The IMO is an agency of the UN, responsible for the regulation of shipping and has its headquarters on the Thames Embankment in central London. The organisation currently has 173 Member States and three Associate Members. Twice a year, their HQ creates an imposing and unequalled display of the national flags of every one of […]
Flagmakers recently supplied one of two new flags, now displayed at St Nicholas’ church in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk to honour two sailors; one American and one British. Sadly, they died together in 1942 disarming a German mine which had washed ashore on the beach near the town. The flags replaced two rather tired looking flags […]
Last month saw the 100-year commemoration of the Battle of Passchendaele, near Ypres in France. St George’s is a Memorial Church in Ieper (Ypres); built between 1927 and 1929 it commemorates the many thousands of British and Commonwealth troops who fell at the three battles fought in the surrounding area during the Great War. The […]
Flagmakers were very pleased to supply some crisp new flags for Dior’s new flagship store in London. The flags fly proudly outside the London House of Dior, at Dior’s new address 160-162 New Bond Street. New Bond Street is the perfect location for this striking flagship store, as it is one of the most famous […]
Guidon? It wasn’t something I was familiar with until working with Flagmakers. A guidon is a type of heraldic flag, which is in a similar sort of shape to a burgee but more rounded. Flagmakers produced a guidon which featured a crest of a families surname. Guidon’s can prove the perfect canvas to celebrate family heritage […]
Last month we were able to provide a beautiful large flag for St. Mary’s Northchurch. The hand sewn St George’s flag was issued to the church following damage to their old flag, this was from age and recent poor weather conditions. This new flag was to fly throughout the Harvest services that the church hosts annually.
We were recently invited to work on the restoration of beautiful old flag which had fallen into a state of disrepair. The flag held huge sentimental value for our client and underwent a long and delicate restoration process to restore the white ensign to its former glory. Flagmakers take great pride our ability to offer […]