St David's Day in London

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Look out for choral celebrations, Welsh food festivals and special Welsh restaurant menus to mark St David’s Day in London - Dydd gwyl dewi hapus!

St David is the patron saint of Wales and on 1 March, London hosts special Welsh festivities to celebrate Wales’ national day.

According to legend, St David, or Dewi Sant, was a sixth-century bishop who spread his teachings and performed miracles around Wales. St David is said to have died on 1 March, which has become a significant day of Welsh national pride ever since. People often wear a daffodil or leek to mark St David's Day, as both are traditional symbols of Wales.

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