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More details - Bucks Pottery & Sculpture Society talk
This months meeting will include a talk by Ian Wells who will show us some of his techniques for making moulds. Ian is a graduate in fine art sculpture, plus he has spent five years working in stone conservation and restoration which has helped him acquire the skills needed for moulding fine art sculptures.
Little Kingshill Village Hall, Windsor Lane, Great Missenden
Today

More details - Riches of the Earth
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon.  Discover them through this self-led trail of the Manor.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Michael Eden
Michael Eden’s work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art. For this solo exhibition Eden, formerly a potter, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul, Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - Hughenden - Cartoons and Campaigns: what did Disraeli do for me?
Our new manor exhibition explores Benjamin Disraeli’s political career and asks the question: what did Disraeli do for me' Our new manor exhibition explores Benjamin Disraeli’s political career and asks the question: what did Disraeli do for me' Booking Not Needed. Suitable for all ages.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Introductory Walk
An introduction to the history of Waddesdon Manor. Join one of our volunteer garden guides on a 45 minute walk to explore the history of the gardens, the Manor and the Rothschild family. This walk goes through the grounds on paved and gravel paths. Hosted daily at 11.30am (also 2pm on Wed & Fri). Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution
Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in 17th and 18th centuries.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Cliveden - Cliveden's Women
An outdoor exhibition celebrating inspirational women from the local community. Cliveden’s a property with a history of powerful females. And, to commemorate the generations of women who have lived and visited here, we’re hosting a year-long programme in 2018 to celebrate their lives.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Today, Mon 28 May to Fri 1 Jun, Mon 4 Jun to Fri 8 Jun, Mon 11 Jun to Fri 15 Jun, Mon 18 Jun to Fri 22 Jun, Mon 25 Jun to Fri 29 Jun, Mon 2 Jul to Fri 6 Jul, Mon 9 Jul

More details - Stowe - Stowe trail run - Gold Swan Events
Whether you have just started running or are an experienced runner, trail running allows you to enjoy the great outdoors. This 10k trail race series is organised by Gold Swan Events with Stowe providing the backdrop. Enjoy the mix of paths, grass and gravel tracks.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Today, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Chilterns Walking Festival
The Chilterns Walking Festival invites you to explore the landscapes, locations and legends of The Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with an exciting programme of guided walks, activities and special events available.
The Chilterns covers Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Inland Waterways Association (IWA), Milton Keynes Branch, LOCK HELP WEEKEND
Join us at Three Locks on the Grand Union Canal (between Milton Keynes and Leighton Buzzard, as we raise funds for waterway restoration by helping the boats through the locks. Donations are welcome from visitors too!
Three Locks, Leighton Road
Today to Mon 28 May

More details - The Big Bucks Bake Off returns to Eden!
Back for 2018, Eden Shopping Centre’s Big Bucks Bake Off is an unmissable opportunity for all aspiring bakers! If you fancy putting your baking skills to the test, enter today by filling out a booking form at: www.edenshopping.co.uk/bakeoff before 5pm on Monday 2nd July.
Eden Shopping Centre Oxford Street
Today to Mon 2 Jul

More details - Colourscape
Long views of intense colour and light stretch out – the longest view ever created in Colourscape. Enter a new world where you can explore intense light, colour and space. 56 interlinked chambers will see you encounter unusual musical experiences.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Today to Sat 2 Jun

More details - The Loyal Grenville Lodge of Oddfellows
New exhibition on The Loyal Grenville Lodge of Oddfellows based in Buckingham. Their first meetings were held at The Woolpack, then at The George before moving to the purpose built Oddfellows Hall in Well Street in 1893. See their story in this special exhibition.
Buckingham Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham
Today to Sat 7 Jul

More details - Fourways Present As You Like It
As You Like It is a pastoral comedy believed to have been written in 1599 and first published in the first Folio in 1623. The play’s first performance is uncertain, though a performance at Wilton House, near Salisbury in 1603 has been suggested as a possibility.
Pipers Corner School Pipers Lane Great Kingshill
Today, Sat 26 May

More details - Tom Kerridge presents Pub in the Park
Tom Kerridge’s food and music festival, Pub in the Park, is now on sale! 2018 will see the festival go on tour this summer, with the laid-back celebration returning to Marlow after its sell-out debut last year, and also heading to Bath, Tunbridge Wells and Knutsford.
Higginson Park, Marlow
Today to Wed 20 Jun

More details - Cliveden - Celebrate the Feminine: Statue Trail
Explore a selection of Cliveden’s world-renowned statuary collection, chosen exclusively by our onsite art curator. Femininity has a strong influence over Cliveden’s sculpture collection.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Riches of the Earth
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today, Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Fri 1 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Fri 8 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Fri 15 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Fri 22 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Fri 29 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Fri 6 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Bucks County Museum Easter Family Fun Events for All the Family
This Easter Bucks County Museum and Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery present our drop-in Family Play Zone and bookable pop-up cinema screenings from Wednesday 4th April until Saturday 14th April.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Today

More details - Stowe - "Aren't we worthy?" - the vote
In the year of Vote 100, help us choose great British women to sit in our modern day Temple of British Worthies. Vote for your worthy women then come back later in the year to see who was chosen. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome to place their vote too. Dogs on leads welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Today to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Paul Kidby: Discworld and Beyond
Paul Kidby is best known as the illustrator of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels. This exhibition showcases his wonderful book covers and illustrations for Pratchett’s novels, including favourite characters like Rincewind, the Wee Free Men and of course, Death! A must-see for Terry Pratchett fans.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Today, Sat 26 May, Tue 29 May to Sat 2 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sat 9 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sat 23 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery
For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups will be reunited and displayed together at Waddesdon Manor.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Wine Cellars Talk
Discover the history of Rothschild wine. Have the history of the Rothschild wine brought to life in this free 20-minute talk on the Rothschilds and their wines. Talks are conducted by our expert house guides, who will take you on a journey through the history of over 15,000 bottles of historic w. Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Meet the Aviary Keeper
Meet our collection of rare and endangered birds. A free 20 minute talk on weekdays about the Aviary and its work, presented by a member of the Aviary team. Learn about the exotic collection of rare and endangered birds at Waddesdon and the important conservation work of this registered zoo. Restored.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Water Garden Walk at the Dairy
Discover the beauty of the Water Garden. A wonderful opportunity to enjoy a free 45 minute peaceful walk around the beautiful Water Garden located in the grounds of The Dairy. Public access to this garden is limited and these guided walks only take place on Wednesdays. Originally built and pl. Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Discovery Talk
Discover the history of Waddesdon Manor. A 20 minute talk by one of our House Guides, uncovering an aspect of Waddesdon’s extraordinary collection and history. A different topic will be covered each day, with guides discussing their areas of interest and expertise. Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Today to Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Fri 1 Jun to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Fri 15 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul, Fri 6 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

Bank Holiday Weekend Vintage Steam Cruises More details - Bank Holiday Weekend Vintage Steam Cruises
Cruise along the River Thames aboard the 1883 steam passenger vessel ’Alaska’.
Bourne End Marina, Wharf Lane, Bourne End
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May
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More details - Children's Half Term Activities
Come in and celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with a ’Royal’ quiz around the museum and lots of fun activities on the terrace in the exercise yard. Ending of course with a prize in the museum shop.
Buckingham Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham
Sat 26 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Colourscape
During Spring 2018 an extraordinary experience of colour and light lands again on the Waddesdon lawns. A brand new Colourscape with long sensational views will be installed on the Aviary lawn. Colourscape returns with a brand new structure created to specially fit the Aviary lawn.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Tunnel Tours: Explore Below the Museum
This May half term, Bucks County Museum will take you behind the scenes to explore its basements, hidden rooms and reveal secret discoveries. By the light of torches, hear tales of intrigue, superstition and magic from the museum’s past.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Sat 26 May, Tue 29 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Mentmore Arts Festival 2018
The 2018 Mentmore Arts Festival will be held from Saturday 26th to Monday 28th May from 11 am - 5pm. We are delighted that this year will be our 10th festival. We will be welcoming over 60 artists including painters, photographers, jewellers and ceramicists.
St Mary’s Church Mentmore, Leighton Buzzard
Sat 26 May, Mon 28 May

More details - Stowe - Book fair
Drop in to our historic Parlour rooms to peruse our vast array of second-hand books for sale. All profits help restore the gardens at Stowe. Booking Not Needed. This is a family friendly event, children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Burnham Donkey Derby Saturday 26th May
The 27th annual Burnham Donkey Derby is Burnham’s big charity event, organised by the Rotary Club of Burnham Beeches, and takes place on Saturday, 26th May from 12 noon. There’ll be lots of friendly donkeys in Burnham Park and fun for the whole family. Best of all, entrance to the event is FREE!
Burnham Park, Burnham
Sat 26 May

More details - MK Melting Pot Sports And Fun Day
A day of fun and sporting activities for the whole family as well as good food and demonstrations. From 11-5pm. Join in with the sports or support others as they take part.
Downsbarn Pavillion, Pannier Place, Downs barn, Milton Keynes.
Sat 26 May

More details - Jane Miller
You are cordially invited to our OPEN ART WEEKEND in my Home Studio in the Garden. Where: Boddington Cottage, 157 Tring Road, Wendover, HP22 6NZ. When: Saturday and Sunday 26th and 27th May between 11.00 - 7.00 and 11.00 - 3.00.
Boddington Cottage 157 Tring Road, Wendover, Bucks
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Jane Miller's Open Art Weekend
You are cordially invited to our OPEN ART WEEKEND in my Home Studio in the Garden. Where: Boddington Cottage, 157 Tring Road, Wendover, HP22 6NZ. When: Saturday and Sunday 26th and 27th May between 11.00 - 7.00 and 11.00 - 3.00.
157 Tring Road
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Beaconsfield Farmers' Market
A friendly welcome awaits at this long-running popular market where you’ll always find a comprehensive selection of quality, local produce.
Windsor End, Old Town
Sat 26 May

More details - John Hegley: All Hail The Snail (and other creatures)
Join poet John Hegley as he takes us on a humerous journey through his living library of poems, songs, stories and animal drawings. Enjoy the rhyme and rhythm of this mandolin playing muse and his hilarious struggle with words as they threaten to twist and turn out of his grasp.
Stantonbury Theatre
Sat 26 May

More details - Stokenchurch Dog Rescue Outdoor Jumble Sale
Sale of donations in aid of Stokenchurch Dog Rescue. Lots of bargains to be had! Clothes, shoes and bags, linen, Bric-a-brac and collectables, Dog food and sundries, Books and Dvds, Tombola, Toys and puzzles, Garden plants.
Stokenchurch Dog Rescue Tower Farm Oxford Road (A40) Stokenchurch
Sat 26 May

More details - Wotton Underwood Village Fete
The fete has been created to be a fabulous family day out with something for everyone. From tours of the fabulous Wotton House itself (additional charge), Children’s games, livestock on show, a Dog Show (so please don’t leave Fido at home!!
Wotton House, Wotton Underwood, Aylesbury
Sat 26 May

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - Bluebells Walk
Stroll through the woods and enjoy the bluebells. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Cliveden - Rowing boats and motor boats
Relax and unwind as you row yourself along the Thames in a rowing or motor boat . Fancy a punt on the River Thames' Our selection of boating options offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy the river. Booking Essential. Phone: 01628 605069 ext. 121. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun to Tue 10 Jul

More details - Cliveden - Game of Clues: Murder Mystery
A new year, a new victim, a new killer. Following last year’s crime caper, we’ve created a brand new outdoor mystery for you and your family to solve. The year is 1853 and, whilst the Sutherland’s are away visiting their London abode, Cliveden’s head butler has turned up dead on the estate.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Claydon - Sketch a view
Grab pencil and paper and be inspired by the stunning views of Claydon. Capture the splendid views of Claydon on paper forever. Pick up your pencil and paper from reception and enjoy drawing in the lovely sunshine. Booking Not Needed.
Claydon, Middle Claydon, near Buckingham,
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance
For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renaissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt-standing cups will be reunited and displayed together at Waddesdon Manor. These beautiful table ornaments celebrate the Twelve Caesars, notorious rulers of ancient Rome.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Wed 30 May, Thu 31 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Thu 7 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Claydon - Book art workshops
Get creative and learn how to create hedgehogs and other beautiful pieces of art from old books. Give a new lease of life to some of our more tired books by creating works of art from them. No need to book, just pop along. Booking Not Needed.
Claydon, Middle Claydon, near Buckingham,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - New natural play equipment
See how many things you can tick off in your ’50 things’ booklets with our exciting new natural play equipment. Booking Not Needed. Children very welcome! Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 2 Jun to Mon 4 Jun, Sat 9 Jun to Mon 11 Jun, Sat 16 Jun to Mon 18 Jun, Sat 23 Jun to Mon 25 Jun, Sat 30 Jun to Mon 2 Jul, Sat 7 Jul to Mon 9 Jul

More details - The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts, Aylesbury
Opened in 2007, The Pauline Quirke Academy offers weekend performing arts tuition in Comedy and Drama, Musical Theatre and Film and TV.
The Mandeville School, Ellen Road, Aylesbury, Bucks
Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun

