8 things you need to know about Saint George’s Day

Saint George's Day is celebrated on April 23.
Saint George's Day is celebrated on April 23.

It’s Saint George’s Day on April 23 - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint. Or the day we moan about how we ought to celebrate him, whilst not doing anything to actually celebrate him ourselves.

Both are fine options. Here is your guide to George, his life, his legend, and why he is our patron saint.