Local Events/Courses

A Night at the Musicals
Join us at ‘Le Cabaret Club’, where you’ll be entertained with famous songs from the musicals, from shows such as High Society, Cabaret and Les Misérables, to more recent works including Heathers and We Will Rock You. Follow the story of Lucy the waitress who longs to be a cabaret singer at the club, but will she achieve her dream, in the face of dire adversity and her ludicrous boss? Performed by the Leighton Buzzard Drama Group, this original show will please all musical fans! September 21-23 at 7.45pm. Tickets £15 (including booking fee), Concessions £13. Tickets via lbdg.org.uk or the Theatre Box Office.
Come & Sing
Leighton Buzzard Festival Singers - 23 September 10am arrival and registration, 15:45 Informal performance. St Barnabas, Linslade. Come and Sing show songs, opera choruses and excerpts from Bach's Christmas Oratorio
Leighton-Linslade Gala Orchestra
Leighton-Linslade Gala Orchestra presents 'At the movies' - an hour of music suitable for all ages. Conducted by Dennis Pim, and joined by a choir consisting of members of Rising Voices and Open Voices, under the direction of Victoria Stead. Sunday 24th September at 3:30pm at St Barnabas Church, Linslade, LU7 2NR. The concert will be free of charge, with donations going to Citizens Advice Leighton-Linslade
Friends of Knolls Wood
Upcoming Events: 24 Sept - Action Day, 25 October - Kids event, 26 Nov Action Day, 8 Dec Committee Meeting. All Welcome.
LB Film Fest
24th September - 1st October. Film Screenings, Workshops and 48 hour film contest.
Get in the Mood
Songs from musicals and movies and of the era. 1940's will include "Annie Get Your Gun" "Brigadoon" "Kiss Me Kate" "Meet me in St. Louis" "Easter Parade" and more plus songs made famous by the Andrews Sisters, Judy Garland, Glen Miller and more. 1950's will include "Singing in the Rain" "Gypsy" "Band Wagon" "My Fair Lady" "Calamity Jane" "West Side Story" and more plus songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Connie Francis, the Chordettes and more
The Leighton Buzzard Society
Programme for 2023 - All events at Wyn Jones Room, St Barnabas Church Hall at 8pm unless otherwise stated.
Black History Month
Leighton-Linslade Town Council will be launching Black History Month with a month-long series of events, exhibitions and activities throughout the Town Centre.
Festival for Older People
Resilience of Older Persons in a changing world. Friday 6 October at the Rufus Centre, Steppingley Road, Flitwick MK45 1AH. Drop in anytime between 10am-2pm.
Macmillan Quiz
Can you be the first team to win our new quiz challenge? Friday 6 October at Leighton Town Football Club. 7pm for 7:30pm start, Tickets £10 to include a Ploughman's Supper. Teams of 6-8.
Fun Palaces Festival of Fun
Fun Palaces Leighton Buzzard: “Festival of Fun” 2023. Saturday 7th October 2023. FREE participatory cultural and community activities led by individuals, groups and businesses OPEN TO ALL. What Skills could you share? Please volunteer to take part in 2023. Organized by Totally Leighton Buzzard
The Town Mayor invites you to a Ceilidh on Saturday 7 October from 7pm at Astral Park Sports & Community Centre. Tickets are priced at £10 per person. No food included, please feel free to bring your own snacks. There will be a bar – please do not bring your own drinks. There will also be a raffle on the night. Where possible, please bring cash. Tickets are available to purchase from the White House, or online through Eventbrite.
Keech Smile-o-ween
We have created a host of fun activities to choose from whether you are an individual, a team, family, friends, colleagues or part of a great community group, and we are calling on our community to get into the spookiness of Halloween, get involved in support the amazing work of Keech Hospice Care. We can’t wait for the frightful fun to begin
Safer Streets Competition
As part of the Bedfordshire Safer Streets initiative, we are running a competition for residents across Bedfordshire to create digital art, a short animation and/or a short film to help to raise awareness about Public Sexual Harassment. Entries must look to raise awareness about Public Sexual Harassment, so that we can help to raise a generation who are equipped to challenge harassment, to empathise with those who experience it; and who never become perpetrators of this everyday violence.
Business Fayre
Wednesday 4 October 10am-12pm at Brooklands Residents Association, Garden Leys, Leighton Buzzard. Refreshments and stalls available. Free to attend
Stewkley Brickfields by John Sheldon
Leighton Buzzard and District Archaeological & Historical Society present Stewkley Brickfields, a local case study of Buckinghamshire's industrial heritage by John Sheldon at Linslade Community Hall, Wednesday October 11 8pm. All welcome, non members £3.
Crack the Case
Coming to Leighton Buzzard on Sunday 15 October and Saturday 25 November, can your team solve it in time? Two hours on the clock, evidence gone missing, a murder going to trial, will they get away with it? Scavenger hunt meets escape game, an interactive outdoor adventure against the clock!
Linslade Lower School is 110 years old!
To celebrate our 110 birthday, we will be holding two open sessions showcasing our 'Linslade Lower School Museum". Friday 3 November from 14:00-16:00 for current families. Saturday 4 November 10:00-14:00 for current families, past pupils and staff. Come along and marvel at our wonderful history, see how much things have changed and share happy memories!
LB Record Fair
Black Circle Records & Peppermintstore Records present Leighton Buzzard Record Fair. Sunday 5 November 11am-4pm, Leighton Town Football Club, Bell Close LU7 1RX. Free Entry
Polymnia Chamber Choir presents Repose. Sat 11 November, 7.30pm. St Barnabas, Linslade, With Paul Carr (organ)
Councillors' Help & Advice Surgeries
Central Bedfordshire Councillors will be holding help & advice surgeries at Leighton Buzzard Library (Room 3) on the first Saturday in each month 10:00-12:00.
Bring your own Vinyl
The Casual Turntable & Peppermintstore Records present Bring your own Vinyl, 7pm til late. The Golden Bell, 5 Church Square, LU7 1AE. Third Thursday of every month