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.

11th December 2019

Tudor Chrismas Traditions - Martin Sirot-Smith

Tudor traditions & feasting of the festive season and how they have influenced the modern Christmas. Martin is the Director Emeritus of Sulgrave Manor, ancestral home of George Washington. He will deliver his talk dressed in 16th century costume portraying Lawrence Washington, contemporary of Henry VIII and William Shakespeare

8th January 2020

Old Films of Leighton Buzzard - can you spot where they are?

The town centre as it was and some local villages. Pictures of buildings long demolished.

12th February 2020

Leighton Buzzard in 50 Buildings - Paul Rabbitts

Paul is an author, parks historian and speaker, whose many exploits include appearances on ' Have I got News for You' and a BBC4 documentary with Dan Cruickshank. Incredibly he also has a full-time job as Head of Parks Open Spaces & Projects at Watford Borough Council. Paul has dedicated his book to his family "who love living in Leighton Buzzard as much as I do".

11th March 2020

History of Wing Airfield - a talk by Wing Heritage Group

8th April 2020

AGM, followed by Wing Churchwardens' book - a talk by Paul Brown

All Saints Church, with its Anglo-Saxon origins, is one of the oldest in England. The book was transcribed by Maureen Brown and covers the major changes in parish life during the upheavals of the Tudor period.

13th May 2020

Knights and Ladies, Peasants and Priests - Dr Kathryn Faulkner, Archivist Beds. Archives Service

11th November 2020

The Curious Disappearance of Major Glenn Miller - An Illustrated Talk by Tony Eaton