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What’s on this Weekend in Bucks for Families: 21 & 22 July 2018

What’s on this Weekend in Bucks for Families: 21 & 22 July 2018

If you’re looking for things to do this weekend with the kiddies in Buckinghamshire, there’s loads happening and we’ve got all the best not-to-be-missed bits right here for you. Have a great weekend!


David Walliams’ Awful Auntie at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

18 – 21 July 2018

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. But not everything Aunt Alberta tells her turns out to be true and Stella quickly discovers she’s in for the fight of her life against her very own awful Auntie!

From the award-winning producers of Gangsta Granny comes the world premiere of David Walliams’ amazing tale of frights, fights and friendship, featuring a very large owl, a very small ghost and a very awful Auntie!

Location: Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, Exchange St, Aylesbury HP20 1UG

For more information and to get your tickets, click here.


Dinosaur World Live, Milton Keynes Theatre

19 – 21 July 2018, 11.00am & 4.30pm

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family. Grab your compass and join the intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan, Microraptor and Segnosaurus! A special meet and greet after the show offers all brave explorers the chance to make a new dinosaur friend.
Book now for this entertaining and mind-expanding jurassic adventure, live on stage! Suitable for children 3 years +. Tickets from £14.00. To find out more and get your tickets now before they’re gone, click here.

Poupon’s Children’s Afternoon Tea, Waddesdon Manor

Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 July 2018

If you’re looking for a lovely treat for the children why not look at booking Poupon’s Children’s Afternoon Tea at Waddesdon Manor. Running every weekend until 28 October 2018, Poupon was Baron Ferdinand’s beloved black poodle and this afternoon tea is inspired by this little pooch. The tea includes things like; caramel biscuit poodle sandwich, paw print raspberry and vanilla lolly, chocolate bone cupcake, mini scone with strawberry jam and clotted cream, and pizza. They’ll also get a choice of drink.

Children’s afternoon tea prices are £15.50 and can be booked between midday and 4.15pm.

For more information and to book your tickets now, click here.


PennFest 2018

PennFest is a family-friendly weekend festival on Buckinghamshire’s The Big Park taking place on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 July 2018. Laying on a line-up of music, workshops, theatre, circus and copious amounts of food and drink, PennFest has been celebrating in the beautiful surroundings of the Chiltern Hills for nearly ten years.

There’s loads going on for children too with circus skills, music sessions and activities, so this really is a festival for all ages. Live music this year includes acts like; Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Leftfield, Feeder, Example, Starsailor, Badly Drawn Boy and many more.

For information and to book tickets, click here.


Amazing Summer Adventures at Odds Farm Park, Wooburn Common

The Oddsocks Family return this summer to Odds Farm Park, bringing with them themed shows, arts, crafts and summertime games. Runs from 21 July – 2 September 2018. You’ll also not want to miss the new water feature play attraction, H2Odds, plus all the usual fun at the farm!

To find out more, click here.


Colne Valley Festival 2018, Denham Country Park

Sunday 22 July 2018, 11.00am – 4.00pm

The annual Colne Valley Festival will take place on Sunday 22 July in Denham Country Park. This is a family friendly event and entry to the festival is free. You can expect the following:

  • Live music and entertainment
  • Dog show
  • Circus skills
  • Duck race
  • Face painting
  • Funfair
  • River dipping
  • Arts and crafts
  • Food and drink stalls, and much more.

£3.70 all day parking in Priory Meadow. To find out more, click here.


Race for Life High Wycombe

Sunday 22 July 2018, 11.00am

This Sunday 22 July is Race for Life at The Rye in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. Raise money for this amazing charity as a family and get out in the fresh air having fun together at the same time. There will be a 5k and 10k race where you can run, jog or walk your way around the route, so there’s something for all abilities. There will also be stalls and catering on site so bring your supporters down with you to cheer you over the finish line.

Prices are £10.00 entry for children, £14.99 entry for women, and under 6 years (girls and boys) entry is free and no registration needed. Both races start at 11.00am.

To find out more and to register for this event, click here for 5k, or click here for 10k.


Eating out with Children in Buckinghamshire

If you fancy grabbing a bite to eat while you’re out and about with the kids this weekend,  we’ve got loads of suggestions for child-friendly restaurants in Bucks. Check out our handy guide, click here.



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Have a great weekend x



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