Month: August 2016

Wales vs Moldova – The Road To Russia 2018

Following their phenomenal success at Euro 2016, Wales will be hoping to kick off their World Cup 2018 qualifying campaign with a win over rivals Moldova on September 5th 2016. Chris Coleman’s men proved to be formidable opponents after reaching the semi-finals of Euro 2016, and with world class striker Gareth Bale stoking the fire,… Read more »

Slovakia vs England – The Road To Russia 2018

September 4th 2016 will see the first of England’s World Cup 2018 qualifying matches with newly appointed manager Sam Allardyce at the helm.  Big Sam will be hoping to kick off his international managerial career with a win over opponents Slovakia and bag the first available three points in a lengthy qualifying campaign. The two… Read more »

Gay Pride Events – September 2016

Gay Pride Events Calendar – September 2016 TOTNES PRIDE – 3rd September 2016.  Parade meeting for 11am at The Dartmouth Inn, starting at 11.30am to the Civic Hall. The parade will be led by the Samba Roc Band. The event will continue from midday to 4.30pm at Civic Hall. FREE entry. Variety of community stands,… Read more »

Flyball Flags!

Over the past couple of years we have received an increasing number of requests from Flyball teams for custom made Flyball flags for their clubs and events. As the sport seems to be increasing in popularity we decided to delve deeper into this exciting spectacle to see what all the fuss is about….. HISTORY OF… Read more »

New Club Crests for 2016/17

If you are a Manchester City or a West Ham fan then you have something in common – both clubs have introduced new badges for the 2016/17 season. The shirts and merchandise will have a fresh new look with fans proudly displaying their clubs (new) badge. West Ham Gone is the castle which represented Green… Read more »

Hyde Park 2016

A big thank you to Flag Shop customer Sarah for sharing some fantastic photos with us after her day out at Hyde Park 2016. Sarah asked for a flag to be made to take to the event which proved to be a big hit with the headliners – Mumford and Sons! The pictures and video… Read more »

Tour of Britain 2016

The 13th Tour of Britain starts on Sunday 4th September 2016 until Sunday 11th September 21016. The Tour of Britain is Britain’s national Tour and is the UK’s highest ranked cycle race attracting the world’s top riders to race on UK roads. There will be 3 hours live coverage of the race every day by… Read more »

Can I Buy an Olympic Flag?

The Olympic Games is the one sporting occasion which truly brings together all nations from around the globe. Rio 2018 will bring together 205 countries (plus Chinese Tai Pei and refugee Olympic athletes competing under a neutral flag). As flag sellers we are asked the same question on a daily basis, ‘Do you sell the… Read more »

Union Jack Flag Facts

One of the greatest and most iconic flags to grace a pole has to be the resplendent Union flag, otherwise known as the Union Jack. Standing as a symbol of patriotism and pride in the Great British nation, the Union Jack was seen in its thousands during Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee and… Read more »