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The Feast of St George

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As patron saint of farmers, shepherds and butchers as well as England, St George is well suited to being celebrated at Borough Market.

This festival of food, music, cookery demonstrations and fusion of entertainment will also involve a visit from some of the market's Catalonian friends, marking the fact that St George is also patron saint of that region.

The market will be filled with the sounds and smells of both cultures as Borough Market traders celebrate with specialities including swords of cheese, George and the dragon biscuits, English mead and Catalan seafood fideua.

There will be free cookery demonstrations throughout the day, a family-friendly performance of George and the Dragon from theatre company 'The Lions part' plus Folk Dance Remixed will be bringing their unique fusion of folk and hiphop dance for a modern take on the traditional may-pole dancing.

The exchanging of roses and books as a sign of appreciation is something of a Catalan custom and roses will be handed out to revellers throughout the day.

  • 12 noon-4pm
  • FREE

Borough Market
8 Southwark Street, London, SE1 1TL
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