What's on inThame


Welcome to Thame

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

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Forthcoming events in Thame

26
APR
The Merchant Trio
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

For the first week of Trinity Term St Hildas music finalist Hannah Merchant and her ensemble perform Mendelssohns first piano trio one of his most popular chamber works.Programme:Mendelssohn ‐ Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor Op. 49Admission is free and all…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 286660
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27
APR
Tropicana Nights
The Wycombe Swan Theatre

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 25s then look no further. Come and join us at one of our amazing parties and indulge yourselves in pure 80s heaven.Tropicana Nights specialises…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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27
APR
Healing Gong Sound Meditation
Tara Yoga Centre

At this event you will have a chance to experience the magnificent breadth depth and diversity of sounds that the planetary gongs create. Unlike anything else we experience in our normal world their sound crowds out the mind space that most of…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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27
APR
Bucks Pottery and Sculpture Society talk
Little Kingshill Village Hall

This months meeting will include a talk by Laura Manners. Laura is a potter who makes hand thrown earthenware vessels which are colorfully illustrated with themes from landscape and industrial heritage. Combining elements of realistic sketches and illogical perspective each piece is…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01494 528990
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28
APR
The Pauline Quirke Academy, Aylesbury
The Mandeville School

Opened in 2007 The Pauline Quirke Academy offers weekend performing arts tuition in Comedy and Drama Musical Theatre and Film and TV. PQA Aylesbury followed a year later and have won several film awards internationally screened many films both locally and in…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07800 921373
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04
MAY
Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

Shostakovich wrote his massive cycle of 24 Preludes and Fugues Op. 87 in the space of only four months. A fusion of Bachian archetypes a particularly Russian counterpoint instigated in the late 19th century by Taneyev Soviet classicism and Shostakovichs unmistakable voice…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 286660
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04
MAY
An Ellen Kent Production: La Traviata
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music that tells of the passionate loves and life of the consumptive courtesan Violetta.Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent Production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestra.VerdiLA TRAVIATAStarring the international…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717607
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05
MAY
Harriet & Rob Fraser: The Long View
The North Wall Arts Centre

The Long View is an invitation to slow down and pause with seven remarkably ordinary lone trees in Cumbria: six are in the Lake District National Park with the seventh most easterly tree in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.Rob Frasers photographs and…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01865 319450
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05
MAY
an Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

The heart‐breaking story of the beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant.Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova.Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717607
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11
MAY
In Place
The North Wall Arts Centre

In Place explores a sense of place in the British Isles; how it informs our cultural identity; shapes our language and dialects; provides both solace and stimulation and contains histories both universal and personal. It speaks to all corners of the British…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 319450
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12
MAY
Joseph Morpurgo: Hammerhead
The North Wall Arts Centre

Joseph Morpurgo presents his masterpiece: a boundary‐smashing 9‐hour adaption of Mary Shelleys Frankenstein. Or is itOutlandishly funny multimedia comedy and new voodoo from the distinguished mind of the 2015 Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee three‐time 2016 Chortle Award winner and BBC Radio Four…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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12
MAY
Bicester Flavours of the World Market
Sheep Street, Bicester

Bicester is likely to be abuzz with locals out‐of‐town shoppers and visitors travelling to the town from all over Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties when the colourful International World Food market Flavours of the World sets up stall in the town.The Flavours…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07977 567726
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13
MAY
Spring Gift Fair Aylesbury for CRUK
Fairford Leys Community Centre

Get ready for Spring Summer by visiting our Gift Fair where you will find the perfect items. Get that unique unusual present for your family & friends or why not treat yourselfWe will have our own stall with many handcrafted items…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07703 564174
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13
MAY
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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14
MAY
‘Developing Effective Internal and Cross-cultura
EBA Conferences Ltd.

WHY ATTEND SHARE NEW IDEASRefresh knowledge and get the latest industry trends presented by thoroughly chosen experts ‐ British University professors in‐demand practitioners and field gurus. Generate new valuable ideas for business growth with efficient topic exposure and individual consultancy. IMPROVE YOUR…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +441865 251122
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16
MAY
Fragment
The North Wall Arts Centre

Double Fringe First winner Iron Shoes returns to The North Wall with a piece of gig‐theatre about love loss and heartache.With original songs of redemption and recovery by acclaimed composer theatre‐maker and Kneehigh Associate Dom Coyote Fragment takes the audience on a…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01865 319450
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16
MAY
Rendezvous II: ‘Translation’
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

Explore Ensemble soloists Deni Teo: cello Emmanuelle Fleurot: piano present a selection of works for instrument with tape by Berlin‐based British composer Joanna Bailie. Bailies music here explores the interplay between field recordings and live musicians creating artificial environments within which listeners…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 286660
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17
MAY
Medical Travel: Best Practice in Outpatient Flow
EBA Conferences Ltd.

