What's on inTring

Welcome to Tring

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

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Forthcoming events in Tring

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AUG
Proms in the Park – Part of Parklife Weekend
Vale Park

Aylesbury Concert Band with soloists Alison Langer and Lawrence Thackery will delight you at this typically English outdoor concert. Bring your Union Jack flags rugs picnics friends and family to enjoy the mix of traditional and contemporary arrangements. This year we celebrate…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01296 425678
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28
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Ucky mucky clay giants
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

2.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: listen to Roald Dahls description of the nine rotsome giants who eat human‐beans. Then get ucky mucky with clay and create your own horrible giant just a small one though £3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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29
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Beginners Jive Classes
Harefield Cricket Club

FUN FRIENDLY and RELAXED beginners Jive classes every Monday Make new friends and get fit whilst learning to dance Absolutley no experience needed or partner required Drop in classes ‐ start any week Doors 7.30pm beginners Jive class 7.45pm with…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07947 106607
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29
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Big friendly ears
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pm For 4 years: learn about the BFGs enormous ears and how they help him hear the buzzy‐hum silvery soft noises of dreams. Then make your own BFG ears so you can listen out for the secret whisperings…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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AUG
Rockin' Reptiles
Camp MK Venues

As well as 3 trips every week including swimming and adventure park theres a new and exciting theme every week Explore the magnificent world of scaly slithery snappy reptiles like never before and have fun while you do with Camp MK from…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 209210
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AUG
Zim Zam Zoom! with James Carter
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: fancy something zany and creative Well come and meet James Carter the wildest poet and guitarist anywhere ‐ for an action‐packed hour of fun and frivolity First sit back and enjoy a lively burst of performance…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
AUG
Telling tales with Sandra Agard
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.00am 1.00pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: meet our Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard. Sandra will be entertaining audiences with big friendly tales from different times countries and cultures. Plenty of opportunities to join in and be part of the story£3…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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31
AUG
Wild Wednesdays
Cliveden National Trust

Come along for an outdoor adventure designed for the whole family. Each week theres a new theme meaning youll never do the same thing twice.…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01628 605069
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SEP
Dahl-ightful dream catchers
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 5 years: hear how the BFG catches dreams and then make your own dream catcher net decorating it so that you catch only the really phizz‐whizzing dreams £3 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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02
SEP
Flame Celebration
Vale Park

2016 marks the second occasion that the Paralympic Flame starts its official journey to the host city from Stoke Mandeville Stadium the birth place of the Paralympic movement.To celebrate our areas unique link to this international sporting occasion the town will be…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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Flushbunkled giant party!
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.30pm and 3.00pm For 4 years: what whoopsy‐splunking news the giants have been caught Join us for some classic party games to celebrate.£2 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by an…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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SEP
Trapeze Music Presents... ADAM NORSWORTHY full ban
The Stables

In April 2016 Trapeze Music released the new solo album Rainbird by Adam Norsworthy. Well known to lovers of live music especially blues as the leader of the successful hardworking band The Mustangs who have been a popular act on the bills…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01380 728000
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Chilli Festival 2016
Waddesdon Manor

Turn up the heat with Waddesdon Manors Chilli Festival. Celebrating its 10th year this September it promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Taking place in the Manor Gardens in the beautiful Aviary glade there will be lots of food…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 653226
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Open-air theatre: Much Ado About Nothing
Cliveden National Trust

On Saturday 3 September come along for a performance true to its 16th‐century origins; in the open air in full Elizabethan costume and with traditional music and dance. Much Ado About Nothing tells the story of courtship and scandal between sweet Hero…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08442 491895
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03
SEP
Skinny Dip in aid of Rennie Grove Hospice Care
Diogenes Sun Club

Dare to skinny dip in aid of Rennie Grove HospiceCare in the lovely surroundings of the Buckinghamshirecountryside at the Diogenes Sun Club and raise moneyfor charity.…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01442 890222
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Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge 2016
Princes Risborough School,

The Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge a fundraising event to support Rennie Grove Hospice Care returns on Sunday 11 September for its eighth year Join Rennie Grove for their own version of the famous national challenge and experience the beautiful scenery along part…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01442 820740
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SEP
High Wycombe Mum2Mum Market
Hazlemere Community Centre

STALLS AVAILABLE TO BOOK NOWPlease get in touch to pre book.Book a stall at our award winning baby and kids market and SELL your outgrown kids stuff and keep 100 of the proceeds. Dont worry if you havent sold before. Our expert…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07885 881185
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SEP
Chiddlers’ hour: The BFG
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.00am to 11.00am For 0 to 3 years: 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls The BFG.£3 PER CHILDWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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SEP
Just The Tonic Saturday Night Comedy - Watford
The Comedy Loft

