St David's Day in London

Overview

Dydd gwyl dewi hapus! Celebrate St David's Day – the national day of Wales – in London in 2014.

St David is the patron saint of Wales and on 1 March London devotes itself to a host of Welsh festivities. Look out for choral celebrations, Welsh food festivals and special Welsh menus in London restaurants and bars

St David, or Dewi Sant, was a monk born in the fifth century who wandered around Wales, spreading knowledge and doing holy deeds.

According to legend, St David died on 1 March and it has been 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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