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Archived Since:August 30, 2008

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Weird Britain: Barnyard Antics – Sheep Invade Small Town, Cow Stop Train Traffic, Horse Check Into British Hotel and More!

I come bringing tidings of more farm animal-related strangeness from Britain. Sheep invade small Lancashire town. One wouldn’t normally expect the words “sheep” and “invasion” to go together, but, then again, you probably don’t live in Rawtenstall. Show More Summary

Great British Telly: 14 Wonderful British Comedies You Should Binge Watch This Weekend Available on Netflix or Hulu – Which One is Your Favorite?

Last week we wrote and article all about 10 British TV shows you guys should binge watch right away. It was a very popular article so we thought it would be fun to branch out and do separate articles by genre. So, this week we present...Show More Summary

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 4 April 2014

Londonist Out Loud a podcast about London news, views, and oddities from London, UK. Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf. (free on iTunes/ Londonist Out Loud is presented and produced by N Quentin Woolf. Today’s guest are Ann Waldvogel and Martin Usborne from Hoxton Mini Press. Show More Summary

Earth Station Who Episode 65 – They Should Have Been Companions

Over the past 50 years the Doctor has traveled the universe and has experienced more adventures then could ever be imagined. From his early experiences on, the one consistent was that the Doctor has met amazing individuals to assist him. Show More Summary

Doctor Who: Dorset Town Get Its Very Own Working Police Box in PR Stunt to Attract Tourists (and improve public safety)

The Classic Blue Police Box that used to be all over Britain was phased out long ago, but it’s an iconic image that just won’t die thanks to the worldwide success of Doctor Who. Now, in an effort to attract more tourists to BoscombeShow More Summary

Photo: A Lovely Atmospheric Photo of Liverpool For Your Desktop Wallpaper

  Maritime Albert Dock on Liverpool waterfront with the Three Graces historic buildings all part of the Liverpool world heritage site. Pictured is the Port of Liverpool building, the Cunard Building and the Liver building with a historic ship moored and an atmospheric mist rising from the water. Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: Last Call – Just 24 Hours Left to Buy Our Vintage Union Flag T-Shirt

Anglotees LAST CALL: Just 24 Hours Left to Purchase Vintage Union Flag our tribute to the UK’s beautiful flag. The demand for this shirt has totally blown us away! Definitely one of our most popular shirts so far. Available in Men’s, Women’s, V-neck and Long Sleeve starting at $16.99. Show More Summary

Royaltopia: Prince George Has a Right Old Royal Playdate in New Zealand – Cute Video Alert!

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are currently on tour in the New Zealand and today Prince George had his own chance to shine – a right Royal play date with some local NZ children. They paid a visit to a Plunket play group at Government House in Wellington. Show More Summary

Photo: A Lovely English Valley For Your Desktop Wallaper – Standon in Hertfordshire

Check out this lovely view across the fields to the the village of Standon in Hertfordshire. Standon is a village and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England. The parish includes the adjoining village of Puckeridge. The village church...Show More Summary

Brit History: 10 Fascinating Facts about the British Union Jack Flag You Probably Didn’t Know

In honor of our latest shirt over at Anglotees – Union Flag – we thought it would be fun to put together an article on some interesting facts about the Union Flag that you might not know. Nothing says Britain like the Union Flag – also known colloquially as the Union Jack. Show More Summary

Inspirational Video: Check Out Our Lovely Dedication to England in Springtime in This Video Where Geoffrey Palmer Reads Home Thoughts From Abroad – “Oh To Be In England”

It’s now springtime and England and one of our favorite trips was during the spring in England back in 2012. So, we decided to take some of the great video we took on that trip and combine it with a reading of the poem “Home Thoughts from Abroad” by Robert Browning. Show More Summary

Anglophile Alert: Fancy Exploring Britain’s OTHER big City? Win a Trip to Visit England’s Second City – Manchester – Enter by April 13th, USA Only

US Airways and Visit Manchester have partnered up to offer up the chance to visit Britain’s second city, Manchester. Manchester is full of history, arts and culture worth exploring. Here are the prize details: Two round-trip economy tickets from anywhere in the US (any Domestic U.S. Show More Summary

Dispatches from England: Could You Pass the UK Theory Driving Test? Use These Questions to Find Out

It’s been a long time since I was in school. So let’s just say it’s also been awhile since I’ve had to crack open a book and buckle down to study for a test. But that’s exactly what I did in the weeks leading up to the UK Driving Theory Test. Show More Summary

Brit Music: Coldplay Releases New Music Video called Magic From Latest Album Due in May

British superband Coldplay have released a new music video for the single on their upcoming Album. Magic is the first single from the album Ghost Stories, out 19 May 2014. Pre-order now from iTunes (and get Magic today) at or pre-order on CD at Show More Summary

Anglophile Zen: Episode 3 – Spend Five Minutes in Beautiful Covent Garden Market in London

In the latest episode of Anglophile Zen, spend five minutes in Covent Garden Market in London. Put on some headphones, put this video on full screen and be transported to the sights and sounds of London at Christmastime. The post Anglophile Zen: Episode 3 – Spend Five Minutes in Beautiful Covent Garden Market in London appeared first on

Video: A Brief Tour of the Varying Accents of the British Isles from a Dialect Coach – Awesome Video

In this lovely, if rather short video, a British dialect coach named Andrew Jack, gives a tour of the various accents of the British Isles. He does not include them all. Geordie is missing but it’s definitely a nice overview. The post Video: A Brief Tour of the Varying Accents of the British Isles from a Dialect Coach – Awesome Video appeared first on

Royal Couple: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Arrive in New Zealand for Official Visit with Prince George

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have begun a three week tour of Australia and New Zealand, starting with their visit in New Zealand where they landed today. When they arrived in New Zealand capital city of Wellington, they were greeted...Show More Summary

British Landscapes Photography: Exploring the Glorious Gower Peninsula in Wales

The wonderful and varied landscape of the Gower Peninsula was, in 1956, the first place in Britain to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is one of only five within Wales. There are now almost 50 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Show More Summary

Brit Music: Several new artists confirmed for Glastonbury 2014

Well, it looks like several new acts have been confirmed for this year’s Glastonbury Festival, including Sunday night headliner Kasabian. In addition, recently, a total of 87 artists were officially confirmed to be performing at this year’s festival from Jack White, the Pixies, Robert Plant, Skrillex and Wilko Johnson. Show More Summary

Video: A Very Short History of the Union Flag (Union Jack)

Our latest t-shirt over at Anglotees features the British flag, also known as the Union Flag or as it is colloqially known when it’s flown at sea – the Union Jack. Many people have been wondering the history behind the flag so we found...Show More Summary

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