About UK Centre for Carnival Arts (UKCCA)

UK Centre for Carnival Arts (UKCCA) is a dedicated organisation and centre promoting excellence within carnival arts. We support and champion the work of Carnival Groups across the UK and facilitate carnival education in Luton and the surrounding areas. We also host the annual Luton International Carnival.

The UKCCA mission is to:


  • Champion high quality art that is ambitious, challenging and innovative

  • Connect, inspire and strengthen the Carnival Arts sector across the UK

  • Unite, support, develop and sustain the cultural and artistic sector within Luton

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Vacancy • Chief Executive

Trevor Chisholm • Business Manager

Clary Salandy • UKCCA Artistic Director

Vacancy • Learning and Participation Manager

Steve Pascal • Special Projects Director

Janet Skepple • Senior Duty Manager



Hopeton Walker • Chair  & A/Chief Exec

Richard Renwick • Treasurer

Antony Isles

Ann Binks

Violet Cuffy