Calendar

May
25
Sat
2024
Wessex Day: Feast of St Aldhelm
May 25 all-day

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

May
26
Sun
2024
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.

Northumberland Day
May 26 all-day

Northumberland Day takes place annually on the last Sunday in May.

https://www.facebook.com/NorthumberlandDay/

Jun
1
Sat
2024
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
Tue
2024
Devon Day: Feast of St Petroc
Jun 4 all-day

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

Jun
5
Wed
2024
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
Sun
2024
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
Fri
2024
Shetland Day: Midsummer Day
Jun 21 all-day

Shetland Day takes place annually on 21 June.

Shetland Islands Council chose this date simply because it it the longest day of the year.

Suffolk Day: Midsummer Day
Jun 21 all-day

Suffolk Day takes place annually on 21 June.

Former BBC radio presenter Mark Murphy created the event in 2016.

It has since become a staple in the Suffolk calendar, hosted by towns across the county.

https://www.suffolkday.co.uk/