Ten of the best things to do in and around Leighton Buzzard in the next seven days

From classic rock'n'roll to music dating back centuries, there's lots to enjoy...

Monday, 19th November 2018, 1:44 pm
Updated Monday, 19th November 2018, 1:46 pm
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1 MUSICThe Kingcats, Royal British Legion, Thrift Road, Heath & Reach, November 24With a sound taking audiences back to the Sun Studio era, The Kingcats promise favourites by Elvis, Eddie Cochran, Gene Vincent and more – along with various self-penned numbers. Details: www.rblheath.com

2 CRAFTWreath-making workshop, Rushmere Country Park, November 25It’s that time of year again – and here’s a chance to learn how to make a glorious handmade decoration to welcome visitors to your door.Details: greensandtrust.org

3 MUSICThe Big Band at Christmas, Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre, November 27The show features Five Star Swing as seen at London’s Leicester Square Theatre, with Christmas songs given the dynamic big band treatment - from Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie, Nat King Cole and more, jazzing up those Jingle Bells.Details: leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk

4 MUSICLux Musicae London, Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre, November 24The leading early music group present Dowland’s Denmark, exploring the great English lutenist-composer’s life and work in the flourishing musical court of the King of Denmark.Details: leightonbuzzardlibrarytheatre.co.uk

5 THEATREThe Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Milton Keynes Theatre, November 20 to 24Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this new comedy now in its third year in the West End. Following the sell-out success of their multi-award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre return with their latest hit.Details: atgtickets.com

6 THEATREThe Lady Boys of Bangkok, Luton Library Theatre, November 22The entertainers promise the biggest party in town, with a cheeky and glamorous show celebrating 20 years of touring in the UK.Details: theladyboysofbangkok.com

7 MUSICWhitney - Queen of the Night, Grove Theatre, Dunstable, November 22Celebrate the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time with this award-winning production.Details: grovetheatre.co.uk

8 MUSICThe Sensational 60s Experience, Grove Theatre, Dunstable, November 23It’s a three-hour extravaganza of pure 1960s nostalgia, with six big names, including Mike Pender, the original voice of The Searchers, Chris Farlowe and Herman’s Hermits.Details: grovetheatre.co.uk

9 MUSICSoul Legends, Grove Theatre, Dunstable, November 24Jump aboard the soul train as it embarks on a musical journey from its ‘60s origins to the present day, via all the classic ‘70s and ‘80s floor-fillers.Details: grovetheatre.co.uk

10 THEATREPrivate Peaceful, The Stables, Wavendon, November 25 and 26Former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo’s story takes to the stage. Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn.Details: stables.org