As the country remains in lockdown due to the ongoing battle with coronavirus – this year’s St George’s Day celebrations were not as grand as in years past. The celebration of our country’s Patron Saint was on Thursday (April 23) and many people had small celebrations in their own homes or gardens.
As the country remains in lockdown due to the ongoing battle with coronavirus – this year’s St George’s Day celebrations were not as grand as in years past.
The celebration of our country’s Patron Saint was on Thursday (April 23) and many people had small celebrations in their own homes or gardens.
Here are some pictures of Donna Tatton and Joe Emery, who run The Baker’s Arms in Cheadle’s High Street, who went as far as to dress up for their private beer garden celebration.
Donna said of the current surreal situation: “I am missing the banter and missing the characters.
“I look forward to seeing them all again.
“We are baking like mad, not just for us but for some special locals who much deserve it.
“We are also ensuring that the pub is ready to re-open in true Bakers Arms style.”
Meanwhile, The Baker’s Arms is one of many public houses which has signed up for a special scheme to save pub life.
Donna said: “We have signed up for the Budweiser ‘Save Pub Life Scheme’ where locals/customers buy a voucher to spend in the pub when we are open. Budweiser then match that amount to us.
“We are also offering an additional 20 per cent off drinks when customers use their voucher to purchase their drinks.”
Donna added: “We would like to encourage everyone, once this is all over, to shop local to help keep the high street alive.
“Also we Team Bakers would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all the NHS and other key worker staff. Until we meet again.”
To find out more about the Save Pub Life Scheme scheme find ‘The Bakers Arms’ on Facebook.
Have you been celebrating any national days from within your own home and/or garden? Email your pictures to email@example.com.
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