St. George's Day

  • 28 Apr 24
  • Salisbury Market Place
  • 10:00 - 16:00

Join us and celebrate St. George's Day in Salisbury Market Place!

Taking place on Sunday 28 April from 10am - 4pm, it will be a great day out for all the family!

Enjoy workshops, street food, face painting, medieval fighting, puppet shows, a FREE Blue Badge Tour, street performers and more!

Most activities will be FREE to participate in so come on down and join in the merriment as we celebrate the Patron Saint George.

The day will take place outside and begins at 9:55am with a short procession of Salisbury City Councillors led by Mace Bearers and featuring the Salisbury Giant!

  • The event will also include the following highlights: 


    9.55am – Salisbury Town Crier at the Guildhall steps 

    Listen out for Salisbury’s Town Crier who will be announcing the start of St. George’s Day before the beginning of the procession. 


    10.15am, 11.30am and 2pm – Mr Brown’s Pig Puppet Show 

    Join us at the puppet show to hear a magical story that will have you captivated from start to finish. Great fun for young and old alike. 

    10.30am, 12.15pm and 2.30pm – Morris Dancing 

    Come and see the Morris Dancers in the Main Arena on St George’s Day to put you in the celebratory mood as they dance in the style of the Cotsworld Morris. 


    11am & 3pm – Medieval Re-enactments  
    Watch knights from medieval times display their impressive fighting skills in the Main Arena.   

    12pm – The Salisbury St. George Blue Badge FREE Guided Tour 

    Meet at the side of The Guildhall entrance steps for a wonderful tour of our historic city and find out facts about St. George hidden in Salisbury. 

    1pm – Knight School 
    Young people will get the chance to dress up and learn how to be the perfect knights for St. George’s Day. 

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