There’s plenty going on in Aylesbury town centre throughout the year. Music, theatre, street entertainment, dance, family events, festivals and more – there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Key dates for your diary this summer include Play in the Park on Wednesday 3 August, Parklife on August Bank Holiday weekend (24-25 Aug), and our second Waterside Festival on Saturday 14 September.

Here’s what else is coming up in the next few months ….

To find more events taking place in the area visit the Mix96 or Visit Bucks websites.

Coming Up

10:00 am
Reincarnated Rubbish – Endangered and Extinct 14 September – 2 November Monday – Saturday An exhibition of amazing animal sculptures and more created from recycled materials by recycling artist Val Hunt. With inspiration, ingenuity, humour and skill creative Val Hunt has created a fascinating selection of large and small sculptural pieces which are both appealing[...]
Bucks County Museum and Roald Dahl Children's Gallery
7:00 pm
Taking place on 4 Monday evenings; these gently guided courses will help you to rediscover confidence in your writing skills. Places must be booked in advance; suitable for adults and students aged 16+.
Queens Park Arts Centre & Limelight Theatre
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm – Sep 22 @ 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
Based on the smash hit DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – The Musical follows all your favourite cracka-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Alex the lion is the king of the urban[...]
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre
Sep 21 @ 1:30 pm – Sep 22 @ 4:30 pm
1:30 pm
Running over a weekend, learn how to throw basic cylinders at the potter’s wheel and then develop them into handy household items. Info: info@fichceramics.co.uk Places must be booked in advance; suitable for adults and students aged 16+. Fee includes bisque firing) PLEASE NOTE: THE TIMES FOR 22 SEPT DIFFER: 21 Sept: 1.30-4.30 22 Sept: 10am-1pm
Queens Park Arts Centre & Limelight Theatre
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – Oct 18 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
This year’s Muir Trust Artist in Residence is Katie Surridge, a mixed media artist specialising in metal casting. During her residency, Katie will be exploring the archaeology collections and creating her own assemblages inspired by her finds. Open studio sessions throughout the residency – times tbc. The work that Katie produces will then be on[...]
Buckinghamshire County Museum
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am
Come and find a treasure trove of collectables and unusual items for your home. The weekly Vintage and Craft Bazaar offers unique items from handmade jewellery & gifts to antique home furnishings, collectable books & vinyls and retro ornaments & accessories.
Market Square
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Treat yourself to the delicious food on offer at Aylesbury’s Foodie Friday market. It’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on fresh goods for the weekend, enjoy a fresh and delicious pastry or indulge in Italian, Caribbean, Greek or vegan cuisine (to name a few!) for a tasty meal at lunch. And look out for[...]
Market Square
7:00 pm
A Bollywood Dinner & Dance evening with Rajeev Sharma and Friends. Dress code: Black tie or traditional attire.
Holiday Inn Aylesbury
Sep 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
8:00 pm
After more than 20 years playing with top folk musicians and singers – including Show of Hands – Miranda is touring as she started out: one woman, one bass, and one guitar.
Queens Park Arts Centre & Limelight Theatre
8:00 pm
Miranda Sykes, the acclaimed singer and bassist with ‘Show of Hands’ returns in 2019 with a new album and UK tour. After a career spanning over 20 years, during which time she has played with many of the top musicians and singers within the folk world, she will be touring solo as she started out:[...]
Limelight Theatre
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Give bowls ago and taste our Mark’s excellent food at Foxhill’s Open Day on Saturday September 28th, 10am-2pm. We supply the gear, you come casual. Can’t make 28th Sept? The Club is open 8am till late everyday from October. Just drop in and book a FREE session or two. With a membership fee of less[...]
Foxhill Indoor Bowls Club
1:30 pm
Hand Building Pinch Pots and Coil for Novices with Helen Neighbour Running over three consecutive Saturday afternoons, this short course in pottery is perfect for beginners. Learn all about hand building techniques including pinch pots and coiling to create unique works of ceramics. Price does not include clay or firing (as sizes of pieces will[...]
Queens Park Arts Centre
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
7:00 pm
Tuck into tasty fish & chips then test the little grey cells at our fundraising quiz, hosted by Grace & Faye. Teams (6 people max) must be booked by 24th September.
Queens Park Arts Centre & Limelight Theatre
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Visit a practising workshop to learn and refine the art of blacksmithing. Class takes place in Milton Keynes. Call Queens Park Arts Centre for address. Places must be booked in advance; classes suitable for adults and students aged 16+. Don’t forget to bring a packed lunch.
