Thursday, 16 April 2009

Official Opening of Quay Flood Defences Announced

Lancaster's Flood defence wall and new quayside pathway on St Georges Quay will be opened by the Mayor of Lancaster on Thursday April 23rd at 2.00pm. Everyone is welcome. (Meet at the Millennium Bridge end of the Quay at 1.45.)

This is part of wider St Georges Day celebrations taking place on the Quay on the day and over the weekend. In the evening on 23rd April there will be a talk in the Maritime museum by Dr Sam Riches entitled "An English Saint for English People? The reinvention of St George."

At the weekend there will be Family Craft workshops in the Maritime Museum on Sunday afternoon 26th April 11.00am -1.00pm & 2.00-4.00pm. And in the evening on the Sunday there is Live folk music in the Quayside pubs.

• See: for a local schools project on St George

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