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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 […]

Australia House – 100 years on The Strand

Flagmakers were recently commissioned to make a special flag for Australia House. The mission is celebrating its presence in London for 100 years, from 1918 – 2018 and the commemorative flag we produced hangs proudly outside their building on the Strand along with a neat row of six Australian flags. Australia House is the longest […]

Lulagala – Ugandan Primary School gets its own Flag

We do like the occasional unusual request at Flagmakers and welcome unusual and interesting flag designs. We were asked by Jan Petersen, Head Teacher of North Waltham Primary School to produce a rather special bespoke flag for a primary school in Uganda. The flag was jointly designed by the pupils of the Ugandan school, known […]

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 […]

International Maritime Organisation – flag and flagpole change

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 […]

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 […]