Derbyshire joins in with St George's Day celebrations

Derbyshire will be joining celebrations of national pride today, Sunday, April 23, to mark St George's Day.

Sunday, 23rd April 2017, 10:37 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:07 pm
English Heritage's Bolsover Castle hosts St George's Day celebrations.

The patron saint of England will be honoured at various events including an on-going weekend of celebrations at Bolsover Castle which started yesterday, Saturday, and continues today, Sunday.

Bolsover Castle has been hosting a legendary showdown between St George and the Dragon - which the patron saint is said to have slain - and there has been medieval music and youngsters have been taking part in a battle drill.

The English Heritage site opens its doors at 10.30am and events and activities will be running all day until 5pm.

The Cross of St George.

Tickets cost £11.80 for adults and £7.10 for children aged five to 15.

There are also concessionary prices of £10.60 and a family ticket for £30.70

English Heritage members can get free entry.

The Cross of St George.