Here are some of the highlights and timings for this weekend, organised by Luton Borough Council, which Luton Business Improvement District (BID) is delighted to be sponsoring.
Friday, 1st July
- 12 noon - 5.30pm: Wimbledon on the big screen
- 12.45pm: Official ribbon cutting
- 4pm - 6pm: Street entertainment, stilt walkers and magic
- 5.30pm - 8pm: James Bond movie 'Spectre' on the big screen
- 8pm - late: Luton Culture presents Connors Unplugged - The Hat Factory
Saturday, 2nd July
- 12noon - 2pm: 'Zootropolis' on the big screen
- 2pm - 5pm: Wimbledon on the big screen
- 2pm - 6pm: Street entertainment, circus workshop and magic
- 4pm - 6pm: Live entertainment with singers Enne & Leon Bratt
- 5.30pm - 8pm: Jurassic World on the big screen
- 8pm until late: Luton Culture presents Connors Unplugged - The Hat Factory
Sunday, 3rd July
- 12 noon - 5pm: Designer Makers Fayre
- 12 noon - 3pm: Street entertainment - circus workshop and magic
- 1pm: Luton Mela host Asian fushion dance and music
- 2pm: Next Generation Youth Theatre take to the stage
- 3pm: Singer Melissa Norwood
- 4pm: Tina's School of Dance
The Cultural Quarter is a collection of creative businesses, independent retailers, restaurants and event venues with live entertainment in the Bute and Guildford street area.
The space already hosts regular events, gigs, live entertainment and festivals, along with the state-of-the-art £3.2 million Youthscape building and Luton's very own Jazz & Blues Club.
Come and join us, there is no need to book, but please be aware that there is limited seating for film screenings so you may want to arrive early. For the full programme visit
As stated in its Business Plan Luton BID is committed to creating a "
diverse town centre and evening and night time leisure offer which appeals to people from all ages and backgrounds." It also aims to develop "
events which build the reputation of Luton as a great place to be entertained".