What’s on where around Luton and Dunstable: listings. August 3 edition

What's On

What's On

Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Luton over the coming week. Please email editorial@lutonnews.co.uk with details of your events at least a week before the edition in which you’d like them to appear.

WEDS AUGUST 3

Adults with learning difficulties arts and craft sessions. Every Wednesday 10.30am to 12.30pm and Saturdays from 11am to 1pm at Arttrend, Arundel Road, Luton. Social and creative activity for adults with learning difficulties, engaging in all types of art and craft work such as painting in acrylics, papier mache, salt dough, cross stitch, rug making etc. Please see the website www.arttrend.co.uk and go to Art ALD, then see the gallery of work already done.

Tel 07794 987796 if you would like more details. 10.30am to 12.30pm Wednesdays, 11am to 1pm Saturdays – but you can come and go at any time. £6 per session including materials and refreshments.

Luton Irish Forum holds a weekly Tuesday and Wednesday Club from 11am to 1.30pm at 102 Hitchin Road. This is a great chance to meet old friends and make some new ones.

Refreshments are all included along with soda bread, scones with jam and monthly chicken and chips.

Entry costs £1, plus optional £3 for two games of bingo and a raffle.

Join the Ugly Bug Safari at Wrest Park. grab a magnifying glass and join in the big hunt for some mini beasts and discover a bug’s life. The sessions run all week. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000 for more information.

A ‘myths and magic’ themed Lego workshop celebrates the Brick Kingdom exhibition at Stockwood Discovery Centre, with children getting the chance to create and build their own Lego dragon to take home. Call 01582 878100 or visit www.lutonculture.com for more.

THURSDAY AUGUST 4

Join the Ugly Bug Safari at Wrest Park. grab a magnifying glass and join in the big hunt for some mini beasts and discover a bug’s life. The sessions run all week. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000 for more information.

A ‘myths and magic’ themed Lego workshop celebrates the Brick Kingdom exhibition at Stockwood Discovery Centre, with children getting the chance to create and build their own Lego dragon to take home. Call 01582 878100 or visit www.lutonculture.com for more.

FRIDAY AUGUST 5

Join the Ugly Bug Safari at Wrest Park. grab a magnifying glass and join in the big hunt for some mini beasts and discover a bug’s life. The sessions run all week. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000 for more information.

SUNDAY AUGUST 7

Wrest Park’s Music on a Sunday Afternoon events continue as a brass band plays multiple 30 minute sets from noon to 4pm. Admission costs £10.80 for adults, £6.50 for children, £9.70 for concessions or £28.10 for a family ticket. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000.

MONDAY AUGUST 8

Ideal for children who love to get their hands dirty, Awesome Archaeology at Wrest Park will give them the chance to become daring archaeologists for the day. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000 for more information.

A ‘myths and magic’ themed Lego workshop celebrates the Brick Kingdom exhibition at Stockwood Discovery Centre, with children getting the chance to create and build their own Lego dragon to take home. Call 01582 878100 or visit www.lutonculture.com for more.

TUESDAY AUGUST 9

Ideal for children who love to get their hands dirty, Awesome Archaeology at Wrest Park will give them the chance to become daring archaeologists for the day. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000 for more information.

WEDS AUGUST 10

Ideal for children who love to get their hands dirty, Awesome Archaeology at Wrest Park will give them the chance to become daring archaeologists for the day. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000 for more information.

A ‘myths and magic’ themed Lego workshop celebrates the Brick Kingdom exhibition at Stockwood Discovery Centre, with children getting the chance to create and build their own Lego dragon to take home. Call 01582 878100 or visit www.lutonculture.com for more.

THURSday AUG 11

Ideal for children who love to get their hands dirty, Awesome Archaeology at Wrest Park will give them the chance to become daring archaeologists for the day. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000 for more information.

A ‘myths and magic’ themed Lego workshop celebrates the Brick Kingdom exhibition at Stockwood Discovery Centre, with children getting the chance to create and build their own Lego dragon to take home. Call 01582 878100 or visit www.lutonculture.com for more.

Join local youths as they stage a timeless production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr at the Grove Theatre, Dunstable. Filled with magical fantasy, popular characters such as Belle, Gaston, The Beast, and Lumière, the show also features all the well-loved songs from the Disney movie, including Beauty and the Beast sung by Mrs Potts. Grove Production Project is an annual experience offering up to 100 young people the chance to work with a professional artistic, creative and technical team to stage a musical production at the Grove Theatre. The show starts at 7pm. Tickets cost £11. Visit www.grovetheatre.co.uk or call 01582 60 20 80 to book.

FRIDAY AUGUST 12

Luton Library Theatre hosts The Ultimate Elvis Tribute at 7.30pm. The show covers all of Elvis’s eras, with fun and laughter at the core. Tickets cost £15. Call 01582 878100 or visit www.lutonculture.com to book.

Ideal for children who love to get their hands dirty, Awesome Archaeology at Wrest Park will give them the chance to become daring archaeologists for the day. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000 for more information.

Join local youths as they stage a timeless production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr at the Grove Theatre, Dunstable. Filled with magical fantasy, popular characters such as Belle, Gaston, The Beast, and Lumière, the show also features all the well-loved songs from the Disney movie, including Beauty and the Beast sung by Mrs Potts. Grove Production Project is an annual experience offering up to 100 young people the chance to work with a professional artistic, creative and technical team to stage a musical production at the Grove Theatre. The show starts at 7pm. Tickets cost £11. Visit www.grovetheatre.co.uk or call 01582 60 20 80 to book.

SATURDAY AUG 13

Wrest Park hosts a weekend of Capability Brown-inspired events. There are hosted timed tours of the grounds at Wrest Park, children have the chance to try landscaping themselves with specially designed sand pits and there is even a tethered hot air balloon that will allow you to see the great man’s handiwork from a unique aerial view. See www.english-heritage.org.uk/wrest or call 01525 860000 for more information.

Join local youths as they stage a timeless production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr at the Grove Theatre, Dunstable. Filled with magical fantasy, popular characters such as Belle, Gaston, The Beast, and Lumière, the show also features all the well-loved songs from the Disney movie, including Beauty and the Beast sung by Mrs Potts. Grove Production Project is an annual experience offering up to 100 young people the chance to work with a professional artistic, creative and technical team to stage a musical production at the Grove Theatre. The show takes place at 3pm and 7pm. Tickets cost £11. Visit www.grovetheatre.co.uk or call 01582 60 20 80 to book.

SUNDAY AUGUST 14

Wrest Park hosts a weekend of Capability Brown-inspired events. There are hosted timed tours of the grounds at Wrest Park, children have the chance to try landscaping themselves with specially designed sand pits and there is even a tethered hot air balloon that will allow you to see the great man’s handiwork from a unique aerial view. See www.english-heritage.org.uk/wrest or call 01525 860000 for more information.

MONDAY AUGUST 15

Wrest Park is famed for its gardens and waterways and the Garden Explorers events running daily this week will give younger generations the chance to explore the gardens, hear stories about famous gardeners from the past and then get crafty using foliage found in the grounds. Visit www.english-heritage.org.uk or call 01525 860000 for more information.