Hailing the Dragon Slayer with Feast of St George

As St. George’s Day, fell on a weekday April 23, a belated feast of St. George took place on Saturday, April 25 t London’s Trafalgar Square. Hundreds attended the feast, a celebration of the English patron saint with his notable emblem of a red cross also the flag of England. Also known the Dragon Slayer, little is known about St George’s dragons except serving as a symbol of victory of good over evil.

This year’s feast saw a myriad of activities including tea stalls, tea making classes, live bands, food stalls, activities for families and children and fancy dress revelry.

The Feast of St. George at Trafalgar Square is one of the eight events organised in London by the Mayor Boris Johnson and is free to attend.

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