St Davids Day

WalesIt’s St. David’s day today! Celebrate St David’s Day – the national day of Wales – in London in 2013.

Wear a daffodil or a leek to show your appreciation of all things Welsh!

St David is the patron saint of Wales and on 1 March London devotes itself to a host of Welsh festivities.

The History of St David and Wales

  • St David, or Dewi Sant, was a monk born in the fifth century who wandered around Wales, spreading knowledge and doing holy deeds.
  • According to legend, St David died on 1 March and it has been a significant day of Welsh national pride ever since. People often wear a daffodil or leek to mark St David’s day, as both are traditional symbols of Wales.