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On February 6, 1952 King George VI died (the king featured in the
film The King’s Speech) and his eldest daughter, Elizabeth, became
Queen. 60 years later we are celebrating her Diamond Jubilee. ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, March 2013
England ’s largest
horticultural extravaganza, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, previously
known as the Great Spring Show, is one of the world’s most famous flower
shows, drawing in gardening ...
The image of a snow-covered Victorian London as immortalized in Charles Dickens’s famous novel ‘A Christmas Carol’ has long been the blueprint for English Christmas traditions, with carol singers, ...
Written by Viator, September 2012
“Remember, remember the fifth of November. Gunpowder, treason and plot. I see no reason, why gunpowder treason, should ever be forgot.” So goes the famous British rhyme, a reminder of the fateful ...
From July 6th until July 8th this year, the green and pleasant lands of Northamptonshire, England will rumble to the sound of Formula One cars racing it out in the British Grand Prix. This is one of ...
With the UK’s biggest festival, Glastonbury, on its biennial hiatus, its up to the Leeds and Reading Festivals to fly the flag for England’s rock scene in 2012 and with a line-up that reads like a ...
Written by Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, November 2012
There’s a myriad of festive fun to be had in London this Christmas, but to get you started, here are a few suggestions. 1) Christmas lights: London’s shimmering decorations are some of the best in ...
Horse-racing at Royal Ascot is one of the most important social, fashion and sporting events of the year in England. First run in 1711 under the auspice of Queen Anne, tradition continues with a ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, November 2011
One of my favorite churches in London is St Martin in the Fields. It sits on the edge of Trafalgar Square opposite the National Gallery and it’s so pretty and, to me, just so London. Probably ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
Whether we know it or not, we’ve all grown up on the writings of Charles Dickens, one of London’s most famous chroniclers. He wrote The Christmas Carol, inventing Scrooge and the ghosts of ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, July 2011
A major event on the London calendar each year is the Chelsea Flower Show. This year it runs from May 24 -28. I went to the show for the first time a few years ago because a friend had free tickets. ...
Written by Viator, November 2012
Celebrate Christmas this year with Viator and see the top London attractions sparkle away from the crowds! London’s spectacular Christmas lights cast a spell over the city’s landmarks throughout the ...
London 2012 is not just about running fast and jumping high, there’s also a Cultural Olympiad with nearly 3 months of events across the country. Plays, literature, comedy, fashion, music, film, food ...
Written by London Expert: Gavin, United Kingdom, October 2011
Roll out the red carpet - the London Film Festival has arrived! The London Film Festival is a wonderful opportunity to see the extraordinary range of film making today - over 200 films from ...
Written by London Expert: Gavin, United Kingdom, September 2011
Do you like looking around places usually closed to the public? Well London is the place for you on the 17th and 18th September as we enjoy the annual Open House Weekend . From ...
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