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

23
NOV
Taittinger Champagne Dinner at Sopwell House
Sopwell House

Head Chef of The Restaurant Matthew Bird has devised a innovative menu with Taittinger to showcase the importance of drinks pairings with different dishes.The evening will commence with a canap reception followed by an imaginative four‐course tasting menu before concluding with coffee…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02073 683330
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24
NOV
BUSHEY 30s to 50sPlus PARTY for Singles & Couples
Bushey Sports Club

NEW & UNMISSABLE 30s to 50sPlus party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. From 8.30pm till 1am at Bushey Sports Club formerly known as Met Police Sports…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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24
NOV
Down Old Memory Lane
Westmill Community Centre

The show begins on the Embankment of the Thames in London about 100 years ago. A young woman sits outside a street caf looking dejected. A young man approaches and attempts to cheer her up by taking her down old memory lane.…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01462 441965
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25
NOV
Boxing for Billy 2017
Venue 360

An annual fundraiser in aid of Billys Wish with special guests Darren Barker Kevin Mitchell plus special guest appearance from the peoples Champion Michael Watson MBE on Saturday 2nd September 2017 at the Venue 360 Luton.Venue: Venue 360 20 Gipsy Lane Luton…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02037 406794
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25
NOV
Just The Tonic's Saturday Night Comedy
Just The Tonic at The Comedy Loft Watford

Our fabulous weekend shows bring the best comedy on the high street to WatfordFeaturing Quincy Ola Dave Longley and Lloyd GriffithWe bring you four different acts at every show including some of the best up & coming comperes and headliners from the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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25
NOV
THE CHILTERN CAMERATA'S NEW SEASON OF CONCERTS
Amersham Free Church

The orchestra will perform music by Mozart Dvorak Sibelius and LutoslawskiDETAILED PROGRAMME INFORMATION:We open with Mozarts popular Divertimento in D K136and follow this with Sibeliuss majestic Suite: Rakastava and Lutoslawskis stirring Funeral Music composed in 1958. After the interval the orchestra…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01494 883112
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26
NOV
Afternoon Tea (November)
The House at Shuttleworth

Treat yourself to a wonderful home‐baked afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth. Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627965
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26
NOV
Talk: The History of Old Warden Park
The House

This colourful talk will bring to life the history of Old Warden Park led by The House and Parkland manager Amanda Done.Ticket price includes entry to The House and teacoffee on arrival. This event is suitable for ages 16. Advance booking required.Attendees…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627965
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26
NOV
Tom Stade - I Swear
Just The Tonic at The Comedy Loft Watford

After a hiatus from the touring scene get ready for another epic blast of Tom Stade Direct from the Edinburgh Festival the Canadian tour‐de‐force is back with a brand‐new show for 2017. Vouchers are not valid for this…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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01
DEC
Christmas Kingdom at Mead Open Farm
Mead Open Farm

All under cover and heated theres over 7000 square feet of festive fun to discover Using your Magical Boarding Pass youll watch the enchanting festive 3D film and walk through the Elves Christmas Village plus attend Elf Academy and meet Santa in…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 852954
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01
DEC
Luke Jermay - Sixth Sense
Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre

No really; he can read your mind. He doesnt use mind games or psychological tricks: he is not a trickster there are no smoke and mirrors. He can simply read your mind.His awe inspiring intuitive abilities have gained him high profile…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03003 008125
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02
DEC
Christmas Tree Festival
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Our annual Christmas Tree Festival returns With festive food and music face painting and hair braiding stalls selling a variety of handmade gifts toys and edibles and Christmas Trees for saleFree entry and parking donations welcome.PLEASE NOTE This year because…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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02
DEC
Santa’s Grotto and Christmas Fly In
Shuttleworth

At 11am on Saturday 2 December Santa will fly in to Shuttleworth come and watch him arrive freeOnce landed Santa will make his way to his Grotto in the Swiss Garden. Visit him on Saturday 2 or Sunday 3 December and…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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03
DEC
Jingle Bell Jog and Reindeer Run
Waterend Barn

Rennie Grove Hospice Cares annual festive fundraiser the Jingle Bell Jog & Reindeer Run will take place on Sunday 3 December this year where hundreds of local residents will fill the streets of St Albans starting at Waterend Barn dressed as Santas…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01727 731009
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03
DEC
Sunday Lunch with Santa
Knebworth House and Barns

Give your family an early Christmas treat with a fantastic lunch at Knebworth Barns complete with a visit from Santa and a gift for every child. Our special festive Sunday lunches are on 3rd 10th and 17th December 2017.Arrival is from 12.00…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01438 812661
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03
DEC
Sunday Stroll
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

