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A very ‘flaggy’ 2012

The year 2012  was a real vexillologist’s dream. The Jubilee processions, parties and parades, not to mention the London 2012 Olympic events were all very rich in flag displays. Below are a just a few of the flags spotted during 2012.  

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Freedom to fly flags

Mr Pickles unveiling his proposals at the Flag Institute Spring Meeting in 2011 The following press release is the official Flag Institute response to the announcement by the Department for Communities and Local Government on the relaxation of UK flag regulations on 20 September 2012:   The United Kingdom is Unique The UK is perhaps […]

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Parliament Square flags

The flags of the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories flying in Parliament Square on the occasion of the State Visit of the President of Indonesia. This is the first time these flags have ever been flown as a coordinated group in the United Kingdom and a stirring sight they are. 21 flags were flown with […]

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