What's On in Leighton Buzzard

Leighton Buzzard diary. Festivals in Leighton Buzzard, concerts in Leighton Buzzard and great family days out and events in Leighton Buzzard and Linslade

The Magic of Musicals - All Saints Church, Leighton Buzzard

Saturday 24 February 2018 7pm

A concert of memorable and toe-tapping numbers from popular musicals, featuring the Leighton-Linslade Gala Orchestra and Grand Union Community Choir. Programme includes music from the Sound of Music, Les Miserables, Shrek and more. All money raised will go to support Citizens Advice Leighton-Linslade, an essential local charity. Ticket includes a free drink on arrival. Children under 16 accompanied by an adult go free of charge.

Tickets available from Room No.9 & Selections in the High Street, The Spire Coffee Shop at All Saints Church, Citizens Advice Leighton-Linslade, Bossard House in West Street or book online

Wedding Fayre - Astral Park Centre

Sunday 25 February 2018 12pm - 4pm

The Astral Park Wedding Fayre will welcome a host of local suppliers to ensure every aspect of your day is magical. Visit the venue and facilities, sample the canopes and bubbly.

For all enquiries call 01525 851019. Astral Park Community Centre, Johnson Drive LU7 4AY

Oxjam Leighton Buzzard 2018

Throughout March 2018

Oxjam is the name for the nationwide music festival in aid of Oxfam. It's been running since 2006 and involves musicians and singers the length and breadth of the country.

Leighton Buzzard Oxjam takes place throughout March and will be the town's 10th annual Oxjam festival raising almost £50,000 in total for Oxfam so far. Events are held in clubs, halls, pubs, schools and churches throughout the town. There will be music for all tastes including folk, rock, pop, jazz, choral, swing, latin and more. For the full event schedule, visit Oxjam Leighton Buzzard online.

Barnstormers - Stand-up comedy

Saturday 3 March 2018 8pm
Saturday 7 April 2018 8pm
Saturday 5 May 2018 8pm

Barnstormers Comedy is one of the leading promoters of stand-up comedy. Barnstormers have had numerous superb comedians grace its stages over the past decade including Sarah Millican and Greg Davies. Each month their compere introduces three different top acts from the London circuit. Bring a group of friends for the perfect Saturday night out! Over 18s only please unless accompanied by a responsible person.

Venue - Leighton Buzzard Theatre. Doors open at 7.15pm. Admission is £10 + £1 fees - Telephone 0300 300 8125, call in to the box office or book online

Brewery Comedy - Leighton Buzzard Brewing Co.

Wednesday 14 March 2018 8pm
Wednesday 11 April 2018 8pm

Leighton Buzzard Brewing Co. present Comedy at the Brewery. Up and coming circuit comedians perform in the town’s very own brewery. Come along for great comics and superb beer. The brewery is on Harmill Industrial Estate on Grovebury Road.

Doors open at 7pm with performances from 8pm. Tickets are £8 in advance or £10 on the door. There is limited space in venue so recommended to book in advance.

Any enquires please email brewerycomedy@gmail.com or book online

Leighton Tea Dances

If you like dancing, making friends, listening to music and a spot of tea then why come along to a Wednesday tea dance at Leighton Library Theatre. This is your opportunity to waltz, tango, cha cha cha and quickstep. You will be entertained with a wide range of music and will receive complimentary tea or coffee and biscuits which will be served throughout the dance. If you are a bit rusty or if you haven’t danced before, no need to worry as there will be a workshop so you can learn all of the right moves. The Tea Dances are organised by Central Bedfordshire Council. For more information contact Loren Barnard via email loren.barnard@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk or call 0300 300 5125.

Proms in the Park - Summer Band Concerts in Leighton Buzzard

Sundays from June to September

There are free concerts in the park held at the bandstand in Parson's Close Recreation Ground in the centre of Leighton Buzzard on many Sundays throughout the summer. They begin in June and continue throughout the summer until September. The concerts feature top brass and silver bands from the surrounding counties.

View 2017 programme here

Movies for the More Mature (MMM)

Wednesday afternoons

If you are a resident of Leighton Buzzard or Linslade why not join the Leighton Buzzard Over 55's Film Club. This is a great opportunity to see a film at a great price - all tickets are just £2.60 (plus £1 booking fee) which includes refreshments. These can be purchased in advance from Leighton Buzzard Theatre box office. Membership forms are available from the Town Council at the White House in Hockliffe Street or telephone on 01525 631915. Please bring some ID with you when joining. Films are shown at the Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre on Wednesday afternoons.