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Going Green

Flagmakers is part of the Specialised Canvas Services Ltd. group, which also includes Specialised Canvas and Banner Box Print Solutions, all of which are based in our 25’000 square feet premises, only 2 minutes from Junction 29a of the M1 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. As a group, Specialised Canvas Services Ltd. is extremely committed to doing […]

Investing in the future

Flagmakers is part of the Specialised Canvas Group, which also includes Banner Box Print Solutions and Speciliased Canvas, located in our 25’000 square feet manufacturing facility in Chesterfield, just a two minute drive from junction 29a of the M1. As a group we we’ve always firmly believed in investing in our machinery to maintain our […]

First-class Honours

Paul Noble, Commercial Director at Specialised Canvas Group, recently completed his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Durham University, graduating with first class honours. In honour of Paul’s outstanding achievement, we recently caught up with him to learn more about his part time studies and role within the Specialised Canvas Group. You’ve been with the […]

GP90 – A Magnificent Day in Ypres

In 1928, ten years after the end of the Great War, the British Legion arranged for war veterans and the widows of fallen soldiers to visit the battlefields of the Somme and Ypres. On the 8 August of that year, those who took part marched to the entrance of the town of Ypres in Belgium […]

Stop Brexit Campaigners – Making themselves seen and heard

Love it or loathe it, Brexit will be here for some time and will continue to dominate our news on an almost daily basis. Those who voted to leave the European Union at the 2016 referendum, can simply sit back and watch the chaos unfold as we do just that. But for many of those […]

Breaking News: Flagmakers new brochure launched

February 2018 and we are in receipt of our new brochure. If you haven’t yet received your copy, don’t despair, as we’ll be happy to send you a copy today. Just give us a call on 01494 783938 or drop us a line on sales@flagmakers.co.uk now and we’ll see that you receive a copy in […]

Flags Help Tell So Many News Stories

Like many of us, I like to keep an eye on the daily news online and cannot help but note that there is hardly a day that goes by without at least one image used in which a flag is included. Occasionally the story is about the flag itself, but more often than not they […]

Historical European Flags resurface due to Growing Patriotism

The Wall Street Journal recently spoke to our Commercial Director, Paul Noble asking for his comments on the change in demand for European national flags as a result of political and social changes therein.  Here is an extract from the article, written by reporter, Valentina Pop. In Europe, Separatists and Nationalists Are Sprouting Old Colours […]

RBL standards adorn Ypres chapel

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 […]

Children’s Flag Competition

Poole Maritime Festival We are proud to sponsor the Children’s Flag Competition at Poole Maritime Festival hosted by Borough of Poole. The festival will have the prestigious European Maritime Day which will attract 1000’s visitors from different parts of the Europe continent. The European Maritime Day is organised by the EU Commission’s marine division which […]