. This will showcase the talents of each class that attend this talented dance school. A musical journey of delights of some of the most popular songs…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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21
NOV
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde
Stantonbury Theatre

Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park presentsBy Robert Louis Stevenson Adapted for the stage by Nick Lane Doctor Henry Jekyll is a good man. Successful within his field and respected by his peers hes close to a neurological discovery that…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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25
NOV
Christmas Craft & Food Fair
Stantonbury Leisure Centre

Back for another spectacular year our now annual festive craft and food fair is a fantastic showcase for artisan foods and gifts. With over 80 stalls Santas Grotto bouncy castle face painting a childrens show model train layouts free entry and free…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 324422
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25
NOV
Lost & Found
Stantonbury Theatre

Blunderbus Theatre Company PresentsBased on the book by Oliver JeffersWhat is a boy to do when a lost penguin shows up at his door Find out where it comes from of course and return it. The journey to the South Pole…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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26
NOV
Get Therapy
Stantonbury Theatre

Danielle Imara presentsInfused with hard‐hitting verbatim dialogue this uniquely theatrical autobiographical tale from a talented cast of five combines physical theatre humour and original music from dub to soul to electro.With a history of drug abuse chronic self‐sabotage and eating disorders Daniellle…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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26
NOV
VIP F1 Abu Dhabi GP Screening at Silverstone
Silverstone Motor Circuit

Exclusive package: F1 Abu Dhabi event at the BRDC at Silverstone hosted by ex‐F1 driver and sky commentator John Watson MBEAfter the sell‐out success of our British Racing Drivers Club BRDC event at Silverstone in 2015 Boundless offers you another exclusive F1…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: Seew ebsite
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01
DEC
Robin Hood
Stantonbury Theatre

The wicked Sheriff of Nottingham has seized power all the way from Sherwood Forest to the tiny hamlet of Stanton‐on‐the Berry He hates fun hes allergic to laughter hes going to roast the towns prize pig... and hes fallen in love with…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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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