Tea dance celebrations for St George’s Day in Stratford

A tea dance on St George's Day at Stratford Old Town Hall.

A tea dance on St George's Day at Stratford Old Town Hall. - Credit: Archant

Older residents donned red and white to turn a patriotic pirouette at the town hall for St George’s Day yesterday.

A tea dance on St George's Day at Stratford Old Town Hall.

A tea dance on St George's Day at Stratford Old Town Hall. - Credit: Archant

A traditional tea dance was held at Stratford Town Hall on Broadway in honour of the patron saint of England who, according to legend, slayed a dragon with his mighty sword.

Newham Council are hosting a series of tea dances and the next one will take place on Sunday May 19 at the same venue.

Entry is £3 per person including a free raffle and light refreshments.

For more information, call 0203 373 2879 or visit www.newham.gov.uk/Events/NewhamTeaDances.htm.