Calendar

Nov
30
Mon
2026
Scotland: St Andrew’s Day
Nov 30 all-day

St Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s national day.

St Andrew’s Day 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/

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

The Union Flag is specified.

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

Dec
1
Tue
2026
World AIDS Day
Dec 1 all-day

World AIDS Day takes place annually on 1 December. It is an international day first held in 1988 and dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic and mourning those who have died of the disease.

World AIDS Day is an official flag flying day in Scotland but not in the rest of the UK.

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

Feb
1
Mon
2027
LGBT+ History Month
Feb 1 all-day

The start of LGBT+ History Month 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/

Feb
23
Tue
2027
Shropshire Day: Feast of St Milburga
Feb 23 all-day

Shropshire Day takes place annually on 23 February, the feast of St Milburga.

Milburga (d.715) was a Mercian princess and the abbess of Wenlock Priory.

In the eleventh century, her reputation as a miracle worker turned Much Wenlock into a place of pilgrimage.

Visitors flocked to St Milburga’s Well seeking cures for their ailments.

Mar
30
Tue
2027
Cheshire Day: Confirmation of Charter of Liberties, 1300
Mar 30 all-day

The first Cheshire Day took place in 2021.

It commemorates the date when King Edward I, who was also Earl of Chester, reconfirmed a charter of liberties for the county.

Apr
9
Fri
2027
UK: Wedding Day of HM The King
Apr 9 all-day

The Wedding Day of HM The King is 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

Apr
28
Wed
2027
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
5
Wed
2027
Europe Day (Council of Europe)
May 5 all-day

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

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

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

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

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/

May
6
Thu
2027
UK: Coronation of HM The King
May 6 all-day

The Coronation Day of HM The King is 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

The Coronation Day of HM The King is also 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/

May
9
Sun
2027
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