About Lancashire Day
Lancashire Day is an annual celebration of the first elected representatives from Lancashire to be called to Westminster by King Edward I in 1295 to attend what later became known as "The Model Parliament".
The Lancashire Day proclamation is read out by town criers throughout the county.
Lancashire is a ceremonial county in North West England. The administrative centre is Preston. The county has a population of 1,449,300 and an area of 1,189 square miles. People from Lancashire are known as Lancastrians.