St George’s Square to be transformed into sandpit for week-long summer festival

Love Luton will officially open its second annual Summer in the Sun festival tomorrow in St George’s Square.

Running from Saturday to Friday the Square will be transformed into a beach with over 100 tonnes of sand for visitors to enjoy.

Last year's Summer in the Sun. Photo by Love Luton

Last year's Summer in the Sun. Photo by Love Luton

The beach will include Punch and Judy, story-time, Victorian fairground rides and games and donkey rides.

Linsey Frostick, chairperson of Love Luton, said: “We are delighted to be hosting Summer in the Sun for the second year in a row.

“It promises to be bigger and better than ever with an extended week of fun.

“The event offers everything from donkey rides through to our very own helter skelter!

“The beach will be open from 12 noon daily through to 9pm.

“Punch and Judy and other activities will happen live from the beach.

“Be sure to take a picture in our giant deck chair and post on our social media pages for a chance to win a prize.

“It promises to be fun, fun, fun”.

For more information or to find out how to get involved visit