St Patrick’s Day is a day of celebration for many. Dancing, singing and drinking lots of Guinness are enjoyed by all. But if large noisy gatherings are not your scene, you may want to stay at home.
There are many parades planned up and down the country involving lots of planning and organisation. St Patrick’s Day is a day of celebration for many. Dancing, singing and drinking lots of Guinness are enjoyed by all. But if large noisy gatherings are not your scene you may want to stay at home. Some parades will require road closures for several hours causing traffic to be diverted, so if you’re heading out, be sure to check what is going on in your area. If you are planning on going along and are taking young children, make sure you position yourselves near the exit so you can leave quickly if needed and won’t risk losing each other in the crowds.
London is planning a free parade to celebrate St Patrick’s Day on Sunday March 15th – https://www.london.gov.uk/events/2020-03-15/london-st-patricks-festival-2020.
While parades and organised events will have security, there will inevitably be some alcohol fuelled incidents which could potentially get out of hand. The best advice is to stay in a group, drink sensibility and keep an eye on your belongings at all times. If you like to fully embrace St Patrick’s Day you will already be planning your outfit. If you are planning on travelling by public transport remember to check the time of the last train home.
Making a fool of yourself
If you like to fully embrace St Patrick’s Day, you will already be planning your outfit. Wearing a green leprechaun outfit amongst friends can be funny, but if you are travelling alone, you might feel a little bit embarrassed on the way!
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If you are planning on travelling by public transport, remember to check the time of the last train home. If you have had a pint of Guinness or two, be sure not to, fall asleep and miss your stop.
If you’re not Irish, there is no problem celebrating St Patrick’s Day, but don’t try and pretend you have some long lost Irish relatives. There will always be someone who questions you and reveals your mistruths!
Don’t skip work
St Patrick’s Day is on Tuesday March 17th, which means most people will be expected in work the following day. Don’t risk losing your job by partying too hard and remember to set your alarm!