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Damon Albarn’s soundtrack to be released this month.

A while back, I learned that Damon Albarn was working on a West End musical. A few months later, he teased that it could be based on a beloved children’s book. Eventually, he ended up revealing that it was a musical called Wonder.Land,...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Welcome to the UK and London Colour

This week over at we have two beautiful new designs. First up is Welcome to the UK, a beautiful hand drawn tribute to the UK. Next up is London Colour, a colourful new tribute to London. Both are available in men’s, women’s,...Show More Summary

Anglotopia Magazine: Churchill’s Places – The Locations Winston Churchill Worked and Loved

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

Lost in the Pond: 12 Filthy British Words Americans Should Use – Video

If the British are good at one thing, it is creating euphemisms for sex. So prolific are they, in fact, that America – arguably still the world’s largest superpower – cannot keep up. Sure, one might occasionally hear an American rattling...Show More Summary

Brit Music: Paul McCartney to release a 4-Disc Greatest Hits compilation

When’s the last time Paul McCartney released a greatest hits compilation? All the way back in 2001. In a solo career that’s lasted 46 years, there have been a grand total of three greatest-hits albums released: Wings’ Greatest in 1978, 1987’s All The Best, and 2001’s Wingspan: Hits and History. Show More Summary

Brit Movies: The BFG Official Trailer – Video

Steven Spielberg is bringing one of Roald Dahl’s most beloved stories to the big screen in The BFG. The first trailer was released today and it looks fantastic. I’m very pleased to see they haven’t stripped the ‘Britishness’ out of the story (unlike the last remake of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Show More Summary

The Travel Fiver: Five Things to Do in Glasgow Scotland

Settlements in Glasgow date back to before Roman times and over the centuries, the City of Glasgow has cemented itself as a powerhouse for industry and trade.  As such, the Great Depression hit the city worse than other parts of Britain,...Show More Summary

British Legends: A Brief Guide to Everything King Arthur

The original fantasy story, the legend of King Arthur is one that has fascinated the public for centuries and been retold countless times in literature, radio, television, and film.  Whether the focus is on Arthur himself, his queen,...Show More Summary

One Anglophile’s Take on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

A while back, I was surfing TVTropes and came upon the “Deader than Disco” page. On its film subpage, there was an image of Johnny Depp saying “I’m Willy Wonka,” and Gene Wilder saying “No, You’re Not.” I remembered seeing the movie when it first came out and liking it. Show More Summary

Motorhead’s last tour to be given CD and DVD release

As I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, Lemmy of Motorhead is dead. And given that a little over a fortnight before he passed, he was still putting on excellent shows. In fact, in the last two months of his life, Motorhead performed a string...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – Forever England and Flower Union Jack

This week over at, we have a beautiful new design from Malcolm Watson called Forever England. The next design is a beautiful springtime tribute to the Union Flag we’re calling the Flower Union Jack. Both designs are available for 1 week only. Show More Summary

Anglotopia Magazine: British Telly Steaming – 5 New British Comedies to Binge Watch Immediately

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

Carnegie Hall to host tribute to David Bowie

On April 1, Carnegie Hall will host an all-star tribute concert to David Bowie. At first, I thought it was a response to David Bowie’s death, like the mass singalong/screening of David Bowie’s 2000 set at Glastonbury this year, but,Show More Summary

Top Gear: New Top Gear Series Trailer With New Hosts – Video

It’s been a year now since we’ve seen any new Top Gear footage after the old team was forced out and the new team came on board (a saga we won’t recount here, not necessary). I must say that I’m looking forward to the new series, even with the new slate of hosts. Show More Summary

Brit Music: The Full Lineup of the Glastonbury 2016 Festival Announced

It’s finally happened. Now that all three headliners of this year’s Festival (Coldplay, Adele, and Muse) have been outed, it was only a matter of time before the entire lineup was announced. And now, as is their custom, they recently released the major acts on the lineup as a poster. Show More Summary

Great British Buildings – Ashton Hall in Lancashire

A Grade I Listed building located in Lancaster, Ashton Hall was originally the estate of Roger of Poitou of the Barony of Lancashire, who acquired a great number of lands following the Norman conquest of England. Sometime after this,...Show More Summary

The hunt for the Scottish Barry Manilow

When Steven Worbey got into an Edinburgh cab one January night, he expected the basics of the British Cabbie experience, a middle-aged man with an encyclopedic knowledge of the geography of the city and likely some very abrasive views on modern culture. Show More Summary

Classic Telly Fiver – Five 70s British Television Programmes You Must Watch – Which is Your Favourite?

A lot of people remember the 1970s as a time when good fashion sense went out the window, disco ruled the radio, and the boy band de jure was the Bay City Rollers.  However, in a decade of questionable choices on many fronts, the options...Show More Summary

Anglophile Alert: Win a Trip to Northern England from Visit Britain – USA ONLY!

Our friends at Visit Britain are offering up the chance to win an amazing trip to Northern England. This contest is open only to US residents. Here are the prize details: Roundtrip flights for two plus 7 nights accommodation in Northern...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Design LIVE – London Dreams and Welsh Heritage

This week over at we have the third design in our heritage series. This one is dedicated to Welsh Heritage. The other design is a new tribute to springtime in London. Both are available for 1 week only! Click here to order now The post Anglotees Alert: New Design LIVE – London Dreams and Welsh Heritage appeared first on

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