214 - 28th May 2019
2019 Festivals and events - our What's On Guide

Our new What's On Guide is now being distributed but you can also view it on the Luton BID website.

The first of our BID funded events will take place on Saturday, 15th June - with a stunning street circus filling St George's Square and Chilli Fest running along George Street.

August will see Celebrate Luton Street Fest come to St George's Square, a two day festival packed with entertainment, art, performance and so much more

To find out more about these events and others (all supported by Luton BID between June and October) see new What's On Guide HERE.
Enjoy this burst of colour

Have you spotted all our floral displays? Our BID-funded hanging baskets, flower displays and window boxes are now dotted around Luton town centre.

This is the fifth year Luton BID has provided an extra burst of colour and this year we have 16 three tier planters, 51 hanging baskets and 15 barrier baskets - located along George Street, Market Hill, Bute Street, Church Street, Mill Street and outside the train station.

See all the flowers on our Facebook album HERE . Do you have a favourite?
Your invitation to Luton Renewal  - July 3 rd events

Attend one of our funding events and help determine how a potential £2million will be spent in Luton town centre.

To ensure all businesses have the opportunity to attend we are holding three sessions on Wednesday, July 3rd – so pick the one that suits you.

  • Morning: 8.30am to 10am at Tokko - book HERE.
  • Lunchtime: 12.30pm to 2pm, AW House - book HERE
  • Early evening: 5.30pm-7pm, UK Centre for Carnival Arts - book HERE.

In 2015 Luton town centre voted to become a Business Improvement District, generating more than £2.2million to spend in and on the town centre. In October businesses will be voting again.

If the result is YES businesses will have a further £2million – to improve and invest in the town centre.
Tidy Day round up

The second of our 2019 Tidy mornings took place last Friday 24 th May, with 11 people collecting 10 bin bags of rubbish. 

Thank you to every one who took part from The Mall, Starbucks, Quizno’s and Luton Borough Council. 

Areas of the town we visited included Silver Street, John Street Street, Guildford Street, Church Street and St George’s Square as we looked to make things a little cleaner prior to half term. 

Our next Tidy Morning will take place on Friday, 28 th June. Please email info@lutonbid.org for further details or to register to take part.
AGM and membership

The Luton BID Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 25 th  September at Tokko Youth Centre. 
 
In order to attend and vote on key Luton BID issues, including the make up of the board, you will need to become a member of Luton BID Ltd. 

For further details of becoming a member and/or attending the AGM please email info@lutonbid.org .
Dates for your diary

Saturday, 15 th June - Street Circus and Chilli Fest, courtesy of Luton BID. Details HERE.

Friday, August 30 th - Saturday 31 st – the BID's Celebrate Luton Summer Fest, courtesy of Luton BID. Details HERE.

Saturday, 14th September - Polonia Festival. Details HERE.

Wednesday, 25th September - BID AGM

Saturday, 26th October - Diwali in Luton. Details HERE.
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