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Join resident MC Jake Pickford every third Friday of the month for an evening of stand-up comedy from the nation's up and coming talent.


Friday 18 June:


Headline Act: Lateef Lovejoy
Lateef Lovejoy is a multi-talented Actor, Stand Up Comedian, and Creator. He has a string of Feature Film, TV, Radio and Theatre credits both in the UK and internationally. As a Stand Up Comedian, Lateef is one of the most distinctive acts on both the black, mainstream and International Comedy circuits and has been an International headliner in countries such as the US, Belgium, Nigeria, Jersey, Sweden, Norway, and South Africa.


Support Acts:

Sean Gorman, Olaf Falafel, Kathryn Mathers, Kevin O'Connell, Stella Graham


Friday 16 July: Line-up TBC


Friday 20 August: Line-up TBC


Age Guidance: 16+

Doors to auditorium open at 19:00, with the Bar opening at 18:00

Dates

  • Friday, June 18, 2021
  • Friday, July 16, 2021 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Friday, August 20, 2021 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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.

Venue Hire

The Hat Factory has flexible spaces of various sizes to suit every need. See Venue Hire for more information.

Programming

To become part of The Hat Factory's programme, please contact our Head of Arts & Cultural Programmes, Fahim Qureshi at Fahim.Qureshi@LutonCulture.com

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