Welcome to our Blog

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

Wild Card Brewery

Posted on October 24, 2016 by Issy

We sell a great experience with Wild Card Brewery and it would be easy to talk you through the details recently when two dedicated staff attended their Brew A Beer Day. But as well as loving the beer making experience, they came back full … Read More

Escape Room – The Ultimate Challenge

Posted on October 21, 2016 by Andrea

A desperate race against time. A race for survival, a battle of wits against nerves, confusion against reality, teamwork against panic… Just how much do you trust your friends and colleagues? An Escape Room is the perfect way to test that trust. Will you … Read More

Archery, Air Rifles and Clay Pigeon Shooting

Posted on October 19, 2016 by Andrea

One sunny summer day not so long ago, Martin and Sam left the London RLD offices to head to Riseley in Bedfordshire, for the ultimate experience test of hand-to-eye co-ordination: archery, air rifle and clay pigeon shooting. They weren’t quite sure what to … Read More

City vs Country – 10 Top UK Breaks

Posted on October 17, 2016 by Andrea

Is your idea of idyll waking up to endless rolling greenery interrupted only by the occasional ‘baa’ or ‘moo’? Or can you not wait to push open the curtains to reveal a bustling city centre, just waiting to be explored? We’ve put together some of … Read More

RLD Does Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work Day

Posted on October 12, 2016 by Brooke

As the children's song goes 'If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a big surprise' and it's no different today here at RLD HQ. We have brought our teddies in, big and small, to celebrate Bring your Teddy Bear to … Read More

It’s Chocolate Week!

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Brooke

Lets go loco about cocoa, after all it is Chocolate Week (10 - 16 October). We consulted chocolate connoisseurs Hotel Chocolat, to discover what flavours each different cocoa region produces and how best to make the most of each distinctive flavour. Warning: the below content … Read More

5 Controversial Films From Books

Posted on October 7, 2016 by Andrea

When author Paula Hawkins' suspense thriller The Girl On The Train came out last year, it became a runaway bestseller and the film rights were immediately snatched up. Now, less than two years later, she's thrilled with the film adaptation, out in UK cinemas … Read More

Behind the Doors of Hotel Gotham

Posted on October 3, 2016 by Brooke

This 5-star Art Deco Manchester hotel has been in Coronation Street, Real Housewives of Cheshire and Cold Feet to name but a few hit TV series. So what exactly is within Hotel Gotham that makes it one of the hottest locations in town? We take … Read More

The Hovercraft – a Gliding Enigma

Posted on September 30, 2016 by Andrea

Invented in the 1960's, the hovercraft is the ultimate all-terrain vehicle, capable of taking on off-road mud and grass and then gliding effortlessly onto water. More and more people are getting excited about the idea of piloting a futuristic-looking vehicle that doesn't technically fly or … Read More

A Blue Box Sailing Trip

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Issy

One choppy sea, sky blue summer's day recently, two colleagues from Red Letter Days enjoyed a day trip to the coast, for a half day out sailing on the Solent. With thanks to our friends at Blue Box Sailing, they were made to feel … Read More

Classic Car Driving at Heyford Park

Posted on September 26, 2016 by Brooke

Recently RLD's Darpan and Andrew headed to Heyford Park to enjoy a classic car driving experience courtesy of U Drive Cars. Darpan jumped behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 and Andrew tried his hand at driving a Shelby Mustang 68 Fastback. Find out how they … Read More

Great British Bake Off Best Mel and Sue Moments

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Andrea

Is there no end to the shocking moves from our favourite shows? Following the loss of BBC Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson (and shortly after, his co-hosts too) we were all devastated, yet at the same time, oddly curious to see what would come next. Read More

London Fashion Week SS17

Posted on September 21, 2016 by Brooke

That time of year is upon us again - bring on London Fashion Week SS17! New York Fashion Week is over for another season and it's London's time to shine. Last year, in our London Fashion Week SS 16 blog, we talked about the … Read More

Top 5 Peace Songs of All Time

Posted on September 19, 2016 by Brooke

Wednesday, the 21 September is internationally marked by the UN as the Day of Peace. The day is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace. For this year, the theme is 'The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace.' To mark this day of peace, … Read More

Maserati Driving in London

Posted on September 16, 2016 by Issy

For anyone who loves beautiful cars, can you think of anything better than being offered the chance to drive a car of your dreams around the streets of London?  Neither could Red Letter Days' very own Phil and Steve. They did not need asking … Read More

Battle of Britain Anniversary

Posted on September 15, 2016 by Brooke

This year marks the 76th anniversary of The Battle of Britain, one of the most pivotal and momentous moments in our nation's history and today, the 15th September, marks the anniversary of Battle of Britain Day. This extraordinary event is significant for many reasons, and may … Read More

Helicopter Flight Over London

Posted on September 9, 2016 by Andrea

Home to some of the most famous historic and modern landmarks in the world, it's no surprise London is also one of the most-visited capitals. Over 31.5 million people descended on the city in 2015 alone! There are plenty of ways to explore London: via … Read More