Flag flying and bell ringing at council buildings

Flags on council buildings

There are three masts from which we fly flags:

  1. Above main entrance of the Town Hall - exclusively used to fly the City flag
  2. Carfax Tower - Union flag on set occasions and Cross of St George on St George’s Day
  3. Above 1930s extension of Town Hall - for other occasions

Date

Occasion

Town Hall

1930s extension (Town Hall)

Carfax

At all times

(Removed in high winds or moved to 1930's flag pole)

City flag

 

 

12 March

Commonwealth Day

City flag

Union flag

Union flag

*** 8 March

Womens's day

 

Suffrage Flag

 

21 April

Queen’s Birthday

City flag

Union flag

Union flag

23 April

St George’s Day

City Flag

Cross of St George

Cross of St George

8 May

VE Day

(Victory in Europe Day)

City flag

Union flag

 

9 May

Europe Day

City flag

European flag

 

15 May

Election of new Lord Mayor

City flag

 

 

2 June

Coronation Day

City flag

Union flag

Union flag

9 June

Queen’s Official Birthday

City flag

Union flag

Union flag

10 June

Duke of Edinburgh’s Birthday

City flag

Union flag

Union flag

30 June

Armed Forces Day

City flag

Armed Forces Day flag

 

2 June

Oxford Pride

City flag

Pride flag

 

15 August

VJ day

(Victory over Japan Day)

City flag

Union flag

 

24 October

United Nations Day

City flag

UN flag

 

November

Week leading to Remembrance Sunday

City flag

RBL flag

 

5 November 

Remembrance Sunday

City flag

RBL flag

Union flag

14 November

Prince Charles’ Birthday

City flag

Union flag

Union flag

1 December

West Papua Independence Day (flying subject to conditions)

City flag

Flag of West Papua

 

*** For the year 2018 only – to fly the flag between the dates of 24 February and 11 March to coincide with the festival to celebrate the centenary of the passing into law of the Representation of the Peoples Act 1918