Monday, 14 July 2008

Around the walls of York on Yorkshire's special day

Below is the programme for the Yorkshire day celebrations in York on Friday 1st August 2008.

10.30 Yorkshire Flag arrives at Walmgate Bar after being carried from Hull for readings of the Yorkshire Declaration of Integrity, in the four languages used in Yorkshire sice the first written reference to the Ridings in the Anglo Saxon Chronicles of the year 876. Flags then carried around walls of York stopping as below for readings.

10.45 Walmgate Bar
11.33 Mickelgate Bar
12.15 Bootham Bar
12.45 Monk Bar.

Then the flags will be carried into the city centre for the final reading at 1.00 in St Sampson's Square, where York City Council are organising a special Yorkshire Day event with stalls and entertainment.

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