St George's Day celebrations

Many events are taking place across the Midlands today to mark St George's Day.

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England's largest St George's flag put up in Nottingham

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The largest St George's flag in England has been placed across the front of the Council House in Nottingham today in celebration of St George's Day.

To mark the occasion, the city hosted a lunch time concert in the Old Market Square with artists playing traditional English Music.

View a time-lapse video of the flag being put up here


St George on horseback in Birmingham

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A Smethwick-based brewery is hosting a St George's Day celebration today in Brindley Place, Birmingham.

The event, which coincides with the launch of Davenport's new beer, is now in procession down Broad Street led by St George on horseback.

The event runs until 7:00pm this evening. Visitors are being treated to patriotic music, give-aways and tasting tents.

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