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Flag Institute President’s Dinner

THE PRESIDENT’S DINNER 2014 IS NOW SOLD OUT. Dear Friends, Last year’s conference and dinner was such a success the Flag Institute has not only returned to the city of Birmingham but also to St Paul’s for our President’s Dinner. As was the case last year a number of VIPs from the city having been […]

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Register for the Flag Institute Winter Conference

Featuring an eclectic mix of flag-related talks, presentations, debates, and music (really!), our 2014 AGM and Winter Conference is an informal opportunity for member and non-members alike to get together and enjoy a shared love of flags. We urge you to take part in this exciting event, to speak or just to attend and enjoy […]

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Outside No.10 Downing Street

Talks at 10 Downing Street

The Flag Institute today held high level ministerial talks at 10 Downing Street, relating to the future of the Union flag. The talks were organised by Andrew Rosindell MP and Lord West of Spithead of the Flags and Heraldry Committee, and hosted by John Hayes MP in the library of 10 Downing Street. Malcolm Farrow […]

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Chief Vexillologist on Voice of Russia panel

In a current and very interesting Voice of Russia broadcast on Tuesday, 11 March 2014, Flag Institute Chief Vexillologist, Graham Bartram, joined host Brendan Cole on a discussion panel also including: Liam Clarke, Political editor of the Belfast Telegraph; David Vines White, the Somerset Herald from the College of Arms in London; Professor Paul Ward, […]

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FI President on BBC World Service & CBBC Newsround

The Flag Institute is an educational charity, and we work hard to spread knowledge and understanding of flags to all age-groups. For that reason we are especially pleased to have been featured on CBBC’s Newsround this week.  On Tuesday FI President, Malcolm Farrow, somehow managed to make flags sound appealing to CBBC youngsters, the international […]

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Philip is Communities Vexillologist for the Flag Institute

Source: BAE Systems Philip is a Strategy Analyst with the Combat Air & International Strategy team; responsible for International Market Analysis. Supporting communities Philip works as the Community Vexillologist for the Flag Institute, which primarily involves engaging, liaising and supporting local and regional communities who are seeking to develop a flag and have it included […]

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Flag Institute to Introduce Electronic Subscription Category

In his speech to the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 16th November 2013 at the Birmingham and Midland Institute, the Flag Institute’s Chief Executive (Charles Ashburner) outlined a number of proposals related to member subscriptions. The subsequent vote of members authorised the Trustees to implement the following changes: The creation of an Electronic Subscription category […]

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AGM, Winter Conference & President’s Dinner – Birmingham 2013

This years Winter Conference and AGM is being held on the 16th November in Birmingham. We will be hosted by the prestigious Birmingham & Midland Institute – http://bmi.org.uk/ The venue is only a couple of minutes of walk from Birmingham Snow Hill station and easily accessible from anywhere in the city centre. Registration for the event is now […]

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Revised Presentations

Some spring cleaning has been carried out in the members’ area and some newly revised editions of presentations have been included. As well as the newly updated Flagmaster index (courtesy of Flag Institute member Tom Adams), thanks must also go to John Cartledge for his ongoing attention to detail in the updating of his presentations […]

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The Flag Institute becomes a charity

The Flag Institute has had the goal of becoming a charity for some years, but it has taken a long time to achieve it. On June 19 2013, about eighteen months after we formally started down the road to becoming a charity, working out what type of charity we wanted to become, writing a new […]

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