WHY ATTEND SHARE NEW IDEASRefresh knowledge and get the latest industry trends presented by thoroughly chosen experts ‐ British University professors in‐demand practitioners and field gurus. Generate new valuable ideas for business growth with efficient topic exposure and individual consultancy. IMPROVE YOUR…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: +441865 981335
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18
MAY
Handmade Oxford
Oxford Town Hall

For over a decade Handmade in Britains shows have become the top contemporary craft selling events for designer‐makers in the UK. This three‐day showcase sees the industrys biggest talents exhibiting alongside new graduates and emerging designer‐makers. With innovative design alongside truly exceptional…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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19
MAY
#RAFP100Fest
Aylesbury Rugby Football Club

The Royal Air Force Police RAFP celebrate their formation 100 years ago 01 April 1918 on Saturday 19th May 2018 with a day of demonstrations sport music and fun filled activities for all the family.The RAFP Male and Female Rugby Teams The…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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20
MAY
Bike Oxford 2018
Iffley Road rugby football ground

Bike Oxford is a day of marked rides of 25 50 and 80 miles starting and finishing at Oxford University Rugby Club on Iffley Road and taking in the best scenery of Oxford and the surrounding countryside.As an entrant you will benefit…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08453 880037
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20
MAY
Chiltern Hills Vintage Vehicle Rally
Weedon Park

Chiltern Hills Vintage Vehicle Rally ‐ Held Annually on the third Sunday in MayWeedon Park New RdWeedon Aylesbury Bucks HP22 4NNSunday 20th May 2018 24th RallyOver a thousand vehicles attend every year club stands welcome by pre booking onlyEntry £6.00 per…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01296 681530
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24
MAY
Lankum
The North Wall Arts Centre

Lankum Lynched are a four‐piece traditional folk group from Dublin Ireland who combine distinctive four‐part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann pipes concertina Russian accordion fiddle and guitar. Their repertoire spans humorous Dublin music‐hall ditties and street‐songs classic ballads from the Traveller…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 319450
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25
MAY
Bagatelles after Beethoven
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

Taking inspiration from Beethovens much‐loved Six Bagatelles which end this programme we feature six specially commissioned Bagatelles after Beethoven by composers Martin Butler Michael Zev Gordon Cheryl Frances Hoad Gabriel Jackson David Knotts and Jack Sheen 2016 winner of RPS composer award.…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 286660
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26
MAY
Me and my Bee
The North Wall Arts Centre

Climate change is massive. Bees arent.Our fuzzy little friends need our help so multi award‐winning theatre company ThisEgg is launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show.A new comedy for children and adults alike. Plant the seed…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01865 319450
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26
MAY
Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair
Didcot Civic Hall

The Didcot & Oxfordshire Toy Fair is one of the UKs top regular toy train and collectors fairs. Organised by the same people that run the highly successful Cirencester and Swindon Toy & Train Fairs the event is staged four times a…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07708 385061
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26
MAY
Oxford Wine Tasting Experience Day-'Vine to Wine'
Old BAnk Hotel

. Our Oxford Wine Tasting Days are fantastic days out learning about wine in a relaxed and fun environment ‐ suitable for everyone from the absolute beginner through to budding wine enthusiast. Its a full Wine Tasting Experience Day ‐ tasting learning…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08456 808367
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30
MAY
Nicola Benedetti with the Academy of Ancient Music
Dorchester Abbey

In the second concert marking the 250th anniversary of Telemanns death we welcome Nicola Benedetti who joins Richard Egarr and AAM for the first time. Performing this programme with gut strings which she has described as having a more human sound…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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01
JUN
Absolute Bowie come to Oxford
The Bullingdon

. There 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 Starman with a spectacular show uniting…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 434998
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02
JUN
Kreutzer Quartet: Virginia Woolf’s Music
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

I always think of my books as music before I write them. Virginia Woolf. The Kreutzer Quartet presents music and readings that explore the significance of music for the work of the Bloomsbury Group and Woolf in particular. The concert juxtaposes the…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01865 286660
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Tourist Attractions


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…

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

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 locomotives…

Bowlplex

Bowling at Bowlplex PLC in Oxford, Oxfordshire. Contact venue on 01865 714100 for opening times and entrance costs.…

St James

St James Nightclub in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01296 435690 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Courthouse

Set in an attractive and unspoilt village, this building with its timbered, whitewashed and tiled faade was probably first used as a wool store. It is a fine example of early timber frame construction. Manorial courts were held here from the reign of Henry V until Victorian times.…

Gala Clubs

Play Bingo at Gala Clubs in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01296 415242 for opening times, entrance costs, Bingo membership information and prize money.…

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