Lincolnshire Day celebrations

Events are taking place for Lincolnshire Day. It is held on the 1st October every year and aims to celebrate everything good about the county.

Pictures: Flags flying to celebrate Lincolnshire Day

Flags in Lincoln
Flags are flying across Lincolnshire today to celebrate the county's big day Credit: Calendar

Flags are flying across Lincolnshire today to celebrate the county's big day. Lincolnshire Day has been celebrated since 2006 and aims to encourage people to celebrate the food, culture, heritage and traditions of the county.

Flags in Lincoln
Flags are flying across Lincolnshire today to celebrate the county's big day Credit: Calendar

It marks the anniversary of the Lincolnshire Rising in 1536, which was a Catholic revolt against the establishment of the Church of England by Henry VIII. People have been wearing yellow and flags have been raised at the Bishop's Palace and the Guildhall.

Celebrations held to mark Lincolnshire Day

Lincolnshire is celebrating its big day with flags flying across the county.

Lincolnshire Day marks the anniversary of the Lincolnshire Rising in 1536, which was a Catholic revolt against the establishment of the Church of England by Henry VIII.

The day has been celebrated since 2006 and aims to encourage people to celebrate the food, culture, heritage and traditions of the county. Flags are flying at the Guildhall and the Bishop's Palace and it's also suggested people wear yellow.

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