FI Spring Meeting: Last chance to register

Featuring an eclectic mix of flag-related talks, presentations, and debates, our 2016 Spring Meeting is an informal opportunity for members and non-members alike to get together and enjoy a shared love of flags. We urge you to take part in this exciting event, to speak or just to attend and enjoy a unique mix of […]

Staffordshire County Flag Vote Result

County Flags have become an important part of our regional and national identity. Most English counties have a recognised County Flag, but Staffordshire did not. The Flag Institute maintains the Register of County Flags and works with county organisations to come up with suitable designs. The County Flags are based on the historic counties of […]

New Zealand Flag Referendum Result: Victory for existing flag

BY ALEX CROUCH New Zealanders have voted to keep their existing national flag. The second and final round of the country’s referendum shows 56.7% voted for no change, while 43.3% voted for the Kyle Lockwood-designed alternative (below). Over 2.1m votes were cast, a turnout of 67.3%. John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, had campaigned […]

Flag of Honduras

BY ALEX CROUCH This year marks the 150th anniversary of the national flag of Honduras. Adopted in 1866 and inspired by the flag of the short-lived Federal Republic of Central America (F.R.C.A.) (1823-1839), the 1:2 proportioned flag consists of an upper and lower blue horizontal band sandwiching a white band containing five blue stars. The […]