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With over 30 events in 4 weeks, showcasing talent from all over the world Saturday 5 March – Saturday 2 April 2016 Lutonia is a new annual festival bringing local, national and international literary talent to the fore in Luton, a town rich in the cultures of the World and where over one hundred languages are spoken. The festival embraces many different art forms, including poetry, art, film, theatre, dance, music and performance, along with [Read More...]
It may be 20 years since Britpop waved its irrepressible wand over the UK music scene, but while the memories fade away the music lives on, as Luton at Large discovers. When they talk about the double-edged sword of the music industry they’re not referring to comeback tours, rock ‘n’ roll vices or the ‘difficult second album’. No, the real challenge for anyone looking to pave a way in the overcrowded mass of music is to pull off the [Read More...]
Whether you’re after something special for a secret crush, the perfect gift for a hot date or you just want to show your partner how much they mean to you, let us play cupid and browse the range of Valentine’s Day gifts and experiences to suit every taste and budget from The Mall, Luton. Whatever you choose, make this Valentine’s Day one to remember. Simply click the image for a closer look. #slgf_1879 [Read More...]
A University of Bedfordshire Senior Lecturer in Scriptwriting has been selected as a finalist in the Twisted 50 short horror story competition. Toby Norways’ short story Muntjac was selected by the judges from 490 entries. Each entrant had to write a short twisted tale in less than 2000 words with no minimum word count. Mr Norways said on hearing of his selection: “This is great news and a huge honour to have reached the final stages of this [Read More...]
Life is about balance; being productive at work but also allowing time to just have a laugh. Cue the Grove Theatre, Dunstable, with its impressive line-up of comedians, all guaranteed to deliver side-splitting entertainment over the next few months. To get more of a flavour of what to expect of one of our acts, take a moment to imagine a curmudgeonly and nerdy persona – this may take you aback trying to imagine someone in the entertainment [Read More...]
Preparations for the Luton International Carnival’s 40th Anniversary this May are in full swing, and children can get into the spirit with Carnival Crafts at The Mall, Luton this half term. From Monday 15 to Saturday 20 February, young shoppers aged 3 to 10 years* can enjoy free craft workshops and activities in Central Square from 11am to 4pm each day. The fun includes creating & decorating masks, photo frames and puppets as well as [Read More...]