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St George’s Day extravaganza returned with great success



St George's Day extravaganza returned with great success
  • 1000’s attend standard annual occasion
  • Households loved free actions within the sunshine
  • Tickets on sale for subsequent out of doors occasions

Tamworth’s Fort Grounds was filled with excited guests on Saturday 20 April, for the superb St George’s Day occasion.

The FREE annual competition is among the highlights of Tamworth Borough Council’s spectacular calendar of outside occasions.

Hovering numbers got here on a beautiful dry day, as estimated crowds of over 12,000 folks loved the medieval-themed enjoyable and festivities on provide.

Households loved free occasion favourites resembling jousting, a residing historical past camp, stalls and youngsters’s actions. 

The Grand Medieval Joust was again by standard demand. Pageant-goers watched the motion unfold as St George competed with knights on horseback as they took to the principle area to indicate off their jousting abilities. For the second yr working, to accommodate the crowds the occasion was held in the principle Fort Grounds area by the playground. 

A primary for this occasion was the Neighborhood Video games, providing everybody alternatives to attempt new sporting actions from native suppliers, in a enjoyable and protected surroundings. 

Different leisure and actions for the entire household included shows, a medieval encampment, residing historical past demonstrations evident through the interval, a big array of conventional kids’s video games, plus refreshment and reward stalls. 

Stephen Gabriel, Chief Government for Tamworth Borough Council, mentioned: “What a tremendous day within the Fort Grounds. Whereas nonetheless ‘huge coat’ climate, we have been delighted that the solar was shining. As new Chief Government, this was my first St George’s Day in Tamworth, and what an occasion it was! It was superb to see so many individuals having fun with themselves.

“Workers from throughout the council work onerous to ensure this free occasion continues to thrill guests yearly. The teamwork that goes into the St George’s Day occasion, actually helps make it an amazing success. I’m proud we partnered with the Neighborhood Video games, showcasing native sporting alternatives for everybody to extend their exercise.

“I need to say an enormous thanks to everybody concerned in making our St George’s Day celebration successful and to all guests who got here to hitch within the enjoyable.”

Tamworth Borough Council has a full programme of actions and occasions, each indoors and open air at Tamworth Fort, Tamworth Meeting Rooms, and Tamworth Fort Grounds. Go to Tamworth’s Arts and Occasions web site right here House | Tamworth Arts and Occasions to take a look at what different occasions are arising this summer season. 

One unmissable occasion arising, led by Tamworth Borough Council’s market supplier, is the Dine ‘N’ Devour Meals and Artisan competition. It’s returning to Tamworth on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 Might, and everyone is welcome to return to the Higher and Decrease Lawns of the Fort Grounds and benefit from the superb number of worldwide avenue foods and drinks from world wide.

Summer time out of doors theatre is now out there to e book, with the primary of 4 performs being the traditional Julius Caesar on 9 June. Guide your tickets and are available and watch remembering to deliver your picnic!

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