St. George's Day Celebrations
Salisbury will once again celebrate St. George’s Day on Sunday April 22nd from 11.00am until 4.00pm in the Market Place, Guildhall Square and Guildhall.
The St. George’s Day event which is organised by Salisbury City Council begins at 11.00am with a welcome from the Mayor of the City of Salisbury, Cllr John Lindley. It then follows with the Town Crier Competition at 11.15am where you can help us pick Salisbury's first ever Town Crier!
This family friendly event suitable for all ages will include, live music, fair rides, free workshops, street food, inflatables and much more! The day will also include the following highlights:
|The Salisbury Town Crier Competition in the Guildhall Square
|Come and help us pick your favourite Town Crier! Competition will take place in the Guildhall Square!|
|The Salisbury St. George Blue Badge FREE Guided Tour
|A great way to explore the City and find out fascinating facts aboit St. George hidden in Salisbury! Please meet at The Guildhall entrance.|
|Punch & Judy Show - FREE
Midday, 1pm and 2.30pm
|Loved by generations, our classic Punch and Judy show is great for all ages! Come and join us in the Market Place for a live show, did the crocodile steal the sausages? Oh yes he did...|
|St. George v The Dragon - FREE
12.30pm and 3pm
|Live Trial in The Guildhall, Oak Court
Was the dragon naughty or was St. George to blame? You decide in this family fun court drama acted in a fabulous court room within the Guildhall
|Pop-up Team Room
11am - 4pm
|The Guildhall, Crown Court
Enjoy a refreshing cream tea in the Guildhall, Salisbury!
|Mr Brown's Pig Puppet Show - FREE
11.30am and 1.30pm
|The Guildhall, Banqueting Hall
Great fun for young and old alike. The puppet show tells a magical story that will have you captured from start to finish.
12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm
|Traditional English Morris dancing performance|
|Wessex Medieval Alliance
11.30am, 1.30pm and 3pm
|Display of armour and medieval weapons with performances|
| A Merrie Noyse
12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
11am – 4pm
|Make a flying dragon, shield, dragon mask, clay dragon and lots more|
|Salisbury Community Circus
11am - 4pm
|Try out your circus skills at the Salisbury Community circus tent|
Cream teas will also be served in the Guildhall throughout the day!
Please see below for some great pictures from last year's event.