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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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If you're travelling from outside the area for an event in Buckinghamshire, there are numerous hotels and other accommodation options to suit your needs.

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Buckinghamshire events near me

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…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Mar 2019to26 Oct 2019Open 09:00 - 18:00
    From:
    27 Oct 2019to28 Mar 2020Open 10:00 - 16:00
  2. Bits of a Witch Trail

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Pick up your FREE copy of our wondercrump Bits of a Witch Trail at the ticket desk. Get ready to go on the hunt for all the bits of the witch's accessories! Great for kids to get stuck in and explore the galleries whilst learning more about the…

    Dates

    From:
    12 Oct 2019to10 Nov 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  3. Chiddlers' Hour: Esio Trot

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Come for songs, craft and play based on storytelling from Esio Trot.

    Age: For 3 months to 3 years.

    Cost: £4 per child. Doesn't include Museum admission, but you don't need this to enjoy the event.

    Maximum of two accompanying adults per child.

    Dates

    From:
    18 Oct 2019Open 10:30 - 11:30
  4. Create a Clay Critter

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    There are so many villainous creatures in Roald Dahl's tales from the Enormous Crocodile (who eats children!) through the Gruncher (a fire-breathing monster who eats anyone and anything!) to those naughty giants from The BFG (who also eat children!)…

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  5. Discover Dahl's Archives

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    Talks

    Great Missenden

    Dare you discover Dahl's archives?! This half-term, join our Archive Team to discover spooky secrets and thrilling tales from the Roald Dahl Collections...

    Take a close up look at Roald Dahl's letters and manuscripts in this special behind the…

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  6. Oktoberfest 2019

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    Free Event

    High Wycombe

    The Polish House in High Wycombe and the Polish Catholic Parish in High Wycombe and Aylesbury are organizing the Oktoberfest 2019 festival. It's a great opportunity to spend time together!
    Already at 3 pm until midnight on October 19th, free entry…

    Dates

    From:
    19 Oct 2019Open 15:00 - 23:50
  7. Judith Owen

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    Music

    Milton Keynes

    Firebrand singer-songwriter and pianist Judith Owen has announced a set of October 2019 UK dates, where she will be showcasing her interpretations of classic hits as part of her 'Ego Non Karaoke – I don't do karaoke' shows. On her 2018 album…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2019Open 20:00 -
  8. Judith Owen

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    Music

    Milton Keynes

    Firebrand singer-songwriter and pianist Judith Owen has announced a set of October 2019 UK dates, where she will be showcasing her interpretations of classic hits as part of her 'Ego Non Karaoke – I don't do karaoke' shows. On her 2018 album…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Oct 2019Open 20:00 -
  9. After The Storm - Black History Month Performance

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    Theatre

    Queen's Park Arts Centre, Aylesbury

    Join us for the emotive and powerful stage performance: After The Storm. Based on a true and untold history, After The Storm is set in 1919. Madu returns from the Western Front with fresh hopes and expectations, but life takes a completely different…

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2019Open 19:30 - 21:30
    From:
    26 Oct 2019Open 19:30 - 21:30
  10. Chiddlers' Hour: The Magic Finger

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Come for songs, craft and play based on storytelling from The Magic Finger.

    Age: For 3 months to 3 years.

    Cost: £4 per child. Doesn't include Museum admission, but you don't need this to enjoy the event.

    Maximum of two accompanying adults per…

    Dates

    From:
    25 Oct 2019Open 10:30 - 11:30
  11. 'Amelia Fang' with Laura Ellen Anderson

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Come along for an inspiring hour with author-illustrator Laura Ellen Anderson.

    You'll discover more about Amelia Fang, the bravest vampire in the land and join her on a brand-new adventure in her brilliant tale Amelia Fang and the Lost Yeti…

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  12. Horrible Halloween

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    Childrens Events

    Nr Aylesbury

    Head to Waddesdon for a fun and spooky Halloween during the October half-term holiday.

    We'll have pumpkin carving, spooky storytelling days with authors, The Dread Book trail down the woodland walk, spooky afternoon teas in the Manor restaurant and…

    Dates

    From:
    26 Oct 2019to3 Nov 2019Open 10:00 - 15:00
  13. Make a Villainous Spoon Puppet

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    You'll find out about the cast of hilarious villains from Roald Dahl's book of twisted nursery rhymes and fairytales, Revolting Rhymes, and listen to an extract from one of the poems for inspiration.

    You'll then get the chance to invent your own…

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019Open 11:30 - 16:00
  14. Scoff 'n' Stroll

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    Outdoor Event / Activities

    Great Missenden

    Enjoy a guided Roald Dahl countryside walk followed by an afternoon tea packed with sandwiches, scones and cakes. This month, you'll enjoy a scary story under the railway bridge - exactly the spot where Roald Dahl told his children spooky…

    Dates

    From:
    27 Oct 2019Open 14:00 - 16:00
  15. Invasion of the Supervillains with Neal Zetter

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Join Neal Zetter, award-winning poet, author and entertainer for an hour full of thrilling verse all about monsters, dastardly baddies and nasty teachers.

    You'll hear Neal perform some of his poetry and have a go a writing your own in this…

    Dates

    From:
    28 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  16. Craft Potions for the Grand High Witch

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Do you know the ingredients for Formula 86, the potion that the Grand High Witch uses to turn little boys and girls into mice!?

    Don't worry if you don't, you'll find out all about this dastardly formula, and discover how Roald Dahl created the…

    Dates

    From:
    29 Oct 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
  17. 'Picklewitch and Jack' by Claire Barker

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Come and meet author Claire Barker for a fun and highly interactive workshop where you'll find out more about her book Picklewitch and Jack.

    You'll hear Claire read from her magical book, brimful of friendship and chaos and learn about how she…

    Dates

    From:
    30 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  18. Make a Gruncious Giant Mask

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    There are lots of mean old giants in The BFG (except the BFG himself of course!). In this workshop you'll get to become one of these giants by creating your own scary mask out of craft materials.

    First, you'll find out how Roald Dahl imagined these…

    Dates

    From:
    31 Oct 2019Open 11:00 - 17:00
  19. Discover Dahl's Archives

    Type

    Type:

    Talks

    Great Missenden

    Dare you discover Dahl's archives?! This half-term, join our Archive Team to discover spooky secrets and thrilling tales from the Roald Dahl Collections...

    Take a close up look at Roald Dahl's letters and manuscripts in this special behind the…

    Dates

    From:
    31 Oct 2019Open 12:00 - 16:00
  20. Halloween Ball

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    Free Event

    The Old Fisherman, Mill Road, Shabbington

    On the 01st November, visitors beware, you're in for a scare! The Old Fisherman will be transformed into a haunted tavern of terror. Our demon DJ will be playing all the best tunes to get you in the Halloween mood, whilst our bar team will be…

    Dates

    From:
    1 Nov 2019to2 Nov 2019Open 20:00 - 00:00

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