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Aug
15
Wed
Summer Playscheme at Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Aug 15 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Summer Playscheme at Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre | England | United Kingdom

We have six weeks filled with lots of fun activities and games in store for your child. Each week has a different topic, so no matter if your child wants to come for only one day, a week or for the whole holidays there will always be something different to do each time. The children can also enjoy our secure outdoor area, which includes climbing frames for different age groups, a go-kart track, multi-use games area and outdoor learning lodge.

Week beginning
23 July – Holidays
30 July – Creative
6 August – Health & Fitness
13 August – Cooking Week
20 August – Colours
27 August – Family
3 September – Friends

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book activities for your child please visit http://jppc.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

CIVILISATIONS – an interactive LEGO brick adventure @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
CIVILISATIONS – an interactive LEGO brick adventure @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

Bright Bricks, the professional LEGO® building company, are back at Bucks County Museum this summer with a bigger and better LEGO brick exhibition. Civilisations is an amazing LEGO show with stunning LEGO models including life-sized human figures from civilisations from around the world, including an Aztec, a Samurai Warrior, Egyptian pharaoh and an ancient Greek philosopher. As well as learning about these ancient civilisations, you can even pose for ‘selfies’ with the life-sized figures.
Discover amazing LEGO dioramas showing activities and cultures from around the world including the Easter Island heads, Machu Pichu, Arab Souk, Rio Carnival, Milan fashion show and a stunning model of St Basil’s cathedral in Russia.
Children can also build their own LEGO models and add them to the huge world map.
Not to be missed this summer! Check website for times and charges.

Summer Fun at Green Dragon @ Green Dragon Eco Farm
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Summer Fun at Green Dragon @ Green Dragon Eco Farm | United Kingdom

The Animal Encounters Programme for this Summer will be all the more exciting with the opening of the new Wildlife Zone. There will also be competitions and quiz trails, farm & nature trails, indoor and outdoor play, and farm to fork menus in the cafés.

Wonder Dogs: Dogs That Change People’s Lives @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wonder Dogs: Dogs That Change People’s Lives @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

30 June – 29 September

People with disabilities and certain medical conditions can face a variety of challenges in their daily lives. Find out about the amazing assistance dogs that have been specially trained to help their owners and the charities that support them. Check website for special Meet a Wonder Dog sessions during the summer.
Image: Medical Detection Dogs

From Sea to Shore @ The Stables,
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
From Sea to Shore @ The Stables,  | Middle Claydon | England | United Kingdom

First solo art exhibition by Amanda Curbishley. A marine themed exhibition with paintings, prints, cards and sea glass jewellery so everyone can take a piece of the sea home with them. Amanda will be there everyday and when possible will be working on a painting. Come and have a chat and maybe find your own special piece of art. Free to enter, easy parking, cafe next door.

Summer Exhibition at Claydon Gallery @ Claydon Gallery
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Summer Exhibition at Claydon Gallery @ Claydon Gallery | Middle Claydon | England | United Kingdom

Our SUMMER EXHIBITION features a wide range of original fine art, paintings, prints, photographs, ceramics, turned wood and silver.

Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in the 17th and 18th centuries, from their golden period under Louis XIV, through to the Revolution, when time itself was re-invented, with new ways of illustrating and naming the days and years.

Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon. Discover them through this self-led trail of the Manor.

Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Riches of the Earth @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild’s collection was full of objects made of precious materials: hardstones, minerals, silver and gold. Many examples of these extraordinary objects are still to be found throughout Waddesdon. Discover them through this self-led trail of the Manor.

Free exhibition included with house and grounds admission.

Aug
16
Thu
Summer Playscheme at Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre
Aug 16 @ 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Summer Playscheme at Jonathan Page Play Centre @ Jonathan Page Play Centre | England | United Kingdom

We have six weeks filled with lots of fun activities and games in store for your child. Each week has a different topic, so no matter if your child wants to come for only one day, a week or for the whole holidays there will always be something different to do each time. The children can also enjoy our secure outdoor area, which includes climbing frames for different age groups, a go-kart track, multi-use games area and outdoor learning lodge.

