St. George's Day Celebrations
Salisbury will celebrate St. George’s Day on Sunday 24th April 2022 from 10.00am until 4.00pm in the Market Place, Guildhall Square and Guildhall.
St. George’s Day is designed with family entertainment in mind and many activities are free to participate in. The day begins at 9.55am with a short procession of Salisbury City Councillors led by Mace Bearers and then a welcome from the Mayor Cllr Caroline Corbin.
Visitors can then enjoy workshops, street food, Morris Dancers, puppet shows, live music, 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.
10.15 - 4pm - Live music on the stage hosted by Love Salisbury
Enjoy performances from Rachel Delooze and Tom Clements Duo
10.30am, 12pm, 1.15pm, 2.45pm – Medieval Storytelling in The Guildhall
Our master storyteller will treat you to tales from the medieval period and give you an insight into Salisbury’s fascinating history.
10.45am, 1pm, 3.15pm - Morris Dancing in the Banqueting Hall and Market Place
Enjoy traditional Morris Dancing by local group Sarum Morris
11.15am & 2pm – Mr Brown’s Pig Puppet Show in The Guildhall
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 Guildhall entrance 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 in The Guildhall
Was the dragon naughty or was St. George to blame? You decide in this family fun court drama acted in our fabulous court room. Please note, there is no disabled access in the Oak Court.