Will you be celebrating St Georges day?

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  1. Jim

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    We will, we always do:thumb:

    Its a shame that St Patricks Day gets more press in England than St George, So come on you English, celebrate the day, Be Proud to be English, Proud to be born in one the best countries in the world::thumb: "Cry God for Harry! England and St George" :BigGrin:

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    I celebrated once as i was teaching at Saint Georges school in Middlesbrough. I remember that one of the teachers had bought a bottle of "Nuit Saint georges" ..... nice french wine!
    We had a nice evening!


    Amicalement

    Frankie:Smile:
     
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    Yep, we always get the flag pole out in the garden and fly the George Cross, has to be done:thumb:
     
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    They know how to party do them lot:RollEyes:
    Right ole rave goin on :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Bunting, Bubbly, BBQ! and a big Cross!

    Simple!

    Eddie
     
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    I celebrate every day Jim :BigGrin: :BigGrin:

    JJ :Cool:
     
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  7. peter H

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    There is nothing so patriotic as an ex-pat.

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    Speaking of ex-pats us chaps over here in Tenerife (well in Costa del Silencio anyway) will be celebrating all things British/English...bunting.. flags.. brit beers and a G and T or two:thumb:at our local Brit owned boozer The Albatros (The Inn On The Village) and extolling the virtues of England..We will also be celebrating the forthcoming Royal wedding too!!

    When I was a member of HM Forces my former Regiment (1DWR) always celebrated St Georges Day as one of our Regimental Days as the St Georges Cross was incorporated in our cap badge..so I always flew the flag!!
     
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    It sometimes reminds me to go out and pick his mushrooms.

    Doug...
     
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    Yes we will definitely be celebrating St George's Day here xxxxxxxxxx
     
  11. johnp10

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    Definitely!
    Patron Saint of my Regiment.
    Beers with the lads to celebrate St George (A Turk in the Roman Army) and England.
    Sandbags will be pulled up and lamps swung.
    You know the deal, Mondo: has to be done, it's the law.
     
  12. pepper386

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    St georges day

    I will be celebrating but the wife stays in doors that day, as she is the dragon, ( that is what she is known as, the house used to be called the dragons nest)
    we always celebate as we are proud to be British !!! :thumb:
     
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    Errrrrrrrrrrrrrr, No..

    Hope you foreigners have a good un though...:thumb:
    Back home before 10:00 clean underpants and no smoking or drinking...:Wink:
     
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    Definately yes flag on pole and bunting :thumb::thumb:
     
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    Here at Pinar San Jose, Zahora we will be commencing our St Georges Day celebrations at 1400 hours. :BigGrin:

    We are expecting rain so we will be celebrating inside a barn. We will be eating great food prepared by our fellow campers including Roast Beef and Yorkshire Puddings and drinking Pimms, what better way to celebrate!

    The campsite owner has donated a barrel of beer as well, we will overlook the fact that its Spanish! :RollEyes:

    Will post photo's after the event, hope you all have a good one.:thumb:
     
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  16. peter marshall

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    Yes Jim
    We are in spain at Bonterra Park, We will be dressed as Crusaiders and singing in the choir at the dinner, should be a good laugh, hope it,s not raining for the parade as it,s pouring down at the minute lol Pete & lynn :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    We haved lived in Spain for the last 9 years and always fly the English flag ; however we also fly the Spanish flag under it just to be safe with the natives.:thumb: flag at back wall.jpg
     
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    good idea, however, ... correctly, flag protocol is to fly the host countries flag at the top of the mast ..

    as to the OP question .. errrr no.. but to all Sasanachs.. have a happy St George's day :Cool:

    Point of interest.. Muslim literature also depicts George as a martyr, I hope the EDL know this .. :Laughing:
     
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    We'll probably fly the flag tomorrow and then the Union Jack (as we know it) next week for the wedding.
     
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