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Bedfordshire's principal large choral society. Meets Wednesday evenings in Aspley Guise. Three main concerts each season. Small choir available for weddings. New members welcome.
Adult community choir open to everyone from 16 to 100 and over, there are no auditions, no solos and you don't need previous experience singing in a choir.
A film festival in Leighton Buzzard to bring film creatives together, inspire, share knowledge and have fun.
Leighton Buzzard Art Society is a group of local amateur and professional artists who meet regularly for demonstrations, talks and workshops.
Circle dances cover a wide range of styles and tempi. Each dance is taught before we dance to music, both classical and modern from around the world. We do not take ourselves seriously, we just aim to enjoy a relaxing evening dancing with others.
The Leighton Buzzard Festival Singers was formed in 1951, the year of the Festival of Britain. It is a choir for four voices (soprano, alto, tenor and bass). We normally perform two concerts each year in Leighton Buzzard, usually in May and November/December and a carol concert at Christmas. We also perform at Summer fetes, dinners and weddings.
Leighton Buzzard Music club promotes about eight concerts per year by top class professional musicians. They are mostly held in Leighton Buzzard theatre and take place monthly from September to April.
Leighton Buzzard Writers is for people interested in any kind of writing. The group has a diverse membership from experienced and published writers to beginners. We offer a supportive environment in which to share work in progress and constructive feedback. Come along to share your writing or just listen and be inspired by the work of others.
The Carnival team organises the annual Leighton-Linslade Carnival (held on 2nd Saturday of July each year), its associated events and Picnic in the Park (held in June each year).
The Carnival raises funds which are distributed annually in October to local organisations.
The Carnival Committee welcomes new volunteer members to their support team who want to help with running and organising any or all of the various events throughout the year including the Carnival.
Leighton-Linslade Town Council runs a number of annual community events including the Big Lunch Food Festival, Linslade Canal Festival and Christmas Festival Weekend (in partnership with LB First).
We also have a number of Trails for all ages that you can follow to learn more about our town, click on ‘full details’ to find out more.
The Leighton-Linslade Concert Band was formed in 2008. It comprises woodwind, brass and bass instruments and plays a variety of light music. The band now includes 31 musicians and has the prospect of expanding in numbers in the future.
The Linsdale Singers is a choir of around 30 voices. Specialising in singing unaccompanied choral music the Choir also performs works that are accompanied by piano/organ or a chamber orchestra. This established choir enjoys a reputation for high quality choral singing in the Leighton Buzzard and Linslade area of Bedfordshire.
Theatre School for ages 3 up to adults teaching the disciplines of singing,acting and dance
The Phoenix Singers meet on Tuesday mornings from 11.00am to 12.30pm at the Friends Meeting House on North Street and enjoy singing a range of music.
Performing Arts for Children
Inclusive natural voice singing groups, singing for fun and well-being. No auditions, no experience needed.
Mamas Voices - a lunchtime singing circle for women and mamas, little ones are welcome.
Rising Voices - an evening singing group, open to all.
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Providing performing arts workshops for people with disabilities and additional needs of all ages!
We are also always on the hunt for vounteers to help our sessions run!
St. Barnabas is a busy parish with a wide musical program which includes the church choir who sing an anthem at most of the services. A full Choral Evensong is sung once a month often on the 3rd Sunday of the month with Sung BCP Evensong on other Sundays. The Linsdale Singers and other music groups also perform in the church.
The education of Band members in brass band music and the performing of same to the general public
Totally Leighton Buzzard is a grassroots voluntary community group set up in September 2020. We run the local "Fiver Fest" shop local campaign, Fun Palaces and more. The group has also started a local Repair Cafe - https://repaircafe.leightonbuzzard.org . Keep informed about Totally Locally Leighton Buzzard on Facebook, Twitter and also on Instagram. If you want to join us and volunteer, we'd love to hear from you.