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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.

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

13 Freaky Facts About Friday 13th

Posted on January 13, 2017 by Dan

Today is the first Friday 13th of the year. With that in mind, we thought we'd share a few things you may not know about this infamous day. So, without further ado, here are 13 freaky facts about Friday 13th... Read More

A Christmas Interview with a Celebrity Santa

Posted on December 21, 2016 by Dan

Christmas is almost here and even though he's mega busy at this time of year, our celebrity Santa was kind enough to have a quick chat to us about the lead up to the big day. Read on for more on Christmas cheer,… Read More

5 Gift Hints To Get The Present You Want This Christmas

Posted on December 7, 2016 by Dan

When it comes to Christmas gift giving, it's the thought that counts. Although we wholeheartedly agree, unwrapping a disappointing gift isn't great  - especially when you have to put on an Oscar-winning performance to avoid upsetting the person who gave it to… Read More

Four Great Films Set During Autumn

Posted on November 9, 2016 by Dan

The temperature is dropping, the sun is slowly going into hiding and the evenings are getting shorter, autumn has arrived. But it’s not all bad. There are many ways we can celebrate autumn and embrace this most… 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

Sevda Dines at Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

Posted on July 25, 2016 by Dan

Recently our resident spa and pampering specialist, Sevda, enjoyed enjoyed a spot of Spanish-style Michelin-starred dining at Belgravia's Ametsa with Arzak Instruction. Want to know how she found her experience? Read on to find out. Read More

Alternative Water Sports for Summer

Posted on July 20, 2016 by Dan

From swimming and snorkelling to fishing and big wave surfing, water sports come in many different shapes and sizes. For years, people all over the world have flocked to their nearest pool, lake or beach during the summer months to give them a… Read More

5 Extraterrestrial Movies that are Out of this World

Posted on July 1, 2016 by Dan

Believe it or not, tomorrow is World UFO Day. To join in with this annual celebration of flying saucers, bright lights and things from out of this world, we thought it would only be right to share our 5 favourite extraterrestrial films with… Read More

5 Epic Things That Happened at Goodwood

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Dan

Despite the less than desirable weather, this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed is off to a roaring start. This annual hill-climb and motoring extravaganza is  basically the Glastonbury for petrol heads and since starting in 1993, it has produced some pretty amazing moments. Read More

What I Learned from My First 5 Months of Fatherhood

Posted on June 17, 2016 by Dan

On the early hours of Saturday 9th January 2016, after watching countless episodes of Californication until 3am while guzzling whisky like a poor man's Charles Bukowski (big mistake), my wife nudged me and very politely told me that she thought she had gone into labour. I’ll… Read More

4 Famous Quotes About Wine

Posted on June 3, 2016 by Dan

Tomorrow might mark the end of another grape-tastic English Wine Week, but the celebrations aren’t quite over yet…     Have you been involved with #EnglishWineWeek? Let us know what you have been up to, or share your favourite wine… Read More

All New Top Gear Returns This Sunday

Posted on May 25, 2016 by Dan

Whether you're a driving fanatic or not, you will have probably heard of the show Top Gear. After a pretty long hiatus, this most beloved of TV driving shows will return to our screens at 8pm this Sunday 29th May with brand… Read More

4 More of the Worst Eurovision Entries Ever

Posted on May 13, 2016 by Dan

It's that time again. You know, that time of year where the pick of the Eurovision litter will be strutting their stuff in a bid to become continental pop champions and claim ultimate glory for their country. Last year we gave you (in our humble… Read More

7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Twilight Zone

Posted on May 9, 2016 by Dan

It's a little known fact, but this Wednesday it's National Twilight Zone Day. Created in 1959 by acclaimed television producer Rod Serling, this bizarre cult sci-fi classic has been entertaining fans for generations. There are many ways you can celebrate this mind-bending occasion… Read More

Introducing the Holy Trinity 200mph Driving Challenge

Posted on May 6, 2016 by Dan

At Red Letter Days, we love a bit of high-octane driving action. Last year, we organised our very own SummerSpeed driving extravaganza at Brands Hatch, and this year we are pleased to announce the launch of the world-exclusive Holy Trinity Driving… 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

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

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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.