UK Flag Flying Days
2016 marks Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday, but don’t forget there are a number of other occasions that require a certain flag to be flying.
Here is our handy list of occasions and designated flags.
|January 20th||Birthday of HRH The Countess of Wessex||Union|
|January 26th||Australia Day||Australian|
|February 6th||Her Majesty’s Accession||Union|
|February 8th||New Zealand Commonwealth Day||New Zealand|
|February 19th||Birthday of Prince Andrew||Union|
|March 1st||St. David’s Day (Wales only)||Wales , Red Dragon|
|March (2nd Monday)||Commonwealth Day||Union|
|March 10th||Birthday of The Earl of Wessex||Union|
|March 17th||St. Patrick’s Day||St. Patrick’s Cross|
|April 21st||Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen||Union|
|April 23rd||St. George’s Day (England only)||England , St George|
|May 5th||Europe Day||EU|
|June 2nd||Coronation Day||Union|
|June (as appointed)||Official celebration of her Majesty the Queens Birthday||Union|
|June 10th||Birthday of the Duke of Edinburgh||Union|
|June 21st||Birthday of Prince William||Union|
|July 1st||Canadian Domination Day||Canadian|
|July 4th||USA Independence Day||USA|
|July 14th||Bastille Day||French|
|August 15th||Birthday of Princess Anne||Union|
|September 15th||Birthday of Prince Harry||Union|
|October 21st||Trafalgar Day||Union|
|October 24th||United Nations Day||UN|
|November (2nd Sunday)||Remembrance Day||Union|
|November 14th||Birthday of The Prince of Wales||Union|
|November 20th||Her Majesty’s Wedding Anniversary||Union|
|November 30th||St. Andrew’s Day (Scotland only)||Saltire, St. Andrew’s|
The Queen may have turned 90 last month, but her official 90th Birthday Celebration will be taking place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle in the evenings of 12th – 15th May.
On Saturday 11 June, Her Majesty will be accompanied by Members of the Royal Family at The Queen’s Birthday Parade on Horse Guards Parade, with numerous street parties set to take place all over the country that weekend.
If you are organising a street party in your community, don’t forget that at YPP we are able to produce high quality national flags to your specification.
We can also produce custom-designed banners, bunting, tablecloths and gazebos. To find out how we can help promote and equip your event, contact our friendly sales team at firstname.lastname@example.org.