Calendar

Mar
17
Tue
2020
Northern Ireland: St Patrick’s Day
Mar 17 all-day

St Patrick’s Day is listed as a flag flying day (for Northern Ireland only) by UK government guidance.

The Union Flag is specified.

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

There is no official, current pan-Ireland or Northern Ireland flag that may be used to mark St Patrick’s Day.

St Patrick’s Saltire is one of several possible alternatives.

Apr
23
Thu
2020
England: St George’s Day
Apr 23 all-day

 

St George’s Day is England’s national day –  St George was named as England’s principal patron saint in 1416.

St George’s Day is listed as a flag flying day (for England only) by UK government guidance.

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

The Union Flag is specified.

May
9
Sat
2020
Guernsey: Liberation Day
May 9 all-day

Guernsey celebrates Liberation Day (Lé Jour dé la Libératiaon in Guernsey French) annually on 9 May.

The date commemorates the island’s liberation in 1945 from German occupation during the Second World War.

May
10
Sun
2020
Sark: Liberation Day
May 10 all-day

Sark celebrates Liberation Day annually on 10 May.

The date commemorates the island’s liberation in 1945 from German occupation during the Second World War.

May
30
Sat
2020
Anguilla Day
May 30 all-day

Anguilla Day takes place annually on 30 May.

On 30 May 1967 the Anguillans began a revolution that led to independence from the union of St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla.

Jun
14
Sun
2020
Falkland Islands: Liberation Day
Jun 14 all-day

The Falkland Islands celebrate Liberation Day annually on 14 June.

The date commemorates the liberation of the islands from Argentine military occupation in 1982.

Jul
1
Wed
2020
British Virgin Islands: Virgin Islands Day
Jul 1 all-day

The British Virgin Islands celebrate Virgin Islands Day (formerly Territory Day) annually on 1 July.

This is the date in 1956 when the islands became a separate British Overseas Territory.

The Government of the Virgin Islands changed the name to Virgin Islands Day with effect from 1 July 2021.

https://www.bvi.gov.vg/media-centre/history-culture-and-fishing-mark-virgin-islands-day

Jul
5
Sun
2020
Isle of Man: Tynwald Day
Jul 5 all-day

The Isle of Man celebrates Tynwald Day (Manx: Laa Tinvaal) annually on 5 July, unless this date falls on a Saturday or Sunday.

In this case Tynwald Day takes place on the following Monday.

http://www.tynwald.org.im/tynwald-day

Aug
30
Sun
2020
Turks and Caicos Islands: Constitution Day
Aug 30 all-day

Turks and Caicos celebrate Constitution Day annually on 30 August.

The date honours the first constitution of the islands, adopted on 30 August 1976.

Sep
10
Thu
2020
Gibraltar: National Day
Sep 10 all-day

Gibraltar celebrates its National Day – first held in 1992 – annually on 10 September.

The date marks Gibraltar’s first sovereignty referendum (1967), when voters chose to stay under UK sovereignty rather than transfer to Spanish sovereignty.