Northamptonshire Day


COUNTY FLAG OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE (2)

Northamptonshire Day is October 25th – the feast day of Saint Crispin

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. The county is famously a centre of the shoe making industry

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and Saint Crispin is the patron saint of cobblers, or shoemakers

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. A traditional fayre is held in his honour in the county town of Northamptonshire. This date was selected by the public from several options, in a vote held concurrently with the county flag competition. The Northamptonshire flag was raised at County Hall on the first Northamptonshire Day, October 25th 2014.

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