The Eden Project Big Lunch

The Eden Project has been bringing The Big Lunch to streets across the UK since 2009. This year, they are encouraging neighbours and communities to come together to share friendship, food and fun in celebration of the coronation of King Charles III on the 6th of May. Since launching The Big Lunch in 2009, The […]

The Official Emblem for the Coronation of King Charles III

The Emblem that will be used for the coronation of King Charles III has been unveiled and is now available for use for all activities associated with the event on the 6th of May. This includes community and national events, publications, retail and merchandising. You can download the Emblem in English and Welsh, free of […]


As February draws to a close, we at Brook international remain excited about the coming months of 2023 and our upcoming projects. As our customers will know, we produce and supply quality fabric, enabling our customers to craft flags for a variety of different occasions. The history behind the flags of different countries, events and […]

Preparing for The Coronation Of His Majesty King Charles III

Buckingham Palace is pleased to announce that the coronation of His Majesty The King will take place on Saturday, the 6th of May, 2023. The coronation will see his Majesty King Charles III crowned alongside The Queen Consort. The coronation will reflect the monarch’s role today and look towards the future while being rooted in […]

Merry Christmas

Thank You and Happy Holidays

Dear Customers, Without your enthusiasm and energy, we wouldn’t be where we are now. We have thought long and hard about how to address everything that’s happened at Brook International in the last three years. It’s a lot, and at this festive time of year, we have tried to sum up a 3-year period that […]

The Yorkshire White Rose

The Yorkshire White Rose, also known as ‘the Mystical Rose of Heaven’, is the central feature of the Yorkshire flag. White roses were also worn by soldiers of Yorkshire regiments in remembrance of their comrades who died at the time of the Battle of Minden in 1759.  I spent last weekend with my daughter and […]

What’s My Line?

‘What’s My Line?’  Asked Chris Melia, Managing Director of Brook International. The TV gameshow uses Celebrity panellists to question contestants to determine their occupation, i.e., “line of work.” I was joined in the spotlight by Ian Ward, Sheridan Ward, and Joseph Dean. Instead of celebrity panelists, we had over 90 primary school pupils from Killinghall […]


Following our own detailed research, and enquiries from our customers, we are adding Pink and Brown to our portfolio of colours in our 155gsm Woven Polyester flag fabric range. This will enable our customers to produce an extensive range of Progress Pride flags in our high-quality fabric, rather than using printed materials which do not […]

Bingley Festival 2022

Even a person of my advanced age can have a brilliant time at the many diverse Festivals around the country during the summer months. I have attended this festival on many occasions over the years and am really looking forward to getting back, following the covid restrictions. These are some of the reasons that I […]

We’re heading to FESPA Global Print Expo 2022

31st of May to 3rd of June 2022 Europe’s leading exhibition for screen and digital, wide-format printing, and textile printing. Brook International will be attending this year’s FESPA (Federation of European Screen Printers Associations) Global Print Expo in Germany. FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 will take place from the 31st of May to the 3rd […]