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Suffolk – Midsummer (County Day)

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Flag Institute 2017 President’s Dinner

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Flag Institute 2017 Winter Meeting + AGM

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Buckinghamshire – Inaugural Paralympic Games (County Day)

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Scotland – St Andrew’s Day (National Day)

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Rutland – Great Assault of Gibraltar (County Day)

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Kent – St Augustine’s Day (County Day)

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Staffordshire – Anniversary of Wedgwood Pottery (County Day)

The date commemorates the founding of Josiah Wedgwood and Sons which took place in 1759. This was chosen as part of a public vote, the other candidates remain other significant dates for flying the county flag:

July 5 – the anniversary of the discovery of the Staffordshire Hoard, which was uncovered in 2009;

September 6 – on that day in 1651 King Charles II hid in an oak tree in South Staffordshire;

September 18 – this was the birth date of Doctor Samuel Johnson who was born on this date in Lichfield in 1709;

September 27 – renowned engineer James Brindley, who lived in Leek, passed away on this date in 1772

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Anglia – St Felix’s Day (Provincial Day)

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Northumberland – King Oswald’s Day (County Day)

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