What’s on

We had some great entertainment and activities on offer for the 2018 event, 2019 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

2019 Entertainment

on the High Street:

11:30 John Knowles, singer/ songwriter, musician, minstrel!
12:30 Harpenden Concert Band Brass Section play festive tunes
13:15 Redbourn Jazz Band play traditional New Orleans Jazz from the 1920’s
14:00 Harpenden Concert Band
14:45 Redbourn Jazz Band
15:30 John Knowles

in Cumberland Gardens:

11:15 Redbourn Folk Club play a diverse repertoire of electro-acoustic folk music and songs
13:00 Abbie Gathard, local singer/ songwriter and guitarist of pop and soul music  
13:45 Redbourn Singers
14:45 Abbie Gathard
15:30 Katie’s Jumping Fleas play an eclectic mix of hit songs on the ukulele, including Christmas favourites (think Slade, Wizard…)
16:00 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 craft will be provided by Redbourn House Nursery in the Village Hall (back room).
Face painting by Wow Faces will be available in the Village Hall (main room) and Glitter Tattoos are available in the smaller marquee in Cumberland Gardens.
New for 2019, there will be a “Treasure Island” game in the Cumberland Gardens refreshments marquee, plus “guess how many balloons in the Ashtons cars” at the north end of the High Street.

2019 Raffle Prizes

John Lewis Seasonal hamper (worth £250)


Mid-week four ball

Harpenden Golf Club

Full day baking masterclass

Redbournbury Mill

£50 meal voucher

The Rising Sun, Slip End

Family meal for four

The Hollybush, Redbourn

Luxury pedicure

Atelier of Redbourn

Back neck and shoulder massage

Atelier of Redbourn

Family Panto Tickets

Harpenden Public Hall

Decorated Christmas Wreath

The Hertfordshire Garden Centre

Luxury Cushions

Changing Views

MOT voucher

Redbourn MOT Centre

Lunch for a week

Chandler’s Eatery, Redbourn

The raffle was drawn at the event on 1st December and all prizes have been presented to the winners – congratulations!

Many thanks to all of our generous raffle prize donors.

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