Willenhall Flag Voting Opens

After weeks of work and more than 65 entries, they have been shortlisted to 6, which will go to a public vote to create an official flag for the Willenhall. The 69 entries were judged anonymously and shortlisted by a panel of judges, including representatives from the Flag Institute, Poundland, WH Tildesley, Willenhall History Society, […]

Outside No.10 Downing Street

Talks at 10 Downing Street

The Flag Institute today held high level ministerial talks at 10 Downing Street, relating to the future of the Union flag. The talks were organised by Andrew Rosindell MP and Lord West of Spithead of the Flags and Heraldry Committee, and hosted by John Hayes MP in the library of 10 Downing Street. Malcolm Farrow […]

Black Country Flag put to Song

The Black Country flag has become what could be the first sub-national flag in the country to have a song dedicated to it. Noted local poet and academic Brian Dakin (pictured to the right of the photo along with Steve Welch of Black Country Radio and Gaz Sawers, organiser of Black Country Day & Festival […]

Chief Vexillologist on Voice of Russia panel

In a current and very interesting Voice of Russia broadcast on Tuesday, 11 March 2014, Flag Institute Chief Vexillologist, Graham Bartram, joined host Brendan Cole on a discussion panel also including: Liam Clarke, Political editor of the Belfast Telegraph;David Vines White, the Somerset Herald from the College of Arms in London;Professor Paul Ward, Head of […]