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
JUL
Sense and Sensibility
West Wycombe Park

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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27
JUL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Waterperry Gardens

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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31
JUL
Speed Dating in Oxford
The Slug and Lettuce

Oxford Speed Dating How speed dating in Oxford worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Oxford. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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01
AUG
Photography Summer School
Waddesdon Manor

Sharp Shots Photo Club will be teaching 3 days of exciting inspiring and fun photography courses for children ages 9‐15. Your child will learn how a camera works what exposure means how to use depth of field shutter speed and the…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01296 820414
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01
AUG
Summer Holidays with Mimi
Waddesdon Manor

Each week we will be celebrating the Rothschild family heritage with a trail. Over five weeks learn about the five brothers also known as the Five Arrows and discover their banking history.This will be an interactive trail that will involve decision making…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 820414
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04
AUG
Soak up the sound of summer at Eden!
Eden Shopping Centre

Join Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe every Saturday for live acoustic music from talented local artists.The pop‐up relaxation station complete with deck chairs will host a variety of acts between 12‐4pm each Saturday to keep you in the summer spirit. …

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 768068
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06
AUG
Private Lives
Wadham College Gardens

On a glorious summer evening on the terrace of a stylish Rivera hotel two couples are on honeymoon. As the pre‐dinner martinis flow fate deals a strange hand. Elyot and Amanda are suddenly face to face again ‐ and it wasnt that…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
AUG
Exciting Eco Expeditions at the Garden of Eden
Eden Shopping Centre

This August Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe will be transformed into a lush tropical oasis where kids are invited to help bring the Garden of Eden into full bloom with nature‐themed crafts and activity workshops.Edens popular Kids Corner will be open…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 768068
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10
AUG
Kids' drumming workshops
Waddesdon Manor

This jam packed workshop will introduce the children to an array of rhythms which play a large role in the African and Latin Music cultures. Once the children have grasped the rhythms they get straight to work in putting this together into…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 820414
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13
AUG
Airbnb Smart Hosting Seminar - Oxford
The Oxford Retreat

. Learn all about smart Airbnb hosting Book now there is limited space available Being one of the most visited destinations in Britain Oxford welcomes approximately 7 million visitors per year and Airbnb in Oxford is quickly gaining traction.A two‐bed flat in…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 442080 502818
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25
AUG
Luna Cinema
Waddesdon Manor

Saturday 25 August ‐ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002Outdoor cinema showing Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsThe follow‐up to Harry Potter and the Philosphers Stone. Young wizard Harry Potter and his friends Ron and Hermione face new challenges…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01296 820414
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01
SEP
Chilli Fest
Waddesdon Manor

With handpicked exhibitors all passionate about chilli the festival guarantees to bring you the best of local artisan producers as well as some of the nations best loved independent traders from across the country.Throughout the weekend you can also enjoy live music…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01296 820414
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09
SEP
The Henley 10K
Mill Meadows

Back for 2018 alongside the Thames Path Challenges main finish venue. Its a 10km loop through Remenham and starts finishes at Mill Meadows right by the River near Henley Bridge. Take it on as a Walk a Jog or as a…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 096695
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17
SEP
Financial Regulation in the UK: Frameworks
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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22
SEP
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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29
SEP
Chiltern50
Mill Meadows

Join us for an end of season challenge in the Chilterns. Take on 50km in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty ‐ along sections of the Ridgeway Icknield Way Trail and Chiltern Way. Walk jog or run it ‐ with 1500 others…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 096695
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29
SEP
Henley Literary Festival
Henley-on-thames

This years Henley Literary Festival is set to be the biggest yet as it expands to nine days for the first time offering over 150 events across Henley from Saturday 29th September to Sunday 7th October. Speakers include some of the UKs…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01491 575948
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30
SEP
Blowzabella - French bal *40th Anniversary Tour*
Kennington Village Hall

Blowzabella is a genuinely unique band that makes an inimitable driving drone‐based sound played with a fabulous sense of melody rhythmic expertise and sheer feeling. They compose their own music which is influenced by English and European traditional folk music and song.Andy…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: Blowzabellatourdetailsfrom:07887 948853
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04
OCT
DIR/Floortime Course - Oxford
Friends' Meeting House

The Developmental Individual Differences Relationship‐based DIR Model uses joyful play Floortime between parents and their child to support social emotional and cognitive growth and happiness.DIRFloortime is a comprehensive relationship‐based Model of intervention for families with autistic children. This is a 2 day…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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05
OCT
Hal Cruttenden 'Chubster' UK Tour 2018
Cornerstone

After a 2 year hiatus from touring one of the UKs most popular TV and live comedians is back with a new show entitled Chubster and nationwide tour this autumn. This hotly anticipated show premieres at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this August…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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06
OCT
Day Out With Thomas
Didcot Railway Centre

Thomas is a regular visitor to Didcot Railway Centre where he is welcomed by his friends the Great Western engines. Enjoy rides all day and as often as you wish. Thomas the Tank Engine is running on his Branch Line…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01235 817200
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07
OCT
Jamali Maddix
The Glee Club Oxford

VAPE LORDCritically acclaimed comedian and host of Vicelands Hate Thy Neighbour Jamali Maddix is embarking on his first World Tour. Hell be bringing brutally honest and unflinching material on the state of society along with personal tales from his travels around the…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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17
OCT
The Power of Effective Executive Communication
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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21
OCT
Water of Life 10k and Half Marathon
Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre

Your family & friends can enjoy a morning in the Abbey grounds by the river with food and refreshments available all morning. Childrens races to keep the young ones occupied while the main race is on. Sorry dogs are not allowed…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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03
NOV
Phil Nichol - Your Wrong! Tour 2018
Queens Park Arts Centre

The award winning and critically acclaimed Canadian comedian Phil Nichol has announced a UK Tour for 2018. Phil who is currently starring in the new West End musical Everybodys Talking About Jamie will be bringing his latest hour Your Wrong to…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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07
NOV
Managing Effective Change for Business Leadership
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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09
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 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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10
NOV
Christmas Fair 2018
Waddesdon Manor

The fair will be set against the backdrop of the floodlit North Front of the Manor with its 20ft Christmas trees and magical light and sound show.Soak up the sights smells and sounds of Christmas with 80 hand‐selected exhibitors all housed in…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01296 820414
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12
DEC
Modern Financial Techniques or how to Bring Profit
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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19
DEC
City Excellence Master-Class
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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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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