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Things to do in Buckinghamshire this weekend

PUBLISHED: 14:52 15 August 2017 | UPDATED: 12:46 17 August 2017

Sunset at Pitstone Windmill by Rob Valkass (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0) via flic.kr/p/9AUERA. Edited with canva.com.

Sunset at Pitstone Windmill by Rob Valkass (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0) via flic.kr/p/9AUERA. Edited with canva.com.


Great things to do in Buckinghamshire this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

Details of events correct at time of publishing. 

Proms in Campbell Park - Friday 18 August

The Amphitheatre, Campbell Park

Soprano, Ellie Laugharne will join the orchestra, under the baton of MKCO Music Director Damian Iorio, for the 2017 Proms in Campbell Park.


Faces by Cally Trench - Friday 18 August

Buckinghamshire County Museum

Cally Trench’s Faces are an ever-growing collection of life-size ink drawings of the faces of her friends and family. The drawings are based on photographs taken of each person, lying on their back and looking directly at the camera.

More here

Tom Dale Terminal Blue - Saturday 19 August

Milton Keynes

Look up and see Tom Dale’s Terminal Blue banner being flown by plane across the skyline of Milton Keynes. This giant-sized colour swatch details the shift from dark blue to light blue, giving us the opportunity to make a comparison between the swatch and the colour of the sky.


Stargazing - Saturday 19 August

Waddesdon Manor

Enjoy an evening of stargazing that includes a delicious two course dinner with wine served in the Manor Restaurant.


Family Open Day and Wine Tasting - Saturday 19 August

CHAFOR Wine Estate

Mini tours by the winemaker, picnics among the vines and the all-important wine tasting from the multiple trophy-winning range of sparkling and still wines.


Music - Sunday 20 August

West Wycombe Park

Sit on the South Lawn and listen to a whole range of music from West Wycombe Brass band to the toe tapping guitars of Club Django.


Dropmore Vineyard tour - Sunday 20 August

Dropmore Vineyard, Dropmore Road, Burnham

The vineyard is three acres of paddocks behind a 17th century farmhouse now growing five different grape varieties to produce award-winning, mainly single varietal, wines.



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