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Residents enjoy festive St George's Day celebrations at Romford Market

PUBLISHED: 12:00 25 April 2019 | UPDATED: 12:33 25 April 2019

Romford Market hosting a day of entertainment to mark St George's Day. Dylan Thaike aged 5 and Natalie Lyons in the drawing tent.

Romford Market hosting a day of entertainment to mark St George's Day. Dylan Thaike aged 5 and Natalie Lyons in the drawing tent.

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A princess and a dragon roamed Romford Market for this year's festive St George's Day celebrations.

Residents flocked to Romford Market on Wednesday, April 24 for St George's Day.

The market was decorated in patriotic red and white bunting as visitors celebrated the day of England's patron saint in the historic market.

Romford Market hosting a day of entertainment to mark St George's Day. Punch and Judy entertaining.Romford Market hosting a day of entertainment to mark St George's Day. Punch and Judy entertaining.

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Speaking about the celebrations, leader of Havering Council, councillor Damian White said: “Romford Market is at the heart of our borough's history and this month there will two great opportunities to be part of that history and tradition.

Romford Market hosting a day of entertainment to mark St George's Day.Romford Market hosting a day of entertainment to mark St George's Day.

“Easter and the St George's Day celebrations are two of the busiest days on the market.”

The festivities included lively performances from the Medieval Musicians and a traditional East End knees-up with Cockney entertainer Harmonica Lewinsky.

Families and children were also able to enjoy a traditional Punch and Judy puppet show, a caricaturist, a craft tent and a huge animated dragon.

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