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.

14th September 2022

The History of the The Marston Vale Line & the Ridgmont Heritage Centre - Stephen Sleight

A surviving remnant of the former Varsity Line between Oxford and Cambridge. The line is to be upgraded as part of the East West Rail Project.

12th October 2022

Exploring Bedfordshire belfries & some nearby churches - Chris Pickford

Chris Pickford is a former Bedfordshire Archivist. He is also a bell ringer and whilst ringing at various Beds and Bucks churches, he began to study the structure and engineering required to support the heavy bells. He no longer lives locally but before his talk to the Society, he will visit some of the bells and their frames in churches close to Leighton Buzzard. AGM

9th November 2022

The History of Luton Hoo Walled Garden - Felicity Bramble

The 5-acre octagonal walled garden was designed by Capability Brown in the late 1760s. It continues to be revived, repaired and reimagined for the enjoyment of all.

14th December 2022

Musical Evening

5th March 2023

"The Curious Disappearance of Major Glenn Miller "- Tony Eaton

Tony's speciality has been unravelling the mystery of the famous bandleader's disappearance en route to Paris in December 1944.