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St Patricks Day London Parade

St Patrick's Day 2011 in London

13th - 20th March 2011
Trafalgar Square and various streets in Central London
Telephone: 020 7983 4000

Celebrate St Patrick's Day 2011 in London by joining in the St Patrick's Day parade, the largest London festival event in Britain! The 'Paddys' day parade begins at 12 noon and will follow the route from Park Lane to Hyde Park Corner, down Piccadilly onto Regent Street by Trafalgar Square and dispersing into Whitehall Place.

The streets of London on St Patricks Day '11 will be transformed into a merry crowd including a full parade of floats, marching bands, stilt walkers, costume characters, street theatre and dancers. As the St Patrick's Day Parade makes its way through central London, people can enjoy superb performances and live music along the route.

Finally, the London parade will join the St Patrick's Day festival, which will be celebrated in Leicester Square, Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square from 12 noon to 6 pm. Trafalgar Square will be a base for both time-honoured and contemporary Irish entertainment; with crafts, dance and music creating a vibrant atmosphere. The greatest Irish travel exhibition in Britain will be on show, tempting you to travel to the Emerald Isle.

In Covent Garden, be sure to indulge on Irish treats at the Irish specialty food market, open over St Patricks Day weekend. Plenty of delicious food and drink will be on sale, giving Londoners a taste of Irish traditions and reminding expats what they're missing in Ireland. In Leicester Square, this will be your chance to learn the Irish dance Ceili. The St Patrick's Day parade and festival in London make an excellent day out for families and are a great chance for all Londoners, Irish and non-Irish alike, to celebrate. It assures to be a fun filled day with various activities from parade, food market, music and dance for the whole family and all types of friend.

For more information on St Patrick's Day 2011 in London, please phone 020 7983 4000.

Visiting St Patrick's Day Festival in London:

Cost: Free

Age Restrictions: N/A

Nearest Underground Stations:
Various

For more information please visit: www.london.gov.uk/stpatricksday/

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