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Archived Since:August 30, 2008

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Brit History: 10 Georgian Era Britons Every Anglophile Should Know About

The Georgian Era was certainly an important, and long one, in English history. It ran from 1714 to 1830, ending when Queen Victoria ascended to the throne. During the period, England continued to build an empire, lost a colony, abolished slavery, created some of the greatest works of literature, and became the world’s dominant power. Show More Summary

Brit Movies: Effie Gray – A Steam Victorian Romance Written by Emma Thompson Coming Soon

This looks like an award contender! What’s most interesting about this is that Emma Thompson has written it. In “Effie Gray” Dakota Fanning plays the title character, Euphemia “Effie” Gray, wife of the 19th century’s greatest art historian and critic, John Ruskin (Greg Wise). Show More Summary

Dispatches from England: Noticable Differences in Dining Out Between the US and UK

This week I was having a chat with a British friend who frequently travels to the U.S. She was asking me about our visit back to the States this summer, and we happened to get on the topic of dining out, restaurants, and food differences. Show More Summary

Happy Birthday to Prince Harry Who Turns 30 Today

A big Anglotopia Happy Birthday goes out to Prince Harry, who has turned 30 today. He certainly has a reputation but he’s always been a charmer. Many happy returns to the Prince! The post Happy Birthday to Prince Harry Who Turns 30 Today appeared first on Anglotopia.net.

Kate Bush’s “Before the Dawn” show could become a DVD.

In the wake of Kate Bush’s “Before the Dawn”, judging by the fact that all ten of her albums recently re-entered the charts, Kate Bush has picked up a lot of new fans. I am one of them. At the beginning of August, I mainly knew her from...Show More Summary

British Landscapres Photography: Scotland’s Glorious Galloway

Its hard to believe that my last post was made almost two years to the day since I started to contribute to Anglotopia and it was one of the most popular posts yet which hopefully means that my efforts are still worthwhile. Thank you...Show More Summary

Downton Abbey: Promo Pictures from Upcoming Series 5 Returned – SPOILERS!!!

Downton Abbey returns to British TV screens next week (and in the USA in January) and the producers have released a series of promo pictures that give a tantalizing glimpse at the new season. LIGHT SPOILERS!!! Check them out below: The post Downton Abbey: Promo Pictures from Upcoming Series 5 Returned – SPOILERS!!! appeared first on Anglotopia.net.

Great British Houses: Longleat – Everything You Need to Know About Longleat House and Safari Park

The first stately house to open to the public as a tourist attraction was Longleat. It also has the first safari park to be established outside of Africa. If you are searching for a fun location, where your family can enjoy outdoor entertainment...Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Design LIVE – The World of Tea – Our Tribute to the World of Tea

The World of Tea – A Whimsical Look at the Global Reach of the Great British Cuppa A few months ago we offered up a design by UK artist Migy Blanco called ‘Londoner at Heart’ and it was a huge seller. So, when we came across this illustration...Show More Summary

Anglophile Deal: Anglotopia Readers Can Now Save 40% on a Subscription to Britain Magazine – Exclusive Discount – Details Inside

We’ve got an exciting exclusive offer for Anglotopia readers. We’re big fans of Britain Magazine, which is the ‘official’ magazine of Britain. Despite the success of internet and tablets, I still love the feeling of thumbing through a glossy magazine about Britain. Show More Summary

Anglotees Alert: LAST CALL – 24 Hours Left to Buy Truly Great Britain

Anglotees Alert: LAST CALL – Just 24 Hours Left to by Truly Great Britain. It’s no secret that we love Great Britain. It truly is a lovely place. We all have something we love about Great Britain – whether it’s the rolling green hills,...Show More Summary

Some Scottish Strangeness: Weird stories from Scotland

On September 18, voters in Scotland will decide whether or not Scotland will be an independent country, and since, at this point, the vote can go either way, and in a fortnight, there’s a very real chance Scotland will no longer be part...Show More Summary

Great Britons: Isabella Beeton – The Martha Stewart of the Victorian Age Who Founded Household Management

Isabella Mary Beeton (née Mayson), who is universally known as Mrs Beeton, was the English author of Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management, and is commonly known as one of the first and best cookery writers. Key Facts about Mrs.Show More Summary

Great British Pubs: 10 Interesting and Odd Pub British Names And Their Histories

Everyone loves a good pub, whether they’re out on holiday or headed to their local. It’s a place with good beer, (hopefully) good food, and plenty of chances to socialise with others. Of course, many pubs have some pretty interesting names. Show More Summary

Brit Dessert: A Primer on Puddings – A Brief History of British Desserts With a Recipe For Your Own

What’s for pudding, Mum? This question is asked on a daily basis across the British Isles where they are exceedingly fond of a good pudding. But what exactly is pudding and where did it come from? Coming from America, pudding means a creamy, custard-like mixture; pudding in England can mean a multitude of things. Show More Summary

Dispatches from England: Is American Football Popular Across the Pond? American Expat Investigates

For those that care about such things, the NFL football season officially kicked off this week. In the U.S., this is a big deal. According to most polls, it’s America’s most popular professional sport. But here in Great Britain? Understandably, not so much. Show More Summary

Brit English: How To Insult Like the British – Insults and What They Mean – Fun Video

If you ever get into an argument with a British person, you’ll wish you’d have watched this video. Siobhan Thompson from Anglophenia gives you the tools to sling insults like a Brit. Do not watch if you’re easily offended – though the insults are generally safe for work. Show More Summary

Breaking News: The Duchess of Cambridge is Pregnant With Second Child! Many Congrats to the Royal Family!

Happy day! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are officially expecting their second child. Prince George will have a little brother or sister sometime next year. Kensington Palace said the Queen and members of both families were delighted with the news. Show More Summary

Weekend Viewing: Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years, 1929-39 – BBC Documentary

This old BBC Documentary is an excellent exploration of Winston Churchill’s ‘Wilderness Years’ – the decade from 1929-1939 where he was a political pariah, banging on about the threat of Hitler only to be eventually proven right. It’s a fascinating period in his life. Show More Summary

Downton Abbey: Series 5 Candid Clip Shows a Rather Interesting Conversation Between the Dowager and Isobel – Video

In this recently released clip from the upcoming series of Downton Abbey, the Dowager has some valuable advise for Isobel on matters of the heart. Downton Abbey returns to ITV in the UK on Sunday 21st September at 9pm and in the USA in January. Show More Summary

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