With the bank holiday weekend in full swing and half-term coming up, we have put together some ideas of things to do with the family.

FrogFest, High Wycombe

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Touted as High Wycombe’s biggest annual music festival, Frogfest features a variety of musicians, food stalls and street entertainers.

And the festival is returning to High Wycombe town centre for a bumper Bank Holiday weekend of music and events from Saturday, May 29, to Monday, May 31, for the eighth year.

Every year, the High Street is transformed by HWBidco, which organises the festival on behalf of local businesses.

This year will be no different. The traditional Frogfest main stage will return to the High Street, with live music across the weekend from more than 16 local artists, while the first ‘Frogfest Musical Cinema’ will feature live screenings from popular musicians – from Britney to Elvis and beyond.

And each evening from 5pm, a blockbuster movie will also be screened, with Mamma Mia on May 29, The Greatest Showman on May 30 and Marry Poppins Returns on May 31.

To buy tickets for the film screenings from just £1, visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/frogfest-cinema-tickets-154394671619.

Bekonscot Model Village, Beaconsfield

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The world's oldest and original model village has reopened and is allowing visitors in a Covid-safe way.

There is plenty to do and see including seven little towns stuck in a 1930s timewarp. There are more than 200 buildings, 3,000 inhabitants, 1,000 animals, hundreds of vehicle - and many of the models move right before your eyes.

There is also the Gauge One Bekonscot Model Railway, a miniature railway and a children's play and games area to keep little ones entertained.

Outdoor Cinema Week at Missenden Abbey, Great Missenden

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Missenden Abbey’s outdoor cinema week returns from May 31 to June 3 with eight films up on the big screen set against the backdrop of the 12th Century abbey.

So, if you want to see Aladdin fall in love with a princess and be-friend a wish-granting genie, join Elsa and Anna on their next adventure in the musical fantasy, Frozen 2 or follow Annie, a maid of honour suffering from a series of misfortunes in the hit comedy, Bridesmaids, then go along and enjoy the outdoor cinema event.

Hot food can be purchased on the day and classic cinema snacks such as popcorn and nachos will also be available.

To see the full list of films or to book tickets (adults £15, children aged 3-14 £10), visit missendenabbey.co.uk/whats-on-at-the-abbey.

Odds Farm Park, Wooburn Common

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Young Farmers Week is back in time for half-term at Odds Farm.

Youngsters can become Odds Farm Park accredited young farmers by aking part in a host of farm-themed activities, including farming quests and challenges, young farmer’s trail, outdoor animal activities, and much more.

They can hand feed some of the sheep and goats in the animal barn, climb aboard the tractor and trailer ride, watch the hungry pigs being fed and meet the chickens, learning all about where eggs come from, among other activities.

Visit www.oddsfarm.co.uk/may-half-term-2021 for more information or to book tickets.

Hughenden Manor

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The National Trust property offers plenty of Bank Holiday and half-term fun for families and adults alike.

Join in for a family nature trail and find out more about the wonderful world of bees, as you explore the gardens and discover what is keeping the insects busy.

Or you can go on walks and hikes – with the shelter of the tall trees, the grounds at Hughenden are an ideal place to play in any weather. There are walks and hikes through the woodlands to discover, with four waymarked paths which range from one mile to four miles long.

Why not have a picnic with family or friends in the apple orchard or the wide open spaces in the grounds? You can bring your own hamper or buy food from the café and then enjoy the open outdoors.

Visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hughenden/features/fun-for-families-at-hughenden to find out more or book tickets.

Spring Steam Gala, Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Enjoy steam train rides on Sunday, May 30, all day. All available locos will be running in both yards.

You can see demonstration freight trains, parallel running, vintage stock running passenger trains, as well as their normal carriages.

Visit https://bucksrailcentre.org/product.php/5/spring-steam-gala for more information or to buy tickets.

Chiltern Open Air Museum

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COAM is hosting a number of Bank Holiday and half-term events, including Meet the Romans.

Re-enactment group Britannia, which has previously been seen at the museum’s Roman Gladiator events, will be bringing to life Iron Age Briton over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Visit the living history camp and see craftsman working including the shield painter and weaver. See Praetorian Guards, meet the emperor and gladiator, watch a working ballista (catapult) in action, witness archery contests, learn about Roman board games and general life during this period.

There will also be ongoing demonstrations throughout the day including archery, combat and more.

To find out more or book tickets, visit coam.org.uk/events/meet-the-romans.

The museum is also holding a host of half-term activities on June 1, including themed family crafts and activities.

Visit coam.org.uk/events/half-term-activities for more information.

Waddesdon Manor

Join a volunteer guide on a 45-minute walk to explore the gardens, seasonal highlights, the history of Waddesdon and the Rothschild family.

This walk goes through the grounds on paved and gravel paths.

Hosted every Thursday to Saturday at 11.30am, meet outside the blue wooden building next to the Manor Terrace, where one of the guides will be on hand to start your tour and answer any questions.

Visit waddesdon.org.uk/whats-on/garden-walks for more details.