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

19
JAN
Chiddlers’ hour: Esio Trot
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 10.30am to 11.30amCost: £3 per child. Accompaning adults do not need to pay. Cost does not include Museum entry which you dont need to purchase to enjoy Chiddlers Hour.Age: for 0 to 3 year olds.Type of workshop: storytelling songs games…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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20
JAN
Make a Monster Cave
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Build and decorate a cardboard den and crawl inside with your family as you pretend to be a buzzwangling beast.Event detailsTimes: 11am to 5pmCost: Free with Museum entryAge: suitable for 4 years. Under 8s will need to be accompanied by an adult.Type…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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24
JAN
Home Business Workshop
DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes

TheIMFreedom Workshopis aFREE LIVE 2 hour workshop designed to show you how to build and grow a profitable online business. There is a lot of information online which can sometimes seem confusing and complicated for beginners.Attending a live event will make it…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07917 104393
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26
JAN
Chiddlers’ hour: The Magic Finger
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 10.30am to 11.30amCost: £3 per child. Accompaning adults do not need to pay. Cost does not include Museum entry which you dont need to purchase to enjoy Chiddlers Hour.Age: for 0 to 3 year olds.Type of workshop: storytelling songs games…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
JAN
Signed Stories Day
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

meet the Hearing Dogs and explore the galleries with our sign language app Signly. For all ages.Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 1.30pm 2.30pm 3.30pm and 4.30pm.Cost: Free with Museum entry. No need to book for this activity but you can book Museum…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
JAN
Gong Journey for Healing and Wellness
Downley Memorial Hall

Allow the blissful tones of gongs singing bowls bells flutes strings and nature sounds to transport you to wherever you need to be.Return to Harmony and WholenessSound can take you from a state of stress anxiety and fatigue to one of relaxation…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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30
JAN
Sultans of String in Concert
The Stables

Sultans of String are an energetic and exciting band with talent to burn Maverick Magazine. They have thrilled audiences across the world with their genre‐hopping passport of Celtic reels Flamenco Gypsy‐jazz Arabic and Cuban rhythms. The band has received multiple awards and…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01908 280800
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02
FEB
Cheese, Wine & Live Jazz
Missenden Abbey

Pamper your senses to an indulgent evening of artisan cheeses mature wines and the unrivalled sounds of jazz harmony trio The Blondettes. Tickets cost £30 and include a personalised cheeseboard and glass of wine per person. Doors open at 6pm with the…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 866811
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02
FEB
Chiddlers’ hour: The Enormous Crocodile
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 10.30am to 11.30amCost: £3 per child. Accompaning adults do not need to pay. Cost does not include Museum entry which you dont need to purchase to enjoy Chiddlers Hour.Age: for 0 to 3 year olds.Type of workshop: storytelling songs games…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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02
FEB
Healing Sound Journey + Celtic Harp Meditation
Great Missenden Memorial Hall

Come along on a Transformational Sound Journey.Allow the blissful tones of gongs singing bowls bells flutes strings and nature sounds to transport you to wherever you need to be.Return to Harmony and WholenessSound can take you from a state of stress anxiety…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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05
FEB
Tasmin Little & Martin Roscoe
Church of St. Peter & St. Paul

One of todays leading international violinists who has performed on every continent in some of the most prestigious venues in the world joins forces with one of the countrys best‐known pianists to explore works from Beethoven to the much‐loved sonata by Cesar…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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07
FEB
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing & Networking
Horwood House

As always we are looking for speakers for future events and we have available slots from June 2018 onwards. If you have a topic youd love to talk about in front of a great audience of business representatives and local professionals then…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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08
FEB
Academy of Ancient Music & Rowan Pierce (soprano)
Church of St. Peter and St. Paul

Joined here by rising star soprano Rowan Pierce they present some of the greatest solo cantatas by Bach alongside two concertos by Vivaldi the Italian composer he admired so deeply to create an irresistible programme of Baroque masterpieces.Programme to include three of…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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09
FEB
Chiddlers’ hour: George's Marvellous Medicine
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 10.30am to 11.30amCost: £3 per child. Accompaning adults do not need to pay. Cost does not include Museum entry which you dont need to purchase to enjoy Chiddlers Hour.Age: for 0 to 3 year olds.Type of workshop: storytelling songs games…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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09
FEB
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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10
FEB
Daily Beasts
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Help us complete a crodswoggling creature inspired by the beasts in Roald Dahls books.Event detailsTimes: 11am to 5pmCost: Free with Museum entryAge: suitable for 4 years. Under 8s will need to be accompanied by an adult.Type of workshop: drop‐in craft activity. All…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
FEB
Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

A unique behind‐the‐scenes peek into our archive store which houses Roald Dahls original letters and manuscripts. Our Collections team will introduce you to the highlights of the archive housed in the village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years.Event detailsTimes:…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
FEB
From Bag to Beast
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Use the magic of heat to create your own unique colourful material.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…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
FEB
Mozart: The Garden of Disguises (Opera)
Pipers Corner School, Performing Arts Centre

Seven characters with complicated love lives meet an eighteen‐year‐old composer full of imagination and musical genius. Here the combination of Nina Braziers skilful direction Laura Stan elds highly‐praised design and Eamonn Dougans expert conducting make for a truly stunning evening.The Garden of…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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11
FEB
A Beastly Party
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 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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12
FEB
Rhythm, Rap and Rhyme with Neal Zetter
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

He helps you to write a short fun poem too. Look out for the porcupines and sharks 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…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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13
FEB
Boggled Box Beasts
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahl loved to write about all sorts of beasts. In our junk modelling session you will make your own crodswolloping creature adding different patterns and textures for amazing effects Event detailsTimes: 11.00am 12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm and 4.00pmCost: £3 per…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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14
FEB
Crockadowndilly Pots
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: suitable for…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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15
FEB
Oliver
Stantonbury Theatre

This hugely popular show tells the story of Oliver Twist the boy who asked for more and includes such brilliant toe‐tapping Lionel Bart songs as Consider Yourself Pick a Pocket or Two Reviewing the Situation…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
FEB
Reptile Roadshow
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

You may get the chance to hold one ‐ if you dare Everyone will learn fascinating facts about the animals and their habitats. Event detailsTimes: 11.00am and 1.00pmCost: £4.50 per participant. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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17
FEB
Muggled Up Beasts
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Take a photo with your favourite buzzwangling beast at the end of the workshop 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…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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18
FEB
Mideous Masks
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: suitable for 4 years.…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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23
FEB
Harriet Live In Tring
The Court Theatre

HARRIET ‐ a UK singer songwriter discovered on the Graham Norton show who brought tears to Gaby Roslins eyes was chosen by Denise Van Outen as An Artist To Introduce and whom global singer Rumer commented sounds a lot like Karen Carpenter.…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07543 560478
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04
MAR
Psychic Switch - Milton Keynes
Hotel Novotel Milton Keynes

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Sun 4th March 2018 at the Novotel Hotel Milton Keynes…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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19
MAR
Topological States in Strongly Interacting Light-M
De Vere Horwood Estate

In recent years separate research communities of condensed matter physics working on solid‐state systems with a strong element of light‐matter interaction have made progress towards realising topological states. Semiconductor microcavities are semiconductor hetero‐structures in which optical modes coherently mix with quantum well…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02074 704840
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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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