Calendar

Nov
10
Sun
2019
UK: Remembrance Sunday
Nov 10 all-day
Nov
14
Thu
2019
UK: Birthday of the Prince of Wales, Duke of Rothesay
Nov 14 all-day
Nov
20
Wed
2019
UK: Wedding Day of HM The Queen
Nov 20 all-day
Nov
27
Wed
2019
Lancashire Day: Anniversary of First Lancastrian Representation in Parliament (County Day)
Nov 27 all-day
Nov
28
Thu
2019
Bedfordshire Day: Birth of John Bunyan (County Day)
Nov 28 all-day

The Bedfordshire County Day was chosen by popular vote.

The other nominations also offer particularly appropriate dates for flying the Bedfordshire flag.

They include:

19 January – Earldom (later Dukedom) of Bedford recreated, 1550
12 April – Bedfordshire County Council officially granted coat-of-arms, 1951
20 June – Siege of Bedford Castle begins, 1224
13 August – Blenheim Day: the Bedfordshire Regiment and its successors celebrate the anniversary of the battle, 1704
2 September – Birth of prison reformer John Howard, 1726
14 October – First flight of the airship R101 from Cardington, 1929
6 November – 1st and 2nd Battalions Bedfordshire Regiment meet at Bailleul en route to Ypres, 1914
15 November – First High Sheriff of Bedfordshire appointed, 1575
25 November – Feast of St Catherine, patron saint of spinners, weavers and lacemakers
15 December – Birth of Olympic athlete Harold Abrahams, 1899

Caernarfonshire Day: Death of Owain Gwynedd (County Day)
Nov 28 all-day
Nov
30
Sat
2019
Scotland: St Andrew’s Day (National Day)
Nov 30 all-day
Dec
15
Sun
2019
Alderney: Homecoming Day (National Day)
Dec 15 all-day
Jan
9
Thu
2020
UK: Birthday of the Duchess of Cambridge
Jan 9 all-day
Jan
20
Mon
2020
UK: Birthday of the Countess of Wessex
Jan 20 all-day