Celebrate St George’s Day at Leadenhall Market

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The Ewell St Mary's Morris Men dance for George's day at Leadenhall Market in the City of London.

Leadenhall Market will be decked out in red and white today as annual St George’s Day celebrations arrive in the heart of the Square Mile.

The historic market building will be hosting activities and events from 11am, with plenty on for patriotic party-goers to celebrate England’s patron saint.

Ewell St Mary’s Morris Men return to dance up a storm, while roaming musicians brass quartet Brass Squad will pop up all over the place, playing everything from Jerusalem to Dad’s Army.

Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine will make an appearance to perform excerpts of his most famous speeches and take a tour of the market.

Visitors will even be able to try their hand at defending a castle gate against invasion. Test your longbow skills and compete against your colleagues to protect your domain from a marauding horde using the latest virtual reality technology and a bit of imagination.

Check the website for the full programme of events.