Posts Tagged ‘ St George\’s Day ’

Pubs, puffins and punting all make VisitEngland’s bucketlist!

Apr 23rd, 2013 | By

The world’s largest greenhouses and its best mountain biking routes, a first edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets and Europe’s first international dark sky reserve all help make up VisitEngland’s ‘101 things to do before you go abroad’, revealed today to mark St George’s Day



Happy St George’s Day

Apr 23rd, 2013 | By

Happy St George’s Day, from all at CD-Traveller



St George’s Day and the volunteers of Kirkby Stephen

Apr 23rd, 2012 | By

On this, the day we celebrate what Englishness means, this year in tourism, could be the year of the volunteer.
Cumbria was particularly hit by cutbacks in tourism but what happened? The people of Kirkby Stephen didn’t just accept it they set up a community group to run the tourism services in the town.



A Holiday for St George’s Day?

Apr 23rd, 2009 | By

Not only is it St George’s day but Shakespeare’s birthday as well. No further on are we in the discussion of whether we should have a public holiday to celebrate England’s saint’s day. (Although for this year, I think there is an argument for having a day off after yesterday’s budget. Maybe we should have a day off after every budget to cheer us all up!)It is still only St Patrick who gets a public holiday and then only in Ireland. England Scotland and Wales
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St Patrick’s Day & Everyone Celebrates. So find your own saint

Mar 17th, 2009 | By

The Irish know a thing or two about celebrating. In the 1980’s I remember going to a do in Jury’s in Dublin where they told the funniest Irish jokes until the restaurant closed down in the early hours of the following day. The company was good, the revelry was great and that is how the Irish celebrate St Patrick’s Day (a Welshman by the way. A memorial stone to him lies in the village of Banwen near Neath where he may have been born.)But it
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