Three top class comedians and a brilliant compere to host.Artists Speakers: Ian Cognito Brennan Reece Glenn Wool Andre Vincent.URLs:Booking: http:atnd.it53812‐1Twitter: http:atnd.it53812‐2…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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SEP
An Evening Rothschild Classics from Bordeaux
Waddesdon Manor

To conclude the three crucial stages of a vineyards calendar year we are celebrating Vendange the Harvest of Grapes with a weekend of wonderful events showcasing Rothschild classic Bordeaux wines.The wine cellars boast the largest private collection of Chteau Lafite outside the…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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Chocolate decorating
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

11.15am 12.15pm 1.45pm 2.45pm and 3.45pm For 4 years: join Kate Head Chef at Caf Twit to decorate a chocolate bar with sweets and treats£4 PER PARTICIPANT PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYUnder 8s will need to be accompanied into the workshop room by an…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Heritage Open Days
Aylesbury Town Centre

Heritage Open Days are a fantastic not‐to‐be‐missed opportunity to get behind the closed doors to some of Aylesburys oldest and most fascinating buildings. With many local companies and organisations getting involved.Visitors can discover the hidden history behind Judges Lodgings Crown Court…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 425678
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WoBurner at the Woburn Abbey Triathlon
Woburn Abbey

First up for those attempting the WoBurner is a 1900m lake swim held in the beautiful grounds of Woburn Abbey with crowds able to gather round and cheer on friends and family. For those making the step up from an Olympic distance…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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11
SEP
An Tasting of Rothschild Classics from Bordeaux
Waddesdon Manor

To conclude the three crucial stages of a vineyards calendar year we are celebrating Vendange the Harvest of Grapes with a weekend of wonderful events showcasing Rothschild classic Bordeaux wines.This informal tasting will include Grand Cru wines from Pauillac and Sauternes alongside…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01296 653226
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Tudor Fayre
Bucks County Museum

Visit our silk and embroidery expert to learn about Tudor clothes. Or let the Spice Trader tickle your nostrils. Maybe youd like to find out about some horrible Tudor histories including how to rid headlice and smallpox ‐ its not pretty but…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 425678
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SEP
Chiddlers’ hour: Charlie and the Chocolate Facto
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

10.00am to 11.00am For 0 to 3 years: 30 minutes of songs storytelling and adventure and 30 minutes of free play and crafts based on Roald Dahls Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.£3 PER CHILDWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Roald Dahl’s after school birthday party
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

For all ages: the Museum will be open for free from 3pm to 5pm on Tuesday 13 September the day that would have been Roald Dahls 100th birthday. Celebrate with storytelling drop‐in crafts and special birthday offers in the shop. Come in…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Sean Lock
Watford Colosseum

Sean Lock began his career as a stand‐up comedian and was named Best Live Comic in 2000 at the British Comedy Awards. He has since branched out into TV and acting work along with appearances…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Jethro
Wycombe Swan

Geoffrey Rowe or Jethro on stage is a Devon‐based stand‐up comic. He once toured the Cornish pub circuit but now performs to thousands in live shows across the country. He has appeared on TV with…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Roald Dahl Day celebrations
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

SMELL your way around the Museum on our SCENTenary Trail.LISTEN to stories from our Centenary Storyteller in Residence Sandra Agard. SEE our illustrator turn gobblefunk words into pictures.WRITE your own lines for our Big Birthday Poem.EXPLORE Roald Dahls home village on a…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Tourist Attractions


Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Over 600 acres of parkland set in the Chiltern Hills makes this one of Europe's largest conservation parks. Animals to see include tigers, elephants, rhinos, giraffes, bears, hippos, przewalski's wild horse, crocodiles, flamingos, buffalo, camels, cheetahs, goats, wolves, mongoose, red panda, pere david's deer, chinese water deer,…

Leighton Buzzard Railway

The Leighton Buzzard Railway is one of the few narrow‐gauge light railways to survive in England. Built over 85 years ago to transport sand, the line has carried a steam‐hauled passenger train service since 1968, and now houses one of the largest collections of narrow‐gauge locomotives in…

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.…

Adeyfield Adventure Playground

Adeyfield Adventure Playground ‐ Amusement Park in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01442242852 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Bowling in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on 01442 840200 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Aqua Splash

Swimming pool at Aqua Splash in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on 01442 292202 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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