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What's on at Missenden Abbey

Throughout 2017, Missenden Abbey will host an array of events from Wedding Fairs to Murder, Mystery Evenings, Summer Fairs to An Evening with a Cabaret Artist as well as hosting a Carvery for Father's Day, Christmas Parties, Festive Afternoon Teas, Christmas Craft Fair and New Year's Eve.

Be sure to visit this page regularly to be up to date with the great events happening this 2017 at Missenden Abbey.  For more information call us on 01494 866811.


Wedding Experience Day - Sunday 11th June 2017 - 11am - 3pm

Memorable weddings happen at Missenden Abbey - let us be your wedding venue for an unforgettable day. Don't just visualise how your wedding could look in the Abbey, join us to see just how your wedding would look as each of our rooms are decorated for a wedding; our ceremony room, dining rooms and marquee will all reflect the splendour of a Missenden Abbey Wedding.

We have a selection of our wedding suppliers attending this event: Hire Heaven, Mark Sisley Photographer, James Manders Guitarist, Dolce Lusso Cakes, Fun Booth and "love" Light Up Letters.

Entry to the Wedding Experience Day is complimentary - register here and you could go home with a bottle of Champagne!

Father's Day - Sunday 18th June 2017

Let's celebrate with dad this year and enjoy a Carvery lunch served in our summer marquee here at Missenden Abbey. We have two sittings for lunch; 12noon and 3pm making it easy for dad to get his sports done, play with the children, wash the cars and get the garden tidied before heading out for a tasty meal with the family! All dads coming along to our Father's Day celebrations will enjoy a FREE pint of beer. Our summer games will be set on the lawn (weather permitting of course) ready for a fun day out with the family.

Cost per person: £25.00 Adult, £15 Child (12yrs and under)

Download our Father's Day flyer here

Wine Courses

Thirty Fifty have partnered with Missenden Abbey to offer a One Day Wine Course as part of a weekend package including accommodation and meals.

Bookings for these events are made directly with Thirty Fifty so please click here for more information.


Summer Fair - Sunday 16th July 2017

Plans are in full swing for our Summer Fair which is a great outdoors event for the community here at Missenden Abbey. This year, our traditional Summer Fair will have many of the British classics; a cake bake off, vegetable growing competition, cream teas, Pimm's stall, beer tent, BBQ and a host of activities for all the family. Our craft stalls will offer some unique and handcrafted gifts with over 50 stalls located in the grounds of the Abbey. This year, we are partnering with Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity.

If you would like to have a stand at the Summer Fair please contact Alice Chapman on 01494 866811 or email

Event Times: 11am - 4pm

Entry Fees: £3 Adults, £1.50 per child (under 14) and under 1s are FREE


Ghostly, spooky, there's a Halloween Murder at Missenden Abbey....Friday 27th October 2017

This evening is a tantalising hotspot of dastardly cunning and delicious deceit. 

Reception drinks start at 7pm in the Library with a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, before being invited to sit down to a three-course meal and meet fellow diners as the murder mystery unfolds....will you reveal the murderer?

Cost per person: £40

Please note this is a very popular event, so we recommend early booking to avoid disappointment, Tickets are available by calling 01494 866811, or email

Christmas at Missenden Abbey

Our 2017 Christmas Brochure is now available online - click here

From Party Nights in the Abbey, to private hire of The Carrington Suite, pre Christmas Lunchres to Festive Afternoon Tea and not forgetting our Christmas Craft Fair, there is something for everyone in our Christmas Programme.

We are putting our final plans together for our New Year's Eve Celebrations which will be on our website soon.

Be sure to check back in our events section of the website, as this area is updated regularly.