What's on inWest Wycombe


Welcome to West Wycombe

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

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Forthcoming events in West Wycombe

26
MAY
talk by Bucks Pottery and Sculpture Society
Little Kingshill Village Hall

The guest speaker for this month is Stephanie Wright who makes stunning architectural and sculptural pieces with vibrant colouring. Her work explores new ways of using the potters wheel to create flowing forms. Stephanie works from her basement studio in Dorking. …

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 528990
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26
MAY
The Labyrinth Challenge (Corporate / Team Session)
Outpost Activity Centre

On Fridays we will be hosting our team events. This is where teams of 5 will compete against each other in a timed competition or just try for fun with trophies being awarded for the 3 fastest teams each week. Once you…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01189 885122
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26
MAY
The Rising
The Whitty Theatre

Drawing from ideas of vulnerability surrender and our embodied sense of community this inspiring performance has live music originally composed and played by multi‐award‐winning musicians Will McNicol and Luke Selby.Heather Walrond is a new choreographer of rare talent. THE RISING tamps into…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01189 743247
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26
MAY
Yates High Wycombe Re-opening
Yates High Wycombe

Following an investment of £350000 Yates High Wycombe will re‐open its doors on 26th May 2017 unveiling its brand‐new look The bar located on Frogmore has been transformed from head to toe with a new‐look bar area dancefloor and seating area to…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01132 431117
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27
MAY
Fantabulous Family Photo Frames
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahl kept lots of special pictures on the wall of his Writing Hut. Find out more about what decorates his walls and then make your own swishwiffling picture frame to put your own special photos in. Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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27
MAY
Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Just the Tonic at The Comedy Loft Reading

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to ReadingFeaturing Paul McCaffrey Nick Page Pierre Hollins and Lloyd GriffithWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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27
MAY
Late May Bank Holiday Vintage Steamer Cruises
Bourne End Marina

Enjoy the perfect River Thames experience this Maybank holiday weekend aboard the carbon neutral 1883steam launch Alaska. Trips runon the hour starting at 11am andwith the last tripdeparting at5pm giving you a50 minute adventure aboard this beautiful vessel for an amazing price…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07774 925323
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27
MAY
Mentmore Arts Festival 2017
Mentmore Village Hall & St Mary's Church

The 9th Mentmore Arts Festival will be held from Saturday 27th to Monday 29th May 2017 from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm.We are delighted that our favourite artists continue to support the event and are also very happy to make new artists…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07919 562414
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27
MAY
Monochrome photography exhibition
3 Forbury Place

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe Monochrome format simplifies and strengthens our photographs. We draw attention to what caught our eye. We highlight patterns of light and shadow or use light falling across a…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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27
MAY
The Labyrinth Challenge (The Worlds Longest Inflat
Outpost Activity Centre

A series of interactive and wacky obstacles spread across five unique themed zones. The Labyrinth Challenge features the Lava Zone Jungle Zone Toxic Zone Combat Zone and Ocean Zone.Participants must make their way through The Labyrinth Challenge in the quickest time possible…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01189 885122
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28
MAY
Boggling Building Science
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Get hands‐on with us as we investigate how places are built. Well be making bridges building towers and creating places for both human beans as well as animals.Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £2 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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28
MAY
I GOT SOUL PRESENTS A SOUL BANK HOLIDAY BIZNIZ EVE
Apres nightclub

I GOT SOUL PRESENTS A SOUL BANK HOLIDAY BIZNIZ EVENTMr Soul Spectrum Greg Edwards DjAli XReleasefmJimmy Davis Sound Fusion Radio Roger Moore Magnolia LoungePLAYING THE BEST IN SOUL FUNK BOOGIE FUSION RNB WITH A TOUCH OF SOULFUL HOUSEFEATURING MR SOUL SPECTRUM GREG…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01344 303333
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29
MAY
Ship Ahoy! Half term fun at Eden Shopping Centre
Eden Shopping Centre

Ship Ahoy Set sail to High Wycombes Eden Shopping Centre this half term for a pirate adventure There are free craft workshops at Kids Corner from Monday 29th May through to Friday 2nd June where all the little scallywags can create eye…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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29
MAY
Swishwiffling Storytelling Walk
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Join Chip Colquhoun on a family storytelling walk around Roald Dahls home village and up to Angling Spring Wood. There will be plenty of swashboggling stories including local folklore and stories told to Roald Dahl by his mother when he was a…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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30
MAY
What’s in Your Secret Collection?
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Have you ever kept a special object Find out about Roald Dahls special objects and unlock the secret powers of special things in this workshop using music drama and imagination. Why not bring your own special object to shareEvent detailsTimes: 11.30am 1.00pm…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
MAY
#SkoolzOut Fun Day
Outpost Activity Centre

SkoolzOut Fun DayThe ultimate half‐term action packed fun day for children and teens aged 12‐16 years oldThis is your day Unlimited rides on all attractions including the incredible Labyrinth Challenge as many times as you can handle.There will be over 20 fun…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +441189 885122
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31
MAY
Stop - Don't take your PC to the tip!
Computers 4 Africa

