Welcome

A portal website for Luton, the UK's premier hat manufacturing town. Listing the exciting history, local business' resources and educational opportunities.

 

Click for glossary of terms.

Click for glossary of terms.

Click for Hat business directory.

Click for Hat business directory.

Click for information on courses and training.

Click for information on courses and training.


Luton

The town is at the heart of the hat making industry and has been for hundreds of years.   The hats designed and made in Luton have been seen on the heads of everyone; from celebrities, film stars, to the British Monarchy.  This website celebrates this incredible heritage while demonstrating the exciting and active industry that is alive today.

Click for photos from the current industry.

Click for photos from the current industry.

Click for hat business directory.

Click for hat business directory.


Hats

If you have some suggestions of resources, images or links that you think should be on this website. Please contact us.

Click for useful links.

Click for useful links.

Click for #LutonHatMaking images on twitter.

Click for #LutonHatMaking images on twitter.

Click here for photos from an exhibition by Wardown Park Museum.

Click here for photos from an exhibition by Wardown Park Museum.