Flag Institute 2019-20 AGM

The Flag Institute 2019-20 AGM, delayed by the cancellation of the last Winter Conference, will now take place via Zoom on Wednesday 20 January 2021, 7pm (ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL). The Trustees and Council warmly invite all current members to attend this first-ever online FI meeting. BOOK YOUR PLACE with Convenor Leigh Wetherall via Eventbrite here. […]

Leicestershire flag vote

Voting started on Monday 16 November to choose a flag for Leicestershire, the last historic English county without a flag registered in the UK Flag Registry. Voting in this competion, run by BBC Radio Leicester, closes at noon on Sunday 29 November. An independent panel has shortlisted six designs which you can view here. Vote […]

World Series of Flags – Penkhull cockerel crows again

The World Series of Flags has its first winner. After a record Twitter vote, Penkhull scooped the British, European and World titles. The Stoke-on-Trent community narrowly defeated Tiree for the crown of most popular community flag. Congratulations to two great flags – Penkhull‘s cockerel and Tiree‘s ‘Sun of Barley’. And thanks, too, to all who […]

Official Skye Flag Raised

The first-ever official Skye Flag was unveiled in Portree on Monday 24 August 2020. The winning flag was chosen after a 15-month design competition that attracted 369 entries – including 200 from local schoolchildren – and over 7,000 votes cast through the West Highland Free Press and its website. Its designer, 9-year-old Calum Alasdair Munro, […]