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St. George’s Day & The Victor Kneale Trophy

Posted on February 10th, 2017 by admin

Details for the Parade and Service are being finalised and should be out by the end of February.

The Parade and Service for 2017 will be held on Sunday 23 April 2017 (which is the last Sunday of the Easter School Holidays). We are Parading from Victoria Road School, Castletown (leaving at 2:30 pm) to King William’s College. The Service is due to start at about 3:00 pm and Parent Pick Up will be approximately 4:00 pm.

These details are just for your information – full confirmation of timings will be issued in due course.

The Victor Kneale Trophy

The Victor Kneale Trophy is for an annual Arts and Crafts Competition open to all Scouting Sections on the Isle of Man. This year’s competition will be judged on Sunday 23 April 2017, which is the day of the Island St. George’s Day Parade. All entries will help form part of the Parade. The Competition this year is to design a Flag or Banner.

Download complete information here Victor Kneale Competition 2017


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Photos from St. George’s Day in Peel 2016

Posted on April 20th, 2016 by admin

About 400 members were in Peel Sunday for the Island’s St. George’s Day celebration. It was a beautiful, sunny day. As the Island Chaplin, Ian Faulds, joked during the service, “The sun always shines  in Peel.”

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Chief Commissioner’s Blog | Spoilt for choice

Posted on April 24th, 2015 by admin

In Wayne Bulpitt’s latest blog, on the website, he talks about his visit to the Isle of Man for St. George’s Day.

The island had ensured that their St George’s Day was something young people wanted to be involved in and the number of young people involved was fantastic.

Read the UKCC’s (his abbreviation) full blog on the at the link below.

Source: The Scout Association

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Photos from St. George’s Day – 2015

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by admin

St. Georges Day 2015 took place in Port Erin on a almost perfect day.


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St George’s Day Awards – 2015

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by admin

The UK Chief Commissioner Wayne Bulpitt awarded St George’s Day Awards to six desearving Scouters.

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St. George’s Day -The Chief Commissioner’s Visit – Day 2

Posted on April 22nd, 2015 by admin

The weather in Port Erin was almost perfect for the St. George’s Day parade & service. Everyone agrees that this year saw a great turnout with over 500 Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Leaders (past and present) there.

Wayne’s day started in Ballasalla with 1st Mallew as they took the steam train n to Port Erin. MTTV interview both the Chief Commissioner and the Island Commission of The Girl Guides, who were also represented.

A highlight of the service was the awarding of St. George’s Day awards. Wayne presented the Silver Acorn or Silver Wolf to six well deserving island Scouters. For photos of the presentations check

the special gallery.

Congratulations to 1st Rushen, who were the recipient of this yea’s Victor Kneal trophy for their navel entry.

To see all the photos from Wayne Bulpitt’s visit and from St. George’s Day go to the event’s gallery.

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