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

20
JAN
Theodor Kern: Portraits
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

Austrian born artist Theodor Kern 1900‐1969 started his early painting career in the early 1920s. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and was a diverse artist trying his hand at many different styles.The paintings will be on display…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01582 878100
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20
JAN
British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition
Stockwood Discovery Centre

To mark its tenth anniversary and help raise awareness about our coast; its incredible biodiversity and the threats it is facing BWPA have expanded the Coast and Marine category to include British and Irish Coastlines within four separate categories; Wales Scotland England…

Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01582 878100
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21
JAN
5 Week Basic Principles of Drawing
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

Join in our HATCH workshops with established artists to learn new skills creative techniques and make your own art.To draw we need to learn how to see to do this we need to understand the five perceptual skills of drawing ‐ …

Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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25
JAN
Textiles for Mary Hearne
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

Spend your Saturday morning getting creative with your little onesA range of activities focused around making play techniques using your hands and your imaginationRuns Saturdays throughout the year. Learn a variety of hand sewing skills whilst creating a personalised room decoration.Running Time:…

Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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29
JAN
Trojan Horse
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

Amnesty International Freedom of Expression and Fringe First Award winners LUNG E15 The 56 and Chilcot follows the real life stories of Muslim teachers and governors who were accused of plotting extremism in Birmingham schools.Trojan Horse was a local story that hit…

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31
JAN
DIG!
Stockwood Discovery Centre

As the sun comes up on a new day the garden wakes up Join us in the mud to explore the world of growing plants busy bugs and wriggling worms. Share the music singing and story ‐ and then stay to play…

TEL: 01582 878100
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01
FEB
Storytime with Mama G!
Luton Central Library

Come and join Mama G for story time with a difference.Combining panto drag and the traditional art of story‐telling: Mama G will be sharing tales that celebrate being who you are and loving who you want. This performance will feature published works…

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06
FEB
Open Studio: Abi Spendlove
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

Come and see our bursary Artist at workAbi Spendlove Artist‐in‐residence at the Hat Factory will be opening the door to her studio twice a month. Come and see her work in progress meet her and talk about art & making. The…

Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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07
FEB
Making Fatiha
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

Fatiha and Toby have only met once after he saw her perform her standup routine in Luton in March 2019. They will only meet again in front of a live audience where Toby will have just 60 minutes to pitch a play…

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09
FEB
Neil Angilley Trio - Music in the Museum
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery

The trio have worked regularly in the London Jazz scene and across the U.K. This summer they were invited back to perform at The International Jazz Festival in Trieste Italy during a tour.Neil is joined by Davide Giovannini on DrumsVocal and Davide…

TEL: 01582 878100
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21
FEB
The Comedy Bar
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

Line ups so far:JanuaryPauline EyrePaulines warm wit and honest charm has made her a favourite with our audiences ‐ The Poodle Club.FebruaryMolly MulshineMolly Mulshine has performed at comedy clubs and festivals around New York and London. She has written for Elle Glamour…

Category: Miscellaneous

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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.