St George's Day
St George’s Day celebrations made an exciting return to the town this year, following its absence during the pandemic.
We were delighted to welcome the return of our popular St George’s Day celebrations, held in Market Hill and St George’s Square. Entertainment and activities included the following.
- Punch and Judy performed by magician Matthew Garrett
- Story telling with Aaron Spendelow from Children’s Party - including George and the Dragon
- Balloon modelling
- Design and make your own flag or shield
- Music performed by Luton Brass Band
- Live music by Dread Centre
- DJs from Work Your Soul
- Tea cups and Bungee jumping
Street food vendors
- Cub Coffee
- Monstera Canteen
- Domino's Pizza
- Mr Whippy
Workshops and arts and crafts by Little Red Arts
A celebration of Brit Pop art, hosted by Aimi Rix and Mary Hearne
Aimi and Mary shared their inspiration from our local surroundings, encouraging people to create their own dynamic Peter Blake inspired canvas. An free, outdoor art workshop was held in Market Hill.
St Georges Square
- Mrs Gumbles Fair Rides
Those who wanted to use St George’s Day as a chance to find out more about the history of the town were able to join the heritage walks with Paul Hammond, covering the Town Hall, George Street and Market Hill.
Luton BID funded children’s entertainment for the day for this family friendly event.
Luton Rising, the council’s airport company, generously acted as principal sponsor, making the event possible once again.