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What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks: 3 & 4 February 2018

What’s on this weekend for families in Bucks: 3 & 4 February 2018

If you’re looking for things to do with the kids this weekend, there are lots of events and activities going on in Bucks for families.

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George’s Marvellous Medicine at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre: 3 February 2018

We were lucky enough to be invited along to see George’s Marvellous Medicine at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre this week, read our review here.

George’s Marvellous Medicine is at Aylesbury Waterside theatre until Saturday 3 February.

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

For more details click here


Awful Auntie at Wycombe Swan: 3 February 2018

The Story – 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!

For more information click here



Tiny Talk Time at Wycombe Museum: 3 February 2018

Wycombe Museum are hosting Tiny Talk Time with The Very Hungry Caterpillar this weekend.

Date and time: 3 February between 10:15am – 11am

Location: Wycombe Museum, Priory Avenue, High Wycombe, Bucks. HP13 6PX

Cost: £3 each

For more information click here


Makers Club at The Queens Part Art Centre: 3 February 2018

Mixed Crafts

Two Sessions:
Session 1 (ages 5+): 10:00am – 11:15am
Session 2 (ages 7-11): 11:30am – 12:45pm

Fun, hands-on workshops with experienced tutors.

Explore a range of materials and techniques and develop your own ideas with help from our fantastic tutors.

Pottery For 7 – 11 year olds

Two Sessions:
Session 1: 10:00am – 11:15am
Session 2: 11:30am – 12:45pm

Use your imagination, and get messy with clay!

Take an old shirt and lots of ideas.

PLEASE NOTE: These are extremely popular workshop and places are limited. They operate the class on a first-come, first serve basis

For more information click here


Apple Store Free Events for children Midsummer BLVD, Milton Keynes: 3 February 2018

Kids Hour: Sphero Maze Challenge

Kids Hour is designed to spark imagination and creativity through fun, hands-on projects. Kids will explore coding with Sphero robots by programming simple movements, loops and more. Then they’ll design a maze and navigate their robot through the obstacles. Kids can take their own iPad and Sphero Sprk+ robot, or there will be one provide. Recommended for ages 6 to 12

Date and time: Saturday 3 February between 9:30 am – 10:30 am and Sunday 4 February between 11am – 12pm

Creating Music with GarageBand

This Kids Hour celebrates music by teaching kids how to create exciting tunes and beats using GarageBand on iPad. First we’ll cover rhythm basics, and kids will get hands-on with creating their own drum beats. Then we’ll show them how to use Live Loops to make their very own Rock, Hip Hop or EDM track. Kids can bring their iPad or we’ll provide one. Recommended for ages 6 to 12.

Date and time: Saturday 3 February between 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Location: Apple Store 26 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 3GB

To find out more click here


Make a Monster Cave at The Roald Dahl Museum: 3 & 4 February 2018

Head to the Upper Babbling Room and help to turn this space into a beasts’ lair!  Build and decorate a cardboard den, and crawl inside with your family as you pretend to be a buzzwangling beast.

Location: The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, 81-83 High Street, Great Missenden HP16 0A

Date and time: 3 & 4 February 2018, 11am – 4pm

Cost: Free with museum entry

Suitable for 4+ years. Under 8s will need to be accompanied by an adult.

For more details click here


Kids Club at your local cinema

Little Ankle Biters are always on the look out for ways to entertain the kids without spending a fortune. Lots of cinemas run kids clubs on weekend mornings where you can go to the cinema at a discounted price.

Here’s our guide to what’s on this weekend:

Odeon Milton Keynes- £3.25 each

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature- U

Surly the squirrel is back, and this time he’s up against an army of bulldozers in this animated comedy.

Date and time: 3 & 4 February at 10am

Click here for more details


Odeon Aylesbury – £3.25 each

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature- U

Surly the squirrel is back, and this time he’s up against an army of bulldozers in this animated comedy.

