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Plenty of St George’s Day fun in Bromsgrove this Saturday

Updated: 11:06 am, May 07, 2015

THERE will be plenty of traditional English fun on Bromsgrove High Street on Saturday (April 25) when the annual St George’s Day activities take place.

The feast day of the nation’s patron saint was yesterday (Thursday) but the events are always held during the nearest weekend.

Among the entertainment taking place between midday and 4pm will be music from the Celebration Reed and Brass Band, songs from the First World War led by the Bromsgrove WI Choir, a dance performance called ‘Quiet Revolution’ and a show from the Dance Floor Academy.

Tthere will also be a car display by the Austin Ten Driver Club, a bouncy castle and craft activities for youngsters and – the epitomy of Englishness – morris dancing by the Nancy Butterfly group.

For more information, visit www.bromsgrove.gov.uk or call 01527 534030.

In Rubery, traders have been decroating their windows in red and white as part of the village’s annual St George’s Day celebrations – turn to our special feature on page 19 for more.

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