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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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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. Phizzwhizzing Insect Portraits

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    For some hands-on creative fun! Find out about the story of James and the Giant Peach, and about some of the fascinating characters in the book. You'll learn how Roald Dahl created James's insect friends, before putting your creative hat…

    Dates

    From:
    2 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 15:00
  2. 3D Bug Models

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    A brilliant workshop, that's great for kids who like to make and construct things with their hands!

    Work with artist Paul Smith to create a 3D insect that will come to life with moving parts. Use threading, sanding and decorating as you work with…

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    From:
    3 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  3. Discover Dahl's Archives

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    Talks

    Great Missenden

    Discover Dahl's Archives
    This is your chance to peek inside our archive! Take a close up look at Roald Dahl's letters and manuscripts, find out some secrets about your favourite Roald Dahl books, and get the chance to ask all your burning Roald Dahl…

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    From:
    3 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  4. Discover Dahl's Archives

    Discover Dahl's Archives

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    Talks

    Great Missenden

    Discover Dahl's Archives
    This is your chance to peek inside our archive! Take a close up look at Roald Dahl's letters and manuscripts, find out some secrets about your favourite Roald Dahl books, and get the chance to ask all your burning Roald Dahl…

    Dates

    From:
    3 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  5. Wellington's Army

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    Heritage & History

    Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles

    Be transported back in time to the Napoleonic era.

    Meet Napoleonic soldiers and find out about the life of a Rifleman in Wellington's army during the Peninsular War.
    Visit the living history encampment and learn how the soldiers' families lived…

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    3 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
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    4 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  6. Redunculous Rainbow Bags

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Find out more about the buckswashling moment when James and the peach meet the rainbow in the sky. Then add a rainbow print to a canvas bag make your own colourful carrier.
    Event details
    Times: 12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm

    Cost: £3 per participant.…

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    4 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  7. Get Lolloping Outdoors

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    Walking

    Great Missenden

    Get the family together to explore Roald Dahl's home village on our guided walks to discover the places that inspired Roald Dahl.

    On the Village Trail you'll see Danny's dad's petrol pumps (from Danny, the Champion of the World), the house that was…

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    From:
    6 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 15:00
  8. Clay Cloud-Men

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Cloud-Men are just some of the obstacles that James faces on his journey in the peach. Learn more about these strange characters and make a clay cloud-person to take home.
    Event details
    Times: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm

    Cost: £3 per…

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    6 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  9. Whizzbanging Words: Write an Insect Tale

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Find out how Roald Dahl created the story of James and the Giant Peach, his first famous children's story. Then use some of his wondercrump techniques to get your own insect tale underway.
    Event details
    Times: 12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm

    Cost: £3…

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    7 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  10. Discover Dahl's Archives

    Type

    Type:

    Talks

    Great Missenden

    This is your chance to peek inside our archive! Take a close up look at Roald Dahl's letters and manuscripts, find out some secrets about your favourite Roald Dahl books, and get the chance to ask all your burning Roald Dahl questions to the…

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    8 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  11. Cattlepiddlers and Other Critters

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Join us for a hands-on junk modelling workshop, perfect for kids who want to be imaginative!

    You'll learn how Roald Dahl created the insect characters in his book James and the Giant Peach. Then, using this newly discovered knowledge as…

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    8 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  12. James's Weird and Wonderful Friends

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Get hands-on with specimens from the Natural History Museum at Tring and meet the real life versions of James's friends and foes. Investigate the animals' lives, where they live and what they eat in our special challenge!
    Event details
    Times: 12…

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    9 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  13. Peach Party

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Celebrate our peachy summer with fun and games such as insect bingo, peach games anEvent details
    Times: 12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm

    Cost: £2 per participant. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the…

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    10 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  14. Tudor Courtroom

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    Heritage & History

    Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles

    A living history Tudor Courtroom event.

    The year is 1585 and a Justice of the Peace commissioned by Queen Elizabeth I has arrived to hold court. Come and learn about the intrigues of village life and join in to help decide the rights and wrongs of…

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    From:
    10 Aug 2019to11 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  15. Artisan Food Market

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    Markets

    Aylesbury

    Start your weekend with delicious, locally-grown food and produce.

    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…

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    10 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    14 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 14:00
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    12 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 14:00
  16. Clay Cloud-Men

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Cloud-Men are just some of the obstacles that James faces on his journey in the peach. Learn more about these strange characters and make a clay cloud-person to take home.
    Event details
    Times: 12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm

    Cost: £3 per participant.…

    Dates

    From:
    11 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  17. Get Lolloping Outdoors

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Get the family together to explore Roald Dahl's home village on our guided walks to discover the places that inspired Roald Dahl.

    On the Village Trail you'll see Danny's dad's petrol pumps (from Danny, the Champion of the World), the house that was…

    Dates

    From:
    13 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 14:00
  18. Whoppsywhiffling Weather Stations

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    If only James had had a weather station to help him track the weather in his buckswashling adventure! We'll help you to make your own weather instruments as well as a peachy log book to record your findings in.
    Event details
    Times: 12.00pm, 1.30pm…

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    From:
    13 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  19. Never Alone - Buckingham

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    Community

    Buckingham

    Never Alone has been set up by CPJ Field, a tenth-generation family business, to help support and connect people in our local community.

    It is an opportunity to relax with a cup of tea or coffee and a slice of cake and make some new friends.

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    13 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
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    10 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
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    8 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
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    12 Nov 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
    From:
    10 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
  20. Clay Cloud-Men

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Cloud-Men are just some of the obstacles that James faces on his journey in the peach. Learn more about these strange characters and make a clay cloud-person to take home.
    Event details
    Times: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm

    Cost: £3 per…

    Dates

    From:
    14 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 15:00

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