More details - Cliveden - Skippered River Cruises
Relax and unwind as you glide along the Thames in one of our skippered boats. Our selection of boating options offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy the river on a 45 minute cruise down Cliveden’s Thames stretch. Booking Essential. Phone: 01628 605069 ext. 121. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 26 May, Sun 27 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Thu 7 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Sat 30 Jun to Tue 10 Jul

More details - Fressingwood - Open Garden for NGS
Thoughtfully designed garden with yr-round colour and many interesting features. Shrubbery with ferns, hostas, grasses and hellebores. Small formal garden, herb garden, pergolas with roses and clematis. Topiary and landscaped terrace. Newly developed area incorporating water with grasses.
Fressingwood, Great Missenden
Sun 27 May

More details - Nether Winchendon House - Open Garden for NGS
Nether Winchendon House has fine and rare trees, set in a stunning landscape surrounded by parkland, with 7 acres of lawned grounds running down to the River Thame. A Founder NGS Member (1927). Enchanting and romantic Mediaeval and Tudor House. Picturesque small village. Interesting Church.
Nether Winchendon House, Aylesbury
Sun 27 May

More details - Cream Teas, plants and produce
Cream Teas - Cholesbury Village Hall Come and enjoy a wonderful selection of locally baked cakes and scones (with fresh cream) in aid of Cholesbury Church. There will also be a plant and produce stall. Entry is free and this is suitable for all ages. 2pm - 5pm. Free entry and free parking.
Cholesbury Village Hall, Cholesbury Lane, Cholesbury
Sun 27 May

More details - Roman Gladiators
If you’re looking for a great educational and fun family day out this Bank Holiday then come and see our Roman Gladiators battle!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Clayton's Marlow Presents... Café Del Marlow All Day Party
Clayton’s welcome summer with Café del Marlow, their annual Ibiza style all day party. By day, it’ll feel like you’re lounging in the Balearics as DJs Mouse and Toney White set the tone with laid back & soulful sounds from the garden bar whilst the cocktails flow and the bbq sizzles.
Clayton’s Marlow, 16 Oxford Road
Sun 27 May

More details - Stowe - Men in Sheds at Stowe: Gardening on a smaller scale
Local community group Men in Sheds will be in the New Inn courtyard selling lots of handcrafted goodies for the keen gardener including planters, trugs, boot removers, and lots more. Booking Not Needed. Child friendly event. Dogs on leads welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Sun 27 May

More details - Eden presents Movie Madness this May Half Term!
Join Eden Shopping Centre from Monday 28th May – Friday 1st June between 11am-4pm at Kids Corner, near Boots for a star-studded line-up of free activities.
Eden Shopping Centre, Oxford Street, High Wycombe
Mon 28 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Hughenden - Meet the Beekeepers
Find out about beekeeping and honey production with our friendly volunteer beekeeping team. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Mon 28 May

More details - Cliveden - May half-term 'brilliant birds' trail
Get the kids outdoors this May half-term by bringing them to this fun filled nature themed trail with a diy gift at the end. Learn about all the different birds that call Cliveden home on this children’s trail around the beautiful grounds, before making your very own bird-feed ball to take home.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Mon 28 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - The Claydons - Open Garden for NGS
Three small villages, originally part of the Claydon Estate with typical north Buckinghamshire cottages and two C13 churches. The Old Vicarage, a large garden on clay with mixed borders, scented garden, dell, shrub roses, vegetables and a natural clay pond.
The Claydons, East Botolph and Middle Claydon
Mon 28 May

More details - Join the Roman Army!
Join the Roman Army! Monday 28 May. Come along on Bank Holiday Monday 28 May and meet our resident Roman soldier ready for action. Hear about life in the Roman Army and the soldier’s armour and weapons and try on some of the kit!
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Mon 28 May

More details - Cliveden - Tree Climbing
As part of the National Trust’s 50 things to do before you’re 11 and 3/4’s campaign we bring you The Great Big Tree Climbing Company. Experts from The Great Big Tree Climbing Co will be on hand to help you into your harness and safely on your way into our woodland canopy.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Mon 28 May and Tue 29 May

More details - Glebe Farm - Open Garden for NGS
A large cottage garden with an exuberance of colourful planting and winding gravel paths, amongst lawns and herbaceous borders on two levels. Ponds, a wishing well, vegetable beds, a knot garden, a small walled garden and an old tractor feature. Everything combines to make a beautiful garden full of surprises.
Glebe Farm, Buckingham
Mon 28 May

More details - Cliveden - Guided House Tours
Book onto one of our short guided tours to discover more about the fabulous Cliveden House. These tours allow you to see some of the rooms that were once home to Nancy and Waldorf Astor. Entry to the house is by timed ticket only and the tours last approximately 30 minutes.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Mon 28 May, Tue 29 May, Thu 31 May, Mon 4 Jun, Tue 5 Jun, Thu 7 Jun, Mon 11 Jun, Tue 12 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Mon 18 Jun, Tue 19 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Mon 25 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Mon 2 Jul, Tue 3 Jul, Thu 5 Jul, Mon 9 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Children's May Half Term Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Tue 29 May: Little Bub and the Woolly House with Pippa North Come and make Bub, and a small woolly house to keep him safe. Wed 30 May: Pottery Ugly Mugs with Elizabeth Browning Let your imagination loose and make a proper ugly mug!
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Terrific Tuesday - Become a Museum Explorer
Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price! Join us on Tuesday 29th May and become a Museum Explorer.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 29 May

More details - Magic May Week Playscheme 29 May - 1 June 2018
Magic is in the air during our May Half term Playscheme. Children can design their own magic hat, wand, and book and create their own magic spell, whilst learning all about magic and magic tricks.
Jonathan Page Play Centre
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Hughenden - Half Term - Get Buzzy
Get Buzzy this half-term at Hughenden. Craft your very own bee. Booking Not Needed. Up to 10 years old. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Rufus Longbottom and The Space Rabbit
When Space Rabbit’s planet is destroyed by a meteorite she and her family escape in the nick of time. But a blast separates her space pod from the others, sending her hurtling towards Earth, where she lands outside the Tandaria Carehome, frightened and alone.
Stantonbury Theatre
Tue 29 May

More details - Hughenden - Trail Trackers
Children can be a ’trail tracker’ with our ranger team. Put your orienteering skills to the test with a compass and map. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895. 5-10 years old. Dogs on leads welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Tue 29 May

More details - SCL Services Cheerleading Camp
There will be a fun, new Cheerleading camp being held at the Chiltern Hills Academy over half term. The camp is open to the whole community for children aged 5-12. The children will learn a mix of jumps, stunts (appropriate to the ability of the child) and dance using Pom poms.
Chiltern Hills Academy Chartridge Lane Chesham
Tue 29 May, Fri 1 Jun

More details - Medieval Family Puppet Show: Beowulf
Medieval Family Puppet Show Wednesday 30 May, 11.30am. Lasts 45 minutes. Wednesday 30 May, 3.30pm. Lasts 45 minutes. Thursday 31 May, 11.30am. Lasts 45 minutes. Thursday 31 May, 3.30pm. Lasts 45 minutes. Full of daft humour, live music, eccentric puppets and audience participation.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Wed 30 May and Thu 31 May

More details - "Spring into Summer'
The Sherwood Singers would love you to help them "Spring into Summer", by attending their varied concert. We perform a range of musical styles from folk song, swing, and sacred and secular songs from C16 to the present, plus members’ solos, duets and instrumentals.
Queensway Methodist Church, Queensway, Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes at 8pm
Wed 30 May

More details - Stowe - Wild Wednesday: Plant it, grow it, eat it
Join our wild team to plant some pumpkin seeds and get stuck into some gardening activities or crafts, watch them grow at home ready for the autumn. Plus, receive a sticker for completing one of your ’50 Things’ - plant it, grow it, eat it. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Wed 30 May

More details - Medieval Family Puppet Show: Viking Tales
Medieval Family Puppet Show Wednesday 30 May, 1.30pm. Lasts 45 minutes. Thursday 31 May, 1.30pm. Lasts 45 minutes. Full of daft humour, live music, eccentric puppets and audience participation. Rattlebox Theatre Company perform Viking Tales which will bring magic and laughter to all ages. £5 per person.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Wed 30 May and Thu 31 May

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Waddesdon at War: stories of military service in the First World War
Join Catherine Taylor, Waddesdon’s archivist, to learn more about the research she has done into the impact of the First World War on the men of Waddesdon.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 30 May, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Photography School
Children can learn all about photography on this 3 day course. Sharp Shots Photo Club will be teaching 3 days of exciting, inspiring and fun photograph courses for children aged 9-15. Your child will learn how a camera works, what exposure means, how to use depth of field, shutter speed, and the fundamentals of compo.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 30 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Hughenden - Behind the Scenes Manor Tour
Manor Tour. Join a member of the house team for a 45 minute tour behind the scenes. See our conservation work in action and get a sneak peep into some of our store rooms. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895. Adults and older children. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Thu 31 May

More details - Hughenden - Boxfit Bootcamp Class
Interested in outdoor exercise' This class mixes traditional boxing with a bodyweight bootcamp-style workout in Hughenden’s beautiful parkland. Come along on your own or as part of a group for a fun way to exercise. Booking Essential. Phone: 01494 755573. Children aged over 16.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Thu 31 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 5 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Hughenden - Great Big Tree Climb
Join instructors from the Big Tree Company and climb into the canopy of our giant horse chestnut. Booking Essential. Phone: 0800 055 6760. Suitable for 6 years plus. Dogs on leads welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Stowe - Play your part day
Join us as we start our week of celebrations to thank our fantastic volunteers. Discover Stowe for free by playing your part and having a go at volunteering for yourself, with activities across the Stowe site including Stowe House and Church.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Stowe - Family explorers: Blooms and bees
Summer is beginning and the flowers are coming out. Head to the Grecian Valley to see ’Capability’ Brown’s work of art. This area was once designed to be a lake, but instead of fish, lots of beautiful wildflowers now make it their home. Pick up a flower a. Booking Not Needed.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Fri 1 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Early Doors House Guided Tour
Join one of our expert guides for a tour on Waddesdon’s history and collection. Enjoy a tour of the ground floor before we open to the public. The tour will end with an exclusive viewing of the elephant automaton in action. Booking Essential. Phone: 01296 820414. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Fan Favourite Fashion Boxed returns to Eden Shopping Centre
Join Eden Shopping Centre on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June between 11am-4pm for a weekend of sizzling summer style including live fashion shows & style advice talks, make-up demos & free makeovers and free style consultations & personal shopping.
Eden Shopping Centre, High Wycombe
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Music at Windmill Hill: Flute & Harp Concert
Join us for some memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon. Anna Noakes (flute), Gabriella Dall’Olio (harp), Roger Chase (viola) Regulars Anna and Gabriella are back for a fourth consecutive year.
Waddesdon Manor Nr Aylesbury
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Craft Fair
A special mid year Craft Fair with some of your favourite stalls. Refreshments will be served on the education terrace of the exercise courtyard, cake, coffee and tea by the Friends of The Old Gaol Museum.
Buckingham Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Quaker Family History Society  Jordans Meeting & AGM 2018
The Quaker Family History Society are holding their ’London’ One Day Meeting & AGM on Saturday 2nd June 2018 at Jordans Friends Meeting House. Jordans is 10 minutes walk from Seer Green & Jordans station on the Chiltern Line direct from Marylebone London and Birmingham via High Wycombe.
Jordans Quaker Centre, Welders Lane, Jordans, Beaconsfield, Bucks
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Turn End Trust - Plants for Shade
Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for an exploration of the different areas of Turn End garden. Jackie will identify a range of easy to care for plants that tolerate low light levels, including plants for the trickiest of garden areas, dry shade.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Sat 2 Jun

Open Gardens Weekend ~ 21st Anniversary Event ~ Lillingstone Lovell - Buckingham MK18 5BD More details - Open Gardens Weekend ~ 21st Anniversary Event ~ Lillingstone Lovell - Buckingham MK18 5BD
More than 20 gardens in Lillingstone Lovell will be open for viewing, including two previously featured NGS gardens. The centre of this small village is a beautiful conservation area, with the focal point being the 13th Century church decorated with beautiful flower displays.
Lillingstone Lovell, Buckingham
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun
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More details - Marlow Antiques and Vintage Fayre
The Crafty B’s need your support, to support local charities. We are a group making crafts from recycled materials. We have a table at The Fayre and all proprofits are shared between RSPCA South Bucks, Wycombe Scan Appeal and Tiggywinkles Wild Life Centre at Haddenham
Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Summer Fete   -  in support of MacIntyre
Come and join us at our Summer fete in support of MacIntyre Support Plus, FREE entry and stalls offering handmade crafts and gifts, clothes, jewellery, food and more, come and join us for a coffee, bit of retail therapy and opportunity to enter our prize raffle, all in support of our amazing Support Plus
Moot Hall, 54 Haddons, Great Holm, Milton Keynes
Sat 2 Jun

