The Flag Institute is marking its 50th Anniversary with a year-long Golden Jubilee programme in 2021/22.
The highlights include a virtual birthday party, two summer specials, and the traditional Winter and Spring Conferences.
Events will take place online or offer an online option, so flaglovers worldwide can enjoy all the celebrations.
Annual membership is available from just £21. Don’t miss out – join now to ensure your place!
Golden Jubilee programme
Friday 23 April 2021 (St George’s Day): 50th birthday party (online)
- Toast the FI on the anniversary of its founding by Dr William Crampton on 23 April 1971
- Guest speaker: US film-maker Patrick O’Connor on his new documentary, Look Away, Look Away – charting the controversial history of the Mississippi state flag
- Trustees, members and special guests on their memories and views of the FI – past, present and future.
Thursday 15 July 2021: Summer Special 1 (online)
Friday 3 September 2021: Summer Special 2 (online)
- Set sail on Merchant Navy Day with presentations on a maritime theme
Saturday 20 November 2021: AGM | Winter Conference | President’s Dinner
- Return to the People’s History Museum, Manchester*
Saturday 23 April 2022: Spring Conference | Golden Jubilee Dinner
- End the Golden Jubilee year in style at a central London venue*
Further details of individual events will follow as soon as they are available.
* Event subject to change in line with prevailing health regulations.