Discover Saxon Warriors and a Pop-up Cinema at Bucks County Museum

This Easter holiday Bucks County Museum in Aylesbury has lots of special activities and events on offer for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

Meet the Saxon Warriors

Easter Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday, 1 – 2 April, 11am – 4pm

Come and meet the brave and fierce Saxon warriors of Wulfheodenas in full battle dress, try on some of their armour and explore their encampment and Saxon craft demonstrations in the Museum grounds. Their helmets are based on the famous helmet found in the burial of an Anglo-Saxon chieftain at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk. Find out how these warriors lived in this special living history event on Easter Sunday and Monday. Just drop in. Entry by Donation.

Family Pop-up Cinema

4-5 April & 11-12 April, films start at 1.30pm
On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the Easter holidays come along to our special family screenings of favourite films shown in the relaxed atmosphere of the museum.

4 April: The LEGO Movie
5 April: Fantastic Mr Fox
11 April: Fantastic Mr Fox
12 April: The LEGO Movie

These are relaxed screenings with bean bags and mats as well as some chairs for adults. There will also be sweets, snacks and drinks available to enjoy during the show. You will also be able to visit the Play Zone before or after the film. All films start at 1.30pm. Cost per person is £5 (includes free entry to the Play Zone). Tickets can be booked online at or by calling 01296 331441. 

Play Zone

4-7 April & 9-14 April
During your visit to the museum drop into our play zone. This is a special area for families with games and toys including Duplo bricks, Brio trains and Giant Jenga. No need to book. £1 per person. Pay on door.

Shakespeare in the Museum Garden

Saturday 21 April, 2pm

Twelfth Night performed in the museum garden by Unbound from the Queens Park Arts Centre, Aylesbury. Starts 2pm. No need to book. There is no charge for this performance but donations welcome.

For all events check our website and sign up to our what’s on e-newsletter at

The Museum also has a café serving light snacks and shop stocking gifts, local books and cards.

Bucks County Museum and Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP. Call 01296 331441 or visit


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