Sat 8th Oct 2022
I Wish My Brother George Was Here
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Taking the premise of therapy as a starting point the performance hopes to encourage thought around the work needed to understand the narratives of those on the periphery whose lived experience is often silenced and untold.
The performance invites you to sit with the discomfort of racism by placing these narratives at the centre, giving them both voice and audience.
Running time: 90 minutes, with a 30 minute interval
- Saturday, October 8, 2022
The Hat Factory
The Hat Factory is Luton's leading arts and entertainment venue featuring live music, club nights, theatre, dance, films, children's activities, workshops, classes and gallery exhibitions.
It's a centre of artistic excellence set within a vibrant urban environment. It offers the young and the young at heart the chance to engage with the arts, to be inspired by the UK’s leading arts practitioners, and to develop artistic skills and confidence.
The Hat Factory is a combined arts venue in the centre of Luton. It opened in 2003 and since then has been the area’s main provider of contemporary theatre, dance and music. We work with both emerging and proven producers and artists, through programming, engagement programmes and our Associate Artist scheme. Their music programming is vibrant, offering an eclectic portfolio of high quality artists from the worlds of jazz, blues, folk, world music, indie and hip hop. Complementing their own programming, they welcome local/regional promoters to the venue, broadening their music offer and at the same time supporting young promoters and their businesses. They programme contemporary theatre and dance with a focus on fresh, new and relevant stories from both established and emerging touring companies who are making high quality work in the UK. They’ve programmed companies like Earthfall, Chickenshed, New International Encounter (NIE), Trestle, Menagerie, Eastern Angles, Atma, State of Emergency, 30 Bird, Tavaziva, Analogue and Jean Abreu Dance to name but a few.
The Hat Factory has flexible spaces of various sizes to suit every need. See Venue Hire for more information.
To become part of The Hat Factory's programme, please contact our Head of Arts & Cultural Programmes, Fahim Qureshi at Fahim.Qureshi@LutonCulture.com
Other Other Events
Sat 8th Oct 2022
Black Culture Market
Celebrating Black Culture; An inspiring showcase of carefully curated black businesses brought to you in collaboration with Simply Deez Events CIC.
Thu 13th Oct 2022
Being Black in Luton
To celebrate Black History, and drive open and meaningful conversations relevant to the Black community in Luton, we have partnered with local community activists and businesses to bring you an evening discussion about what it means to be Black in Luton.