Programme of Events at LBDAHS

This is the current programme of events for LBDAHS. If you have any events that you would like us to add to the programme, please contact us at All talks are at Linslade Community Hall (St Barnabas), Waterloo Rd, LU7 2NR, starting at 8 pm unless otherwise advised. Everyone welcome. Visitors £3. Members Free.

12th September 2018

Buckinghamshire Diarists - Julian Hunt

An illustrated tour using the words of 17th-20th century writers. The talk will include a Leighton Buzzard diarist.

10th October 2018

Auctions and Antiques - by Evan Willison

Manager of Charles Ross Auctioneers, Woburn

14th November 2018

Ancient Woodland History and Management in the Chilterns - John Morris

12th December 2018

Charles Dawson - Piltdown & his other hoaxes - Andy McGrandle

Following his absorbing talk on 'Lidar, Andy now tells the story of a man so desperate for academic recognition that he routinely faked his archaeological finds. Piltdown Man was his most famous hoax but recent work has brought to light 38 other fakes.

9th January 2019

Crime in 19th Century Leighton Buzzard - Kathryn Faulkner, archivist, Bedford Record Office

Kathryn is also responsible for the LBO weekly series on WWI.

13th February 2019

Bletchley Park - Nick Hill

Nick's talk includes the breaking of the Enigma Code and the much more advanced Lorenz encryption machine.

8th May 2019

Pitstone Museum - Dennis Trebble, museum secretary