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Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Royal Bark Corgi Design, British Classic Jaguar and British Roots Returns!

This week over at Anglotees we have two awesome new designs along with a much requested reprint design. First up is Royal Bark, a tribute to the Queen’s favorite dog breed – the Corgi. Next up is another classic car in our British Classics series by Malcolm Watson. Show More Summary

Harry Potter: Play Coming to London’s West End – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to open in 2016

Big news for Harry Potter fans (myself one of them) there is a major new play coming to London’s West End and it will be called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. JK Rowling is tight lipped about the plot but it will tell the “untold...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: LAST CALL – Just 24 Hours Left to Buy – Mind the Gap 2015, That England Feeling and Big Union Jack

We have three beautiful new designs this week over at Anglotees.com. First up is a new designs dedicated to all lovers of England – That England Feeling. Next up is a really cool new vintage Union Flag. And the final new design for this...Show More Summary

The Fiver – Five Reasons Why I Actually Like Top Gear USA

We’re used to American versions of British programmes disappointing us. They always change something and corrupt what we love most. The show “Episodes” is even devoted to how badly American studios get it wrong. However, we sometimes...Show More Summary

Lost in the Pond: Just How DO You Pronounce ‘Scone’? A Brit Explains – Video

British expat and ‘Lost in the Pond’ presenter Laurence Brown debates his wife over the pronunciation of “scone.” There’s only one winner. The post Lost in the Pond: Just How DO You Pronounce ‘Scone’? A Brit Explains – Video appeared first on Anglotopia.net.

The Future of Glastonbury: 2016 already booked, festival could move.

Once again, not only are the Glastonbury headliner announcements coming later and later, but the bookings are coming earlier and earlier. According to reports, one of this year’s headliners was booked during last year’s Metallica set (whether it was the Foo Fighters, Kanye, or The Who is unclear). Show More Summary

The Monarchs: William the Conqueror (1066 – 1087) – The King Who Invaded England and Forged a New Nation

The Battle of Hastings in 1066 was the swiftest, most effective and most brutal military occupation ever seen and is believed by many to have been the most important battle in English history. Leading the victorious Norman invaders was William, a Norman duke known after 1066 as William the Conqueror, King of England. Show More Summary

Florence and the Machines replace The Foo Fighters as Glastonbury headliners.

Well, it looks like one of the Glastonbury headliners has had to pull out of this year’s festival. Sadly for the 134,545 people who signed the petition on Change.org, it wasn’t Kanye West. It was, instead, the Foo Fighters, who had to...Show More Summary

The Brit Film Fiver – Five of Scotland’s Greatest Actors

While often the focus on actors from the UK tends to be on those thespians from England, Scotland has certainly contributed its share. Coming from all genres: action, comedy, drama, and more, these great actors and actresses have put their stamp on London and Hollywood. Show More Summary

Glasgow McDonald’s to fight hooligans with classical music.

For all the articles I’ve written on rock musicians, my current musical interests actually tend to lean heavily towards classical; I feel there’s a lot of territory I’ve left unexplored there, which isn’t something I can say for rock music. Show More Summary

Dispatches from England: My First Dentist Appointment in England

I had somehow managed to avoid going to the dentist since moving to England. I always just made an appointment with a dentist while visiting the States. But I decided that I didn’t want to waste some of my precious time “home” this summer...Show More Summary

Anglophenia: How to Make Tea the British Way – Anglophenia Ep 31 – Video

The kettle’s on! Join Anglophenia’s Kate Arnell for tea as she explains how to make a perfect cuppa the British way. Another great video from the folks at Anglophenia! The post Anglophenia: How to Make Tea the British Way – Anglophenia Ep 31 – Video appeared first on Anglotopia.net.

China’s Bizarre Copy of London – Thames Town – China’s Ghost Towns – Strolling the Thames

This video takes a look the bizarre town in China built to look like a place in England. About the Video: Vice correspondent, Ryan Duffy takes a stroll with some tour guides through Thames Town in Songjiang, China and learns about the...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – That England Feeling, Big Union Jack and Mind the Gap 2015

We have three beautiful new designs this week over at Anglotees.com. First up is a new designs dedicated to all lovers of England – That England Feeling. Next up is a really cool new vintage Union Flag. And the final new design for this...Show More Summary

Top Gear: Back to the Studio – Ten Brilliant Potential New Top Gear Co-Presenters

This week, it was announced that Chris Evans (no, not Captain America, the British DJ) will take over for Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear (despite initially denying it). More known for his Radio 2 programme than television, Evans is a big petrol head, as evidenced by his appearances on Top Gear as a guest. Show More Summary

Austen Humor: Things Jane Austen Characters Do That Would Be Weird If You Did Them – Video

This funny video from Buzzfeed wonders how weird it would be in the modern day to do some of the things done by famous Jane Austen Characters. Very funny! The post Austen Humor: Things Jane Austen Characters Do That Would Be Weird If You Did Them – Video appeared first on Anglotopia.net.

A History of Rebellion – Rebellions against English Rule in Britain

Ruling is never easy, but it gets even harder when a group of people decide they no longer want to be ruled by you. Since the Norman invasion of 1066, the kings and queens of England have had to find off rebellions into the 20th Century. Show More Summary

Guest Long Read: The WI – A Brief History of Beginnings of The Women’s Institute

The Women’s Institute and the First World war Britain would be a much poorer place without the Women’s Institute, the great organisation which opened it’s first branch in the small village of Llanfair PG in Anglesey, Wales one hundred years ago in 1915. Show More Summary

Brit Book Deal of the Week: Doctor Who Festival of Death

Doctor Who fans will enjoy the revival of the Fourth Doctor in this much-loved novel. If you haven’t yet discovered the world of Doctor Who novels, now is the time! Synopsis: The Beautiful Death is the ultimate theme-park ride: a sightseeing tour of the afterlife. Show More Summary

British Humour: The Definitive Stereotype Map Of Britain And Ireland

We thought this map was a lot of fun a worth sharing. A disclaimer: WE DID NOT MAKE THIS MAP. We do not endorse the stereotypes, this is for humor purposes. (Click to view a larger version) Offend your way around the British Isles with the stereotype map. Show More Summary

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