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

Lux Musicae London
Lux Musicae London

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

1 MUSIC
The Kingcats, Royal British Legion, Thrift Road, Heath & Reach, November 24
With 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 CRAFT
Wreath-making workshop, Rushmere Country Park, November 25
It’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 MUSIC
The Big Band at Christmas, Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre, November 27
The 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 MUSIC
Lux Musicae London, Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre, November 24
The 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 THEATRE
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery, Milton Keynes Theatre, November 20 to 24
Ocean’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 THEATRE
The Lady Boys of Bangkok, Luton Library Theatre, November 22
The 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 MUSIC
Whitney - Queen of the Night, Grove Theatre, Dunstable, November 22
Celebrate the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time with this award-winning production.
Details: grovetheatre.co.uk


8 MUSIC
The Sensational 60s Experience, Grove Theatre, Dunstable, November 23
It’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 MUSIC
Soul Legends, Grove Theatre, Dunstable, November 24
Jump 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 THEATRE
Private Peaceful, The Stables, Wavendon, November 25 and 26
Former 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