10 things to do in and around Leighton Buzzard
Here is our guide to some of the events taking place in and around Leighton Buzzard this week.
1 THEATREWar Horse, Milton Keynes Theatre, until October 6Michael Morpurgo’s remarkable story of courage, loyalty and friendship, about a young boy called Albert and his horse Joey, set against the backdrop of the First World War, is the most successful play in the National Theatre’s history. It’ll be the last week to see the show.www.atgtickets.co.uk/miltonkeynes2 MUSICHits from the Blitz, Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre, October 3Famous war-time tunes and sing-a-long songs are brought to life by the singers and multi-instrumentalists of the 1940s’ Five Star Swing band.www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk3 MOVIEThe Children Act, Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre, October 3 and 11As her marriage to Jack falters, eminent High Court judge Fiona Maye has a life-changing decision to make at work. Should she force a teenage boy, Adam, to have the blood transfusion that will save his life?www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk4 COMEDYBrewery Comedy, Leighton Buzzard Brewing Company, October 3Up-and-coming circuit comedians will be performing at the club with lots of specialist beers available as well.www.brewerycomedy.com/leighton-buzzard5 MUSIC The 38s, Wheatsheaf, Leighton Buzzard, October 5The ska band will be playing hits from the 60s, 70s and early 80s in this free gig.www.thewheatie.co.uk6 CINEMAThe Miseducation of Cameron Post, Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre, October 5A teenage girl discovering her sexuality is sent to Promise, a camp that practices conversion therapy, by relatives.www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk7 COMEDYBarnstormers Comedy night, Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre, October 6Paul Pirie, Chris Stokes and Jon Pearson will be performing at the comedy night. Regular compere Kevin Precious will host the night.www.leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk8 MUSICSoul City, Red Lion, Leighton Buzzard, October 6The six-piece covers band will be playing plenty of soul and funk in this free gig.www.soulcitysounds.com9 COMEDYGeoff Norcott, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre, October 6Geoff is trying to hold modern views, but worries that tradition is becoming a dirty word. The world is changing at a dizzying rate.www.atgtickets.co.uk/aylesbury10 MUSICThe ELO Experience, Milton Keynes Theatre, October 8The ELO Experience are the world’s foremost tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra. It has a sensational string section, a stunning light show and large screen projection to further enhance the experience and bring the many hits of this band back to life.www.atgtickets.co.uk/miltonkeynes