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.

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

The Thames Festival and Thames Rocket Powerboating

Posted on September 7, 2016 by Andrea

The month of September is a special one for the capital’s longest river, with The Thames Trust’s Totally Thames Festival going on all month. From floating art installations to the symbolic Source to Sea Relay, from the Tall Ships Cruise to the annual … Read More

Top Tips to Improve Photos

Posted on September 5, 2016 by Brooke

Getting the perfect photo, whether for Instagram or to capture the perfect moment of a wedding, is a tricky art! Recently RLD's Sevda and Raj went along to a Red Cloud Evening Photography City Tour in London and the duo experimented with different light techniques and … Read More

Five Facts about the Michelin Star

Posted on September 2, 2016 by Andrea

With the new Michelin Guide coming out 29th September, thousands of chefs around the world are holding their breath as they wait to see which restaurants have gained or lost 1, 2, or 3 of the world's most coveted stars. How much do you know … Read More

What Makes Hot Air Ballooning So Exciting?

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Issy

It's was a long time coming, but the hot air ballooning season, which generally runs from April to October, is here. Our signature Red Letter Days balloons are raring to go and in this blog post, we celebrate all things hot air ballooning so … Read More

Six Top Tips for Great Holiday Photos

Posted on August 22, 2016 by Brooke

Now that the summer holidays are here you are going to want to be out and about with your camera creating some wonderful memories on camera! Here are 6 top tips for great holiday photos, courtesy of our friends at Red Cloud Photography for capturing … Read More

Hot Air Ballooning: Meet the Makers

Posted on August 19, 2016 by Issy

It's no hidden secret that we are fanatical about hot air ballooning at Red Letter Days! Remember our trip to the factory to see our Red Letter Days hot air balloons being made and tested? Cameron Balloons are one of the most … Read More

Out and About at Cameron Balloons

Posted on August 16, 2016 by Issy

Our partnership with Balloons Over Britain means that we can't be beaten on price for hot air balloon rides UK and are the exclusive retailer of hot air balloon rides London. We proudly have our very own Red Letter Days hot air balloons up in … Read More

In Pictures: The Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Posted on August 15, 2016 by Ben Barron

Every year operators, enthusiasts, and the general public gather to take part in Europe’s biggest celebration of all things hot air ballooning, the Bristol Balloon Fiesta. Never wanting to miss out on the fun, this year we sent along our social media … Read More

Seven Stunning Hot Air Balloon Facts

Posted on August 12, 2016 by Dan

At this year's Bristol Balloon Fiesta - Europe's largest annual hot air balloon festival, two of our very own Red Letter Days  hot air balloons will be flying. To share our excitement, here are seven amazing hot air balloon facts you may not … Read More