Bringing the carnival to town
UK Centre for Carnival Arts (UKCCA) is one of the hundreds of community organisations to which Luton Rising has contributed £180m in total over the last 25 years. UKCCA is a dedicated organisation and centre promoting excellence within carnival arts. They support and champion the work of Carnival Groups across the UK and facilitate carnival education in Luton and the surrounding areas. They also host the annual Luton International Carnival.
UKCCA is dedicated to creating work that embeds Carnival into places, into spaces and into communities. They are committed to promoting excellence within the field of carnival arts in all its professional forms, from traditional forms of carnival expression to emerging urban voices of the street plus other carnivalesque forms that exist in world cultures.