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Wakes & Celebrations Of Life


Free Hire

For wakes and celebrations of life we offer exclusive use of our venue completely free of charge. We believe in accommodating you through this difficult time any way we can.


Industry Experts

The Dukes is a charming, historical pub that specialises in events and large gatherings. Hosting wakes and celebrations of life since 2016, the focus of The Dukes event planners is to take all the pressure of planning away and ensuring a respectful send off for your loved one.

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We set The Dukes atmosphere with flowers and candles on the tables, an optional wood burning stove and your choice of music through our in-house sound system.


Catering Options


Package A - £5.95 pp

Cream tea, scone, jam, cream & tea or coffee. £5.95 per person.


Package B - £9.95 pp

Crispy chicken goujons, sausage rolls, selection of sandwiches, kettle chip crisps with marie rose dip, tea & coffee. £9.95 per person.

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Package C - £19.00 pp

Afternoon tea, selection of sandwiches, homemade scone with jam and cream, strawberries, selection of cakes, pastries & tea or coffee. £19.95 per person.


Why The Dukes?

Take the pressure off planning and book with The Dukes.

Here's what we do:

- Flowers On Tables

- Candles On Tables

- Optional Wood Burning Stove
- Choice Of Music

- Personal Photos In Our Frames

- Flexible Bar Tabs

- Bespoke Menu Options & Extras

- Accommodation Available


Contact Us

7-9 Leighton Road,

Heath & Reach,

Leighton Buzzard.


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01525 237892

Mon-Fri: 11:00 - 22:00

Sat: 10:00 - 23:00

Sun: 10:00 - 18:00

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