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Winter Days Out in Buckinghamshire 2020

Winter Days Out


2nd, 8th, 15th & 23rd February, see website for times.

Enjoy Roald Dahl storytelling at the museum of the world's No. 1 storyteller. Delight in stories from Roald Dahl’s books that feature some really rather disgusterous food, including Matilda and The BFG. Hold on to your stomachs! Read by energetic Museum storytellers. Choose to join in if you fancy, or just sit back and relax. Perfect for all ages.

High Street, Great Missenden, HP16 0AL Tel: 01494 892192

Cost: Free with Museum entry.



15th - 22nd February, 10:00 - 16:00

Come to Buckingham Old Gaol during the February half-term and enjoy looking at the Toys from Long Ago exhibition in the old exercise yard. There will also be a fun quiz on toys around the museum, crafts on the education terrace and toys/ games to play with all week. Lots of fun for everyone.

Market Hill, Buckingham, MK18 1JX Tel: 01280 823020

Cost: The activities are 50p per child plus the usual admission charge. Adults £3.50, children £2 or a family ticket is £9



20th February, 10:30 - 16:00

Celebrate the ancient Greeks, birthplace of the Olympics!  Discover fantastical beasts and stories of courage in the Greek myths and get creative on a Greek theme. Make paper pottery and a victor’s wreath and explore the origins of the zodiac.  Experiment like Archimedes and find the Greeks in the galleries with our special trail.  Will you turn your friends to stone like Medusa?

Mill Meadows, Henley on Thames, RG9 1BF. Tel: 01491 415600

Cost: Free with admission


DINOSAURS ARE COMING TO THE RAILWAY, Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

23rd February

A perfect day out for your Dino-Mad children at this live Dinosaur Experience Day. Watch a fun, live theatrical show with amazing life-like dinosaurs. Meet Baxter the T-Rex, Spike the Spinosaurus and two baby dinos. 30-min interactive live shows with audience participation and a chance to have photos taken with the dinosaurs after the show. Plus all the fun of the railway.

Station Road, Quainton, HP22 4BY Tel: 01296 655720

Cost: Adult £14, Senior £13, Child £10, Family (2+4) £42.50


OI FROG & FRIENDS! Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

13th-15th February

It’s a new day at Sittingbottom school and FROG is looking for a place to sit, but CAT has other ideas and DOG is doing as he’s told. Who knew there were so many rhyming rules and what will happen when FROG is in charge? Join FROG, CAT and DOG in this new action-packed stage adaptation of Kes Gray and Jim Field’s bestselling books. Expect songs, puppets, laughs and more rhymes.

Exchange Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1UG Tel: 0844 871 7607

Cost: Tickets from £15.90


MINI MUSEUM Amersham Museum

14th February, 20th March, 10:00 - 11:30

Join in a special themed under fives session. Each session is linked to the museum collection and includes messy play, craft, a trail and songs.

49 High Street, Amersham, HP7 0DP Tel: 01494 723700

Cost: £3 per child (babies under 1 are free).  Drop-in, no booking required.


Details are correct at time of printing but may change. Please check with the event host for prices, times and dates.