Charlotte Thomas-LinesPosts by Charlotte Thomas-Lines
Staffordshire became the latest county to choose an alternative county flag… this time the flag isn’t new and hasn’t come from a competition. I suppose you could say the new flag is the same but different. The key thing in this vote for was for the county flag to become recognised officially. For the flag […]
Flagmakers were pleased to be a part of Shakespeare’s 452nd birthday celebrations. We were able to produce a selection of banners to be carried through the streets of Stratford upon Avon, along with the banners which hung in the events marquee. The banners in the marque are particularly significant in that they celebrate 7 different […]
To follow on from our early blog regarding Cinderford’s anniversary pennant (read story in full here) we now have some beautiful images of the new standard in action. The new standard has now completed its dedication and is in full use for ceremonial events. The Standard was part of the branches 75th anniversary celebrations, which […]
A new flag for Caithness has been unveiled this week. The winning design for a new flag for Caithness has been announced by the Highland Council. North of Scotland Newspapers began a campaign for Caithness to become the first mainland county in Scotland to have its own flag in May 2014, after Wick student Alan […]
The planned change to the New Zealand flag is moving forward rapidly now. This is creating plenty of drama among the media, so much so not everyone has spotted Fiji are plotting to do the same! Similarly to New Zealand, the change of the flag partly about removing the Union Jack from the flag. The […]
Flagmakers pick up a role in new remake of movie, My Best Friend’s Wedding. The film which has been a huge success, first hit our screen in 1997. There have been plenty of remakes of the movie since. Flagmakers have been invited to manufacture for the new Chinese remake which will premiere on Valentine’s Day […]
The 15th June 2015 commemorated 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta. There seemed no better way to acknowledge this than a celebration at the original signing site, Runnymede. The 80 hand sewn flags we had manufactured were transported to the event and flown on the day of the commemorations.
National newspaper The Sun published a brief apology after publishing an incorrect flag in one of their articles. The article was a feature length spread relating to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, to be held over the next week. The paper mistakenly selected the Republic of Ireland flag rather than the Northern Ireland flag, which should have featured.
Is it an easy mistake to make? With regard to the commonwealth easy blunder but critical, as Ireland are surprisingly not members of the commonwealth. The error was inflated by the drastic differences between the two flags.