Category Archives: Dorset

Dorset Day

Dorset Day is on the 1st June – the feast day of Saint Wite, a local saint after whom the county flag was originally named. The saint’s origins are unknown and there are no written records. She is understood to have … Continue reading

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Dorset’s vibrant and cheery flag was registered in 2008 (September 16th) as the winner of a competition to select a flag for the county, set up by the local council in cooperation with the Flag Institute. This followed a campaign … Continue reading

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