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Making The Most Of This Summer’s Marketing Opportunities

20th June 2016

2016 is a great year for big events. We have already witnessed celebrations associated with Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday, and Euro 2016 is in full swing. The appearance of England, Wales, and Northern Ireland in this tournament is… READ MORE

Looking For A New Promotional Product? Let Us Source It For You

10th June 2016

Over the last few years we have sourced hundreds of new promotional products for our customers. Some of these have made it into our online product catalogue and have proved popular. This helps us to keep everything fresh and to… READ MORE

Which Silicone Wristbands?

10th May 2016

  Silicone wristbands are a great way to promote your business, charity, message or cause. When compared to other forms of promotion, they are relatively inexpensive, especially if you buy in volume. But there are so many different types to… READ MORE

Promotional Merchandise for Colleges and Unis

27th April 2016

We provide a range of promotional merchandise that is popular with colleges and universities. 1. Printed Silicone Wristbands Our printed wristbands are frequently ordered for open days and for clearing. Colleges and universities can add their own unique message and… READ MORE

Planning for Festival Season

30th March 2016

The clocks have gone forward, the evenings are lighter and the Glastonbury line-up has been announced. Festival season is on its way. If you’re an event planner or promoter, make sure you order your festival merchandise in good time. Our… READ MORE

Promotional Merchandise for Clubs and Pubs

24th March 2016

Clubs and pubs hosting parties, club nights and promotional launches order wristbands for many different reasons. First and foremost they are used as a marketing tool to promote the venue and / or a product. We can match any Pantone… READ MORE

Wristband Orders for Schools

21st March 2016

A reminder to schools; before you break up for Easter, have you ordered your silicone wristbands? School demand for our wristbands has been growing since 2014, when state-funded schools were obliged to provide free school meals to infants. Colour-coordinated bands… READ MORE

4 Cost Effective Ways to Increase Awareness of Your Small Charity

9th March 2016

It’s not easy being a small charity. There are so many fund raising organisations competing for funds. Large charities have bigger budgets and the means to create impressive campaigns. But small charities can compete. The Movember Foundation started with two… READ MORE

Charity Wristbands Are Making a Comeback

2nd March 2016

Last week The Guardian wrote about charity wristbands and asked whether they are undergoing a revival. They reported that some charities selling the new Unity Band for World Cancer Day sold out within four days. So far the Unity wristbands… READ MORE

Putting Together Great Event Bags

22nd February 2016

One of the perks of going to a trade show, exhibition or award ceremony is the goody bag. It always feels good to receive a gift but there’s an art to putting together a successful goody bag that won’t end… READ MORE

Event Merchandise 2016

15th February 2016

2016 is all set to be a big event year, with Euro 2016, Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics and the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations to look forward to. This is in addition to the numerous annual sporting and celebratory events… READ MORE

Customer Showcase

10th February 2016

We’ve had a busy start to 2016 with lots of orders from new and existing customers. We thought we’d share a few of these with you. It’s always exciting and humbling to see how businesses and charities incorporate our products… READ MORE

Meet Our MD Carrie Parkinson

2nd February 2016

Carrie Parkinson established Lancaster Printing in 2010. After completing her degree in printing & graphics and working for a print company in the US, she decided to set up her own UK-based business. I caught up with Carrie and asked… READ MORE

Vape Bands

19th January 2016

We’ve had a number of requests for vape bands over the last few weeks and the popularity of this product seems to be gaining momentum. Vape bands are rubber bands that fit neatly over e-cigarettes or vape pens. They can… READ MORE

Selecting Promotional Products | 5 Quick Tips

15th January 2016

If you’re thinking of using promotional products or gifts in your marketing this year, there are a number of things to consider. Our handy infographic provides a list of points / questions to discuss before commencing the ordering process. For… READ MORE