The UK Centre for Carnival Arts was established in 1998 to add value and extend the activities of the Luton International Carnival. Since that time, this vision has been much enhanced and extended, successfully positioning UKCCA as a national organisation and leading agency for carnival in all its guises. The UK Centre for Carnival Arts in Luton is a vibrant and progressive arts centre which will promote the interests of both carnival arts and carnival communities nationally nd internationally.
About Creative Partnerships
UKCCA has secured funding from Creativity Culture and Education to deliver Creative Partnerships in Luton and Bedford schools over the period 2009-11. Creative Partnerships is the Government’s flagship creative learning programme, designed to develop the skills of young people across England, raising their aspirations and equipping them for their futures.
CRO Ltd was appointed to assist UKCCA to develop and deliver the pilot year, and to set up systems and a new team to carry the programme forward, working with Jo Piggott.
Jo was the Programme Manager for UKCCA, who led the development of the programme and gained two further years' funding from CP to continue the work and extend
it into Bedfordshire.