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Luton Borough Council

Arts, culture and events


We support a range of arts and cultural activity across Luton and work with a range of partner organisations to make Luton a place where arts, culture and creativity brightens the lives and life chances of everyone in Luton.

The delivery and coordination of arts and culture activity is embedded within the Luton 2040 team, advancing the Luton 2040 outcome of ‘Transforming lives throughout arts, culture and heritage’.

Please see the links below to find out more about our work.

Harnessing Momentum is the town’s strategy for arts, culture and creative industries.

Events - for information  about Luton Mela, Luton International Carnival, St. Patrick’s Festival, EastFest and Diwali.

The Culture Trust, Luton to find out more about their delivery of arts, culture and, heritage services across multiple sites:

  • The Hat Factory Arts Centre
  • The Luton Library Theatre
  • Wardown House Museum and Gallery
  • Stockwood Park Discovery Centre

The Hat District - for information about The Culture Trust Luton's plan to refurbish three heritage sites in Luton’s Hat District to create a hub for the creative industries.

Luton Music Service - for information about the council’s music service which provides high quality instrumental and vocal learning and teaching in schools and a range of other out of school and ensemble activities.

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