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.
What Makes an Afternoon Tea at Cake Boy?
Tomorrow is the birthday of one of our favourite afternoon tea partners, Eric Lanlard - award-winning patissier, TV baking star, author, owner of Cake Boy, the best cake boutique in the land. Many happy returns Eric! Shuhena and Keisha, two of our… Read More
Top 10 Strangest Flower Names
Flowers are arguably one of the most beautiful things nature has to offer and at this time of year, gardens are full of them. Everyone is familiar with tulips, carnations and daffodils and names such as Lily, Rose and Heather are as popular as… Read More
Four Fun UK Short Break Destinations
Spring is the perfect time to come out of hibernation, embrace the warmer weather and experience something new – and what better way to do so than with a short break? If you’re thinking of getting away somewhere this year but are a little… Read More
10 Ways To Be a Knight in Shining Armour
As you may have noticed from all the flags flying around, today is St. George's Day. As we can't all spend the day slaying dragons in the name of our patron saint, we thought we'd offer a few alternative hints and tips… Read More
Ask Everyone: What Unusual Things Are You Doing Over Easter?
We did a quick straw poll round the office to find out what Red Letter Days staff are doing over Easter and got some very surprising responses. While some people are going down the traditional route, opting for picnics and visits to theme parks,… Read More
Chocolatey Easter Treats – Birds Nests
Looking for something sweet to make with the kids or with friends this Easter? The chocolatey holiday coming up at the end of the week deserves to be marked with a special treat, so why not try these simple chocolate birds nests?… Read More
Meet The Staff London Marathon Special: Q&A with Courtney Glymph
This Sunday, professional and amateur runners alike will be taking part in this year’s prestigious London Marathon. Among the 37,000 odd people taking on the challenge this year is one of our esteemed colleagues, Courtney Glymph. In the… Read More
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is Blooming Close
The annual RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a long standing British institution, as popular with the royals as it is with gardeners and those who simply appreciate natural beauty. And this event will be no exception. Read More
Learn a New Skill: Try Evening Photography in London
Ever wondered how to achieve those impressive nighttime pictures with different coloured lights spread across the shot? My colleague Ciana and I recently went along on a nighttime photography course to shed some light on photographing the city of London at night. Read More
Oxford vs Cambridge: Which City is Best?
This Sunday, rowing crews from the country’s two most prestigious universities will go head to head for the 159th Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race, which takes place annually on The Tideway between Putney and Mortlake in London. At this point… Read More
The Perfect Romantic Short Break in a Spa Hotel
A colleague was lucky enough to recently enjoy a long weekend away. She and her husband visited Bannatyne Charlton House Hotel in Somerset. Rupal kindly shares her thoughts and pictures of this stunning spa hotel. Read More
Announcement: New Red Letter Days Racing Experience
Due to popular demand, we're pleased to announce a brand new experience day available from Red Letter Days. We already offer fantastic experience days for horse racing, motor racing and even dumper truck racing, but now we're excited to offer an amazing snail racing… Read More