Flag Days

Flag Flying
Potton Town Council has permission from Central Bedfordshire Council to fly the flag from the flag pole on the Library.

Official days to fly the flag are as follows:




January 9th

Birthday of HRH The Princess of Wales


January 20th

Birthday of HRH The Countess of Wessex


March (2nd Monday)

Commonwealth Day


March 10th

Birthday of HRH The Earl of Wessex


April 23rd

St George’s Day

St George’s Cross

May 6th

Coronation Day


June 21st

Birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales


July 17th

Birthday of HM The Queen Consort


July 22nd

Birthday of HRH Prince George


August 15th

Birthday of HRH Princess Anne


September 10th

His Majesty’s Accession


October 21st

** Trafalgar Day


November (2nd Sunday)

Remembrance Day


November 11th

Armistice Day


November 14th

Birthday of HM King Charles III


** Dept. of Culture Media & Sport confirm that whilst Trafalgar Day is NOT an official flag flying day, as strictly non-government – the Town Council is at liberty to display the union flag.

In addition the town council will arrange to fly a flag on the following days;

June (Last Saturday)

Armed Forces Day

Commemorative Armed Forces Flag

3rd September

Merchant Navy Day

Red Ensign Flag

28th November

Bedfordshire Day

Bedfordshire Flag

The Town Council will exercise its discretion and fly appropriate flags as resources permit.

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