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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.

Spooktacular Halloween Plans

Posted on October 25, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Halloween is creeping up on us and though it’s great fun carving pumpkins and gorging on sweets (that were meant for young trick-or-treaters) while donning a ghost costume made out of an old bedsheet, we’ve got some far better Halloween plan ideas! From eerie… Read More

A Londoner’s Guide to London

Posted on September 8, 2017 by Ashleigh Mayes

Known for its gourmet sensations and late night temptations, quirky adventures and trendy bar benders, London is the UK’s beating heart and a must-visit for intrepid travellers and culture lovers. However, with London tourism booming (a record 19 million people visited… Read More

Red Letter Days loves London Pride

Posted on June 26, 2017 by Ashleigh Mayes

Pride in London boasts a long and colourful history – since its birth in 1972. Starting as a small gathering of 2,000 people, it has snowballed into an international success and attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. In 2016 alone, a… 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

It’s Chocolate Week!

Posted on October 10, 2016 by Brooke

Lets go loco about cocoa, after all it is Chocolate Week (10 - 16 October). We consulted chocolate connoisseurs Hotel Chocolat, to discover what flavours each different cocoa region produces and how best to make the most of each distinctive flavour. Warning: the below content… Read More

London Fashion Week SS17

Posted on September 21, 2016 by Brooke

That time of year is upon us again - bring on London Fashion Week SS17! New York Fashion Week is over for another season and it's London's time to shine. Last year, in our London Fashion Week SS 16 blog, we talked about the… Read More

The Thames Festival and Thames Rocket Powerboating

Posted on September 7, 2016 by Andrea

The month of September is a special one for the capital’s longest river, with The Thames Trust’s Totally Thames Festival going on all month. From floating art installations to the symbolic Source to Sea Relay, from the Tall Ships Cruise to the annual… Read More

Top Tips to Improve Photos

Posted on September 5, 2016 by Brooke

Getting the perfect photo, whether for Instagram or to capture the perfect moment of a wedding, is a tricky art! Recently RLD's Sevda and Raj went along to a Red Cloud Evening Photography City Tour in London and the duo experimented with different light techniques and… Read More

The Chelsea Flower Show 2016 with Red Letter Days

Posted on May 18, 2016 by Issy

The Chelsea Flower Show is the worlds greatest flower show and pinnacle of the many Royal Horticultural Society's gardening shows held annually in the UK. Everyone should visit once. And having visited, you'll understand what all the fuss is about. Are you free the last Thursday… 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

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

Luxury Chocolate Making at MyChocolate

Posted on February 29, 2016 by Brooke

Two lucky staff from Red Letter Days headed to MyChocolate's London studio for an evening of luxury chocolate making, truffle tasting and Prosecco drinking recently (read about a previous but perfect chocolate night in too). We'd recommend it as the ideal workshop for chocolate fanatics, anyone in… 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

10 Wonderfully Weird Phobias

Posted on October 12, 2015 by Dan

Everyone's scared of something, but some phobias are more unusual than others. Inspired by a recent trip to The Science Museum, here are 10 of the world's most unusual and wonderfully weird phobias. Read on, if you dare... Read More

Benefit Makeover

Posted on October 7, 2015 by Brooke

Corporate Sales Manager, Vic headed to Carnaby Street in Soho for a Benefit makeover and make-up lesson from a qualified Benefit make-up artist, to learn some expert beauty tips and tricks of the trade. Read below to find out how she got on. Read More

A Taste of Saturday Kitchen at Cactus Studios