At The Dukes we host live music, food themed nights, wine tastings, networking, craft fairs, disco and open mic nights. Details are published here and on our Facebook page. We also email invitations to our mailing list. You can join our mailing list by entering your email address at the bottom of our home page. If you would like to attend one of our events it is always best to reserve a table as places are always limited. Reservations can be made by calling us on 01525 237892. Tables can be reserved for food, snacks or just drinks*. Please let us know what you would like when making your reservation.
*Drinkers tables can be reserved with a deposit of £5/person for events (£10/person on New Years Eve) which will be deducted from your bar bill at the date and time of your reservation. Tables in the bar can be reserved free of charge at all other times.
LIVE BAND - The 38's
23rd June 2017
8pm – 11pm
Ska, soul and rock n roll band in the bar. FREE entry everyone welcome!
Charity Fun Casino Night
1st July 2017
Charity fun Casino night with the Rotary club of the Brickhills in The Dukes bar.
Come and play roulette, black jack, new market & 3 card poker for fun and get a hot buffet supper and 25 betting chips for only £10/person.
Additional chips can be purchased for charity; 10 chips for £1 or 60 chips for £5.
Bookings and £10/person must be made in advance, limited places available so please book early.
Champagne, Oyster & Jazz Supper night
6th July 2017
The Dukes will transform into a jazz club with low lighting and sultry sounds of Alison Carter. As well as oysters, champagne by the glass and our usual a la carte menu we will have special slow cooked supper dishes to enjoy.
Reservation highly recommended 01525 237892
Fresh Oysters with tabasco & lemon £2.95 each or 5 for £10
Champagne by the glass £5
The Velma Celli Cabaret Show
20th July 2017
Join international Cabaret Star Velma Celli and West End Star Zoe Curlett for an evening of song!
This is a musical theatre revue including classic show tunes, jazz standards, from Bassey to Beyoncé and everything in between. Switching from hysterical impressions of some of your favourite divas such as Britney Spears and Cher to stripped back acoustic arrangements of popular pop songs in ways you have never heard them this roller coaster of a cabaret really hits every spot! There is something for everybody in this expertly written cabaret revue so do not miss out!
Reserve your table including antipasti and a glass of prosecco for £20/person. The show starts at 9pm. Please call 01525 237892 to book.
Zoe has appeared in West End hit show Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Cats!
Ian (the man behind the makeup) is a West End and cabaret star who has appeared in hit Musicals such as Chicago, Cats, Fame and Rent where he received critical acclaim. He has enjoyed a varied career in film and TV and even asked to appear on BBC’s Eastenders as Velma for a rather fabulous and epic guest episode. Last year he fronted the U.K commercial campaign for McDonalds and starred opposite Danny Dyer in the music short Nebraska for recording artist Lucy Rose. Also he made his silver screen debut last Autumn in Feature film Night of the Lotus and this spring filmed another guest appearance as Velma in the new American comedy series Piss Off, I love You!
“A Stand out turn”
Mark Shenton, The Guardian & The Stage magazine.
“An impressive performance”
What’s On stage.
“A sensational performer at the height of his game”
West End Frame.
“A musical extravagant that hits all the right spots”
This Is Cabaret.
8th June 2017 - 20th July 2017
9.30am – 11.30am Thursdays – term time only
A meeting place for parents with babies to pre-school children. Only £2 per adult including tea or coffee, squash or water and a biscuit!
This group is run by Sarah, Sandra and Alison.
Sarah used to run Little Fishes parent & toddler group at St Leonard’s church hall, Alison is a professional “super nanny” who will be there for free advice and Sandra created the parent focussed group to literally give parents a pit stop!
There is a big free car park and room to bring in car seats and buggies if it turns out to be nap time!
Open Mic nights
30th June 2017 - 24th November 2017
The last Friday of every month come along to appreciate some free live music.
Calling musicians, singers, songwriters and bands. Come along and do your thing to a friendly audience the last Friday of every month at The Dukes. We provide a full back line including an electric drum kit where you can just rock up and have a jam! Or you could bring your own?
So if you have just one or two songs you’d like to try out or you’d like other musicians to play your musc or you just fancy a get together to play/sing a couple of covers, come along and have a go. A friendly audience always awaits.
HAPPY HOUR - EVERY DAY 5-6PM
1st June 2017 - 1st August 2017
17:00 – 18:00 EVERY DAY
Fosters, Bud Light or Leighton Buzzard Brewery Real Ale £3.00/pint
Guiness, Strongbow Cloudy, San Miguel £3.50/pint
125ml Tempranillo or Sauvignon blanc £3.00
Cava or Prosecco just £3.00 a glass
All Cocktails 2-4-1
Children’s menu £5.50 includes one main course, single cone ice-cream and unlimited squash.
Reservations in the bar 01525 237892.
Leighton Buzzard Business Breakfast Club
7th June 2017 - 2nd August 2017
Every Wednesday at 7am.
Come and promote your business over a Dukes Breakfast with Leighton Buzzard Business Breakfast Club. For more information visit their website by clicking here.
Guests welcome. Bookings only. To book call Steve Baker on 01296 641868.
Classic Car and Bike Meet
20th June 2017 - 17th October 2017
Classic Cars, Hot Rods, American Cars, Classics, Commercials & Motor Bikes – all welcome! May – October every 3rd Tuesday
from 5pm. Burgers & Hot Dogs available in our large carpark.