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



Brewery Comedy - Leighton Buzzard Brewing Co.

Wednesday 1 May 2019 8pm
Wednesday 5 June 2019 8pm
Wednesday 3 July 2019 8pm
Wednesday 7 August 2019 8pm

Leighton Buzzard Brewing Co opens it's doors to it's unique comedy club. Live on the factory floor. Enjoy stand up comedy, craft beer and a unique night out. With a different line up each month, no night is ever the same. This event regularly sells out so it is recommended to book in advance. 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.

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


Barnstormers - Stand-up comedy

Saturday 4 May 2019 8pm
Saturday 1 June 2019 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


May Day Fayre

Monday 6 May 2019

Leighton Linslade Rotarians present the popular May Day Fayre which once again promises to attract thousands of people. There will be entertainers including Ballonatic and Zoot the man on stilts. Live music from Revellers Steel Band and much more. The highlight for this year will be a flypast by an historic Dakota with live uodates from the cockpit.

Leighton Buzzard May Fayre is the largest one day event in Beds, Bucks and Herts so come along to the High Street and join the fun.


Magic Dave with Leighton Buzzard Children’s Theatre

Saturday 18 May 2019 2.30pm

Bring the kids along for an afternoon of fun with Magic Dave with support from Leighton Buzzard Children’s Theatre. This performance is for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Venue - Leighton Buzzard Theatre. Telephone 0300 300 8125, call in to the box office or book online


Macmillan Rocks Again with the Rock of Ages Choir

Saturday 18 May 2019 7.30pm

The Rock of Ages Choir will have you tapping your feet singing along to hits of the 50’s and 60’s. Followed by Red Diamond who will take you through 70’s and 80’s music and more. Enjoy a lively evening from these excellent performers in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Venue - Leighton Buzzard Theatre. Telephone 0300 300 8125, call in to the box office or book online


The Noise Next Door - Remix Tour

Friday 24 May 2019 7.30pm

The boys are back and mixing things up with a brand spanking new show that will split sides, blow minds, and drop jaws. The undisputed masters of off-the-cuff comedy will transform audience suggestions into ferociously funny scenes and songs in the blink of an eye with a perfect blend of ludicrous characters, witty one-liners, and explosive physicality. ‘Remix’ will see the chaotic quartet change the game with their most creative, cutting edge and hilarious show yet.s

Venue - Leighton Buzzard Theatre. For tickets, telephone 0300 300 8125, call in to the box office 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.


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.


Music 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 bands from the surrounding counties including brass, military, jazz and more.

View 2018 programme here