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More could still be done to make St George’s Day a truly national event that brings everyone together to celebrate our English identity. For some on the left, however, this may first entail getting over some of their worries about waving the St George’s flag. Celebrations of St George’s day on 23 April are getting bigger every year, with more and more festivals, parades and family events in...
23/04/2014 - 17:27
Today we’ll have the first major St George’s Day celebrations in Southampton. Community groups and schools will take part in St George themed events and an evening festival will celebrate the community organisations helping to make this great English city a good place to live. St George’s Day celebrations have been spreading in recent years. As in Southampton, they are usually non-party political...
23/04/2014 - 16:16
St George’s Day is popular in Wigan. Scouts and Brownies take to the streets for an annual St. George’s Day Parade, and the town comes out in force to mark the occasion. Despite the sad efforts of a few far right groups, it remains a celebration not of division but of solidarity. That sense of community has deep roots here. It is almost 400 years since The Diggers founded by Wigan’s Gerrard...
23/04/2014 - 14:28