£1 per person. Meet at 10.15am.A light guided 2 hour stroll around the park. Pay the leader on the day. No need to book. Approx. 2 hours.For more info call 01234 767037…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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09
DEC
Christmas 2017
PRYZM, Watford

What better way to spend your work Christmas party than at the newlyrefurbished PRYZM nightclub where the party doesn’t end until 3:00am.There aren’t any 12:00am curfews and everything is all under one roof.Join us for your meal some entertainment and then head…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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09
DEC
Tropicana Nights 80s Xmas Party
Colosseum Watford

If you are looking for a fun‐filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 21s then look no further Tropicana Nights specialises in good old‐fashioned party nights. Whether you go all out in your favourite 80s outfit or not…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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09
DEC
Workshop: Wreath Making
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Create your own Christmas masterpiece at this seasonal workshop. Refreshments and all materials are provided.Event Information:The workshop runs from 10.00‐13.00 in the Garden Room.£25 per person includes entry to the Swiss Garden after the workshop.…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01767 627933
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12
DEC
Charity Curry and Quiz Night
Jalori

Every second Tuesday of each month the Jalori will host a fun quiz and serve a fabulous Indian buffet. Teams of up to four compete for the top prize with other chances to win during the evening. The all‐inclusive buffet will include…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 281226
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12
DEC
Words and Music at Christmas with Jeremy Irons*
St Peter’s Church

A programme entwining traditional and contemporary Christmas music with poetry and prose exploring winter Christmas and the joy of bringing a child into the world.To include works by John Rutter Ralph Vaughan Williams and Harold Darke and poetry by Emily Dickinson William…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01442 920303
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14
DEC
A Glittering Christmas
Mill Green Golf Club

Whether you are looking for a venue to celebrate with friends family or work colleagues ‐ Mill Green is the place for youOur package includes:‐ 3 Course Festive Meal with Coffee & Mince Pies‐ Table Novelties & Decorations‐ DJ & Disco until…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01707 262418
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16
DEC
Christmas Party Night
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Celebrate the festive season in style with a delicious 3‐course meal and DJ till late for only £29.95 a person7pm arrival Carriages at midnightFully Licensed Bar free parkingPrivate Party NightsIf you would like to book a private Christmas Party Night…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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18
DEC
Stick Man
The Stables

Following six consecutive Christmas seasons in Londons West End and multiple UK and international tours the joyful adaptation of Childrens Laureate Julia Donaldson and Axel Schefflers bestselling book Stick Man is back on the road again for another enchanting UK tour.Stick Man…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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22
DEC
A Glittering Christmas with Michael Buble Tribute!
Mill Green Golf Club

Whether you are looking for a venue to celebrate with friends family or work colleagues ‐ Mill Green is the place for youOur package includes:‐ 3 Course Festive Meal with Coffee & Mince Pies‐ Table Novelties & Decorations‐ Kevin Fitzsimmons as Michael…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01707 262418
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29
DEC
Engineering Open Workshop 2017
The Shuttleworth Collection

Get to see areas and projects not usually on view to the public and chat to our skilled aircraft engineers and volunteers who love discussing what goes into rebuilding vintage aircraft maintenance and the skills needed to keep these aircraft flying.Our vehicle…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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31
DEC
Just The Tonic's New Year's Eve Special
Just The Tonic at The Comedy Loft Watford

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ONLY £15 ‐ HURRY UPWe offer you the finest in New Years Eve fun. 3 of the finest comedians in the land with an outstanding compere to hold the night together ft Sean Meo Troy Hawke Adam Bloom and…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02037 403700
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve 2017
PRYZM, Watford

Introducing Watfords £1m PRYZM nightclub offering the best VIP experience. Get in contact with one of our sales team on: 01923 239 848Admission Information:For more info and table bookings e‐mail: partybooker.watfordpryzm.co.uk or call us on: 01923 239 848Dress to impress and ready…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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31
DEC
New Years Eve Celebrations
Mill Green Golf Club

Join us at Mill Green Golf Club and celebrate the start of the New Year in style...‐ Glass of Bubbly on Arrival‐ 3 Course Sit Down Meal with Coffee & Mince Pies‐ Table Novelties & Decorations‐ Countdown to the New Year‐ DJ…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01707 262418
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06
JAN
Jack & The Beanstalk Pantomime
Westmill Community Centre

Jack and the Beanstalk is revolutionary in touring pantomimes due to the new fantastic designed sets this year. The show starts outside Jacks cottage but when he sells Nellie the cow for a handful of magic beans a huge beanstalk grows right…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01462 441965
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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,…

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…

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…

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…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

Academy Night Club

Academy Night Club Nightclub in Stevenage, Hertfordshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01438 730971 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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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.