Flag flying and bell ringing at council buildings

Annual Bell Ringing Commitments from Carfax Tower

Carfax Tower

The list of days below applied until the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It will be updated in due course.

 

Bells are rung by Oxford Society of Change Ringers on behalf of Oxford City Council

Table showing Annual Bell Ringing Commitments from Carfax Tower

Date

Time

Event

Notes

February 6

12:30

The Queen’s Accession Anniversary

Accession Day is the anniversary of the date on which the present monarch, Elizabeth II took office

 

April 21

12:30

Birthday of HM The Queen

The Queen celebrates two birthdays each year:

her actual birthday is on the 21 April

 

 

April 23

 

18:00

St George’s Day

 

May 18

17:45 Approx

Election of new Lord Mayor

 

June 2

12:30

Queen’s Coronation Anniversary

The Queen's Coronation took place on 2 June 1953 following her accession on 6 February 1952

June 11

12:30

The official celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday

Trooping the Colour on Horse Guards Parade.

November 14

12:30

Prince of Wales’ Birthday