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Huge line-up of fun and attractions for St George's Festival 2024

Street performers, live entertainment, stalls, amusements, crafts, street food and fun will fill March town on Sunday, April 21, for the 2024 St George's Festival.

St George's Festival logo

The action takes place 10am to 4pm in and around March Library, in City Road, West End Park and City Road Car Park.

A parade filled with elaborate carnival costumes will set off from West End Park band stand at 11.30am.

A free shuttle bus is available between March train station on the day and there's free park and ride too.

The festival will include street performers, live music, amusements, historical re-enactments, fun games, 100 plus stalls, falconry, crafts activities and much more.

Bands, school and community choirs and theatre performers will entertain throughout the day from the main stage, in front of the library, and West End Park band stand.

Download a programme:  View the event programme (PDF) [1MB]

Travel information

Visitors are encouraged to travel by public transport, foot or cycle where possible. 

A free shuttle bus is operating between March train station and Mill View (the back of Broad Street's Boots), 9.30am to 4.30pm.  March has good rail links with Peterborough, Ely and Cambridge. 

There will also be a free park and ride service from Fenland District Council offices, at Fenland Hall, County Road and Mill View (the back of Broad Street's Boots) 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Limited free parking is available in Darthill Road car park and at March Community Centre, Station Road.

City Road car and lorry parks, Market Place and the Leisure Centre and Library car parks will be closed for the event from 6pm on Saturday, April 20, until, up to 7.30pm, Sunday. The Brewin Chase will be closed 5am to 7.30pm on Sunday, April 21. Broad Street will remain open throughout.

If you arrive by bike, please note cycling is not permitted in the event area.  

The fun continues

A hunt for dragon pictures around town shops remains open until Tuesday, April 30. Entry forms are printed in Discovering Magazines, which are delivered through doors and available for collection from March library, subject to availability.

The St George's Festival has once again been organised by a partnership including March Events Committee, MarketPlace - Creative People & Places, March Library, The Library Presents, 20Twenty Productions, Cambridgeshire Skills and Fenland District Council.

St George's Festival poster 2024

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April 2024

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