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  1. The History of the World Cup

    The History of the World Cup
      A lot of people can’t remember a time when there wasn’t football on the television. That is because the game has been around a long time! When it comes to international football, we have all heard of the FIFA World Cup; but, did you know that the first ever international football match was played way back in 1872? This...
  2. World Cup Russia 2018 – The Groups

    World Cup Russia 2018 – The Groups
    The 2018 FIFA World Cup draw at the beginning of December saw the teams that will be featuring in the group stage decided. This stage of the competition is when everything heats up and with the 21st FIFA World Cup being held in Russia, this is sure to be an exciting competition! So, there are 32 teams in the competition and...
  3. Custom Flags for Car Dealerships

    Custom Flags for Car Dealerships
      Are you looking for something to make your car dealership stand out from the rest? Let’s face it; there is a lot of competition out there when you are selling cars. Everyone has different makes and models, new and used, as well as different deals going on throughout the year. This means you have got to work extra hard...
  4. Choosing the Correct Flag Pole

    Choosing the Correct Flag Pole
      Flags are the best way to add a colourful decoration and an eye-catching accessory to any fun event or parade. But, sometimes we spend so long picking the perfect flag that we forget that we also need a flag pole! With so many flagpoles available, it can be difficult to know what one is the best to get for...
  5. Every Flag Tells a Story – Flags with the Most Unique Meanings

    Every Flag Tells a Story – Flags with the Most Unique Meanings
    Every country in the world has a flag that represents the people, flying high on the top of builds, landmarks and for the rest of the globe to see. But, some flags aren’t just made up of random colours and designs that somebody threw together; they are based on parts of that country’s culture, history or even by legend. Every...
  6. How Custom Flags Can Be Used to Promote your Business

    How Custom Flags Can Be Used to Promote your Business
      Effective for Brand Exposure When you run a business, you want to advertise your company at every opportunity you can. What better way to do that than have a visual representation of your logo, colours and brand? Custom flags have been popular for many years as an effective tool to create brand exposure, as well as advertise special events...
  7. Oktoberfest - Lederhosen, Pigtails, Beer & Sausages...What’s not to love?

    Oktoberfest - Lederhosen, Pigtails, Beer & Sausages...What’s not to love?
    In recent years the popularity of Oktoberfest has grown and grown to the point where numerous UK cities now run their own versions - But what exactly is it and why all the fuss?   Oktoberfest is the most famous folk, food, music and beer festival in the world and takes place in Munich this year between Saturday September 16th...
  8. The return of the NFL 2017/18

    The return of the NFL 2017/18
    September 7th sees the big kick off of the 2017/18 NFL season when the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs. Fans from around the world will tune in (irrespective of time zones) as the sport’s popularity continues to boom, no more so than in the UK.   Drama, Turkey, Melting pots, Barbecues & Violence...
  9. The Premier League is back for 2017-2018!

    The Premier League is back for 2017-2018!
    The drought is over! If, like me, you have been counting the days since the football season ended then it’s time to stop pretending you’ve always liked tennis, athletics or beach volleyball because the mighty Premier League is back at last! On Friday August 11th Arsene Wenger’s much-maligned Arsenal kicked off proceedings by hosting Leicester, who will be trying to...
  10. 2017 World Athletics Championships in London

    2017 World Athletics Championships in London
    Sir Mo & Bolt’s Curtain Call... There could be a very special few nights ahead in early August….It’s that time again when the whole country goes athletics-mad for two weeks and we all stop what we’re doing to shout at the TV as the world’s finest athletes do battle! The 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships In London begins on August...