Custom University Clothing for Clubs and Societies

hoodiesprintedThe new University year is now well underway, and we hope you’re having a great time. At Acorn Printing we supply University sports clubs and societies up and down the country with personalised clothing. We mainly produce hoodies and t-shirts with logos and names printed or embroidered on. But we can do anything! Not so long ago we printed on tennis balls for the University of Warwick Tennis Club.

We offer free set up for Universities – we just charge you for the personalisation and garment. You can even bring your own clothing, or we can source the garments for you.

Our price you see on our website includes 1 colour print (in any position) or embroidered logo in one position. We hope our upfront prices make it clear when choosing what you want. If you have any questions or have a more complicated order, you can build a quote or call us.

Give us a call now to build your quote, call our freephone number 0800 0190 552 or email our team at

We also have Facebook, and we always try to respond to our messages as soon as possible.

Are you ready for the Rugby season?

The Rugby season is approaching, and with over 170,000 playing this sport, it’s vital that your team really look like a squad.

Here at Acorn Printing, we can supply you with a large quantity of rugby gear. We provide big named sports brands like Spiro and Gamegear, which have a fantastic reputation for their quality of sports gear.

Not only are there multiple options for sports gear, but you also can personalise your gear in a variety of different ways.

We also have an extremely friendly team here at Acorn Printing who are happy to help you at any point. They can also help with the design aspect of the gear, so if you’re stuck for ideas we can help!

If you would like to contact us at any point, you can call our freephone number 0800 0190 522 or email our team at

You can also contact us via our Facebook page; we will respond as soon as possible.

Personalise Your Darts Shirts

Darts in dartboardDid you know, darts is one of the oldest established English pub games which, since the late 1970s, has become one of the most popular sports in the world.

It is believed the origin of darts was inspired by a game played in the 1500s where soldiers would throw arrows at trees or barrels to pass the time. Eventually, the popularity grew with King Henry VIII particularly enjoying the sport; darts has evolved into the sport that it is today.

Here at Acorn, we want you to look good when throwing your arrows and we have what you need to give you that extra bit of swagger at the Oche.

You can choose from our excellent range of polo shirts from the likes of Fruit of the Loom, Jerzees and Uneek, which we’ll then embellish with your choice of individual’s, darts team or pub name, pictures and messages.

There are loads of colour and size options. Not only do they look great in their own right, but they can be personalised in 6 different places with printing and embroidery. That means that everybody can be an individual but still show off the team profile.

Get an online quote today from Acorn for your personalised darts shirt. We offer FREE set up and artwork and, of course, there are great discounts for volume orders.

If you need any assistance contact Acorn today on freephone 0800 0190 552 or email for advice on designs and products.

Personalise your Rock-Climbing Gear

Person rock climbingRock Climbing tends to be considered one of the oldest sports recorded, seen in many paintings dating 200 B.C., which depicts Chinese men rock climbing.

Today, rock climbing remains a trendy sport with indoor rock-climbing centres opening up all over the U.K., making the sport more accessible to those who don’t live in a mountainous region.

As more and more people take up rock climbing groups, teams and clubs also appear. Now there are thousands of rock-climbing groups who take part in the sport professionally and as a hobby.

At Acorn Printing we provide a variety of versatile sportswear which is perfect for your personalisation. We understand that the climbers have a lot to think about when climbing, so that’s why we stock trusted sportswear brands such as SPIRO, Gamegear and Gildan.
After choosing your desired item, you can then decide how you would like to personalise your item. At Acorn Printing we can provide you with a variety of options for printing if you feel like you’re struggling at all you can also contact one of our accommodating team members who will be more than happy to help you with any process (even with designing).

Check out our website for more details and build your online quote. If you need any help, please call Free Phone 024 7669 4466 or email us at today.

Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook and drop us a message.

Design Your Own Hoodie for Your New Sports Team or Society

Why You Should Customise Your Team’s Hoodie

With the Autumn weather really kicking in, it’s time to get cosied up in a brand new, fluffy printed hoodie. Whether you are part of a sports team or a society, organising your team’s apparel is an important task. Branding your team brings a real sense of inclusivity and membership to the group.

Printed hoodies are a great way of showing the opposition that your close-knit sports team mean business on the pitch. If you’re really passionate about your club and want your peers to know it, there is no better way to represent it than with personalised hoodies. Club merchandise often attracts new group members, so by wearing your custom hoodie you will attract new talent to sign up to your team.

Woman modelling pink hoodie and man sitting with university hoodie on

Designing Your Hoodie

Now, here’s the fun part. If you are in charge of organising the goods– you get to design your own hoodie, and one for each of your teammates too!

Choose from a huge array of hoodie styles, materials, colours and prints. In addition, customise where your printing or embroidery is located on the garment, and select your desired font/logo.

As each order is completely bespoke to you, we will give you a quote for your requirements. All you need to do is tell us what you’d like, and we do all the hard work for you.

Women at university playing a game of rugby

Our Most Popular Hoodie Styles and Designs

In 33 years of trading, we have helped sports teams and societies create some legendary designs for their merchandise (see our gallery). Yet, year after year, there is always popular demand for our custom zipped hoodies and embroidered pullover hoodies.

With over thirty years of experience, we have become experts in hoodie personalisation. We are on hand to help you choose your colours, printing placement, materials and much more.

To start customising your hoodies now, just click here!

Personalised Badminton Shirts

MKBA-Final-Logo-2016-On-BlackFrom the back-garden to high energy Olympic sport

Did you know that in competitive games the shuttlecock comes off the racquet at around 200 mph? Fortunately it slows down quite quickly otherwise Badminton would be known as one of the most dangerous sports as well as being one of the fastest.

Badminton is seen as an excellent way to get children more active because it is easy to play, doesn’t requires as much strength as, say tennis, and can be set up in multiple use locations such as school halls. It is also a lot of fun. Personalised Badminton gear is a great way to build up team spirit as well as helping identify all of those players.

Acorn has been providing printed and embroidered t-shirts, sports shirts and polo shirts to Badminton clubs and schools for many years. Very recently we have helped MK Badminton Academy to develop new branding and print up their Forza shirts.

Get personalised Badminton shirts and clothing from Acorn. Printed and embroidered shirts, polos and t-shirts


We recently printed t shirts for a local badminton club in York. You can see the Mixed First team modelling the shirts below!

Badminton t shirt printing
Just to say a big thank you to you and the team at Acorn Printing for all your help in sorting out our badminton team kit. Carl.


We can offer a huge range of colours, sizes and styles from leading brands such as Finden Hales, GameGear, Rhino and Spiro.  Whatever your garment choice we can add names, logos, graphics and messages to meet your needs.

If you need any help contact us on freephone 0800 0190 552 or email today.


Acorn Printing – Check out our full range of sports and team wear today

Introducing…Spiro Cycling Gear

All-weather cycling clothing ready to customise.

Acorn has a great range of Spiro garments that use high performance technical fabrics and designs that are ideal for cycling and other intense sports.

Customised cycling clothing. Spiro sportswear ready to print or embroider

As suppliers to cycling enthusiasts over many years we were keen to source garments that offer durability, comfort (in the form of wicking capability) and and style – which still give us full scope for customisation.

Spiro Activewear fulfills all of those requirements. All of the garments feature Cool-Dry performance fabric, micro stretch soft material and anatomical shaping (where relevant).  We can print or embroider on multiple points on the garments to include names, team logos, club crests, sponsors branding or messages.  Ideal for cycling club events, charity rides and racing teams.


Check out all of the cycling gear on our website. For help, assistance and advice call our hotline freephone 0800 0190 552 or email for a free quote today.


Acorn Printing – Spiro Women’s Bikewear Long Sleeve Performance Top. In Stock

Cricket Shirt Printing

Rain stopped play – the Cricket Season has started

You can tell the cricket season is underway just by looking out of the window…and seeing still frosty lawns, grey skies and large raindrops.

Acorn sponsors the local team, Berkswell Cricket Club, so we know all about the vagaries of the weather and the need for long sleeve jumpers at this time of year.

custom cricket shirts printed or embroidered for the new season

Of course many cricket teams will already be thinking about getting away from it all on their annual tour.

Schools, Universities, village clubs and amateur teams around the country increasingly take the opportunity to participate in tours and cricket festivals.  It’s not unknown for overseas teams to visit our shores too (bring a brolly though and some warm clothes).

If you are getting ready to travel around the country or lucky enough to be jetting off to somewhere warmer and drier for a bit of cricket and a jolly, then Acorn can help.

We stock a range of Gray-Nicolls cricket shirts, jumpers and trousers.  They are all ready to print or embroider with your club crest, school emblem, pictures or messages.  It’s a great way of showing off a bit of that team spirit and might help the trip organiser to keep track of everybody too.

Acorn has invested in a range of advanced printing and sewing technology, which means that we can deal with any size of order, quickly and accurately.  If you need any assistance just call our helpful sales team on freephone 0800 0190 552 or email today.


Acorn Printing – Massive choice of Hoodies, Polo Shirts and Sweatshirts also in stock

Custom Netball Clothing

Netball gear and sports clothing in stock

Customised by Acorn – print and embroidery

Acorn stocks a fantastic selection of dedicated netball clothing from Gilbert Netball and an array of sportswear from a range of the top brands.

Custom printed and embroiderd netball clothing and sportswear

That means you can order bibs, dresses, shorts, skirts and tops with team names, logos and player names – printed and embroidered. Garments are sized from small up to 2XL (6 – 18) and there are plenty of colour options too.

We can also sort you out with fleeces, hoodies, jackets, polo shirts, skorts and running shirts from brands like Finden Hales, GameGear and Spiro.

Take a look around the website and build up your online quote.  Acorn’s team is here to help choose the right garments, advise on customisation options and even sort out designs.

Any questions just call us on freephone 0800 0190 552 or email


Acorn Printing – Gilbert Helix netball skirt. 5 sizes – 4 colours



Custom Cricket Club Tour Clothing

Gray-Nicolls Cricket Gear Printed and Embroidered

If your thoughts have already turned to the first sound of leather on willow or the umpire shouting “Howzat!” then here’s something nice to ponder.

Why not start the new season as you mean to go on with a new set of cricket gear?

Acorn are stockists of the prestigious Gray-Nicolls brand which has a legacy dating back to 1876.  We have a nice selection of cricket jumpers, shirts and trousers all ready to customise for you.  The garments have a cricket specific fit to for comport and performance during games.  They also feature moisture-controlling fabric that draw perspiration away from the body.

Get customised cricket gear for your club. Personalised by Acorn PrintingWe can print and embroider your garment selection with club crests, emblems, logos and text.  Perfect to promote your club whether you are playing at how or on tour around the UK or the world.

Our extensive portfolio also includes lots of hoodies and polo shirts that can be customised too.

Take a look at our Gray-Nicolls selection and build up your order online.  If you need any help then just get in touch.

You can call us today on  freephone 0800 0190 552 or email


Acorn Printing Ltd. – Amazing choice of Sports and Team Wear: Ready to personalise.