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



Barnstormers - Stand-up comedy

Saturday 2 March 2019 8pm
Saturday 6 April 2019 8pm
Saturday 4 May 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


Brewery Comedy - Leighton Buzzard Brewing Co.

Wednesday 6 March 2019 8pm
Wednesday 3 April 2019 8pm
Wednesday 1 May 2019 8pm
Wednesday 5 June 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


Last Night of the Proms

Saturday 9 March 2019 7.30pm

A night of great music from The Leighton Linslade Gala Orchestra and The Grand Union Community Choir. A concert in aid of Citizens Advice Leighton Buzzard.

The concert will be held at All Saints Church, Leighton Buzzard. Tickets £12.50 (under 16s free). You can buy tickets for the concert at Citizens Advice in Bossard House, or at Room No.9 in the High Street or book online


The Slipper and the Rose

Friday 15 March 2019 7.30pm
Saturday 16 March 2019 2.00pm & 7.30pm

Leighton Buzzard Youth Theatre present The Slipper & the Rose, a lively, funny and charming musical version of Cinderella. With great songs this will be a fantastic show for the whole family.

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


Spring Fayre

Saturday 30 March 2019 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Leighton Buzzard Town Mayor, Councillor Clive Palmer, will host his Spring Fayre at Astral Park Sports and Community Centre with proceeds from the event going to The Town Mayor's Charity fund, supporting KidsOut, Autism Bedfordshire & Macmillan Cancer Support.

With stalls, entertainment and light refreshments throughout the event, this is a great afternoon for the whole family.

Astral Park is on Johnson Drive in Leighton Buzzard. LU7 4AY


Jack and the Beanstalk

Saturday 6 April 2019 11.30am & 2.30pm

Full House Theatre return with an uplifting family story that guarantees to leave audiences young and old bursting with cheer. Join Jack for a fun filled fairy tale adventure, with magic beans, giants and boys who won’t stay in the corner. Run time: Aprox 55 minutes (no interval) Age guidance: 4+ but suitable for all ages

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


The Odyssey

Friday 12 April 2019 7.30pm

The Pantaloons return to Leighton Buzzard to present their hilarious new verse adaptation of the most epic journey of all time… Stranded war hero Odysseus must struggle against the odds to get home to his wife; but can he battle his way through naughty nymphs, monocular monsters and over a hundred sleazy suitors? All whilst wearing an Ancient Greek robe that looks suspiciously like a bedsheet?

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


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. Following 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


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