George and the Dragon 2000
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April 23rd 2000, St, George's Day and Hastings was visited by a dragon. In the shadow of Hastings' ancient Castle the drama played itself out.... 


"King " Godfrey, Hastings' Mayor Godfrey Daniel and "The Fayre Damsel", Hastings Old Town Carnival Queen, Leah Newman


The Court, from the left, Rosemary Foster, Michael Foster, MP for Hastings & Rye, "King" Godfrey, and the fayre Damsel

             

The Dragon's fan club were there too!
    
And of course the score was St.George 1, Dragon 0, with the dragon being burned in a boat on the foreshore that evening. Hastings Borough Bonfire Society couldn't wait until Hastings Day

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