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

13
FEB
Buzzwangling bug jars
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm.For 5 years: listen to some storytelling from James and the Giant Peach then decorate your own bug jar the perfect place to collect and spy on some insect specimens. £2.50 per participant plus Museum entry.Both adults and children…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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13
FEB
David O Doherty
The Stables

David O Doherty at The Stables in Milton Keynes on Saturday 13 February 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch David O Doherty live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
FEB
Miniature insect worlds
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm.For 5 years: create your own miniature version of James giant peach. Fill a clear sphere with some of your bug creations made out of pipe cleaners and craft materials. £2.50 per participant plus Museum entry.Both adults and children…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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15
FEB
Animal Antics at Eden Shopping Centre
Eden Shopping Centre

Take a walk on the wild side this half term...Snap up free jungle themed entertainment at Edens Popular Kids Corner attractionJoin Eden High Wycombe for a whole host of Animal Antics this February half term with entertainment for Explorers of every age.From…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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15
FEB
Peach party
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm.For 5 years: a complete peach of a party One hour of creepy‐crawly party games and prizes. £2 per participant plus Museum entry.We recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give us a call on…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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16
FEB
James’ peachy pots
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

At 10.15am 11.15am 12.15pm 1.15pm 2.15pm 3.15pm and 4.15pmFor 5 years: make a peachy pot out of clay then decorate it with your favourite characters from James and the Giant Peach. £3.50 per participant plus Museum entry.Both adults and children are welcome…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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17
FEB
A giant peach of a story with Sandra Agard
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

At 11.00am 1.00pm and 3.00pm. For 5 years: a wondrous hour with our Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard. Sandra has been enthusing audiences for years with a love of books and stories with her dynamic hilarious and heartfelt style. Climb on…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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18
FEB
Meet the minibeasts
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

At 10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm. For 5 years: meet the bug experts from The Natural World Experience. Learn about all the creepy crawlies from James and the Giant Peach and handle the real live little beauties too if you dare £4…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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19
FEB
Yoga and Mindfulness retreat
St Katharine's

This retreat is an exploration into finding your inner creative selfSt Katharines is very close to London but is a labyrinth of beautiful and peaceful spaces including spaces that will be reserved for silence and contemplation.The programme is diverse and exciting and…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07881 842861
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19
FEB
Sarah Millican
Wycombe Swan Theatre

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
FEB
James’ marvellous mobiles
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

At 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm.For 5 years: make a peachy mobile complete with James insect friends and some fantabulous flying seagulls. £2 per participant plus Museum entry.Both adults and children are welcome to participate. Under 8s will need to be accompanied into…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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21
FEB
Creepy crawly pencil pals
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.00pm 2.00pm 3.00pm and 4.00pm.For 5 years: turn a boring old pencil into an interesting insect Use craft materials to create a new writing friend in the shape of a pencil bug ready to help you write a book worm. £1…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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26
FEB
Tommy Tiernan Out of the Whirlwind
The Stables

Tommy Tiernan Out of the Whirlwind at The Stables in Milton Keynes on Friday 26 February 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
FEB
The Chiltern Camerata play choral&orchestral music
All Saints Parish Church

The second concert in our 201516 season our 20th season consists of two major works:Mozarts Great C minor MassHaydns Symphony No. 56 in CThe players of the Chiltern Camerata will be joined for the Mozart Mass by the Camerata Consort…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 883112
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27
FEB
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

Tony Simpson:Tony Simpson was Brilliant BBC Radio York. Tony is full of energy and improvisation a strong compere who can interact with any kind of audience. Finding fun energy and positivity in life provide a platform for his comedy and loves…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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27
FEB
Wondrous Welsh trail
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

For all ages: find out about Roald Dahls childhood in Wales by following the daffodils around the Museum ready for St Davids Day. Free for Museum visitors…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
FEB
Fantabulous flowerpots
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm.For 5 years: celebrate Roald Dahls Welsh connections and decorate your own flowerpot with daffodil pictures for St Davids Day.£3 per participant plus Museum entryBoth adults and children are welcome to participate. Under 8s will need to be accompanied…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
FEB
Derren Brown
Wycombe Swan 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: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
FEB
Derren Brown Miracle
Wycombe Swan Theatre

Derren Brown Miracle at Wycombe Swan Theatre in High Wycombe on Monday 29 February 2016. 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 all…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
MAR
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Milton Keynes Theatre

Acclaimed director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell Kinky Boots Legally Blonde Hairspray brings the new multi‐million pound production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the Musical to the Savoy Theatre. Starring three time Olivier and Tony Award winner…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
MAR
Chubby Checker An American Legend
Wycombe Swan

Over 50 years ago he exploded onto the music scene with his number one mega hit The Twist that led to the dance craze of the same name and top 40 hits that include Lets Twist Again The Hucklebuck The Fly Limbo…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07968 851261
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04
APR
Champions Of Magic
Wycombe Swan

Join 5 of the Worlds top illusionists for a spectacular night of mystery thatll keep you guessing for a long time to come. With over 16 million online views between them the cast includes international award winners presenting incredible mind reading stunning…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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10
APR
G4
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

G4 at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre in Aylesbury on Sunday 10 April 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch G4 live in the knowledge that…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
MAY
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Milton Keynes Theatre

A Shy young Ronnie Wycherley from the Dingle district of Liverpool is re‐christened Billy Fury .. & becomes one of the 60s biggest stars. Named by Fury himself his longest ever serving band ‐ the all original Furys Tornados re‐play live his…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717652
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16
MAY
Avenue Q
Milton Keynes Theatre

Avenue Q tells the funny story of Princeton a US college graduate who has moved to the New York neighbourhood of Avenue Q in order to discover his purpose in life. Full of hilarious…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

19
MAY
TOM STADE ‘You’re Welcome!’ UK Tour 2015/101
Swan

Every inch a star.super confidence and charisma If comedy is the new rock n roll then Tom Stade is Keith Richards DAILY RECORD Back on the road after the sell‐out success of his month‐long run at the Edinburgh Festival earlier this year…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 512000
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28
MAY
Mentmore Arts Festival
St Mary's Church Mentmore and Mentmore Village Hall

Over the last few years this event has become increasingly popular both locally and further afield with over 1000 visitors and in excess of £16000 worth of art sold in 2015. The Committee continue to hone their organisational skills to ensure that…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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04
JUL
The Mousetrap
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Dont miss Agatha Christies The Mousetrip Londons West End threatre has been running this well‐loved murder mystery play for the last 38 years. On November 25 2012 the play will mark its 60th birthday. A…

Location: 5.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

09
JUL
Electric Daisy Carnival UK 2016
National Bowl

Electric Daisy Carnival UK 2016 at National Bowl in Milton Keynes on Saturday 09 July 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Electric Daisy Carnival UK 2016 tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUL
The Country Superstars Experience
Wycombe Swan

This show is hosted by Sarah Jayne who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 22 years and is Europes Leading Tribute to the Queen of Country ‐ Dolly Parton. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust take us…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02085 916920
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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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