Yorkshire Day 2018 is on Wednesday, August 1, 2018: What do you think of Yorkshire Day?

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 is Yorkshire Day 2018. Yorkshire Day is celebrated on 1 August to promote the historic English county of Yorkshire. It was celebrated in 1975, by the Yorkshire Ridings Society, initially in Beverley, as "protest movement against the Local Government re-organisation of 1974", The date alludes to the Battle of Minden, and also the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire in 1834, for which a Yorkshire MP, William Wilberforce, had campaigned.

very happy Yorkshire Day!

Yorkshire Day is celebrated on 1 August to promote the historic English county of Yorkshire. It was celebrated in 1975, by the Yorkshire Ridings Society, initially in Beverley, as "protest movement against the Local Government re-organisation of 1974", The date alludes to the Battle of Minden, and also the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire in 1834, for which a Yorkshire MP, William Wilberforce, had campaigned.

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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!

What do you think of Yorkshire Day?

I think its a good idea, every county should have their own day. All those working would indeed like another bank holiday off work, so Yorkshire Day sounds okay with me and a happy Yorkshire Day to you as well.

Did anyone know it was Yorkshire day today?

Did anyone know it was Yorkshire day today?

It's Yorkshire Day, New Brunswick Day, AND Colorado Day.

I don't know what I'm supposed to drink?!

Happy Yorkshire Day.?

Happy Yorkshire Day.?

No but i am from Yorkshire, yey wasn't aware of a 'Yorkshire Day' Thanks for sharing!! ;)

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