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.

Credit: ITV News Central

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St George's Day celebrations

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