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Norfolk Day 27th July 2022

Norfolk Day is celebrated each year on 27th July. In celebration of the day we present our Portrait of Norfolk and some pictures from across the county on Norfolk Day 2022.

Historic County Flags Day 23rd July 2022

Historic County Flags Day is celebrated every 23rd July. It’s a day to fly your county’s flag and to celebrate your county and all the counties. This year the Government has flown the 52 historic county flags registered with the Flag Institute in Parliament Square … Continue reading

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County flags fly in Parliament Square for Historic County Flags Day

Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities, has confirmed that the county flags will fly in Parliament Square Gardens from Tues 19th July – Sun 24th July 2022 in celebration of Historic County Flags Day (Sat 23rd July 2022). Our thanks to … Continue reading

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Hampshire Day 15th July 2022

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 Hampshire and some photos of today’s celebrations. As the photos show, some of the local authorities in Hampshire embrace the … Continue reading

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