St George's Day

St George's Day 2020

Immerse yourself in the story of the gallant knight St George and his legendary battle against the fearful dragon.

Take a look at our guide to discover the history behind England's patron saint and have a go at making your very own cardboard sword to fend off any dragons.

Prepare for battle

Think you've got what it takes to defeat a dragon? Get prepared for St George's Day with our 'how to' videos on sword and shield making. Knowledge is power, so we'll also teach you about where dragons come from and how to spot them. Don't forget to share your creations with us on Twitter, Facebook  and Instagram.

Who was St George?

The story of England's patron saint in his battle against the legendary dragon is as iconic as his red and white flag. But like many early saints, very little is known about the details of his life.

Can you tell the fact from fiction? Check out our guide designed to help you explore the truth behind the legend of St George.

Find out more


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