St John's Day celebreations in England

England, 24. June 2020

The iconic Lincoln Cathedral

All pictures by St John Ambulance England and the Islands

In a tribute to the lifesaving work of St John, numerous buildings across England lit up in green for St John’s Day. The Order of St John has celebrated the Feast of the Nativity of St John the Baptist either on, or on the weekend nearest to, 24 June. Take a look at the famous landmark buildings in the gallery.



The Library of Birmingham went green “in recognition of St John’s fantastic work, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic”.

The people of the city of Basildon transformed their actual town sign green in a tribute to St John.

The Lichfield Cathedral.

St John people in front of Southampton’s Guildhall.

The Hertford Castle.

St Patrick’s in Yorkshire.

Buildings in Wolverhampton glowed green “for the incredible people of St John”.

St John’s Gate, the headquarters of St John, looking majestic and atmospheric.