Calendar

Apr
28
Fri
2023
International Workers’ Memorial Day
Apr 28 all-day

International Workers’ Memorial Day is a day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured, or made unwell by their work.

It is an official flag flying day only in Scotland, not in the rest of the UK.

The saltire(s) should be hoisted right up and then lowered to half-mast for the day.

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

May
9
Tue
2023
Europe Day (European Union)
May 9 all-day

Europe Day is celebrated annually on 5 May and 9 May.

The European Union designates 9 May, the anniversary of the Schuman Declaration (1950).

https://european-union.europa.eu/principles-countries-history/symbols/europe-day_en

The Council of Europe designates 5 May, the anniversary of the Council’s founding.

https://www.coe.int/en/web/portal/5-may-europe-day

Europe Day is listed on 9 May as a flag flying day by Scottish government guidance.

The European Flag is specified.

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

Neither date is listed as a flag flying day by UK government guidance, although the UK remains a member of the Council of Europe.

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

May
17
Wed
2023
International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia
May 17 all-day

The International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia is an official flag flying day only in Scotland, not in the rest of the UK.

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

Jun
1
Thu
2023
Pembrokeshire Day
Jun 1 all-day

Jun
18
Sun
2023
Autistic Pride Day
Jun 18 all-day

Autistic Pride Day is an official flag flying day only in Scotland, not in the rest of the UK.

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

Jun
21
Wed
2023
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

Jun
24
Sat
2023
Scotland: Pride Edinburgh
Jun 24 all-day

Pride Edinburgh is an official flag flying day only in Scotland, not in the rest of the UK.

Its date is advised each year.

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

Jul
15
Sat
2023
Scotland: Glasgow Pride
Jul 15 all-day

Glasgow Pride is an official flag flying day only in Scotland, not in the rest of the UK.

Its date is advised each year.

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

Aug
15
Tue
2023
Scotland: Birthday of the Princess Royal
Aug 15 all-day

The birthday of the Princess Royal is an official flag flying day only in Scotland, not in the rest of the UK.

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

Sep
25
Mon
2023
Monmouthshire Day: Feast of St Cadoc
Sep 25 all-day

Montmouthshire Day takes place each year on 25 September, the feast of Saint Cadoc or Cadog (born c. 497).

Cadoc was the founder of the monastery of Llancarfan, and a pioneer of Celtic Christianity in Wales.