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Find forthcoming events in Buckinghamshire today and this weekend with our easy to use interactive calendar. Whether you're visiting Buckinghamshire or local to the county, be inspired by our selection of entertaining events near you. 

What's on in Buckinghamshire this weekend?

To find out what's on in Buckinghamshire today or this weekend, use the search box above to narrow down your required date. Families on a budget can look out for a generous helping of free events taking place while there are plenty of fun activities for kids to do whether it's during the holidays or a weekend break.

Don't discount the National Trust as a place to visit for family fun events, particularly during school holidays. The magnificent chateau of Waddesdon Manor near Aylesbury and the Capability Brown Stowe Gardens in Buckingham have plenty of events for children with seasonal highlights including Easter, Christmas and Halloween events.

No two visits to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre are the same thanks to a phizz-whizzing gobblefunk of events inspired by the author's well loved novels that even the most hard to please grobblesquirt will enjoy. It's also an ideal location if you're looking for what's on for a rainy day.

Other major events in Buckinghamshire include the Wycombe Arts Festival (May), Marlow Regatta & Festival (June), Buckingham Literary Festival (July), Chiltern Steam Rally (July) and the Buckinghamshire County Show (August).

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The guide below shows our calendar of events in Buckinghamshire. Whether you're local or visiting the area, find what's happening near you by clicking the Map View button.

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  1. Curious About Marlow

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    Tour

    West Street, Marlow

    Have fun discovering Marlow with two quirky heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Are you curious about Marlow? Looking for an unusual and quirky activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided…

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    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
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    29 Mar 2020to31 Oct 2020Open 09:00 - 18:00
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    1 Nov 2020to28 Mar 2021Open 10:00 - 16:00
  2. Museum Treasure Talks

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    Heritage & History

    Great Missenden

    Your chance to get a close-up look at some of the treasures kept here at the Museum, including some that are not on display to the public.

    The Museum is the home of Roald Dahl's archive, and today you'll get the chance to learn more about this…

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    1 Feb 2020Open 12:00 - 12:30
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    1 Feb 2020Open 14:00 - 14:30
  3. Come and Sing with Marlow Gospel Choir

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    Music

    Marlow

    Get 2020 off to the best start with an afternoon of gospel music! Join Marlow Gospel Choir for a relaxed afternoon full of uplifting music, with a chance to learn three simple gospel songs and meet some new people. Conductor Caroline Slade and…

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    1 Feb 2020Open 14:00 - 16:00
  4. Eythrope's Spectacular Snowdrops

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    Gardens

    Waddesdon, Aylesbury

    Discover the wonder of Eythrope's extensive collection of snowdrops as they welcome the arrival of spring. Originally created for Sir William Stanhope, Alice de Rothschild began Waddesdon's tradition of planting Snowdrops. This is the first time…

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  5. Aylesbury Symphony Orchestra

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    Music

    Aylesbury

    Aylesbury Symphony Orchestra's next concert, featuring the fabulous principal cello of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Dan Brandon. We are playing:
    Suppe - Light Cavalry Overture
    Dvorak - Cello Concerto
    Sibelius - Symphony No 1

    An…

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    8 Feb 2020Open 19:30 - 21:30
  6. Artisan Food Market

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    Food

    Near Aylesbury, AYLESBURY

    Offering the very best in quality, fresh, seasonal produce all locally sourced. Our new Artisan Market aims to support local, small-scale, independent food producers.

    Come along on the second Saturday of each month to find vegetables, meats, fish,…

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    8 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    14 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    11 Apr 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    9 May 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    13 June 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    11 July 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    8 Aug 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    12 Sept 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    10 Oct 2020Open 10:00 - 14:00
  7. February Half-Term at Waddesdon Manor

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Near Aylesbury, AYLESBURY

    Join us at Waddesdon Manor for a fun filled February half term. There's plenty to keep you busy, from orienteering to a hands-on cookery class.

    Don your jetpack with Thames valley orienteering club, for a space-themed week of muddy adventures. Find…

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    15 Feb 2020to23 Feb 2020Open 10:00 - 15:00
  8. Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest

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    Comedy

    Aylesbury

    TV favourite Ed Byrne presents his brand-new masterclass in observational comedy hot on the heels of his 17/18 Touring hit, Spoiler Alert!

    A TV household name, in the past year Ed has appeared on Live At The Apollo (Host, BBC), Mock The Week (BBC),…

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    28 Feb 2020Open 20:00 - 22:30
  9. Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest

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    Comedy

    High Wycombe

    Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.

    Ed Byrne presents his brand-new masterclass in observational comedy hot on the heels of his 17/18 Touring hit,…

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    29 Feb 2020Open 20:00 - 22:30
  10. Anish Kapoor: Into Yourself, Fall

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    Exhibitions

    Nr Aylesbury

    The first virtual reality artwork by Anish Kapoor can now be experienced in the dramatic setting of Windmill Hill on the Waddesdon estate.

    Using immersive headsets 'Into Yourself, Fall' (2018) takes users on a journey through the human body,…

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    25 Mar 2020to5 Apr 2020Open 11:00 - 16:00
  11. Mother's Day at Cliveden

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    Maidenhead

    Sunday Lunch Book a Sunday lunch for all the family at Cliveden House. Enjoy the André Garrett Restaurant with its wonderful views over the Parterre to the River Thames beyond. Priced at £75pp

    Afternoon Tea Finger sandwiches, scones served…

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    31 Mar 2020
  12. Butterfly Bazaar's Sprin Craft Fair

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    Free Event

    Great Kingshill

    Following the success of our Autumn Craft Fair, Butterfly Bazaar are proud to present our Spring Craft Fair at Great Kingshill Village Hall on Saturday 4th April, 11.00am-3.30pm.
    Entry is free and there will be refreshments and raffle on offer too.

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    4 Apr 2020Open 11:00 - 15:30
  13. St George Day and Historical Fayre

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    Heritage & History

    Aylesbury

    A Medieval Fayre, steeped in history and fun to celebrate St George's Day. Come and meet St George and his trusty steed, learn trades of the time including fletching, tile making, medicine making and even cathedral building techniques and skills. …

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    26 Apr 2020Open 11:00 - 04:00
  14. The Little Welly

    The Little Welly

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    Henley-on-Thames

    The Little Welly Obstacle Course & Festival will be held at The Henley Showground on 6th & 7th June 2020. It promises to be bigger and better than ever before with an extended obstacle course, family trail run and overnight camping! Tickets are on…

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    6 June 2020to7 June 2020Open 09:30 - 16:30
  15. MG Live

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    Festival

    Towcester

    Annual event celebrating 90 years of the MG Car Club. Circuit racing, Register displays, arena, Lifetsyle Marquee, entertainment, childrens area

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    13 June 2020to14 June 2020Open 10:30 - 16:00
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    13 June 2020to14 June 2020Open 10:30 - 16:00
  16. Roald Dahl Day Celebrations at Roald Dahl Museum

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    Participatory Event

    Great Missenden

    Come and celebrate Roald Dahl’s birthday at the museum and in Roald Dahl’s garden.

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    From:
    14 Sept 2020

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