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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.

Relaxing at The Malvern Spa in Worcestershire

Posted on April 29, 2016 by Brooke

RLD's very own Pamper Manager Sevda, recently took a trip to Worcestershire to The Malvern Spa to find out first-hand how relaxing this purpose-built spa and hotel is! Find out how she got on and what she made of her visit … Read More

10 Tip Top Tapir Facts

Posted on April 27, 2016 by Dan

Believe it or not, it’s World Tapir Day. To celebrate this momentous occasion, here are 10 tip top tapir facts that you may not already know… 1. A group of tapirs is called a ‘candle’. 2. The average lifespan of a … Read More

Willow Week 2016

Posted on April 25, 2016 by Issy

Red Letter Days is counting down to our annual Willow Week which starts tomorrow, in support of longstanding charity partner, Willow. You can get involved by buying one of our experiences in the famous red box and for every box sold, we shall donate £1 to Willow.   … Read More

10 Facts To Celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

Posted on April 22, 2016 by Brooke

This year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and the weekend of 23 and 24 April will see numerous celebrations across London and the world to celebrate our most famous bard. In fact, Stratfords' across the world are uniting in celebration of this special anniversary. Recently Dan … Read More

What Makes A Hot Air Balloon So Exciting?

Posted on April 20, 2016 by Issy

It's been a long time coming, but spring is here and with it, officially the start of the hot air balloon season, which generally runs from April to October. Our signature Red Letter Days balloons are raring to go and in this blog post, we … Read More

The Queen’s 90th Birthday!

Posted on April 18, 2016 by Brooke

Did you miss out on one of the 10,000 ballot tickets to The Queen's 90th birthday street party on The Mall? Don't worry, we've got eight facts about The Queen that almost make up for not being a lucky recipient of one of the … Read More

Out and About: Rachael Goes RIB Powerboating on The Thames

Posted on April 13, 2016 by Dan

Not long ago, our esteemed colleague Rachael braved the Thames for spot of RIB powerboating action in London. In case you’re unfamiliar with these contraptions, an RIB (rigid inflatable boat) is a lightweight, high-performance powerboat capable of operating at speeds between 40 … Read More

Cricket Coaching with Darren Gough

Posted on April 11, 2016 by Issy

Cricket fans - don't miss this exclusive opportunity for some cricket coaching. It's arguably the best game in the world and you could have former captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club and England's second highest wicket-taker (in one-day internationals), the one and only Darren Gough helping you … Read More

Pet Treats and Pet Poisons

Posted on April 8, 2016 by Brooke

It's National Pet Month from 1st April to 2nd May and we've got some advice for all pet owners about what you can and can't feed your pets to ensure you are giving them the pet treats they deserve (and can safely … Read More

Four More Tremendous Time Travelling Films

Posted on April 6, 2016 by Dan

Last Sunday the clocks went forward once again, which means longer brighter evenings and mild spring weather, hurrah! To celebrate such a chirpy time of year, we thought we’d compile another top list of tremendous time travelling films for your viewing pleasure… … Read More

#MakingMemories – The Best Shared Moments with Parents

Posted on April 4, 2016 by Issy

At Red Letter Days, our business is all about providing memorable experiences for friends and family to share. The team here on the blog often invite their loved ones on experiences, like when Brooke took her mum for gourmet dining at The Benefit and the York … Read More

New Experiences This April at Red Letter Days

Posted on April 1, 2016 by Brooke

It's Friday and to perk up your weekend, here are some shiny new experiences for your browsing pleasure. If you’re craving something a little different from the norm, you're in for a real treat! Adopt a London pigeon, brush up on your Cockney, make Buckingham … Read More

An Easter Recipe from Daylesford Farm

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Brooke

We chatted to Daylesford Farm's Head Chef Gaven Fuller about his favourite recipe for Easter (we've got some easy Easter favourites of our own) and he let us into the secrets behind his slow-cooked lamb shoulder with white beans and salsa verde mayonnaise. Read More

Springing Forward: 10 Top Facts About Time

Posted on March 21, 2016 by Dan

With Daylight Saving Time just over a week away, we're getting ready to put our clocks forward and embrace that extra hour of daylight - which got us thinking about time. Time is constant and in the words of Geoffrey Chaucer: Time and … Read More

Afternoon Tea at Buddha-Bar

Posted on March 18, 2016 by Issy

We've reviewed many an afternoon tea; it is after all, one of our most popular experiences and we offer literally hundreds of venues at which to experience the most traditional of pastimes. But we've never tried one like this before. Read on to … Read More

The Life of a Busker with Charlotte Campbell

Posted on March 16, 2016 by Brooke

London busker Charlotte Campbell  recently went on one of our recording day experiences at Abbott Studios in Hackney. We caught up to ask her about the world of a full-time musician and find out about the busy life of a busker who works and sings … Read More

Top 10 Apps to Help You Get Organised

Posted on March 9, 2016 by Dan

Are you always the person who turns up late for meetings? Or do you get nervous about forgetting your sister’s birthday every year? If so, then don't worry - technology is coming to the rescue. Whether you need a hand managing your finances, or … Read More