On Saturday 21 April activities and entertainment will take place at Nottingham Castle and in the Old Market Square from 10.30am until 4.30pm.
There will be a parade of Scouts and Military from Nottingham Castle at 12 midday which will process down Friar Lane, Maid Marian Way, Friar Lane, Beastmarket Hill, Long Row and into the Old Market Square.
There will be activities during the day including:
- Have a Go Archery - Nottingham Castle
- Arts Activities - Nottingham Castle
- Storytelling - tales of St.George and English heroes and heroines - Nottingham Castle
- Victorian Games - Nottingham Castle
- Morris Dancing - Nottingham Castle
- Maypole Dancing - Nottingham Castle
- Costumed Characters - St George on horseback, Dragons, Medieval character - Nottingham Castle
- Brass Band concert - Bestwood Black Diamonds Brass Band at the Bandstand at Nottingham Castle from 1.30 - 2.30pm and 3.30 - 4.30pm
- An English Market located on Smithy Row near the Old Market Square
- Nottingham in Bloom launch with a St. George theme in the Old Market Sqaure
During the weekend, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem is hosting a St Georges' Medieval Weekend from Saturday 21 until Monday 23 April.
From 11am until 3pm on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem will be transforming the grounds of Brewhouse Yard into a Medieval Village with fun for all the family including:
- Jester School
- Medieval Stunt Fighting
- Sheriffs Medieval Game Show
- Hog Roasts and lots more...
St George will also be visiting England's Oldest Inn on horseback on Monday 23 April.
On Monday 23 April from 12 midday until 2pm there will be two hours of traditional music and dance in the Old Market Square and a parade by the Royal Society of St George will take place starting at the Forest Recreation Ground at 12 midday and process down Mansfield Road and into the Old Market Square via Long Row by 12.30pm.
For more details on St George’s Day celebrations visit www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk