An In depth Look At Banner Painting

Banner Painting with Phillip Anderson

Each Orange lodge has its own unique banner. These magnificent creations consist of a range of culturally significant imagery. Whether it be a local landmark, a scene from the Bible or an iconic depiction of King Billy crossing the Boyne on his horse, each banner is a work of art.

One of the men responsible for creating these banners is Phillip Anderson. Based in Coleraine, Phillip followed in his father’s footsteps to become one of just four full time banner painters. In this video he outlines how he got started as well as giving an insight into the painstaking methods of banner painting.

One of Phillip’s creations