Calendar

May
11
Fri
2018
Somerset Day: King Alfred Gathers the People
May 11 all-day

Somerset Day was selected by public vote from a shortlist that includes: 19 May – Feast of St Dunstan; 6 July – Battle of Sedgemoor.

May
16
Wed
2018
Middlesex Day: Battle of Albuera, 1811
May 16 all-day

The battle of Albuera (1811) took place during the Peninsular War, when Anglo-Portuguese forces defeated the French.

The 57th (West Middlesex) Foot suffered very heavy casualties during the battle and later celebrated the anniversary as a regimental day.

May
25
Fri
2018
Wessex Day: Feast of St Aldhelm
May 25 all-day

St Aldhelm (639–709) was Abbot of Malmesbury and Bishop of Sherborne.

May
26
Sat
2018
Kent Day: Feast of St Augustine
May 26 all-day

St Augustine of Canterbury (d.604) became the first Archbishop of Canterbury in 597.

The Church of England considers him to be one of its founding fathers.

Jun
1
Fri
2018
Dorset Day: Feast of St Wite
Jun 1 all-day

St Wite (or St Candida) is known only from a shrine in the parish church of Whitchurch Canonicorum.

Pembrokeshire Day
Jun 1 all-day

Jun
4
Mon
2018
Devon Day: Feast of St Petroc
Jun 4 all-day

St Petroc (c.468–c.564) ministered throughout southwest England.

Jun
5
Tue
2018
Wiltshire Day
Jun 5 all-day

Wiltshire Day takes place annually on 5 June.

It commemorates the first raising of the Wiltshire Flag at County Hall, Trowbridge (2007).

Jun
16
Sat
2018
Sussex Day: Feast of St Richard
Jun 16 all-day

Sussex Day takes place annually on 16 June, the feast of St Richard of Chichester (1197–1253), the patron saint of Sussex.

Also known as Richard de Wych, the saint was bishop of Chichester.

Jun
21
Thu
2018
Scotland: Birthday of the Duke of Rothesay
Jun 21 all-day

The birthday of the Duke of Rothesay (Prince of Wales) is listed as a flag flying day by Scottish government guidance.

The Scottish Saltire is specified.

https://www.gov.scot/publications/flag-flying-on-government-buildings/

The Birthday of the Prince of Wales is also listed as a flag flying day by UK government guidance.

The Union Flag is specified.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/designated-days-for-union-flag-flying