|Commonwealth Day 2023 marks the tenth anniversary of the signing of the Commonwealth Charter, which was signed by Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 11 March 2013.|
Alongside the Commonwealth Flag, Portsmouth City Council will raise the Commonwealth Flag for Peace to symbolise the shared values and principles of the Commonwealth, including co-operation on economic and social development, diversity, respect, friendship, and the promotion of peace around the world.
The Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Cllr Hugh Mason, and the Dean of Portsmouth, Dr Anthony Cane will lead the affirmation and blessing.
Commonwealth Day will mark the beginning of a week-long series of events and activities happening around the globe – including faith and civic gatherings, debates, school assemblies, flag-raising ceremonies, and cultural events.
For more information please visit: Commonwealth Day | Commonwealth (thecommonwealth.org)