More details - St Leonards Village Fete
A traditional village fete with something for all the family: Horseshow and Gymkhana, Dog Show, BBQ, Tombola, Cream Teas provided by our wonderful W.I. Tug-o-War, Morris Dancing, Classic Cars, Bouncy castle, Punch and Judy and much much more.
St Leonards Parish Hall, Jenkins Lane, St Leonards
Sat 2 Jun
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More details - Cliveden - Historical Interpreters
Watch the stories of our ’Cliveden Women’ play out before your eyes with our new interpretation group, immersing you in living history. It’s the mid-eighteenth century, Princess Augusta has arrived at Cliveden, and the estate is abuzz with gossip.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 2 Jun, Wed 6 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Sat 30 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Music at Windmill Hill: Flute and Harp Concert
Join us for some memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon. Regulars Anna and Gabriella are back for a fourth consecutive year. This attractive summer programme will include trio repertoire by Debussy and Bax,. Booking Essential. Phone: 01296 820414.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Roadrunner! Roadrunner!
After TOO long an absence, the magnificent Roadrunner will tear down to Stony for an evening of high energy R&B and R&R and a fair bit of mayhem. Not to be missed if you love wild performance, fiendishly-good musicianship, and a rocking good night.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Vertavo Quartet at Jordans Summer Festival
Haydn - Quartet No. 58, Op. 74 No. 2, Hob III:73. Ravel - Quartet in F major. Smetana - Quartet No. 1 (’From My Life’). Our festival opens with the Norwegian Vertavo Quartet, who delighted us on their last visit in 2012.
Jubilee Hall, School Lane, Seer Green, Beaconsfield
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Annual Chiltern Bonsai Society Show
Bonsai displays by both the Chiltern and other local clubs, as well as a display by the British Suiseki Club. Sales of trees, books and pots, incuding speciality pots. Expert advice on all aspects of bonsai care and cultivation. Workshop demonstrations by bonsai stylist Harry Harrington.
Liston Hall, Chapel Street, Marlow.
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Loosley Dene - Open Garden for NGS
Within 4½ acres, set into hillside, the garden has panoramic views of the Chiltern landscape. Well established trees and shrubs with yr-round interest has been redesigned in the last 6 yrs maintaining some original features dating to C19.
Loosley Dene, Princes Risborough
Sun 3 Jun

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - MUSICAL SUNDAYS Club Django
Club Django are with us again with their mellow toe tapping music. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Hughenden - Butterflies, Bees and Blooms
Spring has sprung across the estate at Hughenden. Stroll across the Parkland and discover the wildlife or sit back and relax in a deckchair on the Parterre. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for all. Dogs on leads welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Mon 4 Jun to Fri 29 Jun

More details - Aylesbury Astronomical Society - 4th June 2018 - Talk on Tim Peake and AAS Annual General Meeting
This meeting will give you the opportunity to tell the Society’s Committee what you want out of the AAS meetings!
9th Aylesbury Scout Hut, Oakfield Road. Aylesbury
Mon 4 Jun

Sing in the Vale Community Choir More details - Sing in the Vale Community Choir
Come and join us. Lively, beautiful and singable songs in four part acapella harmony . Uplifting gospel , gentle roots and rich world music all taught clearly by ear . You don’t have to have a trained voice or read music. Not scary , just good fun and a we make great sound. No experience needed.
Cuddington and Dinton Primary School (Dinton site ) School Lane, Dinton. Aylesbury
Mon 4 Jun, Mon 11 Jun
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More details - Stowe - Toddler Tuesday: Blooms and bees
Drop by the cafe for fun toddler activities and meet other families in our local community. Drop by the cafe for fun toddler activities and meet other families in our local community.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Karen Sharp & Simon Spillett in Marlow
Delighted to have a rare meeting between two of Britain’s finest saxophonists and two major award winners, also two big favourites at Marlow Jazz Club. Voted “Top Tenor Sax” in the 2017 British Jazz Awards the lovely Karen will hopefully be bringing her baritone along as well.
Marlow Jazz Club at The Royal British Legion Hall
Tue 5 Jun

More details - An Evening with Patricia Allati
An evening of songs from the opera, musical theatre and folk and a fascinating life story. Accompanied by pianist John Miller. Patricia’s is living a fascinating life, from singing professionally with the LSO, to being married in Jerusalem, from working as an archeologist to being an actor.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Talk: Brandy For The Parson
Did your ancestors live on the coast? If so, they may have been involved in some way in the smuggling of contraband. Meryl Catty traces the history and activities of smugglers in their hey-day, and indicates to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society some of the sources available for research.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Chris & Kellie While @The Songloft
Mother and Daughter, two beautiful voices, combine in what promises to be a spell binding evening. The highlight of StonyLive 2018 Doors open at 7.30pm and York House’s charming and efficient bar staff will sell you real ale, cider, lager, wines and soft drinks at the cash-only bar.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Comedy. Upstairs at the brewery shop
Four up and coming comedians on the circuit. Thursday night. All for the price of a pint in the city: Presenting: Lew Fitz Andy Geeks Sally Firth Mad Ron MC James Lillis Comedy 8pm Dining upstairs from 6.
Mad Squirrel Tap & Bottle Shop, 4-5 Church Street
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Flower Festival "Eureka" A Celebration of British Discoveries and Inventions
Flower Festival – Eureka! From Friday June 8th to Monday June 11th 2018 a spectacular Flower Festival with music will be held at St. Dunstan’s Church, Monks Risborough, the oldest recorded ecclesiastical parish in England.
St Dunstan’s Church Burton Lane, Monks Risborough, Princes Risborough
Fri 8 Jun to Mon 11 Jun

More details - Moonrakers
Oxford’s much-toured band 4-piece band, Moonrakers (Celtic harp, fiddle, stringed instruments, whistles, female/male vocals), give a full concert of songs and tunes from the English, Irish and Scottish tradition as well as their own compositions.
Holy Trinity Church, PRESTWOOD
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Chesham Bois Village Fete
Please join us for a fabulous family day out on Saturday 9th June on Chesham Bois Common for a traditional Village Fete.
Chesham Bois Common, North Road
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Michael Collins (clarinet) & Michael McHale (piano) - Wendover Music
Programme - Finzi: Five Bagatelles Ireland: Fantasy Sonata Arnold: Sonatina Debussy: Rhapsody Widor: Introduction and Rondo Horovitz: Sonatina Michael Collins is one of the most complete musicians of his generation.
St Mary’s Parish Church, Church Lane, WENDOVER, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Sat 9 Jun

More details - All Saints' Church & Loughton Village Fete
With a flypast from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster scheduled during the afternoon, this 800th anniversary celebration fete centred on All Saints’ Church is sure to attract a wide range of visitors. Open from 12.00 – 4.00pm, the fete includes stalls and activities for everyone.
All Saints Church, Pitcher Lane, Loughton, Milton Keynes and Bradwell Road (next to the old woodyard)
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Sea Life Loving at Eden Shopping Centre
Your little mermaids and mermen are invited to join Eden Shopping Centre between 11am-4pm on Saturday 9th June to continue their worldwide animal adventure. This month, Eden’s Kids Club visits the ocean, where your little ones can dive into a whole range of fun activities!
Eden Shopping Centre, Oxford Street, High Wycombe
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Great British Dog walk - Stowe National Trust
The Great British Dog Walk is an annual event in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. We will have: 20 dog walks across the UK Picturesque locations A free doggie bandana for each adult ticket purchased Working hearing dogs at the walks who you can meet Fun activities for all the family Stalls with gifts and...
New Inn Farm, Stowe, Buckingham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Flower Festival Concert
A concert of popular classical music by "Manor House String Quartet" is to be held on Saturday evening 9th June during the weekend of the St Dunstan’s Church, spectacular Flower Festival in Monks Risborough. See details below for tickets..
St Dunstan’s Church Mill Lane Monks Risborough HP27 9JE
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Lindengate Fair
The annual Lindengate Fair is a classic English garden fete in our beautiful gardens; it’s a day of fun and celebration with the chance to look at the gardening projects that have been accomplished this year.
The Old Allotment Site, off Worlds End Garden Centre car park, Aylesbury Road, Wendover
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Thornborough Infant School Summer Fete
Thornborough Infant School Summer Fete and Dog Show is a fun afternoon for all the family, with free entry there is plenty to see and do. The fete is opened by the children doing maypole dancing, there are traditional games, stalls, tombollas, a raffle and arts and crafts.
Thornborough Infant School, Thornborough, Bucks
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Nether Winchendon Fete
A quintessential English Garden Fete in the grounds of the historic Nether Winchendon House. Something for all the family, from a Vintage car display, 50 piece brass band, Punch and Judy, Children’s Arts corner, Children’s Races, Tractor Rides, Delicious homemade Teas, A Pimms Lawn and all the classic Fete...
Nether Winchendon House
Sat 9 Jun
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More details - Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The tranquil Flower Garden of C18 poet William Cowper, who said ’Gardening was of all employments, that in which I succeeded best’, has plants introduced prior to his death in 1800, many mentioned in his writings.
Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens, Olney
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Haddenham Village Fete
Haddenham’s extremely popular traditional village fete takes place on the 9th June around its beautiful duck pond and village green - which has been the location for several episodes of Midsomer Murders.
Church End and Flint Street, Haddenham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - 18 Brownswood Road - Open Garden for NGS
A plant filled garden designed by Barbara Hunt. A harmonious arrangement of arcs and circles introduces a rhythm that leads through the garden. Sweeping box curves, gravel beds, brick edging and lush planting. A restrained use of purples and reds dazzle against a grey and green background.
18 Brownswood Road, Beaconsfield
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Artisan Food Market
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.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 9 Jun

More details - StonyLive! Hoedown!
Come along to StonyLive’s first ever Hoedown with Stony Stratford’s own Taylor’d Country. Wear yer Stetsuns, boots, denim and checked shirts and give us a yee haw! Great country music and fun!
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Artisan Food Market
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-scaled, independent food producers.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Ascott - Midsummer Night's Dream Outdoor Theatre
The Three Inch Fools present A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Five actors, with all manner of musical instruments, present a comic tale of runaway lovers, beguiling potions and a rather unfortunate individual who gets turned into a donkey...
Ascott, Wing, near Leighton Buzzard
Sat 9 Jun

More details - 18 Brownswood Road - Open Garden for NGS
A plant filled garden designed by Barbara Hunt. A harmonious arrangement of arcs and circles introduces a rhythm that leads through the garden. Sweeping box curves, gravel beds, brick edging and lush planting. A restrained use of purples and reds dazzle against a grey and green background.
18 Brownswood Road, Beaconsfield
Sun 10 Jun

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - MUSICAL SUNDAYS The Bailey Sisters
The talented Bailey Sisters are with us again with their unique vocal and instrumental folk music. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Firecrest MTB - Aston Hill Downhill - Mash Up 2018
The race on Sunday 10th June 2018 and we have rescheduled the Ricochet Downhill Race that was scheduled for March but cancelled due to the snow. Ricochet is a fast and flowing trail and it will be an awesome race for both those racing and spectating.
Aston Hill Bike Park, Aston Hill
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Blacksmithing Course
Blacksmithing with Nicholas Packham Visit a practising workshop to learn and refine the art of blacksmithing. Classes take place at Nicholas’ workshop in Milton Keynes. Call Queens Park Arts Centre (01296 424332) for address.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Bucks Genealogical Society
If you are a member of the society why not take advantage of this members only event to visit the Trenchard Museum and the McCudden Flight Centre. These little known but very important Museums are well worth a visit. Discover the history of the RAF and in particular the history of Halton as an RAF station.
Royal Air Force Halton Guard House Aylesbury Buckinghamshire
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Milton Keynes Race For Life 5k & 10k
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k! HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website - raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18 Women of any age welcome.
Willen Park
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Overstroud Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Artistic chalk garden on two levels. Collection of C17/C18 plants incl auriculars, hellebores, bulbs, pulmonarias, peonies, geraniums, herbs and succulents. Many antique, species and rambling roses. Potager and lily pond. Cottage was once C17 fever house for Missenden Abbey.
Overstroud Cottage, Gt Missenden
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Long Crendon Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Four gardens open on Sun 22 Apr. Bakers Close, partly walled with terraced lawns, rockery, shrubs and wild area. A spring planting of 1000’s of daffodils, narcissi and tulips. Barrys Close has a collection of spring flowering trees forming a backdrop to borders, pools and a water garden.
Long Crendon Gardens, Long Crendon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Cliveden - A Room of One's Own
An audio experience round the gardens. Hear another side of our four Cliveden Women, as interpreted by world renowned writers.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Mon 11 Jun to Thu 9 Aug

More details - Hughenden - Bucks Open Studios
Local Art Exhibition. Local art exhibition part of Bucks Open Studios. Come and see four local artists’ work displayed at Hughenden Manor. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for all. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Mon 11 Jun to Fri 15 Jun

