164: 12/06/18
Independents’ Day Promotional Campaign
Inde pendents’ Day UK is a national campaign to support and promote independent retail businesses across the UK all year round.

On 4th July - ‘Independents’ Day’ itself - consumers will be urged to support independent retailers in their local communities and online.

Luton BID will be running a social media campaign to support independent businesses in early July. Please let us know if you would like one of our Ambassadors to visit your shop to take photographs and possibly a short film to be shared across our social media channels. 

If you would like to take part please email us HERE or call the Luton BID office on 01582 510657.
Luton BID Linked
All Luton town centre businesses are invited to attend our free of charge Luton BID Linked event on Thursday 21st June, 8.30am - 10.30am at Tokko Youth Centre, Gordon Street, Luton.

The event, 'Making the most of your BID', will include a presentation from our PR Consultant, Pilkington Communications, who will talk about the various promotional opportunities, communications channels and other PR activities open to BID businesses.

 Find out more and register HERE.
Tidy Morning - help us clean up Luton town centre
The second of our award-winning Tidy Mornings of 2018 will take place on Friday, 29th June, 8.30am -10.30am. Join the BID and other businesses to help us clean-up Luton town centre.

If you cannot make the event, we ask that you clean around your building so we can come and take pictures to promote your efforts.
If you would like to take part in any of the above please email us HERE or call the Luton BID office on 01582 510657.
Flowers are back
Our BID-funded hanging baskets, flower displays and window boxes are back and already becoming a talking point with members of the public and on social media - people love them.

Follow what's being said and check out pictures of our displays HERE.

The BID has funded 16 three tier planters, 51 hanging baskets and 15 barrier baskets in Luton town centre on George Street, Market Hill, Bute Street, Church Street, Mill Street and outside the train station.

Picture left: three tier planter on St George's Square
Imagine Luton
Imagine Luton will return to Luton town centre on 23-24 June to bring the streets to life once again with spectacular outdoor performances.

With all kinds of interactive theatre, dance, circus and music experiences - this year's festival will have a circus theme, a Big Top tent and a host of incredible acts including Strong Lady Productions and breathtaking acrobatics with Mimbre, The Exploded Circus .

There will also be a bar serving beer, wine, spirits, soft drinks and crisps/snacks as well as a popcorn machine and candyfloss  around The Exploded Circus showtimes.

Luton BID will once again be supporting the event financially, with promotional support and on the event days.

For a full programme of the event please click HERE or follow @ImagineLuton on Twitter and Facebook.
Dates for your diary

More details on all these events and more can be found on our Luton BID website HERE
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