Warning: Illegal string offset 'singular_portfolio_taxonomy' in /var/www/vhosts/flags.net/flaginstitute.org/wp/wp-content/themes/canvas/includes/theme-functions.php on line 826
Katie Ayers displays her knitted Union Jack

Knit your own Union Jack?

Knit your own Union Jack? Why not? Buckinghamshire-based Katie Ayers set herself this challenge and turned to us for vital information. Our Union Flag Specification gave her the correct proportions to plot the number of stitches. Then she started with a number of smaller examples… and just kept going. You can see a proud Katie […]

The official Aberdeenshire flag flies over Castle Fraser at its unveiling, 22 April 2023

Aberdeenshire flag unveiled

The official Aberdeenshire flag has been unveiled at a ceremony at Castle Fraser on Saturday 22 April 2023. Five students from two local primary schools contributed to the winning design and were there to hoist their flag. Lord Lieutenant Sandy Manson, Communities Vexillologist Philip Tibbetts and scores of locals also attended the event. Aberdeenshire is […]

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 […]