FA Cup of Flags – Penkhull Triumphs

A close-fought final to the inaugural FA Cup of Flags ended in triumph for Penkhull (Stoke-on-Trent). Penkhull defeated 35 rivals to secure the proud title of most popular community flag in England and Wales. After big-city Preston took an early lead, the villagers clawed their way back to take 52 per cent of the poll. […]

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Vote Now in the FA Cup of Flags!

The FA Cup of Flags is here! Check out the Flag Institute Twitter poll, #FACupOfFlags – a prestigious competition to identify the UK Flag Registry‘s top flags. From the comfort of your bedroom – covered wall to wall in flags – flag nerd in isolation or sports fan missing your competitive fix, you know you […]

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Happy Birthday, Flag Institute!

The Flag Institute – founded on 23 April 1971 by Dr William Crampton and his band of bold vexillological pioneers – celebrates its 49th birthday today. The Institute sends its thanks and best wishes to all members, friends and colleagues. Your support over the decades is greatly appreciated. Next year, of course, will mark the […]

Spring 2020 Conference CANCELLED

Following careful consideration of the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Flag Institute has decided with regret to cancel the Spring 2020 Conference. In the current extraordinary circumstances, we feel this is the wisest and kindest course of action – and the only means of safeguarding the health and wellbeing of delegates, the Flag Institute […]