What's on inWaddesdon


Welcome to Waddesdon

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Waddesdon - 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 Waddesdon to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Waddesdon

22
SEP
Chiddlers’ hour: James and the Giant Peach
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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22
SEP
The Dreamboys
Wycombe Swan

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UKs top Male Strip Show perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous Male Stripper act the UK has ever produced. With special…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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23
SEP
No Finer Life Play Production
Missenden Abbey

Join us as we delve into the Oxfordshire countryside at the end of World War Two rich in tradition and full of vivid memorable characters. But this is no nostalgic bucolic ramble.This is Elizabeths story...What inspires a young Somerset land girl to…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 866811
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23
SEP
Organ Concert
Buckingham Parish Church

A concert on the newly rebuilt Norman and Beard Organ by Jem Lowther All Saints Northampton…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01280 821509
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29
SEP
Bucks Pottery and Sculpture Society monthly meetin
Little Kingshill Village Hall

This months meeting will include a talk and demonstration by Hilary Audus. Having spent her entire working life involved in the animation industry she was co‐writer and director of The Snowman and The Snowdog Hilary sees her interest…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01844 342355
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29
SEP
Chiddlers’ hour: The Giraffe and the Pelly and M
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
SEP
JUMBLE SALE
St Anne's Church Hall

OLD FASHIONED JUMBLE SALEPlease come and join us to find bargains galore at our old fashioned Jumble Sale on Saturday 30th September 2017 at St Annes Church Hall Wendover HP22 6JGBesides the bargains there will be Homemade cakes & refreshments…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07486 941640
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01
OCT
Phizz-whizzing Puppets
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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06
OCT
Chiddlers’ hour: Charlie and the Chocolate Facto
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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06
OCT
Henning Wehn
Wycombe Swan

After his last show tackled those well‐known staples of light entertainment that are the British obsession with home ownership and the self‐serving nature of most fundraising efforts this time Hennings having an unbiased look at immigration. He also wonders if generally speaking…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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06
OCT
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel Interactive Di
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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07
OCT
Awesome Animation
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

What new adventures will you take Matilda on Maybe shell meet up with Willy Wonka Work together as a family to make the extraordinary happenEvent detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Price does not include Museum entry which you will…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
OCT
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing & Networking
Horwood House

Booking fee is £5 payable on the door. Tea and coffee are provided.EVENT FORMAT10:00‐10:30 ‐ Arrival & networking10:30‐11:15 ‐ Graham Collins ‐ Associate Director Banking and Finance ‐ Baldwins AccountantsBest practices for making sure your invoices get paidGraham started his career with…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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12
OCT
Franchise Now - Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes Christian Centre Church

If youve ever wanted to run your own business and be your own boss but dont want to go it totally alone this is the show for you.Come and meet people who have done all the legwork for you by creating a…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 03337 720858
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13
OCT
Tom Stade
Wycombe Swan

Canadian stand‐up comedian Tom Stade is a regular at the annual Edinburgh Festival and has also appeared on TV shows including Stand Up For The Week The World Stands Up and The Comedy Store. …

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
OCT
Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Our Collections team will introduce you to the highlights of the archive.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:…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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15
OCT
Babar the Elephant
St Edburgs Church (Bicester)

BABAR THE ELEPHANT AND OTHER ANIMALS. This years very popular annual family afternoon concert has an animal theme. The story of Babar will be brought to life for us by the highly acclaimed actress Lynn Farleigh. Apart from elephants insects hens…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01869 240712
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17
OCT
David Starkey Henry VIII: The First Brexiteer
Wycombe Swan

Henry VIII is the only king whose shape you remember and the decisions he took still reverberate today. The Reformation is the first Brexit; his ministers devised the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty and his tumultuous personal life pitted religion against politics as…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01494 552260
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18
OCT
Dominic Kirwan In Concert With Lisa Stanley
Wycombe Swan

Firmly established as one of Irelands greatest ever entertainers Dominic Kirwan hits the road with a brand‐new show. Accompanying Dominic will be Lisa Stanley one of Irelands top female vocalists and star of Keep It Countrys The Lisa Stanley Show. Mixed with…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 512000
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18
OCT
Midge Ure, The Christians, Altered Images feat Cla
Wycombe Swan

With millions of albums sales and iconic hits plus over 30 years perfecting their craft performing to audiences at sold out stadiums intimate unplugged sets and everything in between this authentic 80s triple‐header is not to be missed with absolute hits that…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 512000
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20
OCT
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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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20
OCT
Dining Through The Decades - 70s
Wycombe Swan

The era where disco began flares were big and ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest. Tuck in whilst this super duo perform all those ABBA favourites from your childhood. Includes three‐course meal and live entertainment. Venue: Wycombe Swan St Mary Street High…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01494 512000
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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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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: 13.3 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: 13.3 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: 13.3 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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 892192
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26
OCT
Ruby Wax
Wycombe Swan

Lakin McCarthy presents Ruby Wax the much loved US born comedian actor and writer who is based in the UK. Starting out as an actor at the RSC she went on to write and perform…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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: 13.3 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.…

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.…

Aylesbury Park Golf Club

Aylesbury Park Golf Club ‐ golf course in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01296 399196 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Aylesbury Park Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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