St George’s Day festival, Trafalgar Square, London

St George's Day festival, Trafalgar Square, central London, Saturday 21st April 2012

St George’s Day came early in Trafalgar Square this year, with a free festival being put on to celebrate England’s patron saint on Saturday.

St George's Day festival, Trafalgar Square, central London, Saturday 21st April 2012

St George's Day festival, Trafalgar Square, central London, Saturday 21st April 2012

There was a gardening theme going on, with the square looking delightfully verdant.

Here’s some photos of the scene:

 

St George's Day festival, Trafalgar Square, central London, Saturday 21st April 2012

St George's Day festival, Trafalgar Square, central London, Saturday 21st April 2012

St George's Day festival, Trafalgar Square, central London, Saturday 21st April 2012

St George's Day festival, Trafalgar Square, central London, Saturday 21st April 2012

Relaxing in the sun. The lack of Morris dancers jangling about was a disappointment as was the paucity of English ales.

St George's Day festival, Trafalgar Square, central London, Saturday 21st April 2012

More photos here:  St George’s Day festival, Trafalgar Square.