Summer events in Buckingham 2022

Summer events in Buckingham 2022

This summer, we're hosting lots of fun in Buckingham! From an outdoor theatre to sports, music and a dog show, we have oodles of joy on offer.

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Upcoming Events

The Lumi Nauts in Mystery of The Secret Keys

This summer you can take part in a free, augmented reality story trail in Buckingham. Join the brand of interstellar heroes 'The Luminauts' on an adventure as they release 10 gem-creatures by finding special keys nearby. Simply scan the QR codes, displayed at locations around Buckingham, to collect digital stamps and play. Choose what happens in the story, see the characters spring to life in augmented reality and solve the mystery of the secret keys. To start your free, family adventure, visit; High Street Safari.

Play Around the Parishes

The Play around the Parishes sessions will take place on Monday 26th July, Monday 17th and Monday 22nd August in Chandos Park from 10 am - 3 pm and is aimed at children from 1 to 10 years old. They offer arts and crafts, fun activities and some also offer sports. There is no need to book, turn up on the day.

Basketball Sessions

Coach Jenner will be holding free Basketball Sessions on Monday 1st, 8th,15th, 22nd & 29th August 2022 at Chandos Park for 8 - 12 year olds from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm and at Bourton Park for 13+ year olds from 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm. All equipment will be provided and sessions will be led by an experienced coach.

Peter Pan Outdoor Theatre

Buckingham Town Council has arranged for an outdoor performance of Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie to be presented by Illyria Theatre Productions on the Green outside St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, Buckingham on Wednesday 3rd August 2022. There will be an afternoon show at 2:30 pm and another at 6 pm. Tickets are now on sale on Illyria's website.

"Peter Pan" is presented by arrangement with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and Concord Theatricals Ltd. on behalf of Samuel French Ltd.

Band Jam

Bandjam takes place on Sunday 28th August in the ‘Bull Ring’, outside Jardines Pharmacy in Buckingham Town Centre from 1 pm – 10 pm. This event is organised by Bandjam and sponsored by Buckingham Town Council.

Dog Show

The annual Buckingham Dog Show is back this year on Sunday 11th September 2022 and we can’t wait to crown the best pooch in town! Registration will start at 11 am and then judging will commence at 12 pm. Application forms can be picked up at the registration table on the day or you can print one and fill it out before arriving.


  • Cutest Puppy 5-12 mths
  • Fabulous Fella
  • Gorgeous Gal
  • Best Rescue
  • Dog Most Like Its Owner
  • Golden Oldie 7yrs & Over
  • Waggiest Tail
  • Junior Handler 16yrs & Under
  • The winner of each class goes through to Best In Show

£1.50 per class – Cash Only.

There will also be a host of doggy-based stalls and entertainment to browse.

Interested in sponsoring one of these events?

Please get in touch with our Deputy Town Clerk for more information about events sponsorship.