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St George's Day celebrations in Gravesend will feature more than 1,000 schoolchildren

PUBLISHED: 12:25 09 April 2014 | UPDATED: 12:25 09 April 2014

A St George's Day parade will be attended by more than 1,000 schoolchildren in the borough, making it one of the biggest celebrations in the country.

The parade, starting at 10.30am at Towncentric, through the town will feature schools, bands and musical groups.

Schools have been working to prepare visual arts and craft displays for the April 23 event, including a model of St George.

Gurvinder Sandher, the director of Kent Equality Cohesion Council (KECC), said: “I am very passionate about St George’s Day as I believe it is an important way of bringing communities together.”

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