A PACKED programme of events are being held in Salisbury to mark St George’s Day.

The event takes place today (Sunday, April 24) and runs from 10am to 4pm in Market Place, the Guildhall and Guildhall Square.

The day’s activities will start at 9.55am with a short procession of Salisbury City councillors led by mace bearers and a welcome from Mayor Cllr Caroline Corbin.

Visitors can then enjoy workshops, street food, Morris Dancers, puppet shows, live music, face painting and a free Blue Badge Tour.

Event highlights:

  • 9.55am – Salisbury Town Crier at the Guildhall steps
  • 10.30am, 12pm, 1.15pm, 2.45pm – Medieval Storytelling in The Guildhall

A master storyteller entertain the public with tales from the medieval period - giving an insight into Salisbury’s history.

  • 11.15am & 2pm – Mr Brown’s Pig Puppet Show in The Guildhall
  • 12pm – The Salisbury St George Blue Badge Free Guided Tour

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

  • 12.30pm & 3.15pm – St George v The Dragon in The Guildhall

Was the dragon naughty or was St George to blame? You decide in this family fun court drama in the court room in The Guildhall.


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