What's on in Buckinghamshire, from outdoor and walking events, music and food festivals, art and cultural events, you'll find a wealth of events to enjoy in the county of Buckinghamshire

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Stuck for ideas on what to do in South East England? The South East hosts thousands of exciting events all year round, from internationally renowned star-studded events that welcome thousands of visitors to family friendly entertainment over the school holidays and weekends.  You'll find sporting events, food and drink festivals, concerts, art exhibitions, fringe and music festivals, historical enactments, anniversaries and much more that we know you will love. Take a look at what's happening near you with our events calendar and find memory-making inspiration for all ages.

Visiting South East England for a holiday or planning your next day out within the region, you can find out what's on in a specific county using the links below.  School will soon be out for the February half term and you will be spoilt for choice for things to do and events in the region. 

Most Popular Events

Start planning your 2024 visit with our list of some of the most popular events within the destination:-

  • For gardening fans don't miss the chance to see the dainty snowdrops with the arrival of spring (February 24), the annual Tulip Festival at Pashley Manor Gardens, East Sussex (22nd April - 6th May 24), BBC Gardener's World Spring Fair Beaulieu, National Motor Museum (3rd - 5th May 24).
  • For sports fans, the fantastic Windsor Horse Show returns (1st - 5th May 24) and Rothesay International Tennis returns for another year to the seafront at Eastbourne (22nd - 29th June 24). 
  • For walkers, the Reading Walking Festival returns for its second year (11th - 19th May 24), whilst the Isle of Wight Walking Festival celebrates its 25th year (11th - 19th May 24). 
  • The 6th June 2024 will commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day and many venues and towns and villages across the South East will be holding events for this event including the D-Day Story, Portsmouth.
  • For music fans, the annual Nocturne Live comes to Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire welcoming the Sugababes, Chaka Khan & Crowded House (12th - 16th June).
  • For art, literary, or live event fans, don't miss the Dickens Festival which returns to Broadstairs (14th - 16th June 24), Basingstoke Festival (21st June - 7th July), and Winchester Hat Fair (30th June - 1st July 24).
  • For comedy fans, don't miss the Brighton Fringe Festival, bringing nearly a month of laugh-out-loud comedy to Brighton (3rd May - 22nd June 24)

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Find thousands more events on our extensive what's on guide using the form at the top of the page, including many free events, taking place throughout South East England. Search for what's on today or this weekend by selecting a date range, or choose the area you are visiting with the drop-down box and see what is happening right on your doorstep.  

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Events near me

Whether you live nearby or are travelling to the South East for a day trip or longer holiday, find what's happening near you with our local events pages, showing you what's on in a specific county. You can either scroll through the search results, use the map view button to guide yourself through each county or take a look at our top events for the county list for some ideas and inspiration.

If you are heading to the South East for an event, don't forget to take a look at some of the great places to stay or things to do and make a long weekend of it!  With so much do see and do, choosing what to do first is often the hardest decision!

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