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  1. RUGBY WORLD CUP - 100 DAYS TO GO!!

    RUGBY WORLD CUP - 100 DAYS TO GO!!
    THE 2015 RUGBY WORLD CUP KICKS OFF IN 100 DAYS - 18th SEPTEMBER 2015!! It is being held in 11 different cities in England and Cardiff. There will be 20 teams competing for the William Webb Ellis Cup. It is expected 2.3 million tickets will be sold for the tournament. England have won the Cup once in 2003. A 100...
  2. SHETLAND COUNTY DAY 21ST JUNE 2015

    SHETLAND COUNTY DAY 21ST JUNE 2015
    SHETLAND COUNTY DAY has been held on 21st June since 2007, the day when the Shetland County Flag was recognised. It was introduced by the council to celebrate 'all things Shetland'. The flag was designed in 1969 by Roy Gronneberg and Bill Adams to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the transfer of Shetland from Norway to Scotland. The colours coming...
  3. CUSTOM DESIGNED FLAGS HITS THE 1500 MARK!!

    CUSTOM DESIGNED FLAGS HITS THE 1500 MARK!!
    THE FLAG SHOP HAS SO FAR PRODUCED OVER 1500 CUSTOM DESIGNED FLAGS IN 2015!! TAKE A LOOK AT THE UNIQUE, PERSONAL DESIGNS AND CORPORATE LOGOS REQUESTED.       All our custom designed flags are made in the UK. We use 115gsm knitted polyester for our custom designed flags, making them ideal for outdoor and indoor use. Any high resolution...
  4. SUPPORT SUSSEX DAY (ST RICHARD'S DAY)

    SUPPORT SUSSEX DAY (ST RICHARD'S DAY)
    SUSSEX DAY IS CELEBRATED ON THE 16TH JUNE EACH YEAR and recognises the county's rich heritage and culture. 16th June is also St Richard's Day, the feast day of St Richard of Chichester, the patron saint of Sussex. The date marks the anniversary of the removal of St Richard's body from its original burial place in the knave of Chichester...
  5. CELEBRATE THE TROOPING OF THE COLOUR!!

    CELEBRATE THE TROOPING OF THE COLOUR!!
    THE QUEENS OFFICIAL BIRTHDAY WILL BE CELEBRATED ON 13TH JUNE 2015. This is marked by the THE TROOPING OF THE COLOUR ceremony performed by regiments of the British and Commonwealth armies. This has been the tradition since 1748.     The ceremony is held annually in London on a Saturday in June. The parade takes place on Horse Guards Place...
  6. MORE CUSTOM DESIGNED FLAGS!!

    MORE CUSTOM DESIGNED FLAGS!!
    TAKE A LOOK AT OUR LATEST RANGE OF CUSTOM DESIGNED FLAGS ALL MADE IN THE UK!!         Our custom designed flags are all made from 115gsm knitted polyester, making them ideal for outdoor and indoor use and any high resolution image can be printed onto the flags producing a professional standard. They can be made to any...
  7. DEVON AND WILTSHIRE COUNTY DAYS

    DEVON AND WILTSHIRE COUNTY DAYS
      ITS THE TURN OF DEVON AND WILTSHIRE NEXT TO CELEBRATE THEIR COUNTY DAYS!!! Devon ( St Petroc's Day) County Day is celebrated on 4th June. The flag of Devon is dedicated to St Petroc, a local saint with numerous dedications throughout the West Country and in particular Devon. The cross of St Petroc is displayed on the Devon County...
  8. 1000 CUSTOM DESIGNED FLAGS!!!!

    1000 CUSTOM DESIGNED FLAGS!!!!
    SINCE THE START OF 2015 WE HAVE NOW PRODUCED OVER 1000 CUSTOM DESIGNED FLAGS - all made in the UK!! Our custom designed flags are made from 115gsm knitted polyester, making them ideal for outdoor and indoor use and any high resolution image can be printed onto the flags producing a professional standard. They can be made to any size...
  9. UPCOMING REGIONAL AND COUNTY DAYS!!

    UPCOMING REGIONAL AND COUNTY DAYS!!
    WESSEX, DORSET AND PEMBROKESHIRE CELEBRATE YOUR REGIONAL AND COUNTY DAY BY FLYING THE FLAG!!   WESSEX Regional Day is celebrated on 25th May 2015. It is also known as St Aldhelm's Day. St Aldhelm was born in the 7th century and became the Abbot of Malmesbury Abbey and the first Bishop Of Sherborne.  He was made a saint after his...
  10. EUROVISION SONG CONTEST - 60TH ANNIVERSARY

    EUROVISION SONG CONTEST - 60TH ANNIVERSARY
    DANCING SHOES ON?  READY TO PARTY? IT MUST EUROVISION!!   This years Eurovision Song Contest Final will be held in Vienna, Austria on 23rd May. This follows Austria's win in 2014 with Conchita Wurst with the song 'Rise Like A Phoenix'. Conchita will be part of the host team on the night. The UK will be represented by Electro Velvet...