National Yorkshire Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: August 1, 2017 is National Yorkshire Day.

Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire Day encourages the wealthy good reputation for the British county of Yorkshire. Initially a military observance, your day has broadened to become celebration of other nutritional foods related to Yorkshire from flat caps to black puddings and much more!

White rose version of Tower of London poppy project set to launch in £1million ...
White rose version of Tower of London poppy project set to launch in £1million ...

The roses will then be made so that supporters can buy them online, with every one purchased added to a display that will grow from April 2018 before it is completed on Yorkshire Day. It is hoped the roses will be planted at Deans Park beside York Minster.

Ay Up! Yorkshire Day is upon us
Ay Up! Yorkshire Day is upon us

PROUD Yorkshiremen and women will be celebrating the county's rich history tomorrow along with its customs and quirks. Established in 1975, Yorkshire Day now promotes all things that celebrate the English county's identity and heritage, from flat caps ...

12 ways to celebrate Yorkshire Day 2015
12 ways to celebrate Yorkshire Day 2015

It's the day when we celebrate our amazing good fortune to hail from the greatest 3.6 million acres on the planet. Yorkshire Day – August 1 – is a chance for folk from all the ridings, and York itself, to have a party. And as it falls on a Saturday ...

Yorkshire Day marked early in Huddersfield with flag waving and Mayoral cuppas
Yorkshire Day marked early in Huddersfield with flag waving and Mayoral cuppas

Library staff handed out white roses and Huddersfield Town Crier Vic Watson livened up the proceedings. Staff at Switalskis law firm in Queen Street, Huddersfield, raised £300 in aid of the Forget me Not Children's Hospice with their Yorkshire Day event.

A day of family fun promised as Doncaster hosts Yorkshire Day
A day of family fun promised as Doncaster hosts Yorkshire Day

“I would encourage everyone across the borough to come out and enjoy Yorkshire Day in Doncaster.” This will be followed by a gathering of civic leaders, macebearers, chauffeurs, sponsors, Yorkshire Society members and the Armthorpe Elmfield Band at the ...

Yorkshire Day: 15 all time great Yorkshiremen
Yorkshire Day: 15 all time great Yorkshiremen

To celebrate Yorkshire Day we've put together this list of great Yorkshiremen, past and present... Sean Bean. Born and raised in Sheffield, Bean first found success for his portrayal of Richard Sharpe in the ITV series Sharpe. He has since garnered ...

Yorkshire Day 2015: Learn to talk reight wi' our favourite Yorkshire phrases
Yorkshire Day 2015: Learn to talk reight wi' our favourite Yorkshire phrases

Thanks for subscribing! Could not subscribe, try again later. Do you speak proper? Ay up! To celebrate Yorkshire Day on August 1, we thought we'd have a gander at some of t'best sayings to come from God's own country. There's a lot of wisdom in these ...

Six of the Best: Yorkshire Day activities...
Six of the Best: Yorkshire Day activities...

Not only is it Yorkshire Day but it is also the 10th Birthday of Weetons Food Hall on West park, Harrogate so they're celebrating with nearly two weeks of offers, entertainment and of course, delicious food and drink. Widely known as one of the best ...

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