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Barra Flag Registered

The Barra flag has been granted official recognition from the Lyon Court and entered into the Flag institute’s registry. The distinctive green and white Scandinavian-style flag has been widely used by the community for decades – flying across the island and appearing on local produce. However, until now, has had no legal recognition. A community […]

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Winter Meeting Speakers & Dinner Details

With just two weeks to go we are excited to provide you with details of the Winter Conference speakers and the President’s Dinner. Please do sign for up for tickets if you have yet to do so already https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/flag-institute-agm-and-winter-meeting-2017-tickets-38637479742 Amongst the speakers talking to us this year will be: Richard Gilbert – University Challenge winner and […]

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Oxfordshire & Suffolk Appear on the Registry

Both Oxfordshire and Suffolk have now arrived on the registry. The flags were registered in principle earlier in the year (May and September respectively) though have been waiting for suitable artwork to be drawn up before actually appearing on the registry. The flags can be seen in their individual entries here: Oxfordshire Suffolk

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Winter Meeting Tickets Now Available

Tickets are now available to the Flag Institute’s annual, popular AGM and Winter Meeting, which you can find at this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/flag-institute-agm-and-winter-meeting-2017-tickets-38637479742 We return to Birmingham on Saturday 18th November for an eclectic mix of flag-related talks, presentations, and debates. Keep an eye out on our website for announcements of speakers! Our 2017 AGM and Winter […]

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South Uist a Hebridean First

South Uist is to have the first officially recognised community flag in the Outer Hebrides. The design will now be entered into the official records of the Court of the Lord Lyon, where all such flags in Scotland – including the saltire itself – are recorded and has also appeared on the Flag Institute registry […]

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A New Flag for Birmingham

The City of Birmingham, England’s second city and the largest local authority in Europe, has formally launched a flag competition for a design to be registered with the Flag Institute. Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Mike Leddy, chair of the Birmingham Flag Project Team, said: “You may well think that Birmingham already has a flag, but […]

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