Queens Park Arts Centre & Limelight Theatre
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Learn the basic principles of throwing clay to make cylinders (the basis of most pots). Clay included, plus firing and glazing for one pot. All places must be booked in advance; classes suitable for adults and students aged 16+. Bring a packed lunch or light lunches are available.
Queens Park Arts Centre
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Christmas Fairy / Angel with Pippa North Create a beautiful heirloom beauty using softest white merino wool and silks. Bring special gold and silver embellishments. Extra £5 for materials payable to tutor on the day. Free Form Willow Weaving Sculpture with Anita Osborne Use willow withies to create chicken, bowl or basket. Bring an apron,[...]
Queens Park Arts Centre
11:00 am
Monday 30 September, 11am to 2pm TBC For blind and visually impaired visitors to touch and explore sporting objects. Kop Hill Climb vintage cars will also be on show to sit in and rev up. There is no charge for this event but please book a place through the museum website. For further information contact[...]
Buckinghamshire County Museum
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am
Come and find a treasure trove of collectables and unusual items for your home. The weekly Vintage and Craft Bazaar offers unique items from handmade jewellery & gifts to antique home furnishings, collectable books & vinyls and retro ornaments & accessories.
Market Square
Oct 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
12:00 pm
Reclaim your lunch break this summer and join us in the Bucks County Museum garden to de-stress in beautiful surroundings.  Break away from your desk, turn off your phone and enjoy your lunch with us.  We are offering a range of mindful activities that will allow you to return to work focused and refreshed. Wednesday[...]
Bucks County Museum and Roald Dahl Children's Gallery
1:00 pm
Beginners’ Drawing with Leila Ward Running over three consecutive Thursday afternoons, this course will introduce you to beginner drawing techniques- looking at equipment, how to show depth through shading and perspective, and how to draw through identifying shape, form and texture. This workshop is aimed at beginners to drawing, and art in general, and those[...]
Queens Park Arts Centre
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Treat yourself to the delicious food on offer at Aylesbury’s Foodie Friday market. It’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on fresh goods for the weekend, enjoy a fresh and delicious pastry or indulge in Italian, Caribbean, Greek or vegan cuisine (to name a few!) for a tasty meal at lunch. And look out for[...]
Market Square
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Foodie Friday Live An opportunity for the Food traders on the market to showcase the business by offering samples and cooking demonstrations of their products. There is a compere who will be interviewing traders and customers alike. Take time to relax and eat your lunch on the Market Square in one of the seating areas[...]
Aylesbury Town Centre
7:30 pm
A celebration of five amazing years of productions and projects from our theatre company, Unbound. Featuring speeches, scenes and songs, plus performances from the Susan Diane School of Dance.
Queens Park Arts Centre
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Writing for the Stage – Tutor: Dario Knight This two-week course, running over two consecutive Saturdays, is perfect for playwrights of all experience levels – whether you’re just starting out or are looking to polish up your skills. Explore the key pillars of script writing for the stage, including creating characters, developing plots, polishing your[...]
Queens Park Arts Centre
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
The Bucks Fungus Group present local fungi displays and family activities. Entry by Donation. The Museum is open 10am -5pm Tuesday- Saturday. Half Term 29th October -2nd November 10am -5pm Monday -Saturday.
Buckinghamshire County Museum
1:30 pm
Further Drawing Techniques with Leila Ward Running over three consecutive Saturday afternoons, this course builds on the beginner’s drawing class, advancing the key techniques of shading and perspective, and how to draw through identifying shape, form and texture. This workshop is aimed at those who have attended Leila’s beginner’s drawing class, as well as those[...]
Queens Park Arts Centre
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Pottery Throwing for Beginners with Charlie Butters Running over three consecutive Monday evenings, you will learn all about the basics of throwing clay at the potters wheel to make cylinders. Clay included, plus firing and glazing for three pots. Places must be booked in advance; suitable for adults and students aged 16+.
Queens Park Arts Centre
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
9:00 am
Come and find a treasure trove of collectables and unusual items for your home. The weekly Vintage and Craft Bazaar offers unique items from handmade jewellery & gifts to antique home furnishings, collectable books & vinyls and retro ornaments & accessories.
Market Square