We have seen the arrival of a new Royal baby, it's Shakespeare's birthday and the Queen has just turned 92 - and in addition to all those momentous occasions - it's St George's day.
In Kent today one town staged one of the country's biggest St George's Day celebrations. Sarah Saunders went along to Gravesend where a parade including hundreds of school children marked the day of the country's patron Saint.
Soldiers, veterans and children from Emsworth marched through the town centre yesterday to mark St George's Day. We speak to one of the veterans taking put in the parade.
School children, local residents and even the town crier turned out today to celebrate St George's Day in Dartford town centre.
It's one of hundreds of towns across the country who are hosting parades to commemorate the patron saint of England
Soldiers from 47th Regiment Royal Artillery have marched through the Hampshire town of Emsworth for the last time as they are due to move to Wiltshire.
More than 100 troops turned out for the military parade alongside children from Thorney Island Primary School and veterans from the surrounding area.
The parade started by the Lord Raglan pub and proceeded to the towns' square where Battery readings took place.
Veterans were then presented Emsworth Roses by the Honorary Colonel, Major General R P M Weighill CBE.
The soldiers were accompanied in their march by the Band of the Rifles who also marched through Emsworth town centre.
Emsworth was one of the many towns across our region who celebrated St George's Day today.
Crowds lined the streets to watch veterans and soldiers march with their colours through the historic town.
Around 100 soldiers, veterans and local school children marched to the band's music through Emsworth town centre to celebrate the day of patriotism.