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The Stone Roses release second single from their new album: “Beautiful Thing”

Last month, I wrote about how The Stone Roses released the first new song since 1995’s Second Coming, and all the time I’ve spent waiting for it (read: literally the whole time I’ve been writing for Anglotopia). It was a little surprising...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Design LIVE – Straight Outta London and Red London Bus Tribute

This week over at we have two brand new designs. First up is a new design from Malcolm Watson called Straight Outta London. Next up is a new typographical tribute to the Red London Bus. Both designs are available on men’s and women’s cuts and are available for 1 week only. Show More Summary

Guest Post: Check out Britain Your Ways Tours – Small Group Travel to Britain – Discount for Anglotopia Readers

I’m Sheila Stone, owner of Britain Your Way Tours. I love travel – researching it, planning it, doing it, and sharing it with others. I’m an anthropologist, history buff, and former stand-up comedian. (It helps to have a high embarrassment threshold!) I’m also an unabashed Anglophile. Show More Summary

Brian Johnson may have found a way to get back into AC/DC

A while back, AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson announced he could no longer perform live with AC/DC, who he had performed with for 36 years. He explained that, while he might record with the band again, chronic hearing loss had reached the point where, if he did any more concerts, he risked permanent deafness. Show More Summary

Anglotopia Alert: We’re Now Taking Pre-orders for Issue #3 of the Anglotopia Magazine – Reserve Your Copy Before it Sells Out!

Most people have received their copies of the second issue of the Anglotopia Magazine so now it’s time to begin pre-orders for the next issue. This option was very popular last time around, so we’re happy to do it again as it also lets us plan how many copies to get printed. Show More Summary

Travels in Britain: Highlights of Where We Ate On Our Recent Trip

Eating is always one of the most fun aspects of travel in Britain. We love British food and we love trying something new. As we spent a large part of our trip in new places we’d never been before, we got to try lots of new places. Here are the highlights (and the lowlights…). Show More Summary

The Brit Music Fiver: Five of the Best 60s Bands – Which if Your Favourite?

The 1960s were a transformative time for British music.  Partly inspired by the American Rhythm and Blues musicians of the 1950s, urban centers of Britain including Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, and London saw the emergence of groups...Show More Summary

Wilko Johnson asks to rejoin the cast of Game of Thrones

I’ve covered the more recent stage of Wilko Johnson’s career on Anglotopia before. Of course, it’s mostly been focused on his terminal cancer and demonstrating that the term “inoperable pancreatic tumor” isn’t necessarily the death sentence people think. Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – The Arsenal of Victory and The Welsh Dragon

This week over at Anglotees we’ve got two beautiful new designs. First up is the Arsenal of Victory a tribute to the Spitfire, Hurricane and Lancaster Bomber. The planes that helped Britain win World War II. Next up is a new tribute for Wales, a lovely new stained glass rendition of the Welsh Dragon. Show More Summary

Travels in Britain: Where We Stayed On Our Recent Trip to the Midlands and Dorset

We always like to post about where we stayed on our travels. This acts as a review of the places so people can reference later on for their own trips. We stayed at three different places, in three very different parts of the country....Show More Summary

Royal Mint Unveils New £5 Note Made of Plastic Featuring Churchill

It’s been a long time coming but the Bank of England has finally unveiled their new £5 note. The big changes are the addition of Winston Churchill to the front and the note is now made of a new plastic material. From the Bank of England:...Show More Summary

Lost in Pond: Are You An Anglophile? Get Help Today – Funny Video

Are you obsessed with all things English? Do you find yourself devouring English television and casually using British slang in conversation? If the answer is ‘yes’, then there’s a good chance you may be an Anglophile. However, don’t despair; Anglophilia is treatable. Show More Summary

Travels in Britain: Visiting Thomas Hardy’s Birthplace in Bockhampton, Dorset

Since today is Thomas Hardy’s birthday, I thought it would be appropriate to post our experience in visiting his actual birthplace in Dorset. My love for Dorset goes hand in hand with my love of the literary works of Thomas Hardy, a man more associated with Dorset than any other. Show More Summary

Glastonbury Announces full line-up for 2016 Festival

With only a few weeks to go until the festival’s door’s open, Emily Eavis has announced the acts on each  major stage of this year’s festival. One interesting surprise is that Damon Albarn will be performing at the festival this year, just not with Blur, but with the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians. Show More Summary

User’s Guide to English Currencies – Pre-decimal and Post-Decimal

Pink Floyd once said that money is a gas, the Beatles said that it can’t buy love, and others have said that it’s what makes the world go ’round.  British money pre-decimal gets a bit confusing, with many different types of coins representing...Show More Summary

This Week on our Instagram Feed – Hardy’s Birthplace, Much Wenlock, Books We Loved and More!

We share several images of England and London throughout the week on our Instagram feed. Here’s a summary of the last week’s worth of photos so readers of the blog can also see them. Feel free to follow us on Instagram @anglotopia. We’re...Show More Summary

Buried Classic Albums: Syd Barrett’s “The Madcap Laughs”

Except for Radiohead’s new album, astonishingly little has been happening in the music world. And so, I’ve decided to do what I would normally do in such a situation: come up with a new column. Here I’ve decided to try and introduceShow More Summary

Our New Top Gear Verdict: Is it Good? Well, It’s Not Terrible But it is Boring and Matt Leblanc Looks Bored

I’ve fully accepted that the show Top Gear as we knew it is now dead. Admittedly the show was flagging under its own format long before the Clarkson Incident last year and it was time for something new. But the new show doesn’t seemShow More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – This Sceptred Isle and Scotland Rules!

This week over at we have a beautiful new design from Malcolm Watson called This Sceptred Isle. We also have a new design dedicated to Scotland this week. Both designs are available for 1 week only! CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW!!! The post Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – This Sceptred Isle and Scotland Rules! appeared first on

Happy Birthday Anglotopia! Today is Anglotopia’s 9th Birthday – To Celebrate We’re Offering 15% Subscriptions

Today is a very special day for Anglotopia. On this day in 2007 we registered the domain and this website was born. We’ve changed quite a bit over the years and we can hardly believe it’s our 9th Birthday. To Celebrate...Show More Summary

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