Visiting Us

The Hat Factory Arts Centre
65 - 67 Bute Street

We are located in Luton town centre, one minute away from Luton railway station.

General Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 11am - 6pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Opens lates and weekends for specific events.

Box Office

Call: 01582 878100

The Hat Factory Box Office is open for telephone and in person ticket sales on
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 11am - 6pm
Tuesday: 11am - 6pm
Wednesday: 11am - 6pm
Thursday: 11am - 6pm
Friday: 11am - 6pm
Saturday: Closed

You can of course buy tickets online at all times.

Creative Businesses

Contacts for creative businesses based at The Hat Factory can be found here.


Call: 01582 878120

Getting Here 

By Car / By Train / By Bus

By Car

M1 Southbound:
Take the A505 exit, junction 11, on the left toward Luton Central / Dunstable and follow the signs for Luton Town Centre From the M1

M1 Northbound:
Come of at junction 10 on the left toward A1081 / Luton / Airport and follow the signs for Luton Town Centre

Car Parks

There are numerous public car parks situated in the town centre.

The car park nearest to the venue is the Bute Street car Park, which can be accessed via Church Street, south just after the Luton Dunstable Busway, with an exit on Bute Street.(the old bus station) You can also use Central car park, (with access via Silver Street or the St Georges Square Mall exit until midnight) Bute Street car park is free after 6pm.

By Train

The nearest station is Luton Railway Station which is served by Thameslink and East Midlands Trains. Please visit National Rail for up to date timetable information.

Northbound connections include Bedford, Leicester, Nottingham and Sheffield

Southbound connections include Luton Airport, London, Gatwick Airport and Brighton

The Hat Factory is just a two minute walk across Station Road and is the first building at the end of the pathway.

By Bus

Arriva and Centrebus both operate services around Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire stopping at the Luton-Dunstable busway interchange outside of Luton railway station.

Get directions to: The Hat Factory