Event Details


9.30am Sean O’Riada Pre Parade Mass
Our Lady Help of Christians, LU1 3AG                                                                                                                                       Luton Irish Forum Choir

11.00am PARADE
11.00am – 11.45am Parade The walking parade will meet in Hitchin Road carpark, adjacent to Hitchin Road, and floats will gather in Concorde Street. On 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. On reaching Mill Street, the parade will turn left on to 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 on to Manchester Street, into Upper George Street where it will finish at Market Hill. Floats will finish on Upper George Street.

10.30am 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
Pipe Music

12.00pm Addresses                                                                                                                                                                                                   LIF Chair, Tom Scanlon;
Mayor of Luton, Cllr Naseem Ayub;                                                                                                                                                                                        Irish Embassy representative

Presentation of Shamrock
With the Emerald Pipe Band and University of Bedfordshire Pipeband

12.15pm – 1.15pm: Rigs & Jeels Traditional Irish music and dancing
1.30pm – 2.45pm: Matthew O’Donnell Country and Irish singer/songwriter and band
3.00pm – 4.00pm: The Kings of Connaught – Irish Folk Group
4.00pm Close

11.00am INDOOR STAGE
The Mall Smith Square Stage LU1 2HN
11.00am – 3.30pm Gerry Byrne DJ and host of Irish Radio

11.00am – 11.25am: Tea & Spuds – Luton’s newest Irish party band
11.30am – 11.50pm: Murphy Flaherty School of Irish Dancing
12.00pm -12.20pm: The Tiersha Academy of Irish Dancing
12.25pm – 12.45pm: The Wilson’s Show – Rock ‘n’ Roll, country & party hits
12.55pm – 1.15pm: The Walshe Academy of Irish Dancing
13.20pm -13.40pm: Ramridge Primary School – Choir
13.50pm – 14.10pm: Scoil Rince Realta – Irish Dancing School Irish dancing                                                                                                    14.15pm – 14.35pm: Galway Trad Group Traditional Irish music and dancing
14.45pm – 3.05pm: Finbarr Conway Academy of Irish Dancing Irish dancing                                                                                                   3.10pm – 3.30pm: Rigs & Jeels Irish dancing and music

Luton St Patrick’s Festival 2019 – Parade Day and Live Entertainment