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St George’s Day 2024

21 April @ 13:30 17:00

13:30 Scout Groups to assemble at St Katherine’s Car Park, Ledbury
14:00 Parade departs and marches up Homend
14:15 VIPs seated in church
14:20 Parade arrives at St Michael & All Angels
14:40 Standards paraded into St Michael’s Church and Boys Brigade Band Falls-Out
14:45 Parade all seated in church, service commences
15:30 Service Finishes, parade exits and assembles outside the church
15:50 Closing address from District leaders and parade fall-out
16:00 Parade Closed

Muster Information

Assemble at Ledbury Town Square in St Katherine’s Car Park, Bye Street, Ledbury HR8 1EA from 13:30 onwards.
Note that we will aim to rope off a section of the car park so it will be closed to vehicles.

Parking

Please ask parents to use the other Ledbury car parks and walk to St Katherines car park to avoid congestion (e.g. Lawnside Road car park, Bye Street car park). Most parking is free on Sundays but you are advised to check.
Free car parking has been organised at Ledbury Primary School. This is a 15 minute walk from the primary school to the muster point at St Katherine’s Car Park.

Toilets

Toilets available on Church Lane and inside St Michael’s Church.

Mobility

Mobility
The event is fully accessible for wheelchairs. An accessible toilet is available at the
church. Please notify the parade organisers if you have any specific requirements.

Traffic Restrictions

High Street and Church Road will be closed to traffic for the duration of the event. The road closure barriers will be stewarded by BP Guild.

Marshalling and Stewarding

We are grateful to the B-P Guild for providing marshalling and stewarding on the day.

Dress

As per usual, full uniform with smart/school trousers/skirt/shorts, and shoes (no trainers, jeans, tracksuit bottoms, leggings) etc. Dress for the weather ensuring uniform is outermost. In the event of rain, umbrellas are not to be used during the parade.

Photography

Be aware this event will attract professional and press photography and filming; names of individuals will not be used.

Parents and Spectators

Parents and visitors are very welcome to attend and watch the parade, and service in church (subject to space). The service will last approximately 45 minutes and Ledbury has lots of cafes!

Retiring Collection

There will be a retiring collection in the Church which members of the parade may leave donations in. All donations will be for Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Departure Information

Parents are to collect children from outside St Michael’s Church once the parade has been dismissed by the Parade Marshall.
Leaders from each group are responsible for ensuring that members from their group are safely collected.

Details

Date:
21 April
Time:
13:30 – 17:00

St Katherine’s Car Park

Bye Street
Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1EA United Kingdom
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