Tag: Yorkshire Day 2010

Yorkshire Day Success in Hedon

HEDON FOLK ENJOY FEAST OF FLAGS, FIREWORKS AND YORKSHIRE FUN! HUNDREDS TURNED OUT on Ivy Lane last night to watch the fireworks in Hedon in a fitting finale to Yorkshire Day 2010. Earlier revellers had enjoyed the stalls at Market Hill and the entertainment provided by Frankie Dean […]

Flying the flag for Yorkshire Day

THE SPIRIT OF Yorkshire is being felt across the the town with only one day left until Yorkshire Day in Hedon. These local buildings are ‘flying’ the Yorkshire Flag with pride! The Yorkshire Flag was designed in the 1960s. However, the flying of the Yorkshire Flag has only […]

Interesting facts about Yorkshire Day

YORKSHIRE DAY is celebrated on 1st August each year to celebrate the integrity of the traditional county of Yorkshire. Hedon has had the privilege of hosting the key East Riding Yorkshire Day event in 2010! Why 1st August? On 1 August, 1759, British troops and their allies defeated […]

Yorkshire Day 2010 in Hedon!

YORKSHIRE DAY celebrated in Hedon on Sunday 1st August 2010. The celebrations are held as a way of making people more aware of “all things Yorkshire” and the county’s proud history and traditional heritage. Hedon Town Council has invited civic guests from the whole of Yorkshire who will […]

Yorkshire Day Celebrations 2010

THE HEDON NEWSLETTER Issue 14 is now available to pick up from local shops, pubs and public buildings. The front page of the community newsletter is dedicated to promoting Yorkshire Day in Hedon on Sunday 1st August 2010. This year the town council are promoting Yorkshire Day which […]