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Banners and Flags

Banners and flags in Cowes High Street, and the immediate adjoining roads, are an ideal platform to promote events, sponsor brands, etc.

The High Street is busy all year round with local residents, but becomes even busier during peak times such as Cowes Week, Round The Island weekend, Powerboat Festival etc. There are over 60 major yachting events alone during the summer season attracting tens of thousands of 'yotties' and their families. Even 'out of season', there is a constant stream of tourist coaches and visitors to the Cowes, all keen to see 'the home of yachting'.

Locations such as Northwood House and the adjoining park, Cowes Parade on the seafront, and Cowes Yacht Haven, just to name a few, are all ideal locations for events such as concerts, car rallies, etc.

There is rarely a time throughout the year when something is not happening in Cowes.

Cowes Business Association has the sole planning permission to display flags and banners in the High Street area, and is happy to rent out these locations at a rate considerably less than a normal commercial rate for such high profile locations. There are approximately 30 banner sites and 60 flag poles available to rent. Minimum period of hire 2 weeks.

If you are interested in having your flags or banners in the High Street, please contact:

CBA Secretary
Tel. 01983 280972


Banners need to be landscape, printed on mesh, measuring 4.5m across and 1m deep, with reinforced edges. They need to have eyelets on each corner, and across the top of the banner every 40 - 45cm across.

Flags should be 85cm across and can be up to 2m deep. Ideally, they need to be supplied with a cord threaded through the spine with a loop at the top, and up to 2m cord at the bottom. Alternatively, 2 eyelets at the spine edge - top and bottom.

A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking to secure your space(s), with balance to be paid 1 month before the period of display. Payment plans are available for CBA members, T&Cs will apply.

Last updated 18:36 on 2 November 2020

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