Medieval reenactment to take place in Thorpe St Andrew to celebrate St George’s Day

Medieval knights will be visiting Thorpe St Andrew this weekend as the town celebrates St Georges D

Medieval knights will be visiting Thorpe St Andrew this weekend as the town celebrates St Georges Day. Picture by SIMON FINLAY. - Credit: Archant Norfolk

Medieval knights will be visiting Thorpe St Andrew this weekend as the town celebrates St George's Day.

On Sunday, April 23, the Black Knight Historical group will treat visitors to a reenactment of the tale of St George and the dragon.

It is one of several activities taking place at the Fitzmaurice Pavilion, off Pound Lane.

As well as medieval fights, there will be cookery demonstrations and various craft activities during the day.

Children can enjoy a Punch and Judy Show, fun fair, face painting and colouring competition.


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There will also be May pole dancing, donkey rides, a dog show, and a performance by the Thorpe Players.

This year's event includes a car boot sale from 11am, before proceedings begin at 12 midday.

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Throughout the afternoon there will be food and drink available, as well as a specially designed beer for the town mayor, Ian Mackie.

Entry is free. Call the town council on 01603 701048 for more information.

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