Leighton Buzzard Oxjam Music Festival 2012 – Provisional Programme
Saturday 10th March
- Open Air Music in the High Street, Various local musicians and groups. Organised by
The Peppermint Store. 10.00am – 4.00pm.
- Oxjam Gig, “Canvas” plus special guests. Leighton Buzzard Theatre, Lake Street,
doors open 6.30pm. Tickets £6.50 from the theatre box office (0300 300 8125) or on the
- Spring Concert, including Rutter “Requiem”, The Linsdale Singers, conductor Dennis
Pim, with Paul Daggett (organ) and Lorna Daggett (soprano). St.Barnabas Church,
7.30pm. Tickets £10 in advance (01525 376572 or www.linsdale.org.uk) or on the door.
Retiring collection for Oxfam.
- Big Oxjam Barn Dance, Brooklands Community Club, Garden Leys Leighton Buzzard.
8-11pm. Tickets £5 available on the door or in advance from Sally Mounter
07757621745 or Ann Tracey 01525 376015 or Gill King 01525 371248
Sunday 11th March
- Harp Concert by Robin Ward, All Saints Church, 3.00pm. Entry £5 (concessions £2).
Wednesday 14th March
- Oxjam Sheaf Session, Acoustic music at The Wheatsheaf, with “Jet Lagged Jeff”,
“J'abels”, “Leap of Faith” & “The Trotsky Assortment”. 8.00-11.00pm. Free entry.
Collection for Oxfam.
Friday 16th March
- Jazz Café, The Open Band, Linslade Community Hall (St.Barnabas Church),
8.00pm. Tickets £5 in advance (firstname.lastname@example.org or 01525371739 ) , £6.00 on the
- “Fake Jake” pub gig at The Crown, North Street. Free entry. Collection for Oxfam.
- “Carnaby Street” & “The Palms”, pub gig at The Anchor, Tilsworth.
Saturday 17th March
- “A Night of Light”. A piano concert by Iain Farrington, for the Leighton Buzzard Music
Club. Leighton Buzzard Theatre. Tickets £13 (concessions £5) from the theatre box
office (0300 300 8125). Retiring collection for Oxfam.
- “Rock of Ages” and “Paradox”, joint concert, Hockliffe Street Baptist Church, 7.30pm.
Free entry. Retiring collection for Oxfam.
Wednesday 21st March
- Rodgers & Hammerstein Evening; Joanne Churcher, Rob Brook & John Wearmouth.
All Saints Church, 8.00pm. Tickets £5 (concessions £3).
Friday 23rd March
- Oxjam Sheaf Session Bands Night, with “The Bighead”, “Isabelle” & “Two Step Frog
The Wheatsheaf, North Street, 8.00-11.00pm. Free entry. Collection for Oxfam.
Saturday 24th March
- Leighton-Linslade Music Centre Spring Concert, Vandyke Upper School, 11.00am.
Entry by programme. Retiring collection for Oxfam.
- Jazz Club (Brazilian theme). Arnie Somogyi and friends. The Raven Theatre, Cedars
Upper School, Linslade. Time to be confirmed.
Monday 26th March
-Open Rehearsal by Leighton Buzzard Festival Singers. Clipstone Brook Lower School,
Brooklands Drive, 7.45-9.45pm. Free entry. Retiring collection for Oxfam.
Tuesday 27th March
- Mini Band Concert, by the Leighton-Linslade Concert Band, Trinity Methodist Church,
8.00-9.00pm. Free entry. Retiring collection for Oxfam.
- Concert “Cool Britannia”, The South Bedfordshire Concert Band. Leighton Buzzard
Theatre. 7.30pm. Tickets from the theatre box office (0300 300 8125). Retiring collection
Thursday 29th March
-“Blues before midnight”, pub gig, The Golden Bell, Market Square, 8.00 – 11.00pm.
Free entry. Collection for Oxfam.
Friday 30th March
- Rat Pack Tribute Night, Orchestral Manoeuvres in Jazz. Venue to be confirmed
Saturday 31st March
- Orchestral Concert. Leighton Sinfonia; conductor Andrew Hopper, violin Emily
Mowbray. Vandyke Upper School hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £8 (concessions £5).
- “Paradox” pub gig, The Ship, Wing Road, 8.00 – 11.00pm. Free entry. Collection for
After the festival
Friday 6th April (Good Friday)
- Stainer's 'Crucifixion' performed by Leighton Buzzard Festival Singers. St. Mary's
Church, Woburn, 6.30pm. Free entry. Retiring collection for Oxfam.
Throughout the festival
- Book a local musician or group to play at your home or workplace. Details at