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 […]


THE UK’S ANNUAL CELEBRATION FOR NEIGHBOURS AND COMMUNITY! The Eden Project once again is inviting communities across the UK to come together for The Big Jubilee Lunch as part of the official celebrations for HM The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee! Here at Brook International, we supply a range of 100% polyester knitted and woven textiles for applique flags and banners. We […]

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022

In 2022, Her Majesty the Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, seventy years of service, having acceded to the throne on 6th February 1952 when Her Majesty was 25 years old. There will be year-long Platinum Jubilee celebrations throughout the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world as communities […]

Brook International Are Proud To Announce A Double Win For Our Customers

‘An effective way of improving sustainability is minimising waste. The first step is to review your manufacturing process and pick out any factors which are causing you unnecessary surplus or by-products, then, take the necessary steps to reduce that waste. Our New Flag fabric is more environmentally friendly, and enables impressive cost savings within the […]