Here at Handmade Flags we just love colour and movement – and sharing a space with our sister company Handmade Parade brings all the colour and movement anyone could want!

Festival Flag Hire 9

Handmade Parade brings artists into communities to create parades and festivals. We have a fantastic team of professional carnival artists, puppeteers, makers, musicians, stilt walkers and performers based around Todmorden and Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, England.

Handmade Flags was born out of our love for enhancing places and spaces thanks to a start-up grant, from Community Foundation for Calderdale and the Yorkshire Venture Philanthropy Programme.

Kathy Kim and Gil Burns are currently ferreting away making new and ever more exciting sets of flags for you to hire. Kathy is particularly influenced by Korean “Pojagi” textile artwork with beautifully intricate seams and asymmetric lines. Her recent Crystals would look enchanting at a wedding or afternoon gathering. Gil likes to take inspiration from nature and has recently created the Blue Ripples flags influenced by raindrops falling on still water. Also in our collection are flags designed by Jamima Latimer and other Handmade Parade artists.

Local metal-work artist Ian Broscomb has created bespoke bases and swivels to show off our flags to the very best advantage.

Our lanterns, made by Kathy and Fran Sierevogel and can light up the darkest corners of your venue with fairy-tale ease.