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Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2017: Kids’ Reactions

Posted on August 14, 2017 by Laura Foulger

In its fledgling year, the West Country extravaganza that is the Bristol Balloon Fiesta comprised just 27 balloons. As more companies began to get involved in the unique spectacle, including entries from across the globe, the number rose to 90 in 1985, a postwar… Read More

The Woman in Black: An Interview with Actor Stuart Fox

Posted on August 9, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Among all the high-kicking musicals and up-tempo comedies drawing crowds to London’s West End, The Woman in Black is something completely different: a ghost story. An adaptation of Susan Hill’s novel, the show is a proper old-fashioned spine-tingler that has been terrifying packed-out auditoriums since… Read More

10 Reasons to Visit Yorkshire

Posted on August 1, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Yorkshire puddings, Wensleydale Cheese, John Smiths beer, Yorkshire tea....you could say we've got a lot of things to thank Yorkshire for. But there's so much more to the Northern county than good grub and a decent brew. As a nation, we're often guilty of heading… Read More

The Ultimate Big Cat Fact File [Infographic]

Posted on July 28, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Wild for big cats? Well, this one’s for you! To mark #InternationalTigerDay appropriately, we put together a fact file full of fascinating nuggets of information about the magnificent felines. As some of the most regal animals to walk the earth, there’s something… Read More

A Gin & Jazz Cruise

Posted on July 26, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Vive la gin revolution. No longer mother’s ruin but connoisseur’s tipple, the spirit is enjoying the unbridled adoration of the nation. And where better to enjoy this juniper-enthused pick-me-up than on an open air boat, sailing down the river under blue skies? Thanks to… Read More

How To Survive a Music Festival

Posted on July 19, 2017 by Issy

It's summer, Glastonbury is over until 2019 but there are plenty of festivals still to come. We gave you a rundown of our five favourite summer music festivals - and now we're going to tell you how to get… Read More

Britain’s Best Picnic Spots

Posted on July 11, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Scotch eggs and tartan blankets at the ready – it’s picnic season! If us Brits know how to do one thing well, it is most certainly picnics. After all, what is summer for if not an al-fresco lunch? From lush countryside and parkland to… Read More

Team RLD do Gauntlet Games for Willow

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Issy

Regular readers of our blog will know that Red Letter Days staff never turn down the opportunity for charity fun, and going the extra mile for Willow is our favourite speciality. And so last Saturday, Trent Park saw big numbers out in force… Read More

Red Letter Days loves London Pride

Posted on June 26, 2017 by Ashleigh Mayes

** Please note this competition is now closed – scroll down to find out who won a £100 Red Letter Days Gift Voucher! Pride in London boasts a long and colourful history – since its birth in 1972. Starting as… Read More

Photography Tips: Capture Your City

Posted on June 22, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Smartphones are as much a part of our daily lives as breakfast, lunch and dinner, and everyday across the planet we share billions of pictures snapped by ‘phone. More and more people are dabbling in the world of  photography, whether for the purpose of recording memories,… Read More

Our Father’s Day Twitter Party

Posted on June 16, 2017 by Laura Foulger

There are clearly as many Homers out there as Mufasas, as many Atticus Finches as Frank Spencers… Do you celebrate Father’s Day? Have you got a gift in mind, or is an experience preferable? With Father’s Day fast approaching, we made it our mission… Read More

Treat Your Tastebuds With Taste of London

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Fancy yourself as a foodie? Well here’s something you can really sink your teeth into. This week (14th – 18th June), Taste of London returns to the Big Smoke for five days of outstanding food and drink, bringing with it a series of world-class chefs,… Read More

Win big with #WhatDadDoes

Posted on June 9, 2017 by Ashleigh Mayes

 Celebrate Father’s Day with #WhatDadDoes  He’s a hero in a horrible Hawaiian shirt. Your personal cheesy cheerleader, who steals chips off your plate. A blubbering bodyguard, watching you proudly from the sidelines, there at every football match (come… Read More

We’re Celebrating: Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Posted on May 22, 2017 by Dan

Smell the roses everyone, it’s the annual start of Chelsea Flower Show 2017, with the Queen and Prince Philip enjoying their preview tour, ahead of the opening to the public tomorrow. Enthusiasts migrate every spring to this highly-celebrated flower show, held in the grounds of the Royal… Read More