New flag to fly all year round

New flag to fly all year round
Friday 12th September 2014

A new flag was raised to the top of Exeter Cathedral this morning, where it will fly all year around.

Previously, the Cathedral flew a flag – the Cross of St George - on holy days or days of national significance, but the new Cathedral flag will fly each and every day. The new flag has the Cathedral coat of arms on a blue background.

It was formally raised by the Dean Jonathan Draper and Canon Ian Morter, to the sound of singing from a small group of Cathedral choristers.
The Dean said: “Flying a flag is a way of drawing attention to the place where it flies. Flying a flag on the Cathedral makes it more visible and more attractive. Its also a sign of pride and respect for our heritage."
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