Bring out the bunting! Crowds turn out for street party

PUBLISHED: 09:39 24 April 2018 | UPDATED: 09:39 24 April 2018

South Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations.


Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations. Picture: Karyn Haddon

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A South Mimms resident held his second successful St George’s Day street party over the weekend.

South Mimms St Georges Day - Maxwell Garbet, 3, and Ross Martin, 3, enjoy an ice cream.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Maxwell Garbet, 3, and Ross Martin, 3, enjoy an ice cream. Picture: Karyn Haddon

The free event was organised by Glyn Martin, 41, and his wife Kirsty.

Blackhorse Lane was closed off to traffic from 1pm to 8pm on Saturday.

There was music, a bouncy castle, face painting, a parrot and a Punch and Judy show and children were able to play safely along the stretch.

Even the rain in the afternoon did not stop the party as residents danced the day away and then piled into the Blackhorse pub in the evening.

South Mimms St Georges Day - Matthew Nelson, 4, enjoys the day out.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Matthew Nelson, 4, enjoys the day out. Picture: Karyn Haddon

Family and friends of the neighbours came from Clacton-on-Sea, Northampton and Reading to join in celebrations.

Renata, the owner of the pub, supplied food and the parish council supplied a grant.

Glyn said: “Thank you to everybody who attended and supported.

“I can not wait to start organising next year.”

South Mimms St Georges Day - Archie Brewster enjoys the bouncy castle.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Archie Brewster enjoys the bouncy castle. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Emma, Becky and Kim enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Emma, Becky and Kim enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Maxwell Garbet, 3, enjoys the bouncy castle.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Maxwell Garbet, 3, enjoys the bouncy castle. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Ruby Wilson, 3, enjoys the day out.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Ruby Wilson, 3, enjoys the day out. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Stuart McGregor with his parrot Kato.   Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Stuart McGregor with his parrot Kato. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Kirsty Martin, Claire Weston, Suzanne Wheadon and Kelly Dodd.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Kirsty Martin, Claire Weston, Suzanne Wheadon and Kelly Dodd. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Jade Gough, Leanne Baker and Michelle King (The Candy Kart).


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Jade Gough, Leanne Baker and Michelle King (The Candy Kart). Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Leah Shaw, 4, enjoys riding her scooter.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Leah Shaw, 4, enjoys riding her scooter. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Maxwell Garbet, 3, enjoys the bouncy castle.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Maxwell Garbet, 3, enjoys the bouncy castle. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Olivia Weston, 7, enjoys her ice cream.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Olivia Weston, 7, enjoys her ice cream. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Maxwell Garbet, 3, and Ross Martin, 3, enjoy an ice cream.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Maxwell Garbet, 3, and Ross Martin, 3, enjoy an ice cream. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Stuart McGregor with his parrot Kato.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Stuart McGregor with his parrot Kato. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Ross Martin, 3, enjoys the bouncy castle.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Ross Martin, 3, enjoys the bouncy castle. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Glynn and Kirsty Martin (Organisers).


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Glynn and Kirsty Martin (Organisers). Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Archie Brewster enjoys the bouncy castle.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Archie Brewster enjoys the bouncy castle. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Jade Gough, Leanne Baker and Michelle King (The Candy Kart).


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Jade Gough, Leanne Baker and Michelle King (The Candy Kart). Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Kirsty Martin, Claire Weston, Suzanne Wheadon and Kelly Dodd.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Kirsty Martin, Claire Weston, Suzanne Wheadon and Kelly Dodd. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Matthew Nelson, 4, enjoys the day out.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Matthew Nelson, 4, enjoys the day out. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Emma, Becky and Kim enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Emma, Becky and Kim enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - The crowds enjoy the St Georges Day celebrations. Picture: Karyn Haddon

South Mimms St Georges Day - Ruby Wilson, 3, enjoys the day out.


Picture: Karyn HaddonSouth Mimms St Georges Day - Ruby Wilson, 3, enjoys the day out. Picture: Karyn Haddon


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