St. George's Day
Birmingham will again celebrate St George's Day with a family friendly festival where everyone is welcome!
19 April, Centenary Square and Chamberlain Square
This year there will be a festival to celebrate England's patron saint here in Birmingham! It promises to be a great day out for the whole family with free entertainment including, music and dancing. The festival will be kicking off in Centenary Square and Chamberlain Square followed by fundraising charity concert in Symphony Hall in support of Troop Aid. Entertainment for this family friendly event is provided by Malcolm Stent and Don Maclean two of Birmingham's best loved comedians, they are joined by celtic rock band "Quill", The Birmingham Community Gospel Choir, Sovereign Brass (sponsored by Spal Automotive) A Massed Male Voice Choir made up of 5 local choirs Birmingham Icknield MVC, Worcester MVC, Gentlemen Songsters, Solihull MVC and Newport and district MVC. A selected junior school will also be representing Birmingham Schools with a special act commemorating Englishness.
St George's Day
There will be lots of fun on offer in the city for all ages such as children's rides and entertainment, face painting and the change to meet St George and his dragon!
Birmingham St. George's Day Association - Annual Concert, Symphony Hall,
19 April, 6pm
Join the Birmingham St. George’s Day Association for a truly memorable evening of entertainment celebrating England’s patron saint.
Celebrate St. George's Day by discovering the Dastardly Dragons! 22-23 April
Enjoy a fun day with the kids at The Barber Institute of Fine art by discovering some truly incredible drawings and sculptures of mythical Dragons, just like the creature the legend St. George fought. On day one children can design their very own magical dragon and on day two bring it to life with a sculpture!
Find out more here.
St. George’s Day Dragon Stories, The Library of Birmingham, 19 April
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