Week beginning
23 July – Holidays
30 July – Creative
6 August – Health & Fitness
13 August – Cooking Week
20 August – Colours
27 August – Family
3 September – Friends

Hours and Prices (per child, per day)
8am to 6.30pm – £30 8am to 3.30pm – £22.50
8am to 12.30pm – £16 12.30pm to 5pm – £16
Playscheme is for all children from the age of 4 up to their 13th birthday.

Why not visit us before booking?
If you and your child would like to see the fantastic facilities and meet our team before making a booking please contact us to arrange a suitable date and time.

Bookings
We accept advance and last minute bookings for the After School Club and Holiday Playschemes through our online booking system. To register and book activities for your child please visit http://jppc.magicbooking.co.uk
A small annual registration fee of £3 per account holder will be charged. All bookings must be accompanied by payment. We accept card and cash payments and childcare vouchers.

CIVILISATIONS – an interactive LEGO brick adventure @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
CIVILISATIONS – an interactive LEGO brick adventure @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

Bright Bricks, the professional LEGO® building company, are back at Bucks County Museum this summer with a bigger and better LEGO brick exhibition. Civilisations is an amazing LEGO show with stunning LEGO models including life-sized human figures from civilisations from around the world, including an Aztec, a Samurai Warrior, Egyptian pharaoh and an ancient Greek philosopher. As well as learning about these ancient civilisations, you can even pose for ‘selfies’ with the life-sized figures.
Discover amazing LEGO dioramas showing activities and cultures from around the world including the Easter Island heads, Machu Pichu, Arab Souk, Rio Carnival, Milan fashion show and a stunning model of St Basil’s cathedral in Russia.
Children can also build their own LEGO models and add them to the huge world map.
Not to be missed this summer! Check website for times and charges.

Summer Fun at Green Dragon @ Green Dragon Eco Farm
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Summer Fun at Green Dragon @ Green Dragon Eco Farm | United Kingdom

The Animal Encounters Programme for this Summer will be all the more exciting with the opening of the new Wildlife Zone. There will also be competitions and quiz trails, farm & nature trails, indoor and outdoor play, and farm to fork menus in the cafés.

Wonder Dogs: Dogs That Change People’s Lives @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wonder Dogs: Dogs That Change People’s Lives @ Bucks County Museum | England | United Kingdom

30 June – 29 September

People with disabilities and certain medical conditions can face a variety of challenges in their daily lives. Find out about the amazing assistance dogs that have been specially trained to help their owners and the charities that support them. Check website for special Meet a Wonder Dog sessions during the summer.
Image: Medical Detection Dogs

Meet the Wonder Dogs @ Bucks County Museum
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet the Wonder Dogs @ Bucks County Museum

Wonder Dogs: dogs that change people’s lives is an inspiring exhibition that celebrates the amazing and life-changing work of assistance dogs. These dogs work with people with a range of disabilities and medical conditions and help them to overcome daily challenges and lead full lives.
The four charities featured in the exhibition will bring their own Wonder Dogs and owners to the museum for you to meet and find out more about the life-changing work and brilliant things these amazing dogs do.
Meet a Medical Detection Dog, Thursday 9 August
Meet a Guide Dog, Thursday 16 August
Meet a Dogs for Good Assistance Dog, Thursday 23 August
Meet a Hearing Dog, Thursday 30 August
Each event runs from 11am to 12noon. The events are free but admission to the museum is by donation. Visit www.buckscountymuseum.org/museum/whats-on/events/ to book your free places.

Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor
Aug 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Glorious Years: French Calendars from Louis XIV to the Revolution @ Waddesdon Manor | Waddesdon | England | United Kingdom

Glorious Years is a celebration of the power of the printed image before photography. An exhibition of rare calendars, published in Paris in the 17th and 18th centuries, from their golden period under Louis XIV, through to the Revolution, when time itself was re-invented, with new ways of illustrating and naming the days and years.