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What’s on this Weekend for Families in Bucks: 24 & 25 February 2018

What’s on this Weekend for Families in Bucks: 24 & 25 February 2018

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

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The Jungle Book, Wycombe Swan: 24 February 2018

An exciting new adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s family classic, The Jungle Book, comes to life in this colourful new show brought to you by the team behind Goodnight Mister Tom and Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild. Loved as a wild and fun tale of family, belonging and identity, this production is packed with memorable characters, new songs and brilliant storytelling.

Location: Wycombe SwanSt. Mary StreetHigh WycombeHP11 2XE

To find out more click here


Tiny Talk with Elmer at Wycombe Museum: 24 February 2018

Head along to Wycombe Museum for stories, crafts and museum fun in this special time for 2 – 5 year olds.

Date and time: 24 February at 10:15am and 11:15am

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: 24 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: 24 & 25 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 24 February between 9:30am – 10:30am 


Kids Hour: Creating Music with GarageBand

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

Date and time: Saturday 24 February between 4:30pm – 5:30pm 


Kids Hour: Book Club

In this Kids Hour, they’ll be reading The Further Tale Of Peter Rabbit on iBooks. Celebrate the magic of storytelling through creativity and play. Kids will get hands-on with drawing characters and scenes, creating their own book cover, and more using iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. They can bring their iPad or one will be provided. Recommended for ages 4-10.

Date and time: Sunday 25 February between 4:30pm – 5:30pm 

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

To find out more click here


Events at The Roald Dahl Museum: 24 & 25 February 2018

Rhythm, Rap and Rhyme with Neal Zetter

Comedy poet, children’s author and entertainer, Neal Zetter, performs his hilarious poems and helps you to write a short fun poem too. Look out for the porcupines and sharks!

Date and times: 24 February, 1pm and 3pm

Cost:  £3 per person, adults and children. (plus museum entry)

Age: suitable for 4+ years. Under 14s will need to be accompanied and supervised by an adult.

Muggled Up Beasts

Make giant-sized beast body parts that we’ll assemble into a huge mix-n-match beast generator. Take a photo with your favourite buzzwangling beast at the end of the workshop!

Date and times:  Sunday 25th February 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.00pm

Cost: £3 per participant. (plus museum entry)

Age: suitable for 4+ years.


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


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

Ferdinand – U

A gentle bull is taken to the stadium to fight.

Date and time: 24 & 25 February at 10am

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Odeon Aylesbury – £3.25 each

Ferdinand – U

A gentle bull is taken to the stadium to fight.

Date and time: 24 & 25 February at 10am

For more details click here


Empire – High Wycombe – £1.50 each

Paddington 2 – PG

Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.

Date and time: 24 & 25 February at 10:15am

Cars 3 – U

Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast cars, the legendary Lighting McQueen finds himself pushed out of the sport that he loves. Hoping to get back in the game, he turns to Cruz Ramirez, an eager young technician who has her own plans for winning. With inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns, No. 95 prepares to compete on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage

Date and time: 24 & 25 February at 10am

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Women of Stowe Trail24 – 25 February 2018

From a warrior knight to an all-powerful goddess, pick up a guide and discover the hidden stories of women at Stowe.

Grab your coat and boots and head to Stowe and take part in this self led trail, which is available from the New Inn welcome centre and will run throughout the whole of the February half term.

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

Location: Stowe Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 5EQ

Date and time: 24 & 25 February 10am – 4pm

For more details click here


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: 24 & 25 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



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: 24 – 25 February 2018, 11am – 4pm

To find out more 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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