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Yorkshire Day – 1st August

Yorkshire Day, held annually on 1 August, was created by the Yorkshire Ridings Society in 1975 as a celebration of the county. It has grown to become a huge event, both within the county and for Yorkshire men and women throughout the world. In celebration … Continue reading

31 July 2021 8 responses

Buckinghamshire Day – 29th July

Buckinghamshire Day is celebrated annually on July 29th, chosen to commemorate the first ever Stoke Mandeville Games in 1948. The Games, originally held for servicemen who had suffered injuries, became the precursors of the Paralympic Games. In celebration we present our portrait of the county … Continue reading

Norfolk Day – 27th July

Norfolk Day is celebrated on 27th July. In celebration of the county we present our portrait of Norfolk and a Map of Norfolk. Norfolk is a large county in East Anglia, forming the round eastern rump of the land. The county is famously flat and … Continue reading

26 July 2021 one response

Hampshire Day – July 15th

Hampshire Day is celebrated on 15th July, the feast day of St Swithin, an Anglo-Saxon bishop of Winchester. In celebration we present our portrait of the county along with our Map of Hampshire. Hampshire is a maritime county of the south coast of England. A … Continue reading

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