More details - Emma Stevens 'To My Roots Tour' Milton Keynes
UK SINGER/SONGWRITER EMMA STEVENS PLAYS MILTON KEYNES LIVE Brit country-pop music star Emma Stevens brings her UK ‘To My Roots Spring Tour’ to Milton Keynes Hailed as ‘just magical’ by the late great Sir Terry Wogan, Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singer/songwriter who’s taken the UK by storm with her
The Stables 2, Stockwell Ln, Wavendon, Milton Keynes
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Talk: How English Historical Records Work
England has lots of records but they weren’t devised with family historians in mind and we have to accept pluses and minuses. Michael Gandy explains to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society the logic behind the records that we have and how to make the best use of them.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Richard the Third - Open Air Theatre
Open Air theatre set in glorious parkland of Hall Barn, Old Beaconsfield with the audience under cover. Chiltern Shakespeare Company will be bringing this powerful tale of jealousy, manipulation and deceipt to life.
Hall Barn Old Beaconsfield
Wed 13 Jun to Sat 16 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - BuckLitFest Literary and Local Quiz Night
The Buckingham Literary Festival starts with a Quiz featuring literary and local questions. Bring along a team of 4 or join one on the night for an evening of fun and questions. Quiz is in two parts with supper served in-between.
The Woolpack, Well St, Buckingham
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Buckingham Literary Festival
Our third Literary Festival sees Buckingham hosting another glittering array of speakers guaranteed to stimulate, debate, inform – and, of course, entertain! We hope that you enjoy this year’s feast of interesting talks, discussions, workshops and drama.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Thu 14 Jun to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hughenden - Guided Ranger Walk
Join one of the Ranger team for a guided walk of Green Farm. Two hour walk with the chance to explore the wider estate and learn more about the flora and fauna. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 2491895. Not suitable for children. Dogs on leads welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Thu 14 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Exhibition Tour: Silver Caesars
Join Head of Collections, Pippa Shirley, for a tour of The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery. For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renaissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups - known as the ’Aldobrandini Tazze’ - will be...
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Buckingham Literary Festival : Edward Stourton - Auntie's War: The BBC During World War II
Broadcaster and Radio 4 stalwart Edward Stourton delivers a sharp-eyed, wry and affectionate account of the BBC’s wartime journey. In the pre-television era, BBC radio played a crucial role as, for the first time, news of the fighting and key moments of the war reached every living room.
Festival Tent, Beloff Lawn, University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Rebecca Fraser: The Mayflower Generation at the Buckingham Literary Festival
Selected by The Times as a History Book of the Year 2017, The Mayflower Generation follows the voyage of the pioneering British aboard the Mayflower and identifies the founding of Plymouth Colony as one of the seminal events in world history.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Buckingham Literary Festival: Visit to IngramSpark
A visit to Print-on-Demand and e-book publisher, IngramSpark, to discover how to make your book a reality. Based at Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes, just 12 miles from Buckingham. Programme: 10.30 Meet at Kiln Farm for coffee 11.00 Introduction to self-publishing 11.30 Tour of the works 12.
IngramSpark HQ, Chapter House, Pitfield, Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Milton Keynes City Orchestra Concert
15th June Just announced the winner of the Yamaha Music Foundation of Europe Scholarship Clarinettist Piotr Dec who will perform Weber No.2 and the programme will include MKCO playing Mozart Symphony No 35 and Haydn’s Symphony No 104
The Venue Walton High, Fyfield Barrow Milton Keynes
Fri 15 Jun

More details - The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Thames Valley Golf and Networking Event
Why not come and join us for a morning/day on this fabulous golf and networking event. All golfing abilities are very welcome! this event will be a singles Stableford competition and to add some interest, participants will be going out in teams of three with the best two scores counting to the team prize.
Burnham Beeches Golf Club, Green Lane, Burnham
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Buckingham Literary Festival Tom Bower - Rebel Prince: Power, Passion and Defiance of Prince Charles
Few have suffered as much humiliation as Prince Charles. Despite his hard work, he has struggled to overcome his unpopularity. Tom Bower, relying on testimony from those close to the inner sanctum of Clarence House, reveals a royal household rife with intrigue.
Festival Tent, Beloff Lawn, University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Frederick Forsyth in Conversation at the Buckingham Literary Festival
We are delighted to welcome thriller writer, spy and investigative journalist Frederick Forsyth to open the Festival. At eighteen, Forsyth was the youngest pilot to qualify with the RAF. At twenty-five, he was a journalist in East Berlin during the Cold War.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Lords Wood - Open Garden for NGS
Lords Wood was built for the artist Mary Sargent Florence in 1899 and has been the Messum’s family home since 1974. Lords Wood’s artistic connections continue to this day.
Lords Wood, Marlow Common
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Buckingham Literary Festival: Tim Marshall -  Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls
Following Prisoners of Geography, an international bestseller, Tim Marshall explores the divisions caused by wealth, race, religion and politics.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Live Band 40s/50s Hawaiian Party with The Cadillac Kings
The Rocking Rebels 4th Hawaiian Party with LIVE BAND The Cadillac Kings Friday 1st September at Marlow British Legion! The Cadillac Kings play top class Rock n Roll combining the sounds & styles of ‘40s & ‘50s R’n’B, Jump Jive & R’n’R to keep you on the dance floor all night!
Station Approach
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Feast 2018
Feast returns for summer 2018! Fun for all the family to enjoy.  Come along and see the North Front of Waddesdon transformed with decorations, live music, food and wine stalls, craft activities, a dance-a-thon, international performances and much more...
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Gershwin: Porgy & Bess concert Suite & Tippett: Five Spirituals from A Child of our Time
Wooburn Singers & our brilliant accompanist, Simon Howat under musical director Tom Hammond-Davies have a delightful programme of music for our summer concert. We present the concert suite from Gershwin’s iconic Porgy & Bess, combined with the five beautiful spirituals from Tippett’s A Child of our Time.
St Lawrence Church, Church Lane, West Wycombe
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Frances Welch Imperial Tea Party: Family Politics & Betrayal at BLF
As relations between Russia and the UK get to a 21st century fever pitch, it might be time to learn from earlier interactions between our two nations. The Imperial Tea Party chronicles three fraught meetings between the British and Russian Royal families in the lead up to the demise of the Romanovs in 1918.
The Woolpack Cote, Well Street, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Craig Brown Ma’am Darling: 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret at BLF
From our funniest writer, a portrait of our most talked about royal. Journalist Craig Brown writes for just about everyone - from The Daily Mail to The New York Review of Books - and has created the Private Eye Diary for nearly thirty years. His latest focus is an insight into the Royal Family.
Festival Tent, Beloff Lawn, University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham .
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Emma Byrne Swearing is Good for You - Buckingham Literary Festival
Swearing is Good for You: the Amazing Science of Bad Language Can swearing be beneficial to our health and wellbeing? Dr Emma Byrne claims it can, citing evidence and the fascinating science behind swearing.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Chris Patten In Conversation with John Bercow at Buck Lit Fest
Having been unable, at the last minute, to attend last year, we are delighted to welcome Chris Patten to BuckLitFest this year. Lord Patten’s political career took a sharp turn in 1992 when he unexpectedly lost his parliamentary seat.
Festival Tent, Beloff Lawn, University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham .
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Dagnall Village Fete 2018
The Dagnall Village Fete will be held on Saturday 16th June at Dagnall recreation ground. We will be raising funds for Dagnall Village Hall, Dagnall School & Dagnall Church. Entry is free and car parking is available. We will have a dog show running throughout the day, with sign up from 11.
Dagnall Recreation Ground, Nelson Road, Dagnall, Herts
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Feast Traditional & Gentleman's Afternoon Teas
Treat yourself or your Dad to a very special traditional, or gentleman’s afternoon tea during Feast weekend, our spectacular festival of food and performing arts. The perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hughenden - Hughenden Artisan Market
Local produce stalls selling a selection of gifts and goodies. Booking Not Needed. Yes. Dogs on leads welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Bushcraft Weekend
Visit our site on this exciting weekend and experience the outdoors. You will have an opportunity to take part in a number of Bushcraft activities and explore areas of the site which are not usually open to the public.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hughenden - Father's Day Model Train Exhibition
Wycombe and District Model Railway Society are back with a two-day train exhibition of mixed layouts including interactive children’s layout. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for all children. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Feast 2018
Feast 2018 returns on the weekend of 16 & 17 June 2018. More details coming soon. Feast will see the North Front transformed with decorated tables, for visitors to take a seat at and enjoy a picnic, or sample of the delicious food on offer from one of over 70 handpicked artisan food and wine stalls.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Westbury Manor Exhibition
Westbury, hundreds of years old at the time of the Norman Conquest, was a 14th century moated manor, a farm and now a thriving local arts centre. Discover its fascinating story!
Foxcovert Road, ShenleyWood, Milton Keynes, MK5 6AA
Sat 16 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul, Fri 6 Jul

More details - Artificial Intelligence - Anthony Seldon at BuckLitFest
Will AI Liberate or Infantilise Humanity? AI (Artificial Intelligence) will change our lives more than we can begin to imagine. Will it liberate or infantilise us? Education alone will decide. There is no more important issue facing education, or humanity at large, than the fast approaching revolution in AI.
Festival Tent, Beloff Lawn, University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Cliveden - The Grove Sessions: Pocket Full of Swing
Enjoy live acoustic music in Cliveden’s Illex Grove, brought to you by jazz band Pocket Full of Swing. Vintage jazz band, Pocket Full of Swing, are back at Cliveden for the second year running.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Slow Adventures on Britain's Waterways - Jasper Winn at BuckLitFest
Join Canal and River Trust writer-in-residence, Jasper Winn to explore the history, culture and geography of Britain’s waterways. Spending more than a year kayaking, cycling and boating his way along a thousand miles of towpaths and canals, Winn met historians, birdwatchers, fishermen, campaigners and eccentrics.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - William Sitwell: Eggs or Anarchy at Buckingham Literary Festival
William Sitwell tells the extraordinary and gripping tale of how Britain was fed during the Second World War. One of Britain’s foremost food writers, Sitwell is a multi-award-winning writer, editor, critic, TV and radio presenter.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Talk: Coroners' Inquests
Requiring no legal or medical knowledge until more recent times, the Coroner was an elected official. Inquests were often held in rooms in pubs.
Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Mark Billingham and Belinda Bauer Criminal Facts and Fiction at BLF
BESTSELLING CRIME NOVELISTS MARK BILLINGHAM AND BELINDA BAUER ON THE REAL FACTS THAT INSPIRE THEIR FICTION. Mark is one of the UK’s most popular crime writers whose novels have sold over five million copies worldwide and twice won him the Crime Novel of the Year award.
Buckingham Literary Festival, Festival Tent, Beloff Lawn, University of Buckingham, Hunter Street, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - John Dougherty Dinosaurs and Dinner-Ladies at BuckLitFest
Following this award-winning author and singer/ songwriter’s visit last year as part of our schools outreach programme, we are delighted to welcome John back for a riotous afternoon with Dinosaurs and Dinner Ladies at the Buckingham Library.
The Library, Verney Close, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Ben Okri Rise Like Lions - Politics through Poetry at BuckLitFest
The award-winning poet and novelist Ben Okri has compiled an anthology of a hundred poems from around the world that celebrate (in the broadest sense) the many voices of politics, from polemics to meditations, from Shakespeare to Grime.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Natasha & Anthony O’Hear Picturing the Apocalypse at BuckLitFest
Picturing the Apocalypse: The Book of Revelation in the Arts over Two Millennia From Armageddon to the Antichrist, from the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse to the Whore of Babylon, images from the Book of Revelation have fascinated and inspired artists, writers and musicians for almost two thousand years.
Old Gaol, Market Hill, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Antonia Fraser In Conversation with Anthony Seldon at BuckLitFest
A prolific novelist, broadcaster, editor and biographer, Antonia Fraser is probably best known as the writer who has made history popular. Her new book, The King and the Catholics, is the story of Catholic Emancipation which begins with blood in 1780 and ends some fifty years later, in a ‘bloodless revolution’.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Soapbox Derby
Whitehill Park is the setting for this exciting and thrilling event, held on Father’s Day, Sunday 17th June, it promises to be a fantastic, free day out for the entire family.
Whitehill Park
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello) & Isata Kanneh-Mason at Jordans Summer Festival
Boccherini - Cello Sonata No.6 in A major, G. 4. Poulenc - Cello Sonata Op. 143. Debussy - Cello Sonata in D minor. Brahms - Sonata for cello and piano No.2 in F major, Op. 99. Our second concert is by the thrilling 2016 BBC Young Musician, cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.
Jubilee Hall, School Lane, Seer Green, Beaconsfield
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Andrew Adonis In Conversation with Anthony Seldon at Buck Lit Fest
Andrew Adonis is a Labour peer. He was the Secretary of State for Transport under Gordon Brown and an education minister before that.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Archers – Behind The Scenes at Buckingham Literary Festival
A leading cast member and a producer/scriptwriter throw open the studio door to reveal the inner workings of BBC Radio 4’s The Archers, the longest running drama series in the world. ’Timothy Bentinck has played the central character of David Archer since 1982.
Radcliffe Centre, Church St, Buckingham
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Sunday Special Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Woodcarving with Jeremy Turner Discover 3D carving techniques by carving a relief panel or small dish. Tools provided – bring your own if you have them! Pottery - Throwing with Charlie Butters Learn the basic principles of throwing clay to make cylinders (the basis of most pots).
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Creative Writing Course at Queens Park Arts Centre
Creative Writing with Claire Steele Big Myth Workshops One-day writing workshops, inspired by myths and legends. Places must be booked in advance – don’t forget to bring a packed lunch! Workshops are suitable students for aged 16+ For full details about each of these workshops please visit www.qpc.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Paula Battle Tame your Twitter Terrors at Buckingham Literary Festival
Got Twitter sussed or do you find it one big headache? Know that you need to ‘get social’, but feel too exposed to do more than lurk? Want some help getting to grips with the basics and working towards a tailored ‘content strategy’? Join our workshop and you’ll be tweeting like a pro before you know it.
Buckingham Literary Festival, Buckingham - Venue to be announced
Sun 17 Jun

