It’s no secret around here that I love British History. So, when an opportunity presented itself to visit a living history museum in the Midlands of England, I jumped at the chance. Blists Hill is a miraculous place where you can step back in time to the Victorian era. Show More Summary
The Rolling Stones have been around for a bloody long time; specifically, since June 1962, when Mick Jagger and Keith Richards met up with Brian Jones to start up a blues band and named it after a track on a Muddy Waters LP that was lying on the floor. Show More Summary
It seems Disney will not be content until they’ve rewritten all our childhood stories into new live-action films. Yesterday brought our first look at the new Mary Poppins. Today, we get a look a Christopher Robin, a new film that will focus on the fictional Christopher Robin as a grown-up. Show More Summary
Most Brits living in the US quickly learn that if you want to make it to the end of a sentence uninterrupted, you drop a lot of your British vocab. (We also know that to start or derail a conversation, you lob a British-ism right inShow More Summary
Whether we like it or not, Disney has made a sequel to Mary Poppins and we finally have our first good look at it – the teaser trailer was released last night during the OSCARS. It doesn’t give much of the plot away. It simply givesShow More Summary
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Issue #5 of the Anglotopia Print Magazine in Spring 2017. Support great long-form writing about British History, Culture, and Travel by subscribing to the Anglotopia Print Magazine. All proceeds support Anglotopia and its efforts to explore everything wonderful about Britain. Show More Summary
The Royal Mint has unveiled a new collection of 10p coins that will celebrate Britishness. There are 26 coins in all with each coin representing a letter of the alphabet and a particular aspect of British culture that’s worth celebrating. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: Let’s give a warm Anglotopia to Peter. Peter is an Englishman living in the countryside who will write a regular column for Anglotopia twice a month about living in Britain. We planned to announce the new column next week...Show More Summary
Our new series ‘Through the Archives’ really struck a chord last week, so I’m really excited about continuing the concept going forward. I’ve already acquired some more books to scan. This week, however, I want to share a special treasure that I’ve had in my library for about a year now. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of the Anglotopia Magazine. Support great long-form writing about British History, Travel, and Culture by subscribing to the Anglotopia Print Magazine, a quarterly love letter to England that features 100% content and no advertising. Show More Summary
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In the footsteps of the great women's rights advocate.
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