Category Archives: Hampshire

Hampshire Day

Hampshire Day is July 15th, the feast day of county native Saint Swithun (Swithin) recognised by the county council in 2019, as Hampshire Day and duly noted as such by the Flag Institute. Swithun was born in Winchester in 800 … Continue reading

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The flag of Hampshire, conceived by Jason Saber and further refined by Brady Ells, retains the rose and crown pattern used in the county for several centuries. and was registered on March 12th 2019. One account holds that the rose was … Continue reading

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Isle Of Wight

The Isle of Wight flag was registered on January 9th 2009. It was the winning entry in a competition created jointly by the island’s council in the form of the “Isle of Wight Flag Committee” and the local County Press … Continue reading

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