St.George’s Day Events 2008
Loving cup going back on the road
14 March 2008
A LOWESTOFT man's dream of getting more people involved across England in celebrating St George's Day is fast becoming a reality.
In 2007 Bruno Peek, who has organised some top national events and celebrations, took a loving cup to all of England's 50 cities to raise the profile of the country's patron saint.
Enjoy a weekend of fun and fly the flag in Morely Town in the North of England. Further information.
Wadhurst East Sussex
Saturday 19th April
'The Greyhound' on the High St through Wadhurst, on Saturday 19th. There's a birds of prey display, traditional English food, live brass band, all types of English clothing welcome, including medieval gear. They offer a decent B&B as well, with good food. Tel:
Patron saint's party Wednesday 23rd April
Get in a patriotic mood at a St George's Day concert at St Margaret's Church, Rochester on April 23.
England's patron saint will be celebrated at a charity event where proceeds will be shared between the church tower fund and the Wisdom Hospice.
The Donn Barcott Band will perform and a buffet and drinks will be available.
The concert takes place at the church in St Margaret's Street from 8pm.
St.George’s Day March Sunday 27th April
Join in the St.George’s Day March through Brighton on April 27th, meet at Brighton Station at 11:00am, March starts at 12:00 ends with a bit of culture and fund raising for the Royal British Legion
Concert Saturday 26th April
FLAGS will be flying across Horwich this St George's Day to honour the patron saint of England.
Plans for the annual St George's Day celebration, organised by the Horwich Carnival Committee, have been unveiled.
Organisers say this year's event promises fun, laughter and all things British, including roast beef, Bombardier beer and Rule Britannia.
Ken Chaisly, aged 65, who helps the committee organise the annual event, said: "It's all about England and audience participation."
Music will be performed by Smithills School Brass Band and Horwich-born classical guitarist, Neil Smith, who performed for the late Queen Mother.
While a Royal toast will open the event, a prom finale will close the show.
Although St George's Day falls on Wednesday, April 23, the concert will be held at Horwich RMI Club, Chorley New Road, on Saturday, April 26.
Tickets are £7.50, concessions £6.50. For more information call Ken Chaisly on .
Great Langdale Lake District
Get your racing shoes on, or if you inclined just walk in the Great Langdale 10K Road Race. Further information.
We are more than happy that the tourist board of England, "Enjoy England" have host of vents listed throughout England, please go here for further information.
19th and 23rd April
Well it has taken time but for the fifth year running the Mayor of London is supporting St.George’s Day, events take place on the 19th and 23rd April. Saint George’s Day Events are proud to see these events happening having kick-started a self funding event in Covent Garden in 2002. Further information.
Get your best suit on for an evening of culture in the Birmingham Symphony Hall.
Enjoy a funday in Sandwell, West Bromwich, lots to do for all the family, further information can be found here
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