Event Details


ST PATRICK’S DAY PRE PARADE MASS
Our Lady Help of Christians, LU1 3AG

9.30am Sean O’Riada Mass
Luton Irish Forum Choir

PARADE

11.00am  The walking parade will collect in Hitchin Road Carpark, adjacent to Hitchin Road and floats will gather in Concorde Street. Upon departure, the walking parade will lead, and floats will join the rear of the parade at the Hitchin Road / Brunswick Street Roundabout and then proceed South West towards the town centre. The parade will turn right into Station Road at the traffic lights and will continue along Station Road. Upon reaching Mill Street, the parade will turn left onto Guildford Street and right into Bridge Street. At the end of Bridge Street the parade will turn left onto New Bedford Road and will continue onto Manchester Street, into Upper George Street where it will finish at Market Hill. Floats will finish on Upper George Street.

OUTDOOR STAGE

Market Hill Stage LU1 5RD

10.30am – 4.00pm Jim Carway DJ and host of Luton Irish Live Show, Diverse FM

11.45am The Emerald Pipeband & University Pipeband

12.00pm Addresses LIF Trustee Siobhan Rooney, Mayor of Luton, Cllr Tahir Khan and Irish Embassy representative

Presentation of Shamrock with the Emerald Pipeband

Finbarr Conway Academy of Irish Dancing

12.15pm – 1.30pm The Mick Flavin Band Irish Country

1.45pm – 2.45pm Shane Owens & Band Irish Country

3.00pm – 4.00pm The Bible Code Sundays  Celtic rock

4.00pm Close

INDOOR STAGE
The Mall Smith Square Stage LU1  2HN

11.00am -11.20am John and Joe Devine & Eugene Teevan Traditional Irish Music

11.25am – 11.45pm Murphy Flaherty School of Irish Dance

11.55pm -12.15pm Katy Carr accompanied by Promethidon Singers – Singer-songwriter and Polish children’s dance and song group

12.20pm – 12.40pm Scoil Rince Realta – Irish Dancing School

12.50pm – 1.10pm Katy Carr – Singer-songwriter

13.15pm -13.35pm The Walshe Academy of Irish Dancing

13.45pm – 14.15pm Samantha Hughes – Singer and guitar player

14.20pm – 14.40pm Finbarr Conway Academy of Irish Dancing

14.50pm – 3.05pm Melissa Norwood – Singer-songwriter

3.10pm – 3.30pm The Brooks Academy of Irish Dancing

3.30pm Close

Luton St Patrick’s Festival 2017 – Parade Day