Over 1000 young people from 27 schools in Gravesham and Dartford will be taking part in community celebrations through Gravesend and Dartford town centres on April 23 to celebrate Saint Georges Day alongside musicians and creative artists.

Work has been taking place in local schools over the last 6 weeks to prepare special visual arts and craft displays which will be used during the school parade which will be led by the Big Fish Marching Band. The Premier Brass Band and the Cultural Beats Project.  The focal point of the parade will be a model of Saint George which has been made by local children.

The aims of the events are to celebrate the patron Saint of England and the diversity of Gravesham and Dartford through music and visual arts.

Gravesham Saint Georges Day Celebrations April 23 between 10am and 11.30am

Dartford Saint George’s Day Celebrations April 23 between 1pm and 2.30pm

The celebrations has been organised by Cohesion Plus Kent and Kent Equality Cohesion Council supported by Arts Council England, Gravesham Borough Council, Dartford Borough Council and Kent County Council.