What's on inLuton


Welcome to Luton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Luton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Luton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Luton

18
FEB
Rabbit Girl and the Search for Wonder
Stockwood Discovery Centre

154 Collective presentsSomething terrible has happened something impossible something no one saw coming So Rabbit Girl and her Dad have done what they do best ‐ pulled on their boots packed their tent and head off into the wilderness... Join Rabbit Girl…

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19
FEB
Dance Manchester presents: Getting from A to B
Luton Central Library

Hawk Dance Theatre presentsAn enterprising dance adventure around the library looking at choices we face in our lives the highs the lows and everything in betweenA unique dance performance made for libraries that visits key chapters of life; excitement decision making change…

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20
FEB
Four go Wild in Wellies
Luton Library Theatre

Indepen‐dance 4 presentsA whimsical adventure featuring bobble hats scarves tents that have a life of their own and of course lots of fun in welliesFour Go Wild In Wellies is a playful look at how friendships are built broken and mended. It…

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21
FEB
Mischief and Mystery in Moominvalley
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Get Lost and Found presentOpen a book and discover a world where anything is possible...Be sure to pack your imagination and join us on an unforgettable journey to Moomin Valley where everyone is welcome nature thrives and adventures are plentiful.Magical puppetry an…

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24
FEB
Music in the Museum: Inspired by Bach (Part 1)
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Sinfonia Verdi presentA classical music performance will take place in the stunning Drawing Room surrounded by the museums unique art collection and with spectacular views overlooking Wardown Park.Line Up: Sebastian Comberti ‐ Cello ‐ Inspired by Bach Part 1One of the UKs…

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26
FEB
Three sat under the Banyan Tree
Luton Library Theatre

Polka Theatre and Tara Arts presentsNear the foothills of the Himalayas three orphans open a magical book under a Banyan tree...They were told the book wouldnt give them answers but that theyd learn from it so they stir a pot of milk…

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01
MAR
The Thinking Drinkers: Pub Crawl
Luton Library Theatre

Bound and Gagged Comedy presentsEnjoy five free drinks as these award‐winning professional drink experts definitively prove that alcohol has influenced everything that has ever happened. Ever.Their brand new show is an intoxicating hilarious time‐travelling journey through our drink‐drenched past pouring the entire…

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03
MAR
Out of the Box
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Every first Sunday of the month we will be revealing an item out of the box from our collection. Each of the items we reveal will not have previously been on display. This is a great opportunity to see some of our…

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03
MAR
Big Book, Tall Tales
Luton Central Library

Presented by Booster Cushion Theatre for ChildrenOur Rainbow Caretaker cant stop talking about all his favourite books while he cleans the forgotten rooms when suddenly he finds a 6ft tall book Bigger than any book hes ever seen he tries to read…

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05
MAR
Tales for Tots
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Luton Culture presents Enter the museum before we open to public and step into a world of fantasy and imagination.Join our friendly museum staff for a special cosy storytelling session in the museums library.Information about the chosen storybook to be confirmed.Age…

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07
MAR
Women- Wise
Luton Library Theatre

Untold Dance Theatre presentsIn celebration of International Womens Day join Untold Dance Theatre an intergenerational female dance company on a journey that any woman is sure to recognise.A highly visceral physical and emotive piece of dance theatre that pulls apart and dissects…

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07
MAR
If Hats Could Talk: What Story Would They Tell?
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Luton Culture presentsA hat isnt just a hat Discover the life stories behind the making of hats in this fascinating talk by hat industry historian Veronica Main.If a hat could talk it would tell the most amazing stories of where its materials…

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08
MAR
Utter! Lutonia 22
Luton Library Theatre Bar

UTTER Spoken Word supported and co‐produced by Luton Culture presentOur regular spoken‐word event hosted by Lee Nelson.An eclectic and ever‐changing line‐up of Spoken Word and sometimes musical talent from Luton London and further afield.Age guidance: 16Doors: 7.30pm…

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09
MAR
The Apologists
Luton Library Theatre

Unlikely Productions presentsIn celebration of International Womens Day join us for three monologues that explore female characters struggling with the act of public apology. The Apologists is a triptych of monologues written by Lucinda Burnett Correspondence Cordelia ONeill No Place for a…

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10
MAR
The Giant Jam Sandwich
Luton Library Theatre

New Perspectives presentsWhat a to‐do One hot summers day four million wasps invade the quiet village of Itching Down. The picnickers panic and the farmer stops haymaking. The wasps are noisy nasty and worst of all they dont mind who they sting…

