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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. Discover Dahl's Archives

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    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…

    Dates

    From:
    15 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  2. Bootling Boats

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    You'll find out about the many boat journeys that Roald Dahl made which helped him to write about James and the peach's travels across the sea. We'll make a simple boat as well as a waterscape container to float your boat in it!
    Times: 11.30am, 12…

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    From:
    15 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 15:00
  3. Space Tortoise with Ross Montgomery and David Litchfield

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Join us for an inspirational hour with author Ross Montgomery and illustrator David Litchfield.

    You'll find out more about the their book Space Tortoise, and enjoy amazing live drawing and storytelling along the way.

    This is a brilliant workshop…

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    From:
    16 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  4. 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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    17 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  5. Ragged Victorians

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    Heritage & History

    Chalfont St Giles

    This is a unique opportunity to learn about the less savoury aspects of Victorian life in a fun, family-friendly environment with the 'Ragged Victorians'!

    Meet costumed re-enactors in our buildings and around the Museum site. Look out for shady…

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    From:
    17 Aug 2019to18 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 17:00
  6. Insect Orchestra with Owen

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Create an insect orchestra with musician Owen. You'll work together as a family using sound and movement to animate an insect which will be layered into a unique song for the end of the workshop.
    Event details
    Times: 12.00pm, 1.30pm and 3.00pm…

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    18 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…

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 14:00
  8. Sights and Sounds of the Storm

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Learn about the stormy weather that James and his friends experienced on their travels, then make junk model instruments to play in the storm orchestra!
    Event details
    Times: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm

    Cost: £3 per participant. Adults are…

    Dates

    From:
    20 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 15:00
  9. Never Alone, Aylesbury

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    Community

    Aylesbury

    We invite you to join our free Never Alone activity group which has been set up by CPJ Field, a tenth-generation family business, to help support and connect people in our local community.

    In partnership with Tesco and The Source at the Church of…

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    20 Aug 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
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    17 Sept 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
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    15 Oct 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
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    19 Nov 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
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    17 Dec 2019Open 10:00 - 12:00
  10. 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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    21 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  11. 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.

    Dates

    From:
    22 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  12. 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…

    Dates

    From:
    22 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  13. Wondercrump Weather Dials

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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 recoEvent details
    Times: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3…

    Dates

    From:
    23 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 15:00
  14. 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…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2019Open 12:00 - 15:00
  15. Sights and Sounds of the Storm

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Learn about the stormy weather that James and his friends experienced on their travels, then make junk model instruments to play in the storm orchestra!
    Event details
    Times: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm

    Cost: £3 per participant. Adults are…

    Dates

    From:
    24 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 15:00
  16. Wondercrump Weather Dials

    Type

    Type:

    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: 11.30am, 12…

    Dates

    From:
    25 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 15:00
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    25 Aug 2019
  17. August Scoff 'n' Stroll

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    Type:

    Walking

    Great Missenden

    Enjoy a guided Roald Dahl countryside walk followed by an afternoon tea packed with sandwiches, scones and cakes.

    Stretch your legs and fill your tummy! Your guide Michael will lead you from the Wonka gates at the Museum and through the nearby…

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    From:
    25 Aug 2019Open 14:00 - 15:00
  18. Swimmeling Sharks at Sea

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    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    Learn more about the moment that James meets the sharks out at sea. Then make an amazing seascape with the option to include a shark suEvent details
    Times: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm

    Cost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to…

    Dates

    From:
    26 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 15:00
  19. Get Lolloping Outdoors

    Type

    Type:

    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…

    Dates

    From:
    27 Aug 2019Open 11:30 - 14:00
  20. Bootling Boats

    Type

    Type:

    Childrens Events

    Great Missenden

    You'll find out about the many boat journeys that Roald Dahl made which helped him to write about James and the peach's travels across the sea. We'll make a simple boat as well as a waterscape container to float your boat in it!
    Event…

    Dates

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

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