County Flag Videos

A timeline of English county flags.

The thirty-six registered county flags of England plus three proposed designs. March 2018.

County flags of Wales, registered and proposed. March 2018

The county flags of England, correct at time of publication in Autumn 2015.

A splendid array of British county flags in flight.

Historic County Flags Day at Westminster 2019, with Jake Berry

The fifty registered flags displayed at Parliament Square on Historic County Flags Day, July 23rd, 2019 #countyflagsday

UK County Flags Day – 23rd July 2022 from Tareth Peacock

Historic County Flags Day July 2022 from Neil Thompson

BBC County Flags discussion. Graham Bartram, Chief Vexillologist of the Flag Institute, discusses County Flags on the Politics Show. June 2014.

The unveiling of the Aberdeenshire county flag at Castle Fraser, April 22nd 2023

Raising the Aberdeenshire flag at Saltoun Square in Fraserburgh.

Deputy Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire Rosey Walker raises the new Aberdeenshire flag in Braemar, Monday 24th April 2023.

The county flag at the Bedfordshire River Festival

Official raising of the Berkshire county flag, Berkshire County Show, Newbury, September 17th, 2017 – Part 1

Official raising of the Berkshire county flag, Berkshire County Show, Newbury, September 17th, 2017 – Part 2

A wonderful BBC video about the history behind the symbolism of the Berkshire flag.

Caithness Flag unveiling ceremony

The Caithness flag across the county

The Cambridgeshire flag flying in the county near Newmarket station.

The Ceredigion/Cardiganshire flag flying in Aberaeron

The Cornish flag catches the wind

Meridian’s feature on the Dorset Cross before it won the competition and became registered.

East Lothian flag launching, December 18th 2018

Raising the Essex Flag on Essex Day, Basildon, 2017.

Havering Council celebrates Essex Day, October 26th, 2019.

ITV Anglia’s report on the Fenland Flag.

Urdd Eisteddfod procession through Bridgend with the Glamorgan flag, October 2016

The Hampshire and Dorset flags flying at their mutual boundary, west of Bournemouth.

The first official raising of the Hampshire flag, 15th July 2019, Hampshire Day, Winchester Great hall yard.

The original and best version of the Herefordshire flag billows in the breeze.

The Herefordshire flag flying domestically.

The flag of Hertfordshire in flight.

Historian James Lloyd’s talk on the origin of Kent’s rearing stallion

The flag of Lancashire in flight.

The first raising of the Leicestershire flag at Parliament Square, July 19th 2021, with Bill Bomber Brown, Alicia Kearns MP and other county MPs.

Marching into battle at the Battle of Hastings 2018 – WITH A SNEAKY LEICESTERSHIRE FLAG MAKING AN APPEARANCE!

The Lincolnshire flag flying at the BBC Radio Lincolnshire studios. Lincolnshire Day, October 1st, 2019.

Middlesex and Linconshire flags at the Manor House B and B, Lincolnshire

The Norfolk flag catches the wind.

The flag of Norfolk caught in a strong gust.

Raising the county flag on Norfolk Day, July 27th 2018, at the showground of the Royal Norfolk Show.

Norfolk flag flying outside of Great Yarmouth Town Hall to mark Norfolk Day

The Norfolk flag flies at Caister Lifeboat House for Norfolk Day.

A crisp Norfolk flag catches the breeze in Watton town centre.

Norfolk flags fluttering in the strong breeze on Norfolk Day, at Herbert Woods – Broads Holiday Adventures, Potter Heigham.

The Norfolk flag billowing over St Mary’s church, Hemsby.

The Norfolk flag on a traditional Broads cruiser, billows in a gusty breeze.

The unveiling of the Northamptonshire flag, September 11th 2014.

The Northumberland flag in Tynemouth

Unveiling of the Nottinghamshire flag on The Trent Lady

Robin Hood flag flying from King John Tower at Newark Castle Nottinghamshire

The Nottinghamshire Flag in production

April 16th 2016 Orkney Day flag raising

The Oxfordshire flag flying on October 19th 2018, Oxfordshire Day

Pembrokeshire Flag dedication, July 28th 1988.

The Shetland flag catches the wind

Discussion about a flag for Somerset on BBC Points West 2006.

The story behind the Somerset flag competition. The birth of the Somerset County Flag – Pardoes story

The first flight of the Staffordshire Flag – March 19th 2016.

The Staffordshire flag at Castle Ring.

Staffordshire tractor enthusiasts with the county flag!

The flag of Somerset in flight.

Raising the flag of South Uist

The Mayor of Felixstowe raises the Suffolk flag outside Felixstowe Town Hall, on Suffolk Day, June 21st 2018.

The Suffolk Flag flown by the Parish Council at the Martlesham Village Fete.

The flag of Suffolk flying in a strong breeze.

The Suffolk flag flying at Felixstowe Museum.

Raising the Suffolk flag at Felixstowe Museum June 21st 2019

The Suffolk flag on the Ipswich waterfront.

The Suffolk flag proudly being flown on the Ark Houseboat on the banks of the River Orwell.

Raising the flag of Surrey.

Surrey Day – May 7th 2022

A huge Sussex flag over Eastbourne, June 16th 2017

A Sussex flag at Gaskyn’s Cafe, Arundel, to the tune of “Sussex By The Sea”.

The Sussex flag flying in Etchingham 2018

June 16th 2019, Sussex Day, Seaford, Sussex. The reading of the Sussex Charter and the raising of the Sussex Flag.

The Tiree flag marks the end of the island’s Ultra Marathon, held at the flag’s unveiling.

The Warwickshire flag flies.

The flag of Wessex in Wantage

The Wiltshire flag.

The registration of the Yorkshire flag.

Unveiling the North Riding Flag

Unveiling the East Riding Flag.

The flag of the West Riding of Yorkshire in flight.

The ongoing existence of Lancashire.

The ongoing existence of Middlesex.

Westmorland – not actually lost because it is still with us. It did not disappear in 1974, contrary to the opening commentary, Westmorland County Council was abolished but the county as an entity in its own right has never been extinguished and its residents fly its flag with pride today.

A map of England’s counties.