Re-Usable Banners | Vinyl Lettering | Rubber Stamps | West Sussex

Gazebo Banner Signage

Karen Griffin - Friday, November 10, 2017

We have been making banners for gazebo banners for a goodly few years now.  Not seen our video? Heavens, that is a classic. . . catch up here.

The velcro works well on flat surfaced, pvc gazebos and we have many satisfied customers.  Others challenge us more - and we continue to search for a simple yet effective solution for canvas gazebos that have had silicon waterproofing treatment.

In September this year, Twisted got in touch.  They had a specially made 'retro' marquee for the Goodwood Revival - a truly fantastic racing event where everything, from stands to ticket holders, are a homage to the 1920-60s.  It's like a giant period movie set.  And the rules for exhibitors are harsh. Every part of their stand has to comply with the very strict event rules. And Lord March himself has been known to inspect stands himself and insist on changes even on the day of opening.

Twisted happily left their marquee looking like this on the Wednesday afternoon. 

Retro marquee Their original sign writer had heat pressed vinyl lettering onto the waterproofed canvas marquee, before it was erected.  A really sensible way to get a branded marquee for a short period of time.  What no-one had expected was gale force winds and torrential rain overnight.  On the Thursday morning, first day of the event, the Twisted logo had mostly slipped off the marquee, rendering it totally unbranded in a sea of identical period marquees.

Although we never got the chance to inspect it during the working event, I suspect the combination of silicon waterproofing coupled with the extreme weather conditions gave the temporary vinyl little chance.  And with the marquee already erected and the event in full swing, there was nothing we could do to help them.

But it did get us thinking.  What if we used FabriStick®? Developed and manufactured by our sister company, it has had some amazing test results on short term external uses.  So we are now trialing it in working conditions and hope to have another option for gazebo/marquee users soon.

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I got the vinyls on time and they were great! 
Thank you for your quick work, that was really appreciated!

LC, on receipt of her bespoke vinyl stickers

Thanks Karen, and thanks for organising this for me – I don’t know what I would do without you!

Fontwell Park Racecourse, EN
I have received my print thank you so much for such fast delivery.


AB, on receipt of car decal

Just to let u know that I received the vinyls this morning ok, and they all look really good many thanks.

DE, Perth on his vinyl lettering for a Burger van
Two words :
Banner = fabulous.
Again, thanks for the quick turnaround - very much appreciated.

JT from
Brill thank you so much i love it and thanks for taking the time to get it right for me so cant wait for it to arrive =]  thanks so much Karen
KC, on her new car decal
Thanks so much for the banners - the team were very impressed today!

MA, Whyke United Under 11s
 just wanted to write to say thank you very much for my wheel cover and lettering.  It looks fab!  I am hoping that people will see it around and that I’ll get lots of new customers.
SL, Cambridge Weight Plan
I have it!

That was extremely fast!!  I'm very impressed.

Thank you very much!

TS, Marwicks Brasserie, Bosham on receipt of banner

My dad has put the decal on and it looks great!  Too dark to take a picture now but will send one on soon. Thanks for your great customer service.

WF, on receipt of Hypnoslimmer Car Decal
Goodness knows what your workshop smells like, because these banners have rather an orange-y whiff to them now!
Wilderness Development, on receipt of re-stripped banners
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