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - MUSICAL SUNDAYS  West Wycombe Brass Band
Here they are again - another opportunity to enjoy a summer afternoon with the music of our local brass band. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Old Park Barn - Open Garden for NGS
We made a garden from a rough field of just under 3 acres, 20 yrs ago. Near the house a series of terraces, cut into the sloping site, create the formal garden with long and cross vistas, lawns and deep borders.
Old Park Barn, Newport Pagnell
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Aston Clinton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
These two cottage gardens, one well established and the other having recently undergone a radical redesign by its new owner, share a basis of seasonal interest underpinned by evergreens and perennial planting.
Aston Clinton Gardens, Aylesbury
Sun 17 Jun

More details - 126 Church Green Road - Open Garden for NGS
A gentle sloping mature garden of ½ acre is a plant lover’s delight, which incl a small formal garden, shady areas and mixed borders of shrubs, perennials and roses. Features incl a thatched wendy house, pergola, formal pond, wildlife pond, productive fruit and vegetable garden, two greenhouses and patio.
126 Church Green Road, Milton Keynes
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Hillesden House - Open Garden for NGS
By superb church Cathedral in the Fields. Carp lakes, fountains and waterfalls with mature trees. Rose, alpine and herbaceous borders with 80 acres of deer park. Wild flower areas and extensive lakes developed by the owner. Lovely walks and plenty of wildlife.
Hillesden House, Hillesden
Sun 17 Jun

More details - 126 Church Green Road - Open Garden for NGS
A gentle sloping mature garden of ½ acre is a plant lover’s delight, which incl a small formal garden, shady areas and mixed borders of shrubs, perennials and roses. Features incl a thatched wendy house, pergola, formal pond, wildlife pond, productive fruit and vegetable garden, two greenhouses and patio.
126 Church Green Road, Milton Keynes
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Stowe - Man's Best Friend Monthly Dog Walk
Join the dogs of Stowe on a paw patrol with a different theme and leader each month. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Turn End Trust - Midsummer Night's Tour
Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for a glass of Pimms or cordial and a leisurely stroll to enjoy the scent and colour of midsummer in Turn End garden. Turn End consists of an award-winning house and an internationally renowned garden.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Contemporary art & architecture tour
Join us for a tour of Flint House and Windmill Hill Archive. This is your chance to see exquisite interiors and artworks of two pieces of contemporary architecture on the Waddesdon estate, Windmill Hill Archive and Flint House.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Acer Corner - Open Garden for NGS
Garden designer’s garden with Japanese influence and large collection of Japanese maples. The enclosed front garden is Japanese in style.
Acer Corner, Wendover
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Beaconsfield Donkey Derby
Donkey Racing Goes to the Beach! Seaside inspired fun. A great day out for all the family! Donkey rides, Swing boats, Coconut shy, Bouncy castle, BBQ and more. DONKEY RACES with Tote from 12.30pm. Donkeys ridden bareback by Jockettes – thrills and spills!
St Mary and All Saints Church of England School Maxwell Road, Beaconsfield
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Slapton Midsummer Fete
Slapton Midsummer Fete brings together families from Slapton and surrounding areas for traditional summer fete fun on Slapton Recreation Ground in the heart of Slapton village.
Slapton Recreation Ground, Slapton
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Living History Week
Join a whole host of re-enactors to commemorate the end of WWI. From the Western Front to the Home Front, explore life 100 years ago and see what you can discover. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for children. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - 11 The Paddocks - Open Garden for NGS
Small peaceful garden with mixed borders of colourful herbaceous perennials, a special show of David Austin roses and a large variety of spectacular named Blackmore and Langdon delphiniums. A tremendous variety of colour in a small area.
11 The Paddocks, Wendover
Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Suffragettes
In the early 20th century Newland Park, a Georgian style house set in the 550-acre estate in Chalfont St Giles (next to what is now the Museum site), was a refuge for suffragettes.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Showblitz!
Hold onto your seats ‘cos it’s showtime as local groups Wolverton Gilbert & Sullivan Society and Wolverton Light Orchestra combine to bring you a fantastic selection of pieces from the musical theatre.
Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury Arts & Leisure Stantonbury Milton Keynes
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Turn End Trust - Quiet Garden
Come and spend a leisurely day enjoying the tranquil environment of Turn End garden in early summer.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
West Wycombe Park, High Wycombe
Sat 23 Jun

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
Take a trip down the rabbit hole this summer with Chapterhouse Productions and join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland. Meet a whole host of colourful characters - from the unforgettable White Rabbit and the madcap Mad Hatter to the terrifying Queen of Hearts.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Living History Weekend
Explore what life was like 100 years ago and see what you can discover.  Join us for Living History Weekend and expect a fun day filled with re-enactors, displays from the Western to Home Front. 
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Sat 23 Jun

More details - 17th Spectacular Dragon Boat Festival in support of MacIntyre
Paddles at the ready, we’re looking for teams to sign up to the 17th spectacular Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival to support MacIntyre, the new festival charity for 2018 No previous experience is required, just plenty of team spirit!
Willen Lake, Milton Keynes
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Fundraising Fish & Chip Quiz Night at Queens Park Arts Centre
Tuck into tasty fish & chips then test the little grey cells at our fundraising quiz, hosted by Grace & Faye. Teams (6 people max) must be booked in by 19th June.
Queens Park, Aylesbury
Sat 23 Jun

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - MUSICAL SUNDAYS Rickmansworth Players Choir
The welcome return of the Rickmansworth Players Choir and their a cappella programme. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Classic Car and Bike Show - Sunday 24th June 2018
Hedsor Club, Hedsor Road, Bourne End, Bucks SL8 5ES (next to the Flowerland Garden Centre) Tel: 07721 842142 or email george.gatrell@btopenworld.com Hedsor Club in Bourne End is hosting their 12th annual classic car & bike show on Sunday 24th June 2018.
Hedsor Club, Hedsor Road, Bourne End, Bucks
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Tythrop Park - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of garden surrounds a C17 Grade I listed manor house (not open). This large and varied garden blends traditional and contemporary styles; a pool border rich with grasses and a green and white theme, walled kitchen/cutting garden with large greenhouse, and at its heart a box parterre.
Tythrop Park, Kingsey
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cliveden - Beginners Floristry Workshops
Come along to explore some of Cliveden’s stunning gardens through the eyes of an expert florist, make your very own posy to take home and have all your questions answered.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Thu 28 Jun, Tue 17 Jul

More details - Flummoxed Festival
Flummoxed Festival, 29th June - 1st July, Bletchley Celebrating the 6th Anniversary of our boutique child friendly festival in 2018 A small but perfectly formed family festival just 3 miles from Milton Keynes.
Bletchley, near Milton Keynes
Fri 29 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Spotlight on the Art of Book Binding
Waddesdon houses some of the most luxuriously bound 17th- and 18th-century books in the country. Come and learn about the art of bookbinding and discover what a binding can tell us about its contents, previous owners and the industry that produced it. Booking Advisable. Phone: 01296 820414.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 29 Jun

More details - WhizzFizzFest 2018
WhizzFizzFest, Aylesbury’s annual festival that celebrates children’s art and literature, is back on Saturday 30 June! With celebrity guests Dame Darcey Bussell and Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill headlining, this year is going to bigger and better than ever!
Aylesbury town centre
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Bellingdon and Asheridge Traditional Village Fete
Please join us for our annual traditional village fete. Held in the grounds of Bellingdon and Asheridge Village Hall, in beautiful chiltern countryside, this event is a great day out for all the family.
Bellingdon and Asheridge Village Hall
Sat 30 Jun

More details - New Japan Pro Wrestling: Strong Style Evolved UK
New Japan Pro Wrestling: Strong Style Evolved UK. Artists performing: Revolution Pro Wrestling.: Tickets avaiable.
Milton Keynes Ice Arena, Milton Keynes
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Aylesbury on Sea
We don’t have miles of golden sand or the sound of crashing waves, but Aylesbury Town Council will be bringing you Palm Trees to climb, donkeys to ride, sand pits to play in, a performance of Wind in the Willows to watch, tea-cups to ride in, singing to enjoy, deck chairs to relax in, a gyroscope to spin you (if you
Kingsbury
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Feelin' My Way - classic jazz for a summer's afternoon
The roots of jazz go way back, to a time long before the big swing bands or bebop came along. This concert will draw on an earlier tradition, almost from the ’roots’ of jazz and featuring the kind of tuneful jazz heard in the 1920s and 30s.
Christ Church URC
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Wingrave Village Fete
We will once again be hosting the biggest annual event in Wingrave, this year will be the biggest yet, with attractions for children and adults, our fantastic BBQ as well as our lovely craft stalls, so why not pop along and support the Village :) Please contact if you would like to hold a stall at this years fete..
Wingrave Sports and Social Club
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Stowe - Family explorers: Leaf spotters
The trees are in full leaf, so it’s the perfect time to see how many varieties you can spot. Pick up a leaf spotter guide to learn your oak tree from your hawthorn! Challenge your friends and family - do they know as many as they think' Have a go at so. Booking Not Needed. Made for children and families.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Sun 1 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Stoke Place Hotel Opens Gardens for Family Garden Party
For the second year running, Stoke Place Hotel opens its famous ‘Capability Brown’ designed gardens to host a Garden Party for all the family. There will be live music, archery, mini-golf, face painting and a bouncy castle will be available for all the family to enjoy.
Stoke Place Hotel, Stoke Green
Sun 1 Jul

More details - The White House, Askett - Open Garden for NGS
A cottage garden surrounding a C17 thatched cottage (not open), with many flower borders, an ancient well in the small front garden, a secret garden, an evergreen border, pond, box edged herbaceous border and several peaceful seating areas.
The White House, Askett, Princes Risborough
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Lowthorpe House - Open Garden for NGS
The narrow hornbeam-lined drive, opens out to reveal a sunny, secluded acre garden, tucked away in the conservation area of Askett. Emphasis is on flowers in deep herbaceous borders; soft fruit cage, tree area, fern garden and grasses. Some interesting trees and conifers.
Lowthorpe House, Princes Risborough
Sun 1 Jul

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - MUSICAL SUNDAYS  Just Friends
Just Friends join us again this season for their easy listening instrumental and vocal music programme. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Sunday afternoon with live music by solo singer/guitarist Johnny Wheeler.
We welcome back talented singer/guitarist Johnny Wheeler to our newly refurbished club. He’ll be entertaining the members and guests with an afternoon of live music from the days of swing through Rock ’n’ Roll to ballads and reggae.
Riverside Ex Servicemens Club, St. Mary Street. High Wycombe.
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Freddy Kempf (piano) at Jordans Summer Festival
Kapustin - Concert Études - Prelude, Intermezzo and Final (1,7 and 8). Chopin - Études, Op. 10. Rachmaninov - Études-tableaux, Op. 39. We welcome back one of today’s most successful pianists, Freddy Kempf.
Jubilee Hall, School Lane, Seer Green, Beaconsfield
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Cliveden - Tuesday Garden Tours: Summer
Take a tour of Cliveden’s beautiful formal gardens with expert guides and see the summer scheme in bloom. Join a member of the gardens team and discover the highlights of Cliveden’s summer garden. Booking Not Needed. We do not recommend this event for children. Dogs on leads welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul

More details - Stowe - Toddler Tuesday: Summer leaves
Drop by the cafe for fun toddler activities and meet other families in our local community. Drop by the cafe for fun toddler activities and meet other families in our local community.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Talk: Prisons, Punishment And Pain
Prisons have always been important institutions in London, and their records are one of the richest for genealogy and family research. Colin Oakes looks at the large numbers of prisons that have existed in London from medieval times to the present and their myriad forms.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 4 Jul

More details - Marlow Orchestra Free Summer Concert
Your local friendly orchestra invites you to a series of FREE Summer Concerts. This follows a similar format to previous years with the orchestra taking a light and varied programme of music to popular outside venues around Marlow and the local area.
The Ship, 23 West Street, Marlow, Bucks, UK
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Comedy. Upstairs at the Mad Squirrel
Four up and coming comedians on the circuit. Thursday night. All for the price of a pint in the city: Presenting: Matt Smith Sheraz Yousaf Sarah Iles Jon Long MC James Lillis Comedy 8pm Dining upstairs from 6.
Mad Squirrel Tap & Bottle Shop, 4-5 Church Street
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Annual Summer Concert
Step back in time at St Lawrence, Broughton for the Friends’ annual Summer Concert and help keep this beautiful church open for all to enjoy.
St Lawrence Church, Broughton, Milton Keynes
Sat 7 Jul

