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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

5 Epic Things That Happened at Goodwood

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Dan

Despite the less than desirable weather, this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed is off to a roaring start. This annual hill-climb and motoring extravaganza is  basically the Glastonbury for petrol heads and since starting in 1993, it has produced some pretty amazing moments. Read More

The Ultimate Glastonbury Festival To Do List

Posted on June 22, 2016 by Brooke

The muddiest and arguably most anticipated four days of the festival season are upon us. Yes, it is time for Emily and Michael Eavis’s rock child – Glastonbury Festival. With 180,000 people descending on Worthy farm this weekend and 100 different stages to choose … Read More

Discover the Amazing Gyrocopter

Posted on June 20, 2016 by Ben Barron

For generations people have wished for the ability to fly. While aeroplanes and helicopters are now commonplace in the modern world, neither truly gives us a sensation close to natural flight. This is where gyrocoptering comes in. The first gyrocopter was flown in 1923 … Read More

Presents for Dad: A Father’s Day Animation

Posted on June 18, 2016 by Issy

If you’ve got 30 seconds to spare, take a look at our Father’s Day animation. It’s only short, but might provide inspiration if you’re thinking about presents for dad (or if you just like aeroplanes). What will you be saying this … Read More

What I Learned from My First 5 Months of Fatherhood

Posted on June 17, 2016 by Dan

On the early hours of Saturday 9th January 2016, after watching countless episodes of Californication until 3am while guzzling whisky like a poor man's Charles Bukowski (big mistake), my wife nudged me and very politely told me that she thought she had gone into labour. I’ll … Read More

Father’s Day: Famous Football Father & Sons

Posted on June 15, 2016 by Issy

Today we're all about football with Euro 2016 having kicked off and Father's Day around the corner, so we thought we'd score a hit by combining the two. We've taken a look at a few of the most famous footballing father and son combinations, as well as … Read More

Would You Enter The Dragons’ Den?

Posted on June 10, 2016 by Issy

Last month our Head of Corporate Sales, Peter Dando, was gifted the opportunity to spend time in the company of one of Red Letter Days' owners, Peter Jones CBE. Read on to find out why... Read More

Dadventures

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Brooke

It's Fathers Day next weekend and so to honour all the special male role models out there we have asked 4 of our favourite dad bloggers - Darren from Photalife, Tom from Diary of The Dad, Dave from The Dadventurer and … Read More

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Roald Dahl

Posted on June 6, 2016 by Dan

Recently, it was announced that The BFG movie, directed by none other than Steven Spielberg, will be released in the UK next month - and it looks pretty epic, to say the least. To celebrate such momentous news, we would like to … Read More

4 Famous Quotes About Wine

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Dan

Tomorrow might mark the end of another grape-tastic English Wine Week, but the celebrations aren’t quite over yet…     Have you been involved with #EnglishWineWeek? Let us know what you have been up to, or share your favourite wine … Read More

Game of Thrones Tour

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Brooke

Following the overwhelming and worldwide popularity of the TV show Game of Thrones, it was only a matter of time before one of the RLD team went to do the tour in Belfast. Affiliate and Partnerships Manager Gemma was lucky enough to experience it earlier … Read More

All New Top Gear Returns This Sunday

Posted on May 25, 2016 by Dan

Whether you're a driving fanatic or not, you will have probably heard of the show Top Gear. After a pretty long hiatus, this most beloved of TV driving shows will return to our screens at 8pm this Sunday 29th May with brand … Read More

No Town Like Motown – RLD Head to Detroit

Posted on May 23, 2016 by Brooke

Recently RLD Partnership Manager Lorraine and Corporate Relationship Manager Ciana went to Detroit with thanks to our West End Theatre tickets partner Encore. Find out how the girls got on during their holiday and if there really is no town like Motown! … Read More

Float On with Floatworks

Posted on May 20, 2016 by Issy

When Floatworks invited a representative of Red Letter Days to the big launch of their brand new float centre in Vauxhall the weekend of 9/10 April, I was happy to accept the opportunity and 'work' on a Sunday. As we're all leading busier lives than ever, maybe … Read More

The Chelsea Flower Show 2016 with Red Letter Days

Posted on May 18, 2016 by Issy

The Chelsea Flower Show is the worlds greatest flower show and pinnacle of the many Royal Horticultural Society's gardening shows held annually in the UK. Everyone should visit once. And having visited, you'll understand what all the fuss is about. Are you free the last Thursday … Read More

Mental Health Awareness Week

Posted on May 16, 2016 by Brooke

May 16 - May 22 is Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 and to raise awareness, we would like to share our suggestions for a healthier and more positive lifestyle - inside and outside of the workplace. Read More

4 More of the Worst Eurovision Entries Ever

Posted on May 13, 2016 by Dan

It's that time again. You know, that time of year where the pick of the Eurovision litter will be strutting their stuff in a bid to become continental pop champions and claim ultimate glory for their country. Last year we gave you (in our humble … Read More

Benefit Makeup Test

Posted on May 11, 2016 by Brooke

Calling all beauty lovers! Some of Team RLD were recently lucky enough to be given the chance to become #Benebabes and test out some Benefit Cosmetics. Find out what our 5 lucky testers thought of their products during the Benefit makeup test. Read More

7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Twilight Zone

Posted on May 9, 2016 by Dan

It's a little known fact, but this Wednesday it's National Twilight Zone Day. Created in 1959 by acclaimed television producer Rod Serling, this bizarre cult sci-fi classic has been entertaining fans for generations. There are many ways you can celebrate this mind-bending occasion … Read More