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  1. Tour de Yorkshire 2016

    Tour de Yorkshire 2016
    The Tour de Yorkshire 2016 will take place between 29th April to the 1st May inclusive, once again giving Yorkshire a change to show off its fantastic scenery & historic market towns - plus lots & lots of flags! STAGE 1 The first stage of the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire will set off from Beverley which also played host to...
  2. Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday

    Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday
    The biggest event in the Royal calendar in 2016 will see HRH Queen Elizabeth II celebrate her 90th birthday. A huge calendar of events is due to take place, starting from the Queens actual birthday on the 21st April all the way through to her official birthday in June. The first major event will take place from the 12th May...
  3. Euro 2016 - The Qualifying Process

    Euro 2016 - The Qualifying Process
    The qualifying tournament to determine the 23 national teams joining Euro 2016 hosts France took place from September 2014 to November 2015. A total of 53 national teams participated, with Gibraltar taking part for the first time. All UEFA member associations are eligible to compete in the competition with the hosts qualifying automatically. The draw for the Euro 2016 qualifying...
  4. Countdown to the Euro 2016 Tournament

    Countdown to the Euro 2016 Tournament
    The UK is preparing to go football-crazy again as this Summer’s Euro 2016 tournament rolls around… In exactly 100 days’ time the 15th UEFA European Championship kicks off in Paris, with host nation France playing Romania. A month-long festival of football then unfolds, as Europe's 24 greatest teams do battle to try and determine who will succeed Spain as the new Champions...
  5. UEFA Euro 2016 - The Groups

    UEFA Euro 2016 - The Groups
    The 2016 UEFA European Championship, otherwise known as Euro 2016 will kick off in France on June the 10th (France being chosen as hosts for the third time after winning a bidding process against Italy & Turkey). Two times defending champions Spain will have their work cut out this year as the competition has welcomed another eight countries with twenty...
  6. CELEBRATE BURNS NIGHT - 25TH JANUARY

    CELEBRATE BURNS NIGHT  - 25TH JANUARY
    DON'T FORGET TO FLY THE FLAG FOR BURNS NIGHT ON 25TH JANUARY!!   Burns Night is celebrated annually in Scotland on or around the 25th January. It commemorates and celebrates the life of the poet Robert Burns who was born on 25th January 1759 and his contribution to Scottish culture. Many people and organizations hold a Burns' supper on or...
  7. NEW YEAR, NEW CUSTOM FLAG DESIGNS!!

    NEW YEAR, NEW CUSTOM FLAG DESIGNS!!
    HAVE A LOOK AT OUR MOST RECENTLY PRODUCED CUSTOM DESIGN FLAGS - ALL MADE IN THE UK!         All our custom made flags are made to a high professional standard.  Our custom flags can be made to ANY SIZE with a choice of fixings e.g eyelets, rope & toggle, sleeve etc. We use 115gsm knitted polyester for...
  8. FLY THE FLAG FOR AUSTRALIA DAY - 26TH JANUARY 2016

    FLY THE FLAG FOR AUSTRALIA DAY -  26TH JANUARY 2016
      AUSTRALIA DAY IS CELEBRATED EVERY YEAR ON 26TH  JANUARY. This day commemorates the first landing in Australia by Captain Arthur Phillip on the HMS Sirius. His fleet of 11 ships carried 1500 passengers, which included 700 prisoners. His mission was to establish an agricultural camp. It was January 26, 1788 when the First Fleet landed in Sydney Cove. Between January...
  9. RBS SIX NATIONS RUGBY 2016

    RBS SIX NATIONS RUGBY 2016
    THE 2016 RBS SIX NATIONS RUGBY KICKS OFF ON 6TH FEBRUARY 2016! SUPPORT YOUR NATION AND FLY THE FLAG! The RBS Six Nations Rugby runs from 6th February 2016 to 19th March 2016. England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy are all competing for the Championship. See below for a guide to all the fixtures, including KO times. N.B. All...
  10. NEW COUNTY FLAG FOR RUTLAND

    NEW COUNTY FLAG FOR RUTLAND
    NEW RUTLAND COUNTY FLAG - Show your support and fly the flag!   A new flag for Rutland County  was registered with the Flag Institute on 17th November 2015. The golden horseshoe on a green background has traditionally been the emblem of Rutland county since at least 1784. The horseshoe refers to a tradition where dignitaries travelling through the county...