What’s on

We had some great entertainment and activities on offer for the 2017 event, 2018 will be equally entertaining!

Father Christmas

Santa's grotto

Santa will be available in his Grotto on the High Street at these times:

11:00 – 13:30
– Half an hour break to check on Rudolph and the crew –
14:00 – 16:30

2017 Entertainment

on the High Street:

11:30 Europe’s leading steel band Ebony Steel Band Trust playing the best in calypso, reggae and modern music, raising funds for the NCPCC
12:30 Harpenden Concert Band Brass Section play festive tunes
13:15 Ebony Steel Band Trust
14:15 Harpenden Concert Band
15:00 Ebony Steel Band Trust

in Cumberland Gardens:

11:15 Redbourn Folk Club play a full repertoire of folk
12:45 Redbourn Jazz Band play traditional New Orleans Jazz from the 1920’s
13:30 Seasonal songs from Redbourn Singers
14:15 Redbourn Jazz Band
15:00 Katie’s Jumping Fleas play an eclectic mix of hit songs on the ukulele, including Christmas favourites (think Slade, Wizard…)
15:45 Redbourn Junior School sing carols
16:05 Raffle prize draw
16:15 The big lights switch on
16:20 Katie’s Jumping Fleas

Activities for children

In addition to Father Christmas, our local fire crew will be making an appearance on High Street – listen out for the sirens!
Christmas raft will be provided by Redbourn House Nursery in the Village Hall (back room) and by Christchurch in Cumberland Gardens.
Face painting by Wow Faces will be available in the Village Hall (back room).
Our local Beaver pack will be helping the children toast marshmallows round the fire pit in Cumberland Gardens.

2016 Raffle Prizes

John Lewis Seasonal hamper (worth £250)

won by Lynn Davis

Bread Making Experience

Redbournbury Mill
won by Woodhugh

Facial, Back, Shoulder and Neck Massage

Atelier of Redbourn
won by Gill Palmer

6 months Free Membership for Redbourn Leisure Centre

Everyone Active
won by Vanessa Controd


White Horse
won by Tracey

Family Panto Tickets

Harpenden Public Hall
won by Ellen Karidge

Round of Golf for 4

Redbourn Golf Club
won by Mr Maintosl

Afternoon Tea

Aubrey Park Hotel
won by Helen Gillett

Brewery Tour for 2 and 3 Bottles of Beer

Farr Brew
won by Roz McDonald

Christmas Wreath

Hertfordshire Garden Centre
won by Neil Levelton

Physiotherapy Voucher

Redbourn Physiotherapy
won by R Ingall

£30 Food and Drink Voucher

The Cricketers of Redbourn
won by Anon

2 Luxury Cushions

Changing Views
won by Charlie Allen


Jump Arena, Luton
won by Jennifer Flint

The raffle was drawn on Market Day just after 4pm in the Entertainment Area in Cumberland Gardens. All Raffle prizes have now been distributed to the winners – congratulations and enjoy your prizes!!

All proceeds from the raffle go towards event costs and Christmas lights for Cumberland Gardens.