St George Festival 2018

Lots happening around Borough in Southwark this year!

Saturday 14 April

1pm-4pm Children’s Dragon Mask making workshop with re/creation

St George the Martyr Crypt

Make a mask to wear in the Procession on Saturday (Free)


Thursday 19 April

2-4pm  St George’s Café
St George the Martyr Church (Crypt)

4pm  Poetry Workshop with poet Anna Robinson

(Free) St George the Martyr Church (Crypt)

7pm Performance of Poetry on theme inspired by St George

(Free) Book here

Saturday 21 April

2pm  Parade: all welcome!

St George’s Cathedral to St George the Martyr church

The dragon parades through Borough

3pm  St George and Dragonia Play

St George the Martyr (Tabard St Piazza)

3.30pm  Community Tea
St George the Martyr (Crypt)

Sunday 22 April  

11am  Patronal Festival service

with Godwine Choir

St George the Martyr Church

11-4pm Festival Lunch 1pm

Traditional Roast Lunch

Blackfriars Settlement £5.00

With Quiz and songs by the Nightingales


6.30 pm  Choral Evensong 

with The Martyr’s Voices and children’s choir

St George the Martyr Church

 Monday 23 April    St George’s Day

Ballad of St George & the Dragon

Ballad of St George and the Dragon (the Lions part)
3.45pm Red Cross Garden

4.30pm Flat Iron Square tbc

6.30pm Chapter Mass for St George’s Day St George’s Cathedral

followed by Reception

7pm  Crossbones Vigil
Crossbones Graveyard, with Southwark Mysteries

Tuesday 24 April

Wind Up Penguin Theatre Camp

1-2pm Free interactive concert for children and families

with Borough New Music

St George the Martyr Church


St George the Martyr Church
Borough High Street, SE1 1JA  (Crypt entrance at the back)

St George’s Cathedral
Westminster Bridge Rd, SE1 7HY2pm  

Red Cross Garden
Redcross Way, SE1 1EX

Cross Bones
Redcross Way, London, SE1 1TA