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St George’s Day

On the day when every Englishman celebrates what it is to be English we thought it was time to reflect on what that means. So we are pleased to point out just what it is to be quintessentially English. We … Continue reading

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St George And Fordington

Fordington’s Fair on the Green St. Georges Day is commemorated by the Fair on the Green on the nearest Saturday to 23rd April every year, with the permission of the Duchy {how jolly nice of him!}, and although the lamb … Continue reading

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St George’s Day And What It Means To Fordington

The earliest documented mention of St George in England comes from the venerable Bede (c. 673–735). He is also mentioned in the ninth – century liturgy used at Durham Cathedral. The will of Alfred the Great is said to refer … Continue reading

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