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WhizzFizz 2024

Buckinghamshire Council’s WhizzFizz is once again teaming up with partners to offer free family-friendly events in Aylesbury, Chesham and High Wycombe this summer and beyond. Giving all children in Bucks the chance to enjoy cultural events and activities.

WhizzFizz on Tour has all new events for 2024, including Wycombe Celebrates, Chesham Library Grand Re-opening, and Aylesbury Sci-Fi Day!

Find out what’s happening in your area below, and follow us @WhizzFizzOnTour on Instagram and Facebook for all the latest news.

What’s on in High Wycombe

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Wycombe Celebrates – all welcome!

When: Sunday 8 September

Time: 10am to 4pm

Where: High Wycombe town centre

Wycombe will be bursting with free family entertainment on Sunday 8 Sept! Wycombe Celebrates is a brand-new festival for 2024 - a feast for all the senses, celebrating all that makes the town special – including food, music, arts, heritage, and crafts! Brought to you by Buckinghamshire Council’s WhizzFizz and partners.

Be entertained by local bands and spoken word performances, uncover secrets as you explore heritage trails and exhibitions, spark young imaginations with street theatre, crafts, and storytelling, be inspired by our Visual Art Showcase, and savour the flavours of home and distant lands with food activities and stalls.

Find out more about events in Wycombe.

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Treasures and Tales Sessions

When: Wed 7 August

Time: 10am to 12 noon and 1pm to 3pm

Where: Mapledean Family Centre, HP12 4PR

These free WhizzFizz Treasures and Tales Family sessions are bringing culture and creativity to children in the Mapledean area, High Wycombe!

Perfect for primary aged children, the morning and afternoon sessions let kids choose their own adventure. Watch a comical crime caper from the world’s worst art thieves in a live interactive performance from Unbound Theatre. Immerse yourself in captivating tales from storyteller Janina Vigurs. Plus, artist workshops where kids can create their own treasures to take home, making memories that will last a lifetime.

This event is for families in the Mapledean area. No need to book, we look forward to seeing you on the day!

Brought to you by Buckinghamshire Council’s WhizzFizz, supporting our Opportunity Bucks programme.

What’s on in Chesham

Chesham Library Grand Reopening – all welcome!

When: Saturday 17 August

Time: 10am to 4pm

Where: Chesham Library, Elgiva Lane, Chesham, HP5 2JD

Help us celebrate Chesham Library’s new chapter with a magical day packed with FREE fun for all the family!

Featuring puppet shows from Dread Falls Theatre:

  • Tanglewood Tales at 10:30am
  • Professor Octavia’s Magical Menagerie at 12:15pm.

Look forward to music, chess, and craft workshops, Zumba Kids sessions, dress-up, facepainting and transfer tattoos, storytelling and more! And keep your eyes peeled for our Book Fairies!

Check back for a schedule of events closer to the big day!

Treasures and Tales Sessions

When: Thursday 1 August

Time: 10am to noon and 1pm to 3pm

Where: Hope Church, Upper Belmont Road HP5 2DB

These free WhizzFizz Treasures and Tales sessions are bringing culture and creativity to children in the Pond Park area, Chesham!

Perfect for primary aged children, the morning and afternoon sessions let kids choose their own adventure. Watch a comical crime caper from the world’s worst art thieves in a live interactive performance from Unbound Theatre. Immerse yourself in captivating tales from storyteller Janina Vigurs, complete with delightful puppets. Plus, artist workshops where kids can create their own treasures to take home, making memories that will last a lifetime.

This event is for families in the Pond Park area. No need to book, we look forward to seeing you on the day!

Brought to you by Buckinghamshire Council’s WhizzFizz, supporting our Opportunity Bucks programme.

What’s on in Aylesbury

Aylesbury Sci-Fi Day - all welcome!

When: Saturday 19 October

Time: 10:30am to 4pm

Where: Aylesbury Library and town centre

Aylesbury Sci-Fi Day promises to be an exhilarating event for families and enthusiasts alike, offering a blend of activities that cater to all ages. This free, family-friendly day includes a variety of workshops and exhibitions that will spark the imagination. Look forward to artist workshops, engaging digital workshops, and the chance to design your own superheroes with the assistance of Bucks New University.

The event will also feature comic exhibitions and film props exhibitions, adding a touch of nostalgia and wonder. The excitement will spill out into the town with cosplay activities, where you can meet your favourite superheroes.

Local businesses are joining in the fun, with comic shops and Warhammer hosting activities including a mini game. The library will be a hub of activity with a quiz in the Library Room and various comic vendor stalls.

Aylesbury Sci-Fi Day is set to be a memorable event that celebrates creativity, community, and the joy of science fiction.

Brought to you by Buckinghamshire Council’s WhizzFizz, Bucks New University, Aylesbury Library and community groups and businesses.

Treasures and Tales Sessions

When: Wednesday 31 July

Time: 10am to noon and 1pm to 3pm

Where: Elmhurst Family Centre, HP20 2DB

These free WhizzFizz Treasures and Tales sessions are bringing culture and creativity to children in the Elmhurst area, Aylesbury!

Perfect for primary aged children, the morning and afternoon sessions let kids choose their own adventure. Watch a comical crime caper from the world’s worst art thieves in a live interactive performance from Unbound Theatre. Immerse yourself in captivating tales from storyteller Janina Vigurs, complete with delightful puppets. Plus, artist workshops where kids can create their own treasures to take home, making memories that will last a lifetime.

This event is for families in the Elmhurst area. No need to book, we look forward to seeing you on the day!

Brought to you by Buckinghamshire Council’s WhizzFizz, supporting our Opportunity Bucks programme.