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Rochdale celebrates St George's Day
- 23 April 2015
The flag was raised at Rochdale Town Hall during a during an event hosted by the Mayor Councillor Carol Wardle. There was a musical performance from the award winning Wardle Academy Youth Band and a poetry reading by Robin Parker from the Multi Faith Partnership.
A crowd of over 100 attended the ceremony which concluded with the flag raising and the national anthem from the band, recently crowned National Youth Champions of Great Britain. The event was followed by drinks and scones in the town hall.
Throughout the day there was face painting and other St Georges themed family activities around the town centre.
The Mayor Councillor Carol Wardle said: "We had a fantastic turnout and the weather was absolutely perfect. St George's Day is always great fun and I know there have been celebrations across the borough. I'd like to thank everyone who joined us on this special day."
Issued by Rochdale Borough Council 23/04/15.