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Saint Georges Day England
23-23 April
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St. George's Day is on 23 April. It is England's national day.

St. George is the patron saint of England. His emblem, a red cross on a white background, is the flag of England, and part of the British flag. St George was a brave Roman soldier who protested against the Romans' torture of Christians and died for his beliefs.  On the Sunday nearest to 23 April, scouts and guides throughout England parade through high streets and attend a special St George's Day service at their local church. Kick St. George's Day off with a procession, starting at 10:15am on the April 24. After the procession there will be folk singers and musicians, Morris dancing, storytelling, brass bands, a special rugby tournament, art and sport awards, craft workshops, games, petanque, face painting, craft stalls and food at venues around Yate & District Heritage Centre, St. Mary's Church, the White Lion and St. Mary's School.

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