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Knight Rider!

St George leads a children's parade through Swindon town centre
Swindon came alive to the spirit of St. George this week.
inSwindon BID is honouring the patron saint of England with a week-long celebration, highlighted on Thursday 23rd when a knight rode through the town centre on horseback at the head of a St George's Day procession.
Children from Uplands School and Wichelstowe Primary School were among those taking take part in the parade, which finished with a party atmosphere at Wharf Green.
Treasure Trail
Saturday 18 April - Sunday 26 April 2015
Some 100 retailers will be taking part during a week-long St George’s Treasure Trail which starts on Saturday, April 18th and closes at midnight on Sunday, April 26th.

It’s free to enter, and all eagle-eyed shoppers have to do is to spot window items which should not be there from one of the many shops carrying a St George’s Day image in their store front.

To help you on your way, a map will assist treasure hunters on a trail stretching from the Town Hall, through the town centre towards the Brunel Centre reaching the fountain, Canal Walk, and Wharf Green.
Prizes include a pair of £250 shopping vouchers!

All you’ve got to do is list over 15 shops and ‘oddities’ to be entered into the prize draw.
You can fill in the entry form via the link below, and maps will be available from the Central Library, Brunel Centre and online via the Swindon town centre website.
What is St George's Day?

St George’s Day marks the death in 303AD of the patron saint of England. He never visited England, but facts about his life have passed through the centuries growing in legend and myth.
During the Middle Ages, he became revered by the English and, according to legend, St George fought on their side in the Crusades and the Hundred Years’ War. He became patron saint of England in 1348, but it was not until 1415 when St George’s Day was declared a national feast day in England.
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