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St George’s Day Celebrations 

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY 

SAT 22nd APRIL 2017 !!!

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Come on down – lots of fun to be had!!

Many Derby schools have been learning traditional dancing over the last three years with FOLK3D – time to come on down and try your skills again people!!

Maypole Dancing at Wyndham Academy Primary:

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There will be Well Dressing on the Market Square this year – come and try your hand at this local Derbyshire Tradition…..

Here’s a beautiful example from St James’ school last year:

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We can also expect to see Morris Dancers, Sword Dancers, English Cloggers, and Broom Dancers all strutting their colourful stuff in Derby city centre on the day.

The Dance Displays will begin around 11am, followed by The procession at the SPOT around 11.30am and will lead through the centre of Derby to the Market Square, where much merry fun will be had by all!!  Come and join in the band of musicians and play The Dancing Derby Dragon with us:

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Or come and dance your way through Derby with this processional dance:

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For more info: http://www.derbylive.co.uk/whats-on/st-georges-day

Come on Down!!!!

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