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  1. Topical Flag Focus! -The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022 Flags

    Topical Flag Focus! -The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022 Flags
    This year, Britain celebrates the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Not only are Jubilee celebrations momentous for any monarch, but Her Majesty will also be the first-ever British monarch to have served for seven decades. While the Jubilee date was February 6th, strictly speaking, we’re marking the occasion with a long bank holiday weekend when the sun comes out...
  2. Our guide to getting the best out of your flags PLUS Some of our favourite flag uses!

    Our guide to getting the best out of your flags PLUS Some of our favourite flag uses!
    So your flags from The Flag Shop just arrived in the post. Awesome!  You’re probably excited to get them up and flying, but with the wind outside pushing 80 miles an hour…is now really the best time? We love flags. Naturally, we want them to stay as bright and beautiful as if they were brand new, for as long as...
  3. 5 Iconic Flags & What You May Not Know About Them

    5 Iconic Flags & What You May Not Know About Them
    Last summer we saw some amazing athletes strutting their stuff - But as the world’s nations start to think about the next Olympic Games in 2024 Paris, we’re already starting to see excited spectators around the world gearing up with all kinds of flags from different countries. At The Flag Shop, we can’t help but love it–almost, dare we say...
  4. Everything You Need To Know About The Commonwealth Games this summer!

    Everything You Need To Know About The Commonwealth Games this summer!
    Do you fancy yourself a athletics fan after enjoying Team GB’s amazing exploits and last summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo? And are you getting excited for the 2022 Commonwealth Games? As the nation warms up for the year’s biggest sports event, here’s all you need to know about what’s going to be happening around the country. But first, the most...
  5. Christmas 2021 - Make It One To Remember!

    Christmas 2021 - Make It One To Remember!
    This year’s Great British fashion trend was unarguably the stiff upper lip, and it hasn’t been easy for most of us. What began with a lockdown set the tone for a second long year of uncertainty, and most of us dashed out into the sunshine the second Freedom Day came around. Now that the winter storms have started, it’s possibly...
  6. Glastonbury Festival 2022 - It's Back! (Hopefully!)

    Glastonbury Festival 2022 - It's Back! (Hopefully!)
    Ready for some decent music and a vibe like no other? That’s right - Glastonbury’s back this June 2022 and it’s set to be a big one.  After sadly being cancelled for two years in a row, the crowd is roaring for a party. So this year’s going to be huge! It’s been a dreadful time throughout the Covid-19 pandemic...
  7. St. Andrew's Day - Everything You Need to Know!

    St. Andrew's Day - Everything You Need to Know!
    Planning on showing off your Scottish pride this St. Andrew’s Day? This year’s celebrations will be steeped in tradition as usual, but how much do you really know about the patron saint behind the national holiday?  Whether you’re cooking up haggis with the family or kicking up your heels at a ceilidh, here are some facts that you can share...
  8. World Cup 2022 in Qatar - Can England go one further??

    World Cup 2022 in Qatar - Can England go one further??
    Well, that was annoying. Devastating. Frustrating. So near, but yet so far…..The story of England in pretty much every tournament since...well, you guessed it, 1966!! But once the immediate, gut-wrenching agony of losing the Euro 2020 final slowly subsided, a real sense of national pride of the team’s achievement began to come to the fore again. All the St George...
  9. The Iconic Union Jack flag - How Much Do You Know?

    The Iconic Union Jack flag - How Much Do You Know?
    With Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee around the corner, we can all expect to see a lot more of our nation’s iconic Union Jack. We’ve long been a nation of record-breakingly large street parties and lunches, and can throw a patriotic party to rival the rest of them for the right royal event! But while you’re making where and how you’ll...
  10. The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in February 2022 - How to Join the Party!

    The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in February 2022 - How to Join the Party!
    With this year marking the 69th year of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, the nation’s already warming up for some exciting 2022 celebrations of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. Come February next year, the UK’s favourite public figure will become the first UK monarch ever to celebrate a platinum Jubilee - and here’s the lowdown on how the nation traditionally celebrates! There’s good...

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