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St George's Day Celebrations
Derby City Centre
Sat 20 Apr, 11am-4pm
Derby LIVE are working in association with The Lost Boys, along with local dance and community groups, to bring you a feast of family fun for St George’s Day.
So join us as we celebrate Merrie Olde England, with a parade lead by St George and the dragon, dancing, a craft fair and lots of English eccentricity.
Programme for the day
11:30am Starting at The Spot, St George will lead the parade, winding through the city like a dragon’s tail to the Market Place Waterfall to start the great tale at 12 noon.
Market Place Stage Show
11am Ranagri (Folk Act)
12 noon A tongue in cheek retelling of the story of St George and the Dragon from The Lost Boys
12:50pm Civic welcome
1pm Step Hop House with Folk Dance Remixed
1:30pm Street Dance, Maypole Workshop with Folk Dance Remixed
2pm Ceilidh Jam with Folk Dance Remixed
Market Place Events
11am - 3pm
Reach the Core and providing free Have a Go Long Bow Archery
The Arts and Crafts Fair will return to the Market Place
Displays of Armour and Medieval Combat from 14th Century Medieval Combat group Team Falchion
Market Place Programme
12:30pm - 12:50pm Team Falchion, medieval sword fighting display
12:30pm - 1pm Megabeast Productions - Treemendous
1pm - 1:30pm Circii - The Pigeons
1:15pm - 1:45pm Bell & Bullock - Victorian Time Travellers
1:30pm - 2pm Derby LIVE Dragon
1:50pm - 2:10pm Team Falchion, medieval sword fighting display
2pm - 2:30pm Megabeast Productions - Treemendous
2:15pm - 2:45pm Bell & Bullock - Victorian Time Travellers
2:30pm - 3pm Circii - The Pigeons