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St George's Day: Our Top 10 Favourite Georges

St. George's Day. Im English by birth. English accent rocks!

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10 Things you should know about St George’s Day. St George’s Day is a time to celebrate the patron saint of England. It’s a super excuse to enjoy or learn about some of England’s customs and traditions, and also to think about knights and castles and dragons!

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from Traveller

England’s weirdest customs

From wife-carrying in Surrey to cheese-rolling in the Cotswolds, these are some of the quirkiest traditions and village pastimes still alive and well in England today.

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April 23rd is St Georges Day. St George killed the dragon and is the Patron Saint of England

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St Georges Day: "Even the choice of England’s patron saint is downright eccentric – on 23 April, the English celebrate St George, an obscure Palestinian, famed for slaying somewhere else an animal that didn’t exist." Eccentric Britain; www.bradtguides.com

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