New Utah state flag

New state flag for Utah

The US state of Utah has a new state flag – but only by five votes. The flag bill now awaits the signature of the state governor before it becomes law. As reported in Flagmaster 165, the new flag features a prominent gold hexagon containing a beehive and a five-pointed Utah star. The hexagon represents […]

Keith Primary School pupils and vexillologist Philip Tibbetts launch the Banffshire flag design competition, February 2023.

New flags for Moray and Banffshire

New flags for Moray and Banffshire are in prospect after a design competition opened in northeast Scotland on 27 February. Anyone worldwide with links to the two lieutenancies can enter, closing date Friday 24 March. In late April an expert panel will shortlist 4-6 entries for each area before a public vote decides the two […]

Kevin Harrington 1934-2023

Kevin Harrington 1934-2023

We’re sad to share news that our good friend Kevin Harrington died on 19 February. Kevin was the long-time President of the Canadian Flag Association / Association canadienne de vexillologie. He was a well-known figure at International Congresses of Vexillology and a major contributor to the study of flags. We enjoyed his company most recently […]

Flagmaster archive upgraded

We’ve just upgraded issues 1 to 116, so it’s easier than ever to explore the Flagmaster archive. Flagmaster brings you over half a century of flag research, news and expertise, all in fully searchable PDFs to view or download. Compatible with translation or text-to-speech software so you can change language or listen if you prefer. […]