Flag flying and bell ringing at council buildings

Annual Bell Ringing Commitments at Carfax Tower in 2020

Carfax Tower

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

Bell ringing at Carfax Tower

Date

Time

Event

Notes

February 6

12:30

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

Queen’s Birthday

 

 The Queen celebrates two birthdays each year:   her actual birthday is on the 21 April

 

 

April 23

 

18:00

St George’s Day

 

May 8

19:00

75th Anniversary of VE Day

Ringing out for peace events for 2020 only

May 20

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  13

12:30

Queen’s Ceremonial Birthday

Trooping the Colour on Horse Guards Parade. Marking the Queen's official birthday

June 10

12:30

Duke of Edinburgh’s Birthday

 

November 14

12:30

Prince of Wales  Birthday

 

Only If Required

17:00

Awarding of the Freedom of the City