Calendar

Aug
22
Sat
2020
North Riding Day (Yorkshire): Battle of the Standard (Regional Day)
Aug 22 all-day

 

 

Aug
24
Mon
2020
East Riding Day (Yorkshire): Birth of William Wilberforce (Regional Day)
Aug 24 all-day

 

 

Aug
31
Mon
2020
Northumbria Day: Feast of St Aidan (Provincial Day)
Aug 31 all-day

 

 

Sep
13
Sun
2020
Rutland Day: Great Siege of Gibraltar (County Day)
Sep 13 all-day
Sep
22
Tue
2020
Derbyshire Flag Day (County Day)
Sep 22 all-day

 

 

Sep
24
Thu
2020
Cumberland Day: Baptism of John Peel (County Day)
Sep 24 all-day

 

 

Sep
25
Fri
2020
Monmouthshire Day: Feast of St Cadoc (County Day)
Sep 25 all-day

 

 

Sep
29
Tue
2020
Westmorland Day : Earldom of Westmorland Created (County Day)
Sep 29 all-day

The county day was chosen as part of a vote. The other options in the vote can be considered to be other particularly appropriate dates on which the Westmorland flag can be flown. These include:

30th January – Birth of Lady Anne Clifford
30th July – Death of Thomas de Strickland
1st October – Battle of Tinghai
21st October – Death of Earl Ralph Neville
18th December – Battle of Clifton – Contender for the last battle on English soil

 

 

Oct
1
Thu
2020
Lincolnshire Day: Lincolnshire Rising (County Day)
Oct 1 all-day

 

 

Oct
25
Sun
2020
Northamptonshire: Feast of St Crispin (County Day)
Oct 25 all-day

The county day was chosen as part of the vote that also selected the county flag. The other options in the vote can be considered to be other particularly appropriate dates on which the Northamptonshire flag can be flown. These include:

5th January – Death of Philippa of England – Born in the historic county of Northamptonshire, she became Queen, and even Regent, of Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

26th February – Radar first demonstrated – In Upper Stowe.

31st May – Death of Waltheof – 1st Earl of the county and last of the Anglo-Saxon earls.

28th July – Battle of Talavera – Battle honour and anniversary of the Northamptonshire Regiment, who became nicknamed “The Heroes of Talavera”