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Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Take Me To London and Brontë Sisters Tribute

This week over at Anglotees we have two fantastic new designs. First up is a new tribute to London travel called Take Me To London. Next up is a tribute to the literary dynasty that was the Brontë Sisters. Both designs are availableShow More Summary

Happy Christmas: The Queen’s 2015 Christmas Broadcast – Watch Inside

In this year’s broadcast, also known as ‘The Queen’s Speech’, Her Majesty reflects on the year’s events, and encourages us to be grateful ‘for all that brings light to our lives’. Happy Christmas to everyone from Anglotopia! The post Happy Christmas: The Queen’s 2015 Christmas Broadcast – Watch Inside appeared first on

Bohemian Rhapsody reinterpreted: a Ballet troupe, a string quartet, and a choir take on the Queen classic.

I listen to a lot of classical music. Of course, given that most of the composers I listen to are Germanic and, (especially at the moment), Russian, and that, as a result, I don’t often get a chance to cover news in the classical world. Show More Summary

Anglophile Alert: Win a Trip to London a $3000 from Popchips – USA and Canada ONLY!

This is a Star Wars themed sweepstakes from the folks at Popchips offering up the chance to win a trip to London along with $3000 in spending money for the trip! This contest is open to US and Canadian residents only! Here are the prize...Show More Summary

Dispatches from England: My Favorite Memories From Living in England – Nicole’s Final Dispatch from England

Editor’s Note: It’s with great sadness that this is Nicole’s final Dispatch with us. We’ve spent three year reading about her adventures in England and it’s been a great ride. We wish her and her family the best as they settle back into life in the USA. Show More Summary

Ray and Dave Davies finally reunite for a single song

When you’re as big a fan of classic rock as I am, you get used to the fact that you will never get to see many of your favourite acts live. Of course, the Beatles have been apart for 45 years, and they quit doing live concerts four years before then, and even then, they […] The post Ray and Dave Davies finally reunite for a single song appeared first on

Downton Abbey: Watch the Hilarious 2015 ITV Text Santa Downton Abbey Spoof Starring Downton Cast

Last year the world was taken by a storm as George Clooney starred in the Downton Abbey Text Santa charity spoof. The cast of Downton Abbey is back again with another hilarious spoof that combines Downton with some of ITV’s other famous shows (like the bleak Vera). Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Downton Abbey and Vulcan Bomber Tribute

This week over at we have two brand new designs for you to buy. First up is a new tribute to hit show Downton Abbey, which returns to US screen in a couple weeks. It’s a Downton Thing… You Wouldn’t Understand. Our second...Show More Summary

Great Events in British History: Hitler’s Blitzes on Britain – Bombed But Not Bowed

After Hitler failed to gain air superiority over the RAF during the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940, he tried a new tactic. The Luftwaffe began a strategic bombing campaign, targeting British cities. Hitler’s aim was to cripple Britain’s war economy and demoralize her people. Show More Summary

Royal Family: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Unveil Amazingly Cute Christmas Card and Announce George’s Pre-school

William and Kate have marked their first Christmas since the arrival of Princess Charlotte by releasing a new family photograph. The family portrait shows the royal couple posing in their garden with their six-month-old daughter and her brother George. Show More Summary

Guest Post: Exhibition Review – London’s Crime Museum – and my home town’s historic dark side

Every city, village or town has a dark side, but you don’t usually expect to see notable murder cases from your home county featuring in a national exhibition, though that’s just what happened to me when I visited The Crime Museum Uncovered at the Museum of London recently. Show More Summary

Guest Article: British Christmas – A House Divided – American Wife, British Husband Disagree Over Christmas Music Hits

As my wife and I sat back to take a few days off from work to watch some “football”, eat too much and enjoy time among family over Thanksgiving, we were both getting more fidgety about the onset of Christmas. Traditionally marked byShow More Summary

Scotland Alert: Enter to Win a Free Trip to Scotland – USA ONLY!

The folks over at Flemings Steakhouse are offering up the chance to win a free trip to Scotland (they did a similar contest last year). This sweepstakes is only open to US residents. NOTE: We are not running this contest, merely providing the information that it exists. Show More Summary

Dispatches from England: What We’ll Miss Most After Living in England When We Move Back to the USA

Next week, I’ll write my final Dispatches from England column for Anglotopia, as my family prepares to move back to the U.S. Needless to say, I’ve been reflecting on all that is good about living here (and sometimes reminding myselfShow More Summary

Brit Music: Adele Announces 2016 North America tour

It had to happen eventually; 25 is still on the top of the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, and managed to keep Coldplay’s new album from debuting at No. 1 for the first time since 2002. For all Adele’s famous reluctance to perform...Show More Summary

Harry Potter: Return to the Harry Potter Universe in the first preview for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Video

We now have our first look at the upcoming Harry Potter Spinoff – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them starring Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander. The spinoff will take place in the 1920’s and feature an adventure across the American wizarding world. Show More Summary

Brit Product Review: LEGO Ideas – Doctor Who Playset Build Review

Whether you enjoy playing with LEGO toys or not, if you’re a Doctor Who fan, chances are you’ve been waiting for this set to come out from quite some time.  Prior to this, the only license for Doctor Who building toys belonged to Character...Show More Summary

Downton: Stephen Colbert Gets Downton Abbey Actors to Read Parts in American Accents – Hilarity Ensures – Video

In this really funny video from The Last Show with Stephen Colbert, he gets three cast members from Downton Abbey to read their parts in American style accents (admittedly they aren’t very good either). It’s very very funny. The post...Show More Summary

Brit Music: Multi-Artist tribute to George Harrison to be released in February.

Somehow, I missed the memo about George Fest. I can only assume the news of the event got lost in all the shuffle, but here’s the basic lowdown. George Fest was a star-studded concert that took place at Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre on September 28 done as a tribute to George Harrison. Show More Summary

Brit Telly: Sherlock – The Abominable Bride New Trailer

Who’s getting excited for the upcoming Victorian set Sherlock special? I know we are! The post Brit Telly: Sherlock – The Abominable Bride New Trailer appeared first on

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