Birthday of The Duchess of Cambridge
Birthday of The Countess of Wessex
Burns Day (Saltire)
Her Majesty's Accession
Birthday of The Duke of York
Birthday of The Earl of Wessex
Commonwealth Day (second Monday in March)
Death of Margaret Thatcher
Funeral of Margaret Thatcher
Homecoming Parade (Dumfries Sites Only)
Birthday of Her Majesty The Queen
Europe Day *
* The flying of the European Flag is encouraged on this day. If the property has 2 or more flagpoles, the Union Flag should be flown in a superior position alongside the European Flag. If the property has only one flagpole then the Union Flag should be flown.
Birthday of The Duke of Edinburgh
Guid Nychburris Week (Dumfries Flag - Dumfries sites only)
Official Celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday
Birthday of The Duke of Cambridge
Armed Forced Day (AFD Flag)
Birthday of The Duchess of Cornwall
Birthday of The Princess Royal
Norway Day (Norwegian Flag - Dumfries sites only)
Remembrance Day (second Sunday) **
** Flags should be flown at full mast all day
Birthday of The Prince of Wales
Her Majesty's Wedding Day
St Andrew's Day ***
***The Saltire should be flown on St Andrew's Day.
The day of the opening of a Session of the Houses of Parliament by Her Majesty
The day of the prorogation of a Session of the Houses of Parliament by her Majesty.
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is responsible for issuing guidance for hoisting the Union Flag on UK Government buildings. Please visit the DCMS website for further information.
updated: 9 February 2013