Scouts from Wycombe marked St. George’s Day with a parade through High Wycombe town centre on the afternoon of Sunday 26th April 2015.
There was no rain and a good turnout, the parade began around 2.00pm and made its was down the High Street and past the Little Market House where Town Dignitaries and the District Team were waiting. The parade ended at the Parish Church.
Every year the Scouts parade through the town on the Sunday closest to St George’s Day, which falls on April 23rd.
St. George is the patron saint of the Scouting movement. Saint George was chosen to be the Patron Saint of The Scout Association by Baden-Powell as he felt that the Saint George of legend set a good example of faith, courage and perseverance for future generations.
The parade forming up, a good turnout with many scouts present (pictured above).
The Explorer Scouts Colour Party waiting for the off (pictured above).
The parade passes Town Dignitaries and the District Team who were waiting outside the Little Market House in the High Street (pictured above).
Further information on the Scouts in High Wycombe and today’s parade can be found on the High Wycombe Scouts Twitter page.