Flag Institute member Andy Strangeway is coordinating the competition to design and select the new flag for County Durham. As he and others have pointed out, County Durham is now the only historic northern county not to have its own flag… Lets hope we get that rectified soon! For more information and details on how […]
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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 […]
Welcome to the new look Flag Institute website! We are very proud to announce the launch of the new look Flag Institute website which was demonstrated at the Spring 2013 conference in London. Please take the time to browse around the site and check out the particularly notable updates to the ‘About Us’ and ‘British […]
Recent Additions to the Flag Institute’s Library include: LONDON ORGANISING COMMITTEE OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES AND PARALYMPIC GAMES. Flags and anthems manual, London 2012 (London, LOCOG, 2012) donated by Tom Randall La connoissance des pavillons ou bannières que le plupart des nations arborent en mer (The Hague, van de Kieboom, 1737) REED’S House flags […]
The year 2012 has been a real vexillologist’s dream. The Jubilee processions, parties and parades, not to mention the London 2012 Olympic events have all been very rich in flag displays. Below are a just a few pictures of the flags we have seen during 2012.
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 […]