Elizabeth II 1926-2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II – 1926-2022

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022 The Flag Institute is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II at Balmoral Castle on the 8th September, 2022. Her Majesty’s over 70 years of service as our Queen has been inspirational and her steadfast hand at the helm of this […]

Design a flag for Aberdeenshire

Design a flag for Aberdeenshire! The Aberdeen Press and Journal has launched a competition to find a flag for the county. They are looking for a design that is simple but distinctive. One rich with a symbolism that makes it unmistakably Aberdeenshire. A flag that represents the whole of the county and its people. Flag […]

Platinum Jubilee flag showing the official Platinum Jubilee Emblem on a purple ground

Flags for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

HM Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for longer than any other British monarch and celebrates her Platinum Jubilee in 2022. Flags, of course, will play a big part in the festivities. There is no official Platinum Jubilee flag so various styles are available – including many that display the official Platinum Jubilee Emblem (shown left). […]

flag of ukraine: horizontal bicolour of sky blue over yellow

Flag of Ukraine

The Blue-and-Yellow and its struggle to fly. The sky blue and yellow of the flag of Ukraine have become the symbol of international solidarity with the Ukrainian people and of protest against the Russian invasion. Except in Russia and a few satellite states, the Ukrainian flag is flying widely. And its colours light up famous […]