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Archived Since:August 30, 2008

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Guest Feature: The Rise of the British Staycation

British people are 16% less likely to travel abroad than they were prior to the recession according to statistics which have recently been released by Visit England. This has led to a notable rise in the number of British citizens who...Show More Summary

Doctor Whooligan: Moffat Leaves, Season 9 Reviewed, Class, Sylvester McCoy News, Torchwood Update

Editor’s Note: After a short hiatus, Doctor Whooligan is back and now located on Welcome back Rob! Although no new filming is scheduled until May, the first quarter of the year has seen a lot of action for Whovians. First, Gallifrey 2016 was held this past weekend with another record turnout. Show More Summary

Brit Movies: First Teaser Trailer for Absolutely Fabulous Movie Released – Video

The first trailer for the upcoming Absolutely Fabulous movie has been released and it’s a mock drinks ad – so not much plot is divulged. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE reunites Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley as the iconic EdinaShow More Summary

Syd Barrett tribute concert to be performed at Cambridge’s Corn Exchange.

Syd Barrett has long been a figure of cult obsession. He started Pink Floyd as a blues band and brought them into a psychedelic mode for their first album, Piper at the Gates of Dawn, but, sometime around 1967, apparently due to a combination...Show More Summary

Our Travels: We’re Off to London! (Well, on Thursday) To Tour an Abandoned Tube Station

Last fall, it came to my attention that the London Transport Museum was going to be offering guided tours of some of the abandoned tube stations around London. Tickets normally sell out right away for these – they’re very popular with Tube enthusiasts and it’s something I’ve always wanted to do. Show More Summary

Royalty on Screen: Top Ten Royal Films – Which One is Your Favorite?

Since Elizabethan times and the plays of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries, the lives of the Monarchy have been fascinating to the public and ripe for a great dramatic story.  Since the introduction of films, many works and historical moments have been brought to life on the silver screen. Show More Summary

See Coldplay’s Super Bowl Halftime Show

Last week, Coldplay headlined the halftime show for the 50th Super Bowl. They sang a medley of songs like “Viva La Vida,” “Yellow,” “Paradise,” and “Adventure Of A Lifetime.” And, if that wasn’t enough, Bruno Mars came along singingShow More Summary

Winston Churchill: First Look at Churchill’s Secret – Upcoming Drama About Churchill

We now have our first look at the upcoming drama Churchill’s Secret about his stroke when he was in office in the 1950’s and how it was kept secret from the British public. Starring Michael Gambon as Churchill, Churchill’s Secret  is set during the summer months of 1953. Show More Summary

Queen to broadcast their Christmas 1975 gig across the world in March.

A few months ago, I detailed the upcoming release of A Night at the Odeon – Hammersmith 1975. For those of you who don’t care to trawl through the archive, A Night At the Odeon was a film of a famous 1975 concert wherein the band ended...Show More Summary

Thoughts on the Anglotopia Magazine 1 Week Or So Later – And Printing Update for Those That Bought

It’s been over a week now since we had our biggest product launch since we started Anglotopia – the launch of our new print magazine. I wanted to write this post last week but got sidetracked with an unexpected surgery (thank you for all the well wishes everyone, I’m fine now). Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – I Left My Heart in London and Grunge UK

This week over at we have two brand new fantastic designs. First up is a new tribute to London simply called ‘I Left My Heart in London.’ The second design is a new tribute to the Union Jack with a grunge look. Both designs...Show More Summary

Brit Music: Adele to perform smaller gig before Grammys performance.

Adele has recently been announced as a performer for the 58th Annual Grammy awards. She will sing “When We Were Young.” And, surprisingly, she is actually not among the nominees. Perhaps given that, last time round, she won six Grammys,...Show More Summary

Harry Potter: The Play That Wasn’t a Book Will Now Be a Book – Sort of – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

We were all excited last year when the Harry Potter play was announced and even more excited to find out it will be the ‘8th Harry Potter’ book that will continue the story with Harry as an adult. We even scrambled to try and get tickets to the first showings but we were unsuccessful. Show More Summary

British Telly: Designer Creates Beautiful Map of British TV Location Settings

This is making the rounds on the social media sites so we just had to share it. An American designer got tired of his wife asking him where a particular British TV show was located, so he made a pretty map. This is now a must have for...Show More Summary

British Telly: Two Big Announcements from Acorn TV – New Apple TV and iOS App and New Shows

We’ve got two big announcements from one of our favorite British TV streaming services – Acorn TV. The first big bit of news is that they now have a channel on Apple TV and a new iOS app – so you can now enjoy the best in British TV streaming directly on your iPad. Show More Summary

Anglotopia Alert: Win a Trip to Scotland from Afar Magazine – USA ONLY

It’s been a while since we featured a contest and now we have a new one for everyone. Afar Magazine is offering up the chance to win a lovely trip to Glasgow, Scotland. Here are the prize details: We’ve teamed up with our friends inShow More Summary

The Travel Fiver – Five of the Most Romantic Spots in Britain

When Valentine’s comes around, it can be hard to pick the perfect place to take your special someone.  You want beauty, activity, romance!  Finding a place with all of these is a chance to rekindle your love for each other and make new...Show More Summary

Elton John promotes new album with impromptu railway performance

As I write this, it’s surprisingly difficult to find good quality footage of Coldplay’s Super Bowl L halftime performance on Youtube, preferably on an official channel. So, I’ll tide you guys over with this little incident. Elton John...Show More Summary

Status Quo announce they will stop doing electric tours

As I write this, people are awaiting Coldplay’s Halftime show at the Super Bowl. While I do plan to do a piece on that when it’s done, I feel I may as well talk about another set of British rock legends: Status Quo. Most Americans may...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE – The Royal Bee’s Knees and 1st Class Anglophile

This week over at we have two beautiful new designs up for sale. 1st up is a tribute to one of our most favorite British phrases – The Bee’s Knees with a Royal twist. It’s also a brand new design by Malcolm Watson. Up next...Show More Summary

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