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Cinemark is offering up the chance to win an About Time themed trip to London. Please Note: This contest requires the use of Facebook. Here are the prize details: Prizes: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Winners choice of a trip for two (2) to London, England or a $2,500 check. Show More Summary
Check out this lovely video showing aerial shots over England. Very calming and inspiring. The post Inspiration: British Countryside From the Air – Video appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
It’s that time of year again when the spooks come out to play and the horror houses open up for business, when sales of sweets (candy in American English) skyrocket and when kids play dress-up in the pursuit of said sweets. However,Show More Summary
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel was one of the breakout British movie hits back in 2011 and one our favorite movies as well. So, it’s with a mixture of excitement and trepidation that we learned yesterday that a sequel is being made. Most of the original cast is returning (well, SPOILERS, the ones that survived). Show More Summary
As a rule,the artists who’ll play Glastonbury aren’t announced until the Spring. But occasionally, some artists will confirm their involvement ahead of time. Like two weeks ago, when the first artists to confirm their spot at Worthy Farm took to Facebook to announce it. Show More Summary
The Tudors by Peter Ackroyd is part two in a new series of books written by noted historian Peter Ackroyd. Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I guides you from Henry VIII’s cataclysmic break with Rome to the...Show More Summary
Watch the trailer for Great Expectations (2013). Starring Helena Bonham Carter, Jeremy Irvine, Jason Flemyng, Ralph Fiennes and Holliday Grainger. Directed by Mike Newell (Harry Potter). This looks like an excellent adaptation and it got great reviews when it opened in the UK last year. Show More Summary
When you think of London, you probably think of traditionally famous sites like Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Parliament, and the Tower of London. But beyond those quintessentially London-esque spots lie a lot of other amazing places to visit. Show More Summary
A recent study by the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena has shown that 52% of people in Britain believe in the supernatural, and one in five claimed to have directly experienced the paranormal. So, you’d think...Show More Summary
How to describe Springhill? It’s very nineties, so be prepared for a few dated references and some “oh my word, I wore those pants/shirt/hairstyle” cringe-worthy moments! As for the story? Well, the back of the DVD likens it to Twin...Show More Summary
Charming and extremely intelligent barrister Will Burton (Tennant) succeeds in getting even the dirtiest of criminals off the hook earning him the nickname The Escape Artist. Having never lost a case in his entire career the highly sought after legal whiz represents a serial killer –and gets him off the hook with chilling consequences. Show More Summary
We’re getting a lot of great postcards and this one is our next favorite. Sent in my Anglotopia fan Jennifer Banks, she has stoked our love of the West Country with this lovely postcard. Please send us one on your next trip! The post Postcards from Britain: West Country Cream Tea appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
A newly-released official portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with their son, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, following his christening in London on October 23. What a gorgeous picture! The post Prince George: Official Portrait Released of the Cambridges appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
Britain is bracing itself for a huge storm not seen since the Great Storm of 1987 (see picture above). Weather forecasters are warning of stormy conditions in England and Wales on Sunday night and Monday. A Met Office amber alert for...Show More Summary
Our Anglotopia T-Shirt has been more popular than we ever imagined (and it’s coming back in a couple weeks). So, we decided to get creative. The 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who is coming up fast and it’s a big deal for us Anglophiles,...Show More Summary
We love this short video by Allan Mark. It’s a great atmospheric video of the English countryside, using the timelapse format. Beautiful! The post Inspiration: English Countryside Timelapse appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
Movieclips on YouTube has a great short featurette on About Time, the new movie coming out by Richard Curtis – aka the writer/director of Love Actually. The movie opened in the UK in August has has gotten very positive reviews. It opens in the USA starting next week. Show More Summary
Clarence House has released the official portraits from the Christening of Prince George. Click each image for a larger version The first photo is of all the main players in the Royal Family – a great family portrait. The second photo is of the happy couple and Prince George. Show More Summary
When I first reported on the news that the Stones might do a gig at Glastonbury this year, my first reaction, after hearing news that they planned on doing it as their final gig, a cap on 50 years of performances was “God, I hope not.” Fortunately, they’re still going on. Show More Summary
Jonathan Rhys Myers (Bend it Like Beckham, The Tudors) stars as the famous vampire in the 10-episode drama co-produced by Sky Living and NBC Universal with a helping hand from Downton Abbey producer Gareth Neame. In the newest incarnation...Show More Summary