Calendar

Sep
25
Fri
2020
Monmouthshire – St. Cadoc’s Day (County Day)
Sep 25 all-day

 

 

Sep
29
Tue
2020
Westmorland – 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 – Lincolnshire Uprising (County Day)
Oct 1 all-day

 

 

Oct
22
Thu
2020
British Virgin Islands – St. Ursula’s Day
Oct 22 all-day
Oct
24
Sat
2020
UN – United Nations Day
Oct 24 all-day
Oct
25
Sun
2020
Northamptonshire – St Crispin’s Day (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”

Oct
26
Mon
2020
Essex – St. Cedd’s Day (County Day)
Oct 26 all-day

 

 

Nov
27
Fri
2020
Lancashire – Anniversary of the First Lancastrian Parliamentarians (County Day)
Nov 27 all-day
Nov
28
Sat
2020
Bedfordshire – Birth of John Bunyan (County Day)
Nov 28 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 Bedfordshire flag can be flown. These include:

19th January – Earldom of Bedford recreated who would go on to be the Dukes of Bedford, 1550.
12th April – Bedfordshire County Council was officially granted a coat of arms, 1951.
20th June – Great siege of Bedford Castle begins, 1224.
13th August – Battle of Blenheim (1704) – regimental anniversary of the Bedfordshire Regiment.
2nd September – Birthday of prison reformer, John Howard, 1726.
14th October – The first flight of R101 airship from Cardington hangers, 1929
6th November – The 1st and 2nd battalions met outside of Ypres, 1914.
15th November – Bedfordshire got its own high sheriff, 1575.
25th November – St. Catherine’s Day, patron saint of spinners, weavers & lace makers.
15th December – Birthday of athlete, Harold Abrahams, 1899.

Caernarfonshire – Death of Owain Gwynedd (County Day)
Nov 28 all-day