ISS Sign of the Year Award - 2013
Each year, the Inn Sign
Society presents the Sign of the Year award
Entries are invited
subject to the following conditions:
Signs must relate to pubs trading at the time of nomination
In addition, each entry must
satisfy at least two of the following criteria:
- Exceptional in appeal and / or
aesthetically pleasing to the eye
- Sign illustrates a new 'take'
on an old name
- Portrays local distinctiveness
(significance in local heritage)
- Reflects a company's change in
pub sign policy
- Has a decorative frame - wood,
wrought iron etc - try to include in photo
- Sign is clean and not badly
Closing date for receipt of nominations is the first Friday of
October each year.
There is no limit to the number of
signs you may submit, but we reserve the right to restrict and /
or reject entries in order to preserve the integrity of the Award.
Please note that signs adorned by
flags, streamers, for sale signs, Christmas lights etc will not be
Images (preferably jpeg format)
must be accompanied by details of the sign's location, date
photograph was taken and the photographer's contact details.
The Inn Sign Society welcomes
entries from all persons - members and non-members.
Sorry, no prizes are offered!
The judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be
Submit your entries now
The ISS 2012 Sign of the Year Award
John French, Roger Pester, Gordon Bentley
(partly-hidden), Alan Sheldon, Tracey Weston,
John Whitehouse, Anthony Collis, Tony O'Neill,
Peter Gorman, Phil Blabey
The winner of
the ISS 2012 Sign of the Year award
Iver Heath, Bucks
The sign pays tribute to the late Syd James,
star of 19 'Carry-on' movies,
which were made at Pinewood Studios located
The studios are equally famous for being the
home of numerous James Bond films.
The sign was painted by ISS member Rob Rowland
and nominated by Peter Gorman,
who received the sign on the artist's behalf.
AC with Tracey
Weston (Asst Manager - The Black Horse)
The Black Horse
Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire
AC with Peter
Gorman (who nominated the sign)
AC with Tony
(Reg. Mgr Hall & Woodhouse)
David Roe, AC,
T O'Neill, Roger Pester, John French
PG & TW queue to see what Dickinson's
Real Deal will pay
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