Date and time: 3 & 4 February at 10am

For more details click here


Empire – High Wycombe – £1.50 each

The Jungle Bunch – U

A gang of misfit animals protect their jungle home.

Date and time: 3 & 4 February at 10am

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature- U

Surly the squirrel is back, and this time he’s up against an army of bulldozers in this animated comedy.

Date and time: 3 & 4 February at 10am

Click here for more details


Treasure Island at Iver Heath Village Hall: 3 February 2018

Iver Heath Drama Club’s 2018 family- friendly pantomime is an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Treasure Island.

Join the heroes as they attempt to find Captain Flint’s long lost treasure and foil the devious Long John Silver’s plans.

With songs, dancing and jokes aplenty, join Blind Ali, Sea Snake Sally, Rosie Bloom and the rest of the crew for a fun filled evening of music, drama and laughter.

Date and time: Saturday 3 February at 1pm and 6pm

Location: Iver Heath Village Hall, Iver

To book tickets click here


‘Stowedrops’ and spring flowers at Stowe: 3 – 4 February 2018

The scale and beauty of Stowe have attracted visitors for over 300 years. Picture-perfect views, winding paths, lakeside walks and temples create a timeless landscape, reflecting the changing seasons. Full of hidden meaning, the gardens were created as an earthly paradise and still cast their spell today.

As spring develops walk around the corner to find pockets of daffodils covering the hills, Wood and Blue anemones on the rocky banks, Turks head tulips, Crocuses, Snake’s head and imperial fritillaries and Aconites to name a few, sitting in the backdrop of Grecian style temples.

Pick up a leaflet from our visitor welcome area and check the daily blackboard – they will be highlighting where the newest and best ‘Stowedrops’ and spring flowers spots are in the gardens.

This is a family friendly activity, children welcome. Dogs on leads are welcome.

Location: Stowe Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 5EQ

Date and time: 3 & 4 February 10am – 4pm


Snowdrop Walk, Cliveden National Trust

If you fancy getting out and about this weekend with the little ones, why not head over to Cliveden National Trust for their self-led snow drop walk. Follow the snowdrops around the estate, the best clusters are expected at Blenheim Lawn, Stable Bank and Ilex Grove. Pick up your trail sheet from the information centre. This trail is free of charge (normal admission to Cliveden applies, free entry with National Trust membership).

Please call in advance to confirm the status of the snowdrops.

For more information, click here.


Highway Rat Activity Trail at Wendover Woods: 3 – 4 February 2018

The Highway Rat is the latest Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler book to be brought to life at Wendover Woods.

Follow the panels, complete activities and interact with the forest as you head on a journey with The Highway Rat and all the characters from the story!

Packs are available from the visitor centre for just £3

Location: Wendover Woods, Bucks. HP22 5NQ

For more details click here


Winter Weekend at Waddesdon Manor: 3 – 4 February 2018

This January to March explore the gardens that are full of stark beauty at this time of year, with early spring flowers such as snowdrops and winter aconities. It’s a perfect time to be inspired and reconnect with nature, spend time with friends and family or cosy up with a delicious hot chocolate.

Location: Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 0JH

Date and time: 3 – 4 February 2018, 11am – 4pm

To find out more click here

Odds Farm Park, Wooburn Common – Exciting Entertainers

As well as all of the fun of the farm and it’s numerous activities and play areas, this weekend you can also enjoy the excitement and exhilaration of Odds Farm Park’s Entertainers! With several shows daily, all the extra fun is included with your entry.

For more information, click here.




Aylesbury Junior Park Run is a 2k run for juniors only (4-14 year olds) event that is held every Sunday at 9am.

Location: Meadowcroft Open Space, Meadowcroft Road, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP19 9HH.

This is a free event

To find out more click here


Have a great weekend x


For weekend activities in Berks click here

For weekend activities in Oxfordshire click here


If you’re looking for ideas for things to do with your little ones in Bucks and the surrounding areas please click here

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