calendar - frequently asked questions

general questions

How do I start a project?

1. Go to Calendars page above

2. Select the format of calendar you would like to make - rollover the image and click on the image and the options of sizes will will appear - click on size button

3. Next you will be given a choice of designs - click 'Start this Calendar'

You will now enter our online creator to start your calendar!

How do I pay?

We ask you to register to set up an account and you will be issued an invoice - this can be paid by BACs or Cheque.

How do I get my FREE marketing calendar?

Once you have completed your calendar go to check out and order a copy of your calendar using the promotional code: CAL2017

Multiple School Calendars - for example a different calendar for each year or class:

If your school is doing more than 1 calendar you will need to order each individually and phone our customer services (0800 043 2273) for a promotional code for each of these subsequent purchases.

Do prices include VAT and delivery?

All our prices include VAT and delivery.

design questions

What is your normal turnaround time?

January - September please allow up to 6 working days October - December please allow up to 10 working days

How do I add dates to my Calendar?

See our help sheet with instructions: Adding an Event Instructions >>

How do I see the optional inside page layouts available for each calendar?

  • When you are in the calendar creator (either as a guest or you have logged in to your project) you will see the word Layouts in the left hand menu.
  • For alternative layouts for the inside pages advance forward to your first inside page and click on Layouts you will find the options available.
  • Drag the layout you would prefer over the current layout and this will then be replaced.
Please note: we do not usually design alternative layouts for the Cover page.

Where do I find the special date images to use on my calendar grid?

These are available to download from the Calendars page.

  • To use these icons in your project click on the image button and it will bring the icon up in a new tab; Right click and 'save image as...' this will download the image on your computer. Save them in your 'Pictures' Folder (or they will save as default to your 'Downloads' Folder).
  • In Our Calendar Creator click on date square you would like to add an event to.
  • Upload by clicking on the 'Add Picture' button in the creator when you are adding an event date.
  • Adjust the image in the box by clicking on it and moving it so make it fit.

Can I get help with scanning and preparing my artwork?

  • Scanning can be done on a normal scanner and images can be uploaded and zoomed in on so that edges are not displayed in the calendar boxes.
  • If you are struggling to prepare images we can do this for you - please contact our customer services and they will email you a Royal Mail Free Post Label - please ensure you use a piece of card so that your artwork is not bent.
  • You will need to fill in the 'Sending in your Calendar Artwork Form' LINK to this
  • We will send the prepared images back to you electronically and return your artwork.