More details - St Mary's Village Carnival
One of the biggest rural Carnival’s in the country, set in delightful rural location below Dunstable Downs. Free admission, free parking, plenty of free entertainment. Houses on procession route dressed to the event’s theme of ’Games’.
Edlesborough Green
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Music at Windmill Hill: National Youth Choir Fellowship Octet
Join us for some memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon. An evening of sublime a cappella choral music performed by eight outstanding young singers.
Waddesdon Manor Nr Aylesbury
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Tales from the Puppeteer
Enjoy a weekend of puppet shows and storytelling around our site. • Watch ‘A Dragons Tale’ puppet performance (three performances, times TBC) o Foolishly John Lambton throws the strange googly eyed fish back into the river. What has he done!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Willow Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
A Collaborative Vegetable garden in Catherine’s garden. Tended by 4 local people each sharing in the toil and the spoils of the produce. Established 5 years ago we are all learning as we go. We have a no dig approach and love cut and come again produce.
Willow Lodge, Milton Keynes
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Music at Windmill Hill: National Youth Choir Fellowship Octet
Join us for an evening of sublime a cappella choral music performed by the outstanding National Youth Choir Fellowship Octet. These eight young singers are part of a year-long educational programme which allows them to develop their skills as singers, conductors and workshop leaders.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Riverside Parks Music
Lovely music for a summer evening. Supporting the Riverside Fair – let’s keep it free for the children Fund raising for Riverside Parks Group to support the annual Riverside Fair – keeping this free for children and their families, part of StonyLive!
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Sat 7 Jul

More details - A Social Evening with Music by Johnny Wheeler - Solo Singer/Guitarist
A very special Saturday evening of live music and dancing. Johnny Wheeler will be returning for his first visit of the year performing songs from the days of swing through to the 2000’s. Including Rock ’n’ Roll, ballads and chart material. A very friendly club in the High Wycombe area.
Flackwell Heath Royal British Legion, Common Road, Flackwell Heath, High Wycombe
Sat 7 Jul

More details - St Mary’s Village Carnival
One of the biggest rural Carnival’s in the country, set in delightful rural location below Dunstable Downs. Free admission, free parking, plenty of free entertainment. Houses on procession route dressed to the event’s theme of Ganes. 11am to 5pm, Procession 12.30 to 1.
Edlesborough Green
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Bourne End Community Craft Market
The Crafty B’s need your support, to support local charities. We are a group making crafts from recycled materials. We have a table at The Market and all profits are shared between RSPCA South Bucks, Wycombe Hospital Scan Appeal and St Tiggywinkles Wild Life.
BECCMARK, Bourne End Community Market, Wakefield Road, Bourne End
Sat 7 Jul

More details - MK Bike Show at StadiumMK
Come and find out more about what’s going on with Motorcycling in and around Milton Keynes. With over 45 stands of trades, clubs and charities and the Through the Decades show bikes there is going to be plenty to see.
Milton Keynes Stadium Bletchley Milton Keynes
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Outdoor Theatre Twelfth Night by Castle Theatre Company at BLF
After their sparkling performance last year, the Durham Castle Theatre Company returns to Robert and Carolyn Cumming’s delightful gardens at the Old Mill House beside the Great Ouse to perform Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
Old Mill House, Maids Moreton
Sun 8 Jul

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - MUSICAL SUNDAYS  West Wycombe Brass  Band
More brilliant brass playing from our own local band; perfect for a Sunday summer afternoon. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Hughenden - Cartoons and Campaigns: what did Disraeli do for me?
Our new manor exhibition explores Benjamin Disraeli’s political career and asks the question: what did Disraeli do for me' Our new manor exhibition explores Benjamin Disraeli’s political career and asks the question: what did Disraeli do for me' Booking Not Needed. Suitable for all ages.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Cliveden - Celebrate the Feminine: Statue Trail
Explore a selection of Cliveden’s world-renowned statuary collection, chosen exclusively by our onsite art curator. Femininity has a strong influence over Cliveden’s sculpture collection.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Cliveden - Cliveden's Women
An outdoor exhibition celebrating inspirational women from the local community. Cliveden’s a property with a history of powerful females. And, to commemorate the generations of women who have lived and visited here, we’re hosting a year-long programme in 2018 to celebrate their lives.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Tue 10 Jul to Fri 13 Jul

More details - Using Your DNA To Trace Your Family Tree
DNA testing is the latest high-tech tool to aid your family tree research. It can help you research your surname or put you in touch with long lost cousins who can help you break through those brick walls in your own research.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Riches of the Earth
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon.  Discover them through this self-led trail of the Manor.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Wine Cellars Talk
Discover the history of Rothschild wine. Have the history of the Rothschild wine brought to life in this free 20-minute talk on the Rothschilds and their wines. Talks are conducted by our expert house guides, who will take you on a journey through the history of over 15,000 bottles of historic w. Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Cliveden - Rowing boats and motor boats
Relax and unwind as you row yourself along the Thames in a rowing or motor boat . Fancy a punt on the River Thames' Our selection of boating options offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy the river. Booking Essential. Phone: 01628 605069 ext. 121. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Wed 11 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Introductory Walk
An introduction to the history of Waddesdon Manor. Join one of our volunteer garden guides on a 45 minute walk to explore the history of the gardens, the Manor and the Rothschild family. This walk goes through the grounds on paved and gravel paths. Hosted daily at 11.30am (also 2pm on Wed & Fri). Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Cliveden - Skippered River Cruises
Relax and unwind as you glide along the Thames in one of our skippered boats. Our selection of boating options offer the perfect opportunity to enjoy the river on a 45 minute cruise down Cliveden’s Thames stretch. Booking Essential. Phone: 01628 605069 ext. 121. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Wed 11 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution
Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in 17th and 18th centuries.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Meet the Aviary Keeper
Meet our collection of rare and endangered birds. A free 20 minute talk on weekdays about the Aviary and its work, presented by a member of the Aviary team. Learn about the exotic collection of rare and endangered birds at Waddesdon and the important conservation work of this registered zoo. Restored.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance
For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renaissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt-standing cups will be reunited and displayed together at Waddesdon Manor. These beautiful table ornaments celebrate the Twelve Caesars, notorious rulers of ancient Rome.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 11 Jul, Thu 12 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Sat 28 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Thu 2 Aug, Sat 4 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery
For the first time in more than 150 years some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic treasures of the Renissance, a set of 12 European silver-gilt standing cups will be reunited and displayed together at Waddesdon Manor.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Riches of the Earth
Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 11 Jul to Fri 13 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Fri 20 Jul, Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Fri 27 Jul, Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Fri 3 Aug, Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Fri 10 Aug, Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Fri 17 Aug, Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Fri 24 Aug, Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Discovery Talk
Discover the history of Waddesdon Manor. A 20 minute talk by one of our House Guides, uncovering an aspect of Waddesdon’s extraordinary collection and history. A different topic will be covered each day, with guides discussing their areas of interest and expertise. Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 11 Jul, Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Fri 20 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Fri 27 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Fri 3 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Fri 10 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Fri 17 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Fri 24 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Water Garden Walk at the Dairy
Discover the beauty of the Water Garden. A wonderful opportunity to enjoy a free 45 minute peaceful walk around the beautiful Water Garden located in the grounds of The Dairy. Public access to this garden is limited and these guided walks only take place on Wednesdays. Originally built and pl. Booking Not Needed.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 11 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Wed 18 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Marlow Orchestra Free Summer Concert
Your local friendly orchestra invites you to a series of FREE Summer Concerts. This follows a similar format to previous years with the orchestra taking a light and varied programme of music to popular outside venues around Marlow and the local area.
The Two Brewers, St Peters Street, Marlow
Thu 12 Jul

More details - Cliveden - Big Camp
Pack your tent and join us for our hugely popular overnight family camping event in Cliveden’s historic woodlands. The whole family will love taking part in an evening under the stars. Children will have fun exploring, wildlife spotting, marshmallow toasting and story-telling round the camp fire.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Fri 20 Jul to Sun 22 Jul, Fri 27 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Funny Faces - The stories of Sid James & Joan Sims
SID JAMES & JOAN SIMS return for one night only: two British comedy icons. This double bill of two one-actor plays open the doors and invite you into the real lives of two of the best-loved British comedy performers of the 20th Century. JOAN takes a walk down memory lane in SIMply JOAN.
MK FRINGE FESTIVAL, MK GALLERY, THEATRE WALK, MILTON KEYNES
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Meet Sharpe’s Rifles
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 • At 3.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cliveden - Game of Clues: Murder Mystery
A new year, a new victim, a new killer. Following last year’s crime caper, we’ve created a brand new outdoor mystery for you and your family to solve. The year is 1853 and, whilst the Sutherland’s are away visiting their London abode, Cliveden’s head butler has turned up dead on the estate.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - New natural play equipment
See how many things you can tick off in your ’50 things’ booklets with our exciting new natural play equipment. Booking Not Needed. Children very welcome! Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 14 Jul to Mon 16 Jul, Sat 21 Jul to Mon 23 Jul, Sat 28 Jul to Mon 30 Jul, Sat 4 Aug to Mon 6 Aug, Sat 11 Aug to Mon 13 Aug, Sat 18 Aug to Mon 20 Aug, Sat 25 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Artisan Food Market
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.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 14 Jul, Sat 11 Aug

More details - A Special Saturday Evening of Live Music with Johnny Wheeler!
We once again welcome talented singer/guitarist Johnny Wheeler to our new club. He’ll be entertaining the members and guests with an evening of live music from the days of swing through Rock ’n’ Roll to ballads and (a little) country.
Chesham Royal British Legion, The Douglas McMinn Centre, East Street
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Claydon - Chapterhouse Theatre presents Sense and Sensibility
Bring a picnic and join Chapterhouse Theatre Company as they present Jane Austen’s unforgettable story of love, family and friendship. Join the Chapterhouse Theatre Company as they present their adaptation of the classic tale, Sense and Sensibility.
Claydon, Middle Claydon, near Buckingham,
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Broughton Fire Station Open Day
Fun Day for the kids!! Lots of Fire Trucks Fire Demonstrations BBQ Raffle Bouncy Castle Ice Cream Van Coconut Shy Soak a Firefighter Cafe and many more Stalls
Broughton Fire Station, Childs Way, Milton Keynes
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Sense and Sensibility
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
Claydon House and Gardens, Middle Claydon
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Creative Writing Course at Queens Park Arts Centre
Creative Writing with Claire Steele Big Myth Workshops One-day writing workshops, inspired by myths and legends. Places must be booked in advance – don’t forget to bring a packed lunch! Workshops are suitable students for aged 16+ For full details about each of these workshops please visit www.qpc.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Marlow Orchestra Free Summer Concert
Your local friendly orchestra invites you to a series of FREE Summer Concerts. This follows a similar format to previous years with the orchestra taking a light and varied programme of music to popular outside venues around Marlow and the local area.
The Bounty, Bourne End
Sun 15 Jul

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - MUSICAL SUNDAYS  Greatest Hits  Choir
Come and enjoy the talent of this local choir, singing all those favourite and familiar hits. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Nash Ensemble at Jordans Summer Festival
Mozart - Flute Quartet in C, K 285b. Debussy - Syrinx for solo flute. Dohnanyi - Serenade in C, Op. 10 for string trio. Mozart - Flute Quartet in D, K285. Bozza - Images for solo flute. Beethoven - String trio in C minor, Op. 9 No. 3.
Jubilee Hall, School Lane, Seer Green, Beaconsfield
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Cliveden - Guided House Tours
Book onto one of our short guided tours to discover more about the fabulous Cliveden House. These tours allow you to see some of the rooms that were once home to Nancy and Waldorf Astor. Entry to the house is by timed ticket only and the tours last approximately 30 minutes.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Mon 16 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Thu 19 Jul, Mon 23 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Thu 26 Jul, Mon 30 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Thu 2 Aug, Mon 6 Aug, Tue 7 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Mon 13 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Mon 20 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Thu 23 Aug, Mon 27 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Red Kites - Open Garden for NGS
This much admired 1½ acre Chiltern hillside garden is planted for yr-round interest and is lovingly maintained with mixed and herbaceous borders, wild flower orchard, established pond, vegetable garden, managed woodland area and a lovely hidden garden.
Red Kites, Bledlow Ridge
Tue 17 Jul

More details - Stowe - Man's Best Friend Monthly Dog Walk
Join the dogs of Stowe on a paw patrol with a different theme and leader each month. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Wed 18 Jul, Wed 15 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Spotlight on Conservation and Housekeeping
How do they do that' Come and learn the tricks of the trade with the conservation team on how we look after our magnificent collection. Booking Advisable. Phone: 01296 820414.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 18 Jul, Fri 27 Jul

More details - Awful Auntie
When Stella sets off to visit London with her parents, Lord and Lady Saxby, she has no idea her life is in danger! Waking up three months later, only her Aunt Alberta can tell Stella what has happened.
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre Exchange Street Aylesbury
Wed 18 Jul to Sat 21 Jul

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Contemporary art & architecture tour
Join us for a tour of Flint House and Windmill Hill Archive. This is your chance to see exquisite interiors and artworks of two pieces of contemporary architecture on the Waddesdon estate, Windmill Hill Archive and Flint House.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 20 Jul, Fri 17 Aug

