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Access to some activities is by ticket only. To avoid disappointment, we recommend buying tickets in advance online. Any remaining tickets will be on general sale from the Information Point on the day. Please note that all children must be accompanied by a full paying adult (maximum of 3 children per adult).
Full T&Cs are available on the ticketing website.
Take a trip down memory lane with the remarkable JUDITH KERR
Delight in a trip down memory lane with the remarkable illustrator and author Judith Kerr, creator of some of the best loved children’s books that have passed through the generations, including The Tiger Who Came to Tea, the Mog series and her autobiographical novel When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit. Judith will be in conversation about drawing, her childhood, and her latest book with film-maker Jill Nicholls, who directed the BBC Imagine documentary about Judith’s life in 2013. (Running time: 50minutes)
Join a lively conversation with the incredible CRESSIDA COWELL
Meet multi-million-copy selling, award-winning author Cressida Cowell, creator of the How to Train Your Dragon series (which is also a DreamWorks film and TV franchise) and The Wizards of Once series. In a lively and dynamic talk about her latest book, The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic, as well as How to Train Your Dragon, Cressida will share her inspiration behind her books and give tips on becoming an author or illustrator. (Running time: 50minutes)
Dive into the amazing mind of the creator of everyone’s favourite Park Keeper, NICK BUTTERWORTH.
Come and meet the creator of much-loved character Percy the Park Keeper. In this fun and interactive session Nick Butterworth will talk about his books, characters and the return of everyone’s favourite park keeper in his new book One Springy Day. (Running time: 45minutes)
WhizzFizzFest is proud to present ‘THE WONDER OF WHIZZFIZZ’
Following the success of last year’s ‘Magic of the Dance’ competition, Aylesbury will welcome ‘The Wonder of WhizzFizz’ at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre and the return of the much-loved Dame Darcey Bussell DBE. This fantastic family-friendly show will offer the perfect opportunity for festival goers to round off the big day. Find out who will triumph in the local schools’ dance competition, DDMix Dance Fitness, choreographed and judged by Dame Darcey, be left spellbound by Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalist magician, Maddox and enjoy live music by the Aylesbury Rock Choir. (Running time: 90minutes)
Fancy Dress Competition
Let your creativity shine through and get dressed up for the big day! The ever-popular fancy dress competition is back; bigger, better, and brighter than before.
Indulge in a delicious TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC
Bring along your favourite teddy bear and join us for one of three sittings at our Teddy Bear’s Picnic in the beautiful Bucks County Museum gardens. Relax with music and entertainment whilst children enjoy a scrumptious traditional picnic and adults indulge in a fusion of exciting street food. Arrival by Pebble Lane entrance, just off Kingsbury.
*If you have any special dietary requests you must inform us by email at the point of booking. Please note we are unable to accommodate any allergies, intolerances or changes to the menu on the day.
**If you are making a booking and wish to sit on the same table with another party, please inform us by email at the point of booking. We will do our best to accommodate table preferences.
Come to the marquee in Market Square, Aylesbury as DJ Dan Blaze plays 3 music streams at our family-friendly silent disco. We provide the headphones, you just select a channel to listen, sing and dance to!