Saint George’s Day

St George’s Day is Catalonia’s patron saint’s day, and you probably know it all about our tradition. But did you know St George is England’s patron saint too? And a truly pan-European saint as well, with many traditions and celebrations associated with his martyrdom and legendary dragon-slaying taking place across the continent. How much do you know about Saint George and St George’s Day traditions around Europe? Find out with our quiz.

Saint George’s Day Quiz

Book of the Hours, c 1380 (Photo source:

And now, taking advantage of this lockdown situation, why don’t we try some classic English cooking for Saint George’s day? Watch the video How to Make a Cottage Pie (with a Caribbean twist) Then check your  listening comprehension with the following quiz.

How to Make a Cottage Pie (Video/Quiz)