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Tuesday 04 April 2023

Join us and celebrate St. George’s Day in Salisbury!

Join us as we once again celebrate St. George’s Day in Salisbury Market Place and Guildhall Square! The event will take place on Sunday 23 April from 10am – 4pm and promises to be a great day out for all the family!

St. George’s Day is designed with family entertainment in mind and most activities are free to participate in. The day will take place outside and begins at 9.55am with a short procession of Salisbury City Councillors led by Mace Bearers and then a welcome from the Mayor Cllr Tom Corbin.

Visitors can then enjoy workshops, street food, live music, Morris Dancing, face painting, a FREE Blue Badge Tour and more, throughout the day. The event will also include the following highlights:

9.55am – Salisbury Town Crier at the Guildhall steps

Listen out for Salisbury’s Town Crier who will be announcing the start of St. George’s Day before the beginning of the procession.

10.15am, 11am, 12pm, 1.15pm and 2.45pm – Merry Go Round Storytelling

Come and experience the stories of St. George be brought to life.

10.45am, 1pm and 3.1 5pm – Morris Dancing

Come and see the Morris Dancers in the Main Arena on St George’s Day to put you in the celebratory mood as they dance in the style of the Cotsworld Morris.

11.15am and 2pm – Mr Brown’s Pig Puppet Show

Join us at the puppet show to hear a magical story that will have you captivated from start to finish. Great fun for young and old alike.

12pm – The Salisbury St. George Blue Badge FREE Guided Tour

Meet at the side of The Guildhall entrance steps for a wonderful tour of our historic city and find out facts about St. George hidden in Salisbury.

12.30pm & 3.15pm – St. George v The Dragon

Was the dragon naughty or was St. George to blame? You decide in this family fun court drama.