More details - Penn Festival - Pre-pitched accommodation
Penn Festival - Pre-pitched accommodation EVENT ENTRY NOT INCLUDED - PLEASE PURCHASE SEPERATELY: Tickets avaiable.
The Big Park, Buckinghamshire
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Evie Ladin & Keith Terry
The VERY welcome return of this astounding duo whose two previous shows at York House have sold out. Here’s what the website (www.evieladin.com) says: “Energetic and electrifying clawhammer banjo, bass, percussive dance, storytelling songs old and new, with nuanced, emotive vocals.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Fri 20 Jul

More details - Classic Vehicles Show
Every July Chiltern Open Air Museum hosts a popular weekend celebration of classic vehicles. Come and admire an amazing collection of classic cars, lorries, traditional fire engines, motorcycles and historic bicycles.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul

More details - High Wycombe Race For Life 5k & 10k
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k! HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website - raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18 Women of any age welcome.
The Rye
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Iver Environmental Centre - Open Garden for NGS
The gardens at Iver Environment Centre are a hidden gem. A visual treat awaits you at every turn as you explore our 4½ acre site. Our winding pathways lead you through woodland, allotments, an orchard and a sensory garden.
Iver Environmental Centre, Iver
Tue 24 Jul, Fri 24 Aug

More details - CIVILISATIONS – an interactive LEGO brick adventure
Bright Bricks, the professional LEGO® building company, are back at Bucks County Museum this summer with a bigger and better LEGO brick exhibition.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Wed 25 Jul to Sat 28 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sat 4 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sat 11 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sat 18 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sat 25 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Sat 1 Sep, Wed 5 Sep to Sat 8 Sep

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Michael Eden
Michael Eden’s work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art. For this solo exhibition Eden, formerly a potter, explores contemporary themes through the reinterpretation of historical objects using digital means.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 25 Jul to Sun 29 Jul, Wed 1 Aug to Sun 5 Aug, Wed 8 Aug to Sun 12 Aug, Wed 15 Aug to Sun 19 Aug, Wed 22 Aug to Sun 26 Aug, Wed 29 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Children's Summer Holiday Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Wed 25 July: Pottery Summer Houses with Elizabeth Browning Make your own cottage in a beautiful garden. Thu 26 July: Effalante Runs Away with Pippa North Our little elephant needs a new outfit and a comfy bed to sleep in.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Wed 25 Jul to Fri 27 Jul

More details - Vagabond Film Festival
Vagabond Film Festival (26-29 July) In the final weekend of IF: Milton Keynes International Festival 2018, Independent Cinema Milton Keynes will be launching Vagabond Film Festival (26-29 July).
Festival Central, IF: MK International Festival Campbell Park Milton Keynes
Thu 26 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Sense and Sensibility
Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
West Wycombe Park, High Wycombe
Thu 26 Jul

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - SENSE AND SENSIBILITY
Once again Chapterhouse Theatre brings us memorable outdoor entertainment with Jane Austen’s ’Sense and Sensibility’ as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Thu 26 Jul

More details - Ragged Victorians living history event
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.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - Make and take - dragonflies
Make a pipe-cleaner dragonfly then see if you can spot the real thing. Booking Not Needed. Children very welcome!
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 28 Jul to Mon 30 Jul, Sat 4 Aug to Mon 6 Aug, Sat 11 Aug to Mon 13 Aug, Sat 18 Aug to Mon 20 Aug, Sat 25 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - Working a woodland
Learn about productive working woodland, toast marshamllows and savour a warming hot choclate. Booking Not Needed. Children very welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Buckinghamshire Family History Society Open Day
The Society’s Open Day is Buckinghamshire’s major family history event. It’s the day when numerous research opportunities will be available in one place, including the Society’s Buckinghamshire names database, containing well over five million surname entries taken from parish registers, wills, census...
The Grange School, Wendover Way, Aylesbury
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Sunday Special Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Leatherwork – ‘What a Belter!’ with Elizabeth Bond Make a riveted belt, along with stamping, decorating and finishing. Blossom Choker with Pippa North Hand felt blossoms, stitch and embellish, choosing from a beautiful range of materials Bring a neck ribbon with you.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Sun 29 Jul

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - MUSICAL SUNDAYS   The Felicity Taylor Trio
A regular and favourite sound at West Wycombe Park, vocalist and jazz violinist Felicity Taylor with her Trio; the perfect, relaxed music for a Sunday afternoon in the sun. Booking Not Needed. Children are very welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Sun 29 Jul

More details - PQA Script to Screen
Interested in filmmaking or an aspiring screen actor? Want to make a short film in a week? The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts are running a fully immersive residential filmmaking experience for young people aged 16-19 this summer, and applications are now open!
Woodrow High House, Cherry Lane, Amersham
Mon 30 Jul to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Pottery Summer School at Queens Park Arts Centre
Pottery Summer School with Helen Neighbour Create some larger hand built pieces or develop and practice your throwing skills. Ideal for novice potters looking to learn additional skills. Places must be booked in advance. Entry price excludes the price of clay. Wear an apron and bring a packed lunch.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Mon 30 Jul to Thu 2 Aug

More details - Cliveden - Tree Climbing
As part of the National Trust’s 50 things to do before you’re 11 and 3/4’s campaign we bring you The Great Big Tree Climbing Company. Experts from The Great Big Tree Climbing Co will be on hand to help you into your harness and safely on your way into our woodland canopy.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Mon 30 Jul and Tue 31 Jul

More details - Children's Summer Holiday Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Tue 31 July: Cats go Catwalk with Pippa North Design outfits for our little friends to strut their stuff on their catwalk. Wed 1 Aug: Flights of Fancy with Andrea McIntosh Sew a handy memo keeper decorated with birds, butterflies or maybe a dragon.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Tue 31 Jul to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - The Cherry Harvest
Terrific Tuesday – 31st July – The Cherry Harvest Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 31 Jul

More details - Photography Summer School
Children can learn all about photography on this 3 day course. Please bring your own packed lunch. £150 per child for three days, camera included.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Stowe - Family explorers: Fluttery butterflies and marvellous moths
It’s a great time to see Stowe’s fluttery friends. Pick up a free spotter guide to help your family identify the bright array of species at Stowe. Booking Not Needed. Made for children and families. Dogs on leads welcome.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Stowe - Big Camp
Join us for the exciting chance to camp out by the Temple of Friendship for 2 nights and immerse yourself in the monumental world of Stowe. With night and daytime fun including nature walks, have-a-go activities, and marshmallow toasting.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Family History Talk: Coping With Kew
This talk to members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society by Gwyneth Wilkie is an introduction to The National Archives; what you may hope to get from TNA’s holdings, which records are accessible at home and which on site, which ones you have to pay for, what else is on open access and whether you need a reader’s
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 1 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Photography Summer School
Children can learn all about photography on this 3 day course. Sharp Shots Photo Club will be teaching 3 days of exciting, inspiring and fun photograph courses for children aged 9-15. Your child will learn how a camera works, what exposure means, how to use depth of field, shutter speed, and the fundamentals of compo.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 3 Aug

More details - Hughenden - Great Big Tree Climb
Join instructors from the Big Tree Company and climb into the canopy of our giant horse chestnut. Booking Essential. Phone: 0800 055 6760. Suitable for 6 years plus. Dogs on leads welcome.
Hughenden, High Wycombe
Thu 2 Aug, Fri 3 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - Cliveden - Outdoor theatre: The Midnight Gang by Heartbreak Productions
Heartbreak have taken a David Walliams bestselling book and turned it into an amusing play. When everyone else is sweetly sleeping, the Midnight Gang gather in the middle of the night in the name of magic, mischief, and memory making.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Early Doors House Guided Tour
Join one of our expert guides for a tour on Waddesdon’s history and collection. Enjoy a tour of the ground floor before we open to the public. The tour will end with an exclusive viewing of the elephant automaton in action. Booking Essential. Phone: 01296 820414. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 3 Aug

More details - Rural Life
Join us for this event and learn about rural life and discover a range of traditional crafts. • Watch demonstrations of traditional crafts in and around the Museum’s historic buildings and site • Visit a selection of stalls selling traditional hand-made merchandise Standard admission prices apply.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Barn Dance
To be held in the marquee after Monks Risborough Horticultural Society Show. Dancing to Jubilation. Hog roast. Licensed bar and Raffle. This is an annual event and always good fun for the whole family so come and give it a go. Proceeds to Rotary Charities.
Rangers Football Ground bottom of Peter’s Lane, Monks Risborough
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Big Camp
Come and be part of the National Trust’s Big Camp at Waddesdon. Booking opens March 2018.  Your ticket includes your admission and a breakfast roll in the morning. There will be an evening BBQ which you will be able to pay for on the day.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Fenny Stratford Canal Festival
Free canal festival. Trading boats, stalls galore. History of boating talks. Theatre
Grand Union Canal bridge 96
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Monks Risborough Horticultural Society Show
Have you ever been to our Show? You should come! It is one of the best horticultural shows in the area. But it is also much more than that and provides an afternoon of entertainment for all the family. This is an annual event now in its 110th year.
Rangers’ Football Ground, bottom of Peter’s Lane on A4010, Monks Risborough
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Cliveden - Outdoor theatre: Old Herbaceous
Old Herbaceous is a classic British novel of the garden, brought to life with an outsized and unforgettable title character. Experience this one man show in Cliveden’s gardens relaxing in the atmospheric Water Garden.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Sat 4 Aug

More details - A concert of Classical and Latin American guitar music
A guitar concert of exciting classical and South American music for a summer’s evening. Tickets from York House Centre or on-line at www.wegottickets.com/event/427006 The welcome return of a master of the guitar, Don Perera.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Johnny Wheeler at Rivet Sports and Social Club.
Rivet Club welcomes singer/guitarist Johnny Wheeler back to our club for the only time in 2018. He comes highly recommended! Songs from every era, swing, ballads, rock ’n’ roll and a little bit of country can be expected.
Whitehead Way, Lavender Grange, Mandeville Road, Aylesbury
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Big Camp
Come and be part of the National Trust’s Big Camp at Waddesdon. This year you can join in with the Big Camp at Waddesdon and pitch your tent in Aviary Glade.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 4 Aug

More details - Gin & Jazz at the Museum
Enjoy a relaxing Sunday of live jazz in the intimate setting of the Museum’s walled garden. Come and join us for the sounds of the brilliant Swing Train 42 , a gypsy swing jazz band that covers classic Django tunes and jazz standards with the unlikely instrumentation of mandolin and guitar.
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Stowe - Introduction to orienteering with SMOC
Join the South Midlands Orienteering Club as they offer an introduction to orienteering with Stowe providing the backdrop. It’s a day of adventure and discovery. There will be a short and longer route options to choose from so it’s suitable for the whole family to have a go.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Mon 6 Aug to Sat 11 Aug

More details - Children's Summer Holiday Workshops at Queens Park Arts Centre
Mon 6 Aug: Pottery Turtles & Crabs with Elizabeth Browning Create clay sea creatures and decorate their shells. Tue 7 Aug: Monkey and the Map with Pippa North Create monkey’s tropical Island and plan his next place to visit.
Queens Park Arts Centre Queens Park Aylesbury Bucks
Mon 6 Aug to Thu 9 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - Communication
Terrific Tuesday – 7th August - Communication Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price! Discover how communication has changed over time.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Stowe - Toddler Tuesday: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Drop in to our toddler fun activities and meet other families in the local community. Drop in to our toddler fun activities and meet other families in the local community. Find the fruit and veggies to feed The Very Hungry Caterpillar hidden in the Farmhouse garden.
Stowe, New Inn Farm, Buckingham
Tue 7 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Be Our Guest Children's House Tour
Children can experience the house as if a guest of Baron Ferdinand in this special house tour. Discover what life was like at a 19th-century house party and watch our special musical elephant wound up. This is for children aged eight to twelve. No adults allowed! Booking Essential. Phone: 01296 820414.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Spotlight on Festival Books
Ceremonies marking key moments in the lives of the royal family were truly spectacular throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. These ballets, balls, fireworks and tournaments were officially recorded in the form of exquisite large-format illustrated books.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Be Our Guest Children's House Tour
Children can experience the house as if a guest of Baron Ferdinand in this special house tour. Booking opens March 2018. This tour is for children aged eight to twelve.  Discover what life was like at a 19th-century house party and watch our special musical elephant wound up.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Classic Car Show - display of motor vehicles from yesteryear
Our 10th annual show of classic motor vehicles comprising , in the main, cars manufactured before 1990 The number of vehicles attending was steadily increasing - in 2016 we saw 135.,Unfortunately 2017 was basically a washout as the day turned out to be the wettest of the year!
The Memorial Centre, 8 East Common, Gerrards Cross
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Danesfield House - Open Garden for NGS
The gardens at Danesfield were completed in 1901 by Robert Hudson, the Sunlight Soap magnate who built the house. Since the house opened as a hotel in 1991, the gardens have been admired by several thousand guests each yr.
Danesfield House, Marlow
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Cliveden - Outdoor theatre: The Railway Children
A magical adaption of E. Nesbit’s classic, performed in the open air on the lawn in Cliveden’s Water Garden. Mysteriously separated from their father and relocated to Yorkshire, Bobbie, Phyllis and Peter set about creating a new life for themselves and making friends.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Wed 8 Aug

