This weekend, the return of London's St George's Day festival will be hosted in Trafalgar Square.

Set to celebrate "everything brilliant about England and being English" the parade is now in its 17th year hosted by the Mayor of London.

With host singer-songwriter Harleymoon Kemp getting celebrations going, the event will have a main stage, food and activities.

If you were planning on heading down to enjoy the celebrations, here is everything you need to know from route, tickets and timings. 

When is the St George's Day Parade in Trafalgar Square? 

The event is taking place on Sunday, April 21 and will see events kick off from 12pm lasting until 6pm. 

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Is the St George's Day Parade in Trafalgar Square free? 

The St George's Day Parade is completely free to enter but there are charges for food and drinks.

What is the lineup for St George's Day Parade in Trafalgar Square?

Hosted by Harleymoon Kemp, the St George's Day Parade will have several acts on the main stage, you can see the full lineup below.

  • 12:05pm - The Kurfew  
  • 12:40pm - Natalie Shay   
  • 1:05pm - Twist and Pulse   
  • 1:25pm - West End Kids  
  • 2:00pm - Speeches  
  • 2:15pm - Folk Dance Remixed - Maypole Fever  
  • 2:45pm - Harleymoon Kemp  
  • 2:55pm - Nick Howe and the Stringbeats Trio   
  • 3:25pm - The Snottledogs   
  • 3:50pm - Folk Dance Remixed - Ceilidh Jam  
  • 4:30pm - Tom Carradine (Cockney sing-along)  
  • 5:00pm - Harleymoon Kemp  
  • 5:10pm - She's Got Brass  

What activities are on at the St George's Day parade in Trafalgar Square?

Along with main stage fun, there will also be activities all across Trafalgar Square including:

  • Family zone hosted by Tootles & Nibs 
  • Welly Wanging
  • Pancake Toss Racing
  • Competitive Jigsaw Puzzling
  • Human Crufts
  • Bubble Olympics
  • St George & Dragon Selfie Station
  • Morris Dancing
  • Sea Shanty sing-a-long performances
  • Emily's Face Painting
  • St George and the Dragon walkabout
  • Giant Deckchair
  • Carousel
  • Pearly Kings and Queens

What food will there be at the St George's Day parade in London?

You can take in the celebrations while tucking into a tasty meal with food stalls from all points of the globe in the Square.

The full list of food stalls is:

  • Berlin Doner Kebab
  • Churros
  • Koreanese Corn Dog
  • Elvaquero  
  • Fish & Chips – London Catering Services
  • Greeko Grill
  • Sausages and Hog Roast
  • Sheesh & Babs
  • Thainese Street Food
  • Whippy Ices 

What is the bag policy for the St George's Day parade in London?

As the event is expected to be busy, organisers say to expect queues as there will be bag searches when entering the Square.

They are also encouraged not to bring large bags into the event to avoid delays.