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2018 St George Celebrations

Date: Sat. 21 Apr, 2018 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Duration: 6 Hours

Yate Heritage Centre once again stages the biggest St George Celebrations in South Gloucestershire. There will be a host of traditional English entertainment including a wind band, folk music, Morris Dancing, ukeleles, acrobatics and school choirs. There will be more Medieval history than ever before with Medieval food, armour and archery demonstrations plus activities, community stalls and St George food. St Mary's Church and the White Lion will also be providing refreshments during the day. Free event. Everyone welcome.

Itinerary

10.30am St George Procession, 10.45 Event Opening, 11am Apollo Wind Band, 11.30am St John's Mead School Choir, 11.50am Ken's Ukes, Ukelele performance, 12.10 St Mary's School Choir, 12.30 Apollo Wind Band, 1.00pm Ken's Ukes, 1.20pm Acro-Gymnastics, 1.45pm Rag Morris, 2.10pm Brigstows Folk 2.40 St George Presentation, 3.10pm Rag Morris, 3.30pm Brigstowe Folk, 3.55pm Pure Dance Crew

Yate Heritage Centre 1pm Professor Fillibuster Punch and Judy, 2pm Ineptitudors (Tudor entertainment) 3pm Professor Fillibuster.     

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