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Anglophile Alert: British Airways Launches Business Class Sale to Europe from the USA

We try to let you guys know when the major airlines have a good sale. British Airways has informed us that they are having a business class sale for just a few days. Here are the details: British Airways today announced a three day business...Show More Summary

The Telly Fiver – Five Comedians on Every British Panel Show

Panels shows are a staple programme of British television and handle a range of topics from the new (Have I Got News for You and Mock the Week), music (Nevermind the Buzzcocks), statistics (8 Out of 10 Cats), and general trivia (QI). ...Show More Summary

Great British Houses: Wentworth Woodhouse in Yorkshire

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the first issue of the Anglotopia magazine in February. Subscribe today to receive the next issue of our magazine and read about British History, Culture and Travel all in one place....Show More Summary

Brit Movies: Me Before You Preview Trailer Starring Emilia Clark 

This one looks like a tear jerker. In this film a wealthy London man’s life is turned upside down when he is paralyzed in a car accident. When a young woman (Emilia Clark) from a small town is hired to be his caregiver, the two form an unlikely bond. Show More Summary

Know a Ruin: A Brief History of Tintern Abbey in Wales

The ruin that inspired many a Romantic poet spent most of its history as a holy place until the reign of King Henry VIII.  Walter fitzRichard de Clare, the Norman Lord of Chepstow, donated the land to the Cistercian order in the year...Show More Summary

Brit Music: Radiohead announces and releases new album, releases new video to cinemas.

It’s official. Radiohead’s new album is here. It’s called “A Moon Shaped Pool” and was released as an MP3 on Sunday May 8, 7 PM London time, six hours before I started to write this column. It’s already been played in full on Radio 6. Show More Summary

Lost in the Pond: Why The Heck do Americans Call it ‘Soccer’? A Brit Explains – Video

In this fun video Laurence Brown explains why Americans call it ‘soccer’? The answer might just surprise you. The post Lost in the Pond: Why The Heck do Americans Call it ‘Soccer’? A Brit Explains – Video appeared first on

Radiohead release new single “Burn The Witch”

It appears that the release of Radiohead’s next album is imminent, and it will include a long-shelved song. Recently, a select group of Radiohead fans received a postcard saying “Sing the song of sixpence that goes Burn The Witch. We...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Churchill Tribute and To Victory Spitfire Tribute

This week over at Anglotees we have two great new designs. First up is a new tribute to Sir Winston Churchill. The second new design is To Victory – a tribute to the Battle of Britain and the Spitfire. Both designs are available in men’s, women’s, v-neck, long sleeve, hoodie and sweatshirt. Show More Summary

Brit Music: Noel Gallagher offers his services to Gorillaz’ new album

How long has it been since I wrote an article about Noel Gallagher? I’m not sure, but I’m sure it’s been longer than my last Blur-related article. At any rate, it’s been longer since I talked about Damon Albarn’s other project, Gorillaz. Show More Summary

Her Royal Cuteness: New Pictures of Princess Charlotte Released to Celebrate Her Birthday

Princess Charlotte’s birthday is approaching and to celebrate, Kensington Palace has released 4 new photos taken by the Duchess of Cambridge herself. This is only the third time we’ve seen Charlotte since she was born (the other time being her Christening last summer). Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Proud British Heritage and Our England

This week at we have two brand new designs. First up is a new one from Malcolm Watson dedicated to those who have a love for two countries – the USA and the UK. Next up is a special tribute to England called Our England (the first in a series if it’s a hit). Show More Summary

The Telly Fiver – Five Classic British 80’s TV Shows to Binge Watch This Weekend

Oh, the 1980’s.  The era of Margaret Thatcher brought massive privatisation, New Wave, the Rubrik’s Cube, Charles and Diana, and the end of the Cold War.  TV from the time either tended to reflect the decade or harken back to the past. ...Show More Summary

AC/DC replaces Brian Johnson with Axl Rose, offers refunds to concertgoers.

Can a band still be considered Australian when virtually every member is from Britain? While researching a Glastonbury article several months ago, I discovered that, as I wrote the article, every single member of the band was actually born in Britain. Show More Summary

Brit Movies: Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie – Official Trailer 

There’s a new trailer out for the upcoming Absolutely Fabulous film and it looks to be just as funny at the classic TV show. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE reunites Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as the iconic Edina and Patsy along...Show More Summary

Ten Interesting Facts about Bridget Jones’s Diary You Might Not Know

Helen Fielding exposed the world to her thirty-something protagonist in the 1996 novel Bridget Jones’s Diary.  The popularity of the book across the population would lead to 1999’s sequel, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, two films...Show More Summary

Stately Auto: Ten Interesting Facts and Figures about Rolls-Royce

One of the leading names in luxury automobiles, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has been around since 1906 providing top-of-the-line vehicles.  Henry Royce wanted to make the best cars he could, no matter what the cost was.  Almost instantly,...Show More Summary

New £20 Note to Feature JMW Turner and His Most Famous Painting

Interesting news from the Bank of England. They’ve announced, after a long consultation that saw many artists nominated, that JMW Turner will grace the £20 note from 2020. For those not familiar with Turner, he is perhaps Britain’s most favorite painter (it goes back and forth between him and John Constable). Show More Summary

Glastonbury announces plans for a 2018 festival in a new location

The Glastonbury Festival is one of the undersung institutions of Britain. It’s like Woodstock, only in Britain, and it happens most every year. It was even hosted by a lowly farmer on his farm. However, it appears things may have to change. Show More Summary

Anglotopia Magazine: Big News! Second Issue of the Beautiful Anglotopia Magazine Now Available To Buy and Download

The second issue of the Anglotopia Magazine is now at the printers and the digital version is now available to buy and download (digital subscribers will get an email with details on downloading – if you don’t get this email, please contact us). Show More Summary

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