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Dragon Hill & St. George 

Swindon's local connection to England's Patron Saint
 
At this time every year, the nation celebrates St. George's Day - England's Patron Saint. In 2016 it's on Saturday 23 April.
 
In Swindon, we tend to make a big patriotic effort in the town centre, plus other events involving much merriment - see details below.
  
But what many people may not know, is just how connected Swindon and the local area is to St. George - especially the mythical dragon-slaying on the aptly-named Dragon Hill in Uffington.
 
SwindonWebTV's Alastair Greener went to investigate.
 
Swindon & St. George
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St. George's Day in Swindon
23 April 2016
 
Once again, there will be a celebration of England's National Day in Swindon town centre.

The parade will start at 11.00am with children from local schools and finish with a party atmosphere in Wharf Green.
 
 
See the link below for full details.
 
 
Morris Dancing and Merriment
Fox & Hounds, Uffington
 
If you fancy a trip out into the country this weekend, this is a proper St George's Day event with a view of White Horse hill itself.
 
The Fox & Hounds pub at Uffington have invited a local troupe of traditional Morris dancers from 12 noon who will be making the very most of the day.
 
 
St George's 80s Night
Riffs Bar, Swindon
 
Get into the spirit of the 80s with St George inspired fancy dress and live music from Binomial at Riffs Bar in Swindon. Tickets are just 4.00!
 
 
Tudor Banquet
The White Horse, Winterbourne Bassett
 
How about celebrating St George's Day with a fabulous banquet? The White Horse, Winterbourne Bassett will be holding a Tudor Banquet to honour William Shakespeare. Priced at 25.00 per person, the banquet features 2 courses of 6 dishes including a traditional suckling pig. Full details on their website.
 
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