St George’s Day Returns For BYBA Bands

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St George’s Day is the annual day of celebration for England’s patron saint, who is said to have vanquished a dragon and rescued a princess centuries ago. It is celebrated on the 23rd of April each year, with additional celebrations taking place on the closest Sunday.

This weekend saw many BYBA bands take to the streets for their first St George’s Day parade since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, in early March 2020. Thousands of people lined the streets up and down the country as they joined in the patriotic celebrations.

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Posted by on Monday, April 25th, 2022. Filed under British Youth Band Association, Current News.