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10
MAR
Music in the Museum: Jazz
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Jazzcotech presentsA jazz music performance taking place in the stunning Drawing Room surrounded by the museums unique art collection and with spectacular views overlooking Wardown Park.Line Up:Marco Marconi Trio ‐ Marco Marconi Tom Farmer and Emiliano CaroselliMarco Marconi is an accomplished classically‐trained…

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16
MAR
Turning Mammy
Luton Library Theatre

Cliffoney Dramatic Society presentTurning Mammy has won the hearts of audiences all over Ireland with its clever mix of madness and melancholy. The play tells the story of Ambrose a love hungry Leitrim farmer and his neighbours sisters Martha and Mary. Follow…

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17
MAR
Mirror Mirror
Luton Library Theatre

Red Earth Theatre in association with Nottingham Trent University presentsWhen a kind old lady offers Snow White a juicy red apple the girl is sorely tempted. On the other hand how does she know its not poisoned Shes nearly been poisoned twice…

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21
MAR
A Brief History of Music
Luton Library Theatre

Green Matthews presentsBeginning in the Middle Ages and ending up in the 20th century this fun and fast‐moving show is a whistle‐stop tour of Western musical history. Featuring long forgotten songs tunes plus a few jokes; this show paints a vibrant and…

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22
MAR
The Comedy Bar
Luton Library Theatre

Jake Pickford presentsJoin resident MC Jake Pickford for an evening of stand‐up comedy from the nations up and coming talent.Line up:Lateef Lovejoy headlinerStephen CatlingDaniel CadeyJoe HobbsFatiha El‐GhorriZahra BarriAge guidance 16…

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23
MAR
Medea Electronica
Luton Library Theatre

Pecho Mama presentsMedea Electronica is a powerful and deeply moving gig‐theatre retelling of the ancient Greek tragedy Medea set in the technological turbulence of the 1980s.A heart stopping story of a family caught in the brutal throes of a marriage unravelling. With…

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24
MAR
Music in the Museum: Two Clarinets
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Sinfonia Verdi presentA Classical music performance will take place in the stunning Drawing Room surrounded by the museums unique art collection and with spectacular views overlooking Wardown Park.Line Up:Stuart King and Massimo di Trolio ‐ ClarinetsAlready a hit with Luton audiences Stuart…

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29
MAR
The Comedy Club Luton - Live Comedy Night Friday 2
Grosvenor Casino Luton

The Comedy Club As Seen On Tv is one of the most recognised & respected names in the comedy Industry and over 23 years has worked across the UK and Abroad with the best of the best. For Friday 29th…

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30
MAR
Oskar's Amazing Adventure
Stockwood Discovery Centre

Fideri Fidera presentsFun‐loving Oskar has to run down a mountain to find a friendly animal to play with. But where are the animals And why does Oskar have to wait till spring to play his favourite game againA heartwarming and entertaining play…

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04
APR
Metamorphosis
Luton Library Theatre

Beyond the Horizon presentsAs Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect. Metamorphosis Franz Kafkas 1915One morning Gregor wakes up and doesnt feel quite right. He soon realises that ‐ seemingly…

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06
APR
Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young
Luton Library Theatre

RLN Music presentsLos Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex Border music from The Texas Tornadoes and Ry Cooder to Los Lobos and even Roy Orbsion. Los Pacaminos features Paul Young Drew Barfield Mark Pinder Steve Greetham Jamie Moses and Melvin…

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Tourist Attractions


Whipsnade Wild Animal Park

Over 600 acres of parkland set in the Chiltern Hills makes this one of Europe's largest conservation parks. Animals to see include tigers, elephants, rhinos, giraffes, bears, hippos, przewalski's wild horse, crocodiles, flamingos, buffalo, camels, cheetahs, goats, wolves, mongoose, red panda, pere david's deer, chinese water deer,…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Knebworth House and Country Park

One of England's most beloved stately homes, Knebworth House is famous worldwide for its rock concerts and as the home of Victorian novelist Edward Bulwer Lytton ‐ author of the words The pen is mightier than the sword ‐ this beautiful gothic mansion is situated 29 miles north…

K & N

SnookerPool Hall at K & N in Luton, Bedfordshire. Contact venue on 01582 450270 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Racks

SnookerPool Hall at Racks in Luton, Bedfordshire. Contact venue on 01582 721652 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Luton? See our list of attractions in Luton, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.