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

18
NOV
Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

The Roald Dahl Museum archive houses Roald Dahls original letters and manuscripts. 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…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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19
NOV
Matilda’s Magical Eyes
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Find out more about Roald Dahls ideas for Matildas eye power and what it could do then make magical glasses and colourful kaleidoscopes to focus your eye powerEvent detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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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: 16.8 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: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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24
NOV
Tropicana Nights
Wycombe Swan Old Town Hall

If you are looking for a fun‐filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 21s then look no further Tropicana Nights specialises in good old‐fashioned party nights. Whether you go all out in your favourite 80s outfit or not…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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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: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 324422
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25
NOV
Hearing Dogs Christmas Market
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, The Grange

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People will be holding a Christmas Market on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 11am‐4pm. The Saunderton‐based charity is opening its doors to Christmas shoppers and dog‐lovers for two days of yuletide fun with plenty of activities and…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01844 348181
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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: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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25
NOV
MK Agents Giving Property Industry Awards
Stadium MK

The first ever MK Agents Giving Property Industry Awards are being helpd at Stadium MK on 25th November 2017 from 7.30‐12.30 Everyone is invited Tickets include a glass of bubbly on arrival a three course a la carte meal access to the…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07843 768094
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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: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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01
DEC
Luke Jermay - Sixth Sense
Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

No really; he can read your mind. He doesnt use mind games or psychological tricks: he is not a trickster there are no smoke and mirrors. He can simply read your mind.His awe inspiring intuitive abilities have gained him high profile…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03003 008125
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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: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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01
DEC
Sound Journey for Healing and Wellbeing
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.Retune to Harmony and WholenessSound can take you from a state of stress anxiety…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01494 440356
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01
DEC
Winter Wonderland Ball
Wycombe Swan

Includes a drinks reception delicious festive three‐course meal fantastic live band and fabulous entertainment.Venue: Wycombe Swan St Mary Street High Wycombe HP11 2XEPriceTickets: GBP 47.00Links: RSVP: https:go.evvnt.com115013‐0…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01494 552885
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03
DEC
Dahliciously Dreamy Pillowcases
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Dreams and wishes are in many Roald Dahl stories including BFGs dream bottles and Matildas wish to live with Miss Honey. Find out more then decorate your own pillowcase with your favourite dream.Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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06
DEC
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Horwood House

EVENT FORMAT10.00‐10.30 ‐ Arrival & networking10.30‐11.15 ‐ Big Quiz of the YearTo celebrate the coming holiday season the December LBBBN will play host to the Clark Howes part of the Baldwins Group Big Quiz of the Year. With a few prizes up…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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06
DEC
Only Fools and 3 Courses XMAS Special Dinner Event
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Only Fools and 3 Courses Christmas Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Christmas Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Christmas Dinner but will things…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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07
DEC
Santa's Comedy Baubles
Wycombe Swan

In association with our Hellfire Comedy Club Wycombe Swan presents comedy for Christmas with Santas Comedy Baubles. Laugh your baubles off with a live comedy show whilst enjoying a festive bite to eat during the interval. Our bar will be serving guest…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01494 552885
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10
DEC
Christmas Craft Market
Missenden Abbey

Gear up for Christmas at the Missenden Abbey Christmas Craft Market in aid of the Missenden Walled Garden CIO Open between 11am and 4pm enjoy over 40 craft stalls Santas grotto mummy reindeer and baby reindeer festive food and drink biscuit decorating…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01494 866811
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12
DEC
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: 16.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 281226
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17
DEC
Make a Magical Concoction
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Fun family workshop. Roald Dahl loved the idea that mixtures and medicines had the power to transform from Georges medicine to The Grand High Witchs Formula 86. Decide on the power for your own magical mixture and make a fun version…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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18
DEC
Stick Man
The Stables

Following six consecutive Christmas seasons in Londons West End and multiple UK and international tours the joyful adaptation of Childrens Laureate Julia Donaldson and Axel Schefflers bestselling book Stick Man is back on the road again for another enchanting UK tour.Stick Man…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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22
DEC
Absolute Bowie
MK11

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01908 262924
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28
DEC
Transforming Tortoises
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Join in with this crackling craft workshop. Re‐create Mr Hoppys attempts to make Mrs Silvers tortoise dreams come true Write your own magic words and make different sized tortoises so that Esio will finally growEvent detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
DEC
Dahl-ightful Dream Catchers
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Family craft workshops. As well as the BFG catching dreams Roald Dahl made witches balls to keep bad dreams away from his own children. Make your dreams sweet as we make Dream Catchers for your bedtime.Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
DEC
Magic and Fun with Auntie Julie
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Enjoy some New Years Eve family magic at the Roald Dahl Museum. Those who dont believe in magic will never find it wrote Roald Dahl. You can find it with us for a magical end to 2017 in this fun‐filled family show.Event…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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06
JAN
Christina Marks School of Performing Arts
Stantonbury Theatre

Come and be taken on a journey through the world of dance showcasing a variety of styles for your entertainment.CMSOPA showcase is guaranteed to have you dancing in to the night and having a FAB‐U‐LOUS time. BOOK NOWVenue: Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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07
FEB
Wheel of 4Tunes – Brodsky Quartet
All Saints' Church

The four‐piece programme will be created from a selection of 40 of the Brodsky Quartets favourite pieces by spinning a wheel before each is played. The music will all be kept at the quartets feet throughout the concert and each piece will…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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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: 11.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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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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