Wales wins the World Cup (of flags) 2022

Wales wins the World Cup of Flags 2022! The Red Dragon crushed mighty Brazil, grabbing 93.5 per cent of the votes. ‘Wales wins. We salute you,’ tweeted exhausted competition host Bernard Muscat. ‘Long may your glorious flag fly free across valleys and over mountain tops.’ 1000s of votes were cast in the month-long Twitter poll, […]

Who will win the World Cup of Flags 2022?

The second edition of the Flag Institute’s World Cup of Flags launches Friday 28 October on Twitter. Using the same groups drawn by FIFA in April, Twitter users will be able to vote for their favourite flags from those representing countries competing in the men’s football World Cup 2022 in Qatar. People will be able […]

Robin Ashburner

Robin Ashburner

We heard with great sorrow of the death of Robin Ashburner. Not only was Robin a past President and our honorary vice-President. By his ‘sheer bloody-mindedness’, he saved the FI after the sudden death of our founder, Dr William Crampton. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones. A full obituary will follow in […]

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 […]