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1 March

image: Wales in redSt David's Day is celebrated in Wales on 1 March, in honour of St David (Dewi Sant), the patron saint of Wales.

Who was St David?

St David (Dewi Sant was a Celtic monk, abbot and bishop, who lived in the sixth century. He spread the word of Christianity across Wales.

The most famous story about Saint David tells how he was preaching to a huge crowd and the ground is said to have risen up, so that he was standing on a hill and everyone had a better chance of hearing him.

What does the flag of St David look like?

St David's
This is the flag of St David. It is not the flag of Wales

What is the national emblems of Wales?

The national emblems of Wales are daffodils and leeks.

St David's Day is commemorated by the wearing of daffodils or leeks. Both plants are traditionally regarded as national emblems.

 

daffodilleeks

Activity

The Welsh flag has a read dragon on it. Write a magical story about a dragon.

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