This repurpose alternative is both a green and free solution so the charity urges the local community in Reading to donate their unwanted working IT equipment.From PCs laptops and TFT monitors to mice smartphones keyboards and leads all will be welcome at…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03000 112233
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01
JUN
Crackling Clay Treasures
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Make your own special collection of treasures. Youll find out more about the wonderful things that Roald Dahl kept close to him before choosing your own treasures to make in clay.Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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02
JUN
The Building Boy with Ross Montgomery
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Go on a magical journey with The Building Boy. When a little boy makes a model of his Grandma out of her old building materials she sweeps him away on a thrilling adventure. Join author Ross Montgomery for storytelling and lots of…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
JUN
Terrific Twits Garden
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahl loved gardens especially his own. He included a particularly icky one in The Twits. Join us to make your own miniature gruncious Twit garden full of scary and disgusterous things.Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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03
JUN
The Drag with No Name and Wilma Fingadoo
Grosvenor G Casino Reading

The Drag with No Name and Wilma FingadooSaturday 3rd June 9:45pmThe Drag with No Name show consists of many original parodies on modern day life and the world of celebrity mixed with slapstick sketches in crazy costumes. From Adele to Jessie J…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Gay & Lesbian

TEL: 01184 027800
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04
JUN
Dahl’s Door Hanger
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

No one was allowed inside Roald Dahls Writing Hut Find out more and then make a door hanger either to keep people away from Roalds hut or your own special space. Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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06
JUN
Chiddlers’ hour
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Chiddlers Hour takes place at the Museum on term‐time Tuesdays 10am to 11am.These splendiferous sessions feature 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls books.Each weeks session is based around one…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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09
JUN
BRACKNELL Over 25s, 30s, 40s & 50s PARTY
Apres Nightclub at The Coppid Beech Hotel

NEW & UNMISSABLE Over 25s 30s 40s & 50s Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. These parties are THE place for Over 25s 30s 40s & 50s to…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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09
JUN
The Zoots Sounds of the Sixties Show
Norden Farm Arts Centre

The Zoots are here to make your whole family bop to the 60s beats that everybody loves ‐ with legendary numbers by Elvis The Beatles The Monkees the Beach Boys and dozens more of your favourite artists.Feel the groove thats thrilling audiences…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01628 788997
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10
JUN
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.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…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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10
JUN
Laughing Chili Comedy Club
Macdonald Windsor Hotel

Comedy comes to the Macdonald Windsor Hotel in June as this bunch of fabulous comics bring the funny to Windsor for the launch of the new Laughing Chili night.Adam Bloom is one of Britains most inventive & popular comedians. With sell out…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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10
JUN
Northern Ballet | Goldilocks & the Tree Bears
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

One day her curiosity leads her to a house full of many surprises. With a family of friendly bears a beautiful blue bird and bowls of delicious porridge this ballet is just rightBringing this classic childrens story to life Goldilocks & the…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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10
JUN
Phil Haley & His Comments
Grosvenor Casino Reading South

Phil Haley and His Comments are a band that started over 20 years ago and since then they have played all over the UK and Europe Scandinavia Russia America and Australia A highly visual and professional stage act which not only centers…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01184 027800
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14
JUN
Five Rivers Fostering @ ASDA Lower Earley, Reading
ASDA

Formed in 1989 Five Rivers Child Care is a Social Enterprise specialising in the care of Looked After Children through Residential Care and Foster Care.Were currently recruiting Foster CarersFor those who dont know Fostering involves children and young people being cared for…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Tourist Attractions


Cliveden

Grade I listed garden, extensive woodlands and Italianate mansion. This spectacular estate overlooking the River Thames has a series of gardens, each with its own character, featuring topiary, statuary, water gardens, a formal parterre, Octagon temple, informal vistas, woodland and riverside walks. The present house, the…

The Hellfire Caves

The Caves are an ideal visit for all the family and especially children ‐ their imaginations can be set free. The attraction consists of almost a mile of underground passages with various figures depicting the life and times of the members of the infamous Hellfire Club. …

Bekonscot Model Village

Welcome to Bekonscot Model Village, the world's oldest model village. Bekonscot is different from other model villages; this is an entire miniature kingdom stuck firmly in an idyllic 1930s timewarp. There are six little villages in a 1 acre miniature landscape of farms and fields, castles…

Hughenden Manor

Queen Victoria's trusted prime minister Benjamin Disraeli lived here from 1848 until his death in 1881. Most of his furniture, books and pictures remain in this, his private retreat from the rigours of parliamentary life in London. There are beautiful walks through the surrounding park and…

Aspect Park Golf Club Ltd

Aspect Park Golf Club Ltd ‐ golf course in Henley‐on‐Thames, Oxfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01491 578306 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Aspect Park Golf Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

Braywick Golf Club & Driving Range

Braywick Golf Club & Driving Range ‐ golf course in Maidenhead, Berkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01628 676910 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Braywick Golf Club & Driving Range golf courseclub.…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in West Wycombe? See our list of attractions in West Wycombe, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.