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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.

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Posted on March 2, 2017 by Brooke

Mothering Sunday originated as a Christian celebration to honour the Virgin Mary. Every year Mother's Day is held on the fourth Sunday in Lent, exactly three weeks before Easter. Nowadays this annual celebration of mums is more about breakfast in bed, bouquets… Read More

Our First Ambassador Event – with Cake Boy

Posted on February 28, 2017 by Laura Foulger

We recently announced that we’d started working with 5 blogger ambassadors, including Kip and Louise (more about them here.) For the occasion of our very first bloggers’ event, the pair help us bring together 9 other bloggers from all corners of the blogosphere, resulting… Read More

K – West Spa and Rock Tea

Posted on July 13, 2016 by Issy

K – West Spa and Rock Tea This super-cool spa is situated in a super-cool hotel conveniently located a short walk from Shepherds Bush tube station. K - West offers imaginative and holistic treatments within stylish, ultra-modern facilities and is solo-friendly, which isn't always easy to… 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 Ultimate Girls Day Out

Posted on November 20, 2015 by Brooke

RLD's very own Ciana and Hannah headed out on the ultimate girls day out recently and managed to cover getting pampered, sipping champagne (and cocktails) and indulging in decadent surroundings into one Friday in London! Read on to find out what the girls did. Read More

The Great Red Letter Day Bake Off

Posted on October 9, 2015 by Brooke

The Bake Off may be over but here at RLD HQ the baking competition is still very much heating up. Today, nine budding RLD bakers competed to be crowned with the eagerly anticipated title of The Great Red Letter Day Bake Off Winner. Read below… Read More

Afternoon Tea Giveaway

Posted on September 16, 2015 by Issy

Our friends at Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel in London, WC1 have kindly donated an afternoon tea experience for two. All we need you to do is to come up with a creative response to our competition question, to be in with a chance of… Read More

Let’s Celebrate National Afternoon Tea Week!

Posted on August 10, 2015 by Issy

We're British and we know a thing or too about tea. Let's begin National Afternoon Tea Week by celebrating this great institution. The taking of afternoon tea can come in many guises - on a River Thames cruiser, in a luxury spa, during a bike tour, from an English vineyard,… Read More

The RLD Love London To-Do List

Posted on May 13, 2015 by admin

If you love London as much as we do, you'll seriously enjoy our list of the top five things to do in the vibrant city. Have a look and use the #LoveLondon on social media to see even more!… Read More

Gin and Jam Tea: Hush Mayfair

Posted on March 23, 2015 by admin

Hush Mayfair launched their special Gin and Jam Tea on 15 March. Red Letter Days were of course delighted to be invited along to try out this brand new and highly recommended London afternoon tea experience. Read More

Ciana and Andrew Take Afternoon Tea in Chilham

Posted on May 30, 2014 by Dan

Not long ago, we sent two of our esteemed colleagues, Ciana and Andrew, for a relaxing afternoon tea for two at Shelly’s Tea Rooms in the historic village of Chilham. Shelly’s Tea Rooms offers a great location from which to explore Kent. The village… Read More

What Makes an Afternoon Tea at Cake Boy?

Posted on April 30, 2014 by Issy

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

Five Ways to Take Afternoon Tea

Posted on March 24, 2014 by admin

Afternoon tea is a great thing to have on a special day out - delicious, indulgent. relaxing and loads of fun, it could be with a group of friends, on a romantic date or the perfect Mother's Day gift. Like all good things, it… Read More