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Flagmakers at its Highest

Flagmakers recently manufactured a Royal Engineers Flag for an event which saw it climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.  The Royal Engineers division provides military engineering and technical support to the British Armed Forces. The challenge for this division of the British Army was to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Which is some challenge considering the […]

Hand Sewn Flags

Two of our beautiful hand sewn flags fly proudly at London based hotel. The two flags now fly proudly above the hotels entrance on a bustling London high street. Afraid we can’t say too much but the we were very happy to supply two of our hand sewn flags. The hotel required a Malaysia and […]

Flag Focus – Iceland

  Having recently been to Iceland I couldn’t help but notice how many flags were flying in the capital Reykjavik and the surrounding villages. I know most people probably don’t notice these things but as a Flagmaker its refreshing to see a nation taking such pride in their flag. If ever get the chance to […]

Cromford’s New Village Flag

Cromford became the latest in a small club of villages to have its own registered flag. The new flag finally achieved its approval last month, certified by chief vexillologist Graham Bartram. The news came as a great surprise to designer Clem Wilson who originally designed the flag in 2006, it was first flown in the […]

Rio Passes the Olympic Flag to Tokyo

The closing ceremony of this year’s Olympics saw the standard process of passing the Olympic flag. The unique flag which flies throughout the Olympics was slowly lowered to go back into hiding until the next summer games. The usual Olympic flag ceremonies were adopted in the closing ceremony with the Brazil flag been slowly lowered […]

5 Reasons you Should Choose POWERFlag

Flagmakers has become one of the first UK resellers of the exciting new flag material POWERFlag. The clue is in the name! This innovation in flag material is set to potentially transform the flag industry… here’s why: 1. Super Resilient When we say POWER we mean it! POWERFlag has proved itself to last up to 3 […]

Rio Flag Blunder – Chinese Flag

Olympics officials in Rio have apologised after discovering they were raising an incorrect version of the Chinese national flag during medal ceremonies. Both Chinese flags are red and feature a large yellow star flanked by four smaller stars. But there are (very) subtle differences in how the smaller stars are aligned. “We do understand that […]

Churchill Feature Film Flags

The year will see the release of a feature film of the life of Sir Winston Churchill titled “Without Victory There is No Survival”. Flagmakers were selected to supply a collection of flags to be used at various stages throughout the film. We supplied four flags two Unions, a ceremonial hand sewn Union and finally […]

Royal Yacht Squadron Burgees

Flagmakers recently created some beautiful burgees for the Royal Yacht Squadron. These bespoke burgees where hand sewn to give the beautiful finish which is a requirement of the squadron’s impressive ships. The burgee uses the St George flag as a basis before adding the Squadron’s badge. The burgee was entirely hand sewn, from the white […]

Staffordshire County Flag Vote

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 […]