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Re(3): LANCASHIRE DAY
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Alec
It's a fairly recent innovation started in 1996. Perhaps before that it was Eh Up Day or E by Gum Day? LOL. Why it started in 1996 God knows....but it would appear that a rather obscure group known as The Friends of Real Lancashire started the ball rolling. No doubt the same type of individuals who tried so hard to have the ' uncouth ' name of Ramsbottom changed to Ramsdale.

" Lancashire Day is the county day of historic Lancashire in England. It is held on 27 November to commemorate the day in 1295 when Lancashire first sent representatives to Parliament, to attend the Model Parliament of King Edward I. Lancashire Day was first held in 1996."

What's 700 years between friends?
Why can't we have Empire Day back instead of the meaningless Commonwealth Day?
Wanna start a pressure group for another pointless change? Ha Ha
Geoff P

Lancashire Day

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