More details - Cliveden - Outdoor theatre: The Hound of the Baskervilles
Atmospheric retelling of Sherlock’s finest hour, performed on a summer’s evening in our Water Garden. Illyria are back for another year of wonderful performances at Cliveden.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Thu 9 Aug and Fri 10 Aug

More details - Cliveden - A Room of One's Own
An audio experience round the gardens. Hear another side of our four Cliveden Women, as interpreted by world renowned writers.
Cliveden, Taplow, Maidenhead,
Fri 10 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Exhibition Tour: Glorious Years
Join curator Rachel Jacobs for a tour of our exhibition Glorious Years. A chance to look closely and learn more about the beautifully illustrated calendars and almanacs on display from the period of Louis XIV in the late 17th century to the French Revolution. Booking Advisable. Phone: 01296 820414.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Amanda Curbishley Solo Marine Art Exhibition
First Solo Art exhibition of Marine and Coastal Art. I am a contemporary artist who works in acrylic and mixed media. I feel a connection to light, shape and colour in nature which is reflected in my work. I try to incorporate bright colours and textures into my paintings which lean toward the semi abstract.
The Stables, The Courtyard, Claydon House, Middle Claydon, Bucks
Sat 11 Aug to Sun 19 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Artisan Food Market
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.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 11 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - The Great Outdoors
Terrific Tuesday – 14th August – The Great Outdoors Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Family History Talk: Parish Registers Online
Parish registers are the most important resource for family history before the start of civil registration in 1837, and there are increasing numbers of indexes, transcriptions and images online.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 14 Aug

More details - Peter Pan in a Pickle:  Half-day activity for children with SEND & their families
Suitable for children/young people with PMLD, ASD, ADHD, Down’s, Complex Health Needs, SLD, MLD, ABI, neurodevelopmental disorders. Head2Head Theatre presents PETER PAN IN A PICKLE, bringing siblings together in age appropriate FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY. Approx. 70 minute walkabout, interactive performance.
Booker Park Special School, Aylesbury
Wed 15 Aug and Thu 16 Aug

More details - Autism Friendly Session for Families of children/young people with neurodevelopmental disorders
Autism Friendly Session for Families of children/young people with neurodevelopmental disorders Suitable for children/young people with Autism and/or anxieties & their families. Venue is wheelchair accessible with hoist & changing bed facilities. Small group session.
Booker Park Special School, Aylesbury
Wed 15 Aug

More details - West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill - THE TEMPEST
The all male cast of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men revisit us, this time, with Shakespeare’s late, great gem, ’The Tempest’ - an examination of the power of true love, our capacity for vengeance and what it takes to forgive.
West Wycombe Park, Village and Hill, West Wycombe
Wed 15 Aug

More details - Iron Age Life
Discover what it was like to live in the Iron Age. “The Vicus” re-enactment society bring to life this fascinating period of history, illustrating daily life for people living in the Iron Age.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Coram's Children - The Story of the Foundling Hospital
In this talk, Jane King will recount the struggle of Thomas Coram at the beginning of the 18th century to establish the Foundling Hospital - Britain’s first and only home solely for illegitimate children - and how the babies left there were brought up.
Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Ascott - Peter Pan Outdoor Theatre
We invite you to soar away to Neverland as Immersion Theatre proudly bring their trademark energy to their most magical musical to date, Peter Pan!
Ascott, Wing, near Leighton Buzzard
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - War Time Tuesday
Terrific Tuesday - 21st August – War Time Tuesday Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont st Giles
Tue 21 Aug

More details - The Story of Guitar Heroes
“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!
Waterside Theatre, Exchange Street, Aylesbury
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Open Air Cinema with the Luna Cinema
Join us over the bank holiday weekend for two family favourites: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets or The Greatest Showman. Set on the north front at Waddesdon Manor, bring a picnic and enjoy the films with your family.
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Fri 24 Aug and Sat 25 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Open air cinema with The Luna Cinema - The Greatest Showman
The Luna Cinema returns to Waddesdon this year with three great films on big screen set against the backdrop of Waddesdon Manor on the North Lawns.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Open air cinema with The Luna Cinema - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The Luna Cinema returns to Waddesdon this year with three great films on big screen set against the backdrop of Waddesdon Manor on the North Lawns. The follow-up to Harry Potter and the Philospher’s Stone.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Waddesdon Manor - Open air cinema with The Luna Cinema - West Side Story
The Luna Cinema returns to Waddesdon this year with three great films on big screen set against the backdrop of Waddesdon Manor on the North Lawns. A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs.
Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, near Aylesbury,
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Nether Winchendon House - Open Garden for NGS
Nether Winchendon House has fine and rare trees, set in a stunning landscape surrounded by parkland, with 7 acres of lawned grounds running down to the River Thame. A Founder NGS Member (1927). Enchanting and romantic Mediaeval and Tudor House. Picturesque small village. Interesting Church.
Nether Winchendon House, Aylesbury
Sun 26 Aug

More details - Turn End Trust - House and Garden Open Day
Visit this award-winning family home, meet Peter and Margaret Aldington, who built it, and explore the enchanting series of walled gardens. Teas and homemade cakes. Turn End consists of an award-winning house and an internationally renowned garden.
Turn End, Townside, Haddenham, Aylesbury, Bucks
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Boarstall Duck Decoy - Kooiker day
Speak to Kooikerhondje dog breeders about the history of this breed and its role within duck decoys. Booking Not Needed.
Boarstall Duck Decoy, Boarstall, near Bicester,
Mon 27 Aug

More details - Terrific Tuesday - Terrible Tuesday
Terrific Tuesday - 28th August – Terrible Tuesday Every Bucks school holiday Tuesday throughout the Museum’s open season the Museum’s Education team have created special themed family activities, games and crafts all for the standard admission price! Are you brave enough to join us for this terrible day.
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Tue 28 Aug

More details - Chilli Fest
The ultimate chilli experience! Food tasting, live music, craft activities and much more...  Throughout the weekend you can also enjoy live music, family fun and children’s craft activities as well as the opportunity to walk around the gardens and explore the house (pre-booking recommended).
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Fri 31 Aug and Sat 1 Sep

More details - Turn End Trust - Talk: Rescuing Ruins – a Personal Perspective. A talk with Alastair Dick-Cleland
Come and meet Alastair Dick-Cleland. Alastair has worked for the Landmark Trust, one of the UK’s largest building preservation trusts, for over 20 years.
Turn End, Haddenham, Aylesbury
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Life in North Bucks During the Commonwealth and Restoration
In this talk, Geoff Swindells will look at how the Commonwealth and Restoration affected the lives of middle-class families during the mid 17th century, with reference to some named North Buckinghamshire residents of the time.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 5 Sep

More details - Milton Keynes Pretty Muddy 5k, 10k & Mini Muddy
Pretty Muddy® isn’t like any other fundraising event. It’s a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through. Choose from either 5k or 10k Pretty Muddy events. Whatever the distance. However dirty you get. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Willen Park
Sat 8 Sep

More details - A Charity Dance with music by Wheelers Wheels.
Please support this worthwhile charity function. John and the band will be playing music from the 50’s through to the 2000’s. Please check for ticket availability. Free car parking. Bring-your-own food and drinks.
Princes Risborough Community Centre, Stratton Road
Sat 8 Sep

More details - Talk: All Drawn By Horses
Speaker Ian Waller examines the horse drawn transport age from the mail coaching networks to transport on the estate or farm. A huge number of carriages, carts and wagons existed and Ian will look at the regional differences, the types of transport and the horses which pulled them.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 11 Sep

More details - The Procedures And Language Of Probate
This illustrated lecture given by Dr Colin Chapman will unravel some of the complex language used in wills, testaments, inventories and associated documentation in Britain in the past.
Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury
Sat 15 Sep

More details - NEW An Evening of Music and Song- with the RAF Halton Voluntary band
Join us in the beautiful St George’s church for a wonderful evening of music and song. Adults £15. Tickets need to be pre-booked by contacting fundraising@chilternsmscentre.org
St George’s Church RAF Halton
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Music at Windmill Hill: Doric String Quartet
Join us for some memorable musical concerts in the spectacular setting of Windmill Hill at Waddesdon. Firmly established as one of the world’s leading quartets, the Doric String Quartet has performed at Carnegie and Wigmore Halls and the Aldeburgh Festival.
Waddesdon Manor Nr Aylesbury
Sat 29 Sep

More details - Talk: All Roads Lead To Smithfield
Many of our ancestors were cattle dealers or the like, and may have spent many a day along the established drovers routes from Scotland or Wales to London. Those that did would have travelled with their families or met their spouses en-route.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 3 Oct

More details - Bisham Abbey WEDDING FAIR
All the needs of your special day under one roof. Cars, Cakes, Menswear, Bridalwear, Photographers, Entertainment, Jewellery, Hair & Make Up, Stationery and much much more... Venue show rounds available on request.
Marlow Road, Bisham, Nr Marlow, Bucks
Sun 7 Oct

More details - Talk:  Family History From Education Records
Education was provided in Britain initially by the Christian Church, subsequently by private benefactors, public charities and the Government. Schools for boys and girls, and later for adults, were established in many villages and towns. University education has been available since the 12th century.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 9 Oct

More details - Inland Waterways Association Canal Cleanup
Join our Clean-up of the Grand Union Canal from Fenny Stratford to Leighton Buzzard. Event sponsored by Wyvern Shipping Co and supported by Canal & River Trust. All welcome. Hi-vis jackets, gloves and hard hats etc. provided, but please bring own safety footwear.
FRI: Fenny Lock, Milton Keynes
Fri 12 Oct and Sat 13 Oct

More details - Harvest Festival
Discover the fascinating traditions of our farming history. This popular annual harvest event provides a unique opportunity to explore the sights, sounds and smells of harvest past, with the Museum’s restored 1947 threshing machine working hard to process the year’s wheat crop – as long as the rain holds off!
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles
Sat 13 Oct and Sun 14 Oct

More details - Acer Corner - Open Garden for NGS
Garden designer’s garden with Japanese influence and large collection of Japanese maples. The enclosed front garden is Japanese in style.
Acer Corner, Wendover
Sat 20 Oct and Sun 21 Oct

More details - Turn End Trust - Putting the Garden to Bed
Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for a walk around the autumn garden identifying plants with late season interest.
Turn End Townside
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Taplow House Hotel WEDDING FAIR
All the needs of your special day under one roof. Cars, Cakes, Menswear, Bridalwear, Photographers, Entertainment, Jewellery, Hair & Make Up, Stationery and much much more... Venue show rounds available on request.
Berry Hill, Taplow, Nr Maidenhead, Bucks
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson Plus Joan Shelley. Artists performing: Richard Thompson.: Tickets avaiable.
Swan Theatre, High Wycombe
Fri 2 Nov

More details - Stoke Place's Bonfire Night With Fireworks Set To Disney Classics
Country House Hotel Stoke Place will host its annual sell-out Bonfire Night celebration on Sunday 4th November featuring dazzling fireworks set to music from classic Disney movies. Expect top movie tracks from The Lion King, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more.
Stoke Green Slough
Sun 4 Nov

More details - Identifying and Dating Old Photographs
Great-grandmother didn’t write the names on the back of the photographs, because she knew who the people were! Speaker Tom Doig will offer members of Buckinghamshire Family History Society clues to help identify them, and will suggest procedures for dating. Bring your photographs along.
Methodist Church Hall, Queensway, Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Wed 7 Nov

More details - Christmas Fair 2018
A week longer than ever before, our spectacular fair at the front of the house is a fantastic Christmas shopping experience not to be missed!
Waddesdon Manor Waddesdon
Sat 10 Nov to Sun 16 Dec

More details - CAWC International Christmas Charity Bazaar
This is the 31st year for the CAWC International Christmas Charity Bazaar!! Our bazaar features around 70 gift and artisan exhibitors as well as over 300 of CAWC’s much sought-after gift baskets/hampers.
Crowne Plaza - Gerrards Cross Oxford Rd, Buckinghamshire
Sun 11 Nov

More details - Family History Talk: Fraud, Forgery, Feuding
Gwyneth Wilkie will focus on the difficulties experienced before the introduction of civil registration in proving age, identity, lineage and entitlement - and the opportunities which arose for false claims to be made.
Community Centre, Wakeman Road, Bourne End
Tue 13 Nov

More details - The Black Death In Buckinghamshire
The term The Black Death is a late seventeenth century invention to describe the pneumonic plague pandemic which reached our shores in the summer of 1348, and from which most recent estimates suggest that up to sixty per cent of the country’s population died.
Turnfurlong Junior School, Turnfurlong Lane, Aylesbury
Sat 17 Nov

More details - Paul Carrack
Paul Carrack. Artists performing: Paul Carrack.: Tickets avaiable.
Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes
Fri 15 Feb 19

More details - Paul Carrack
Paul Carrack. Artists performing: Paul Carrack.: Tickets avaiable.
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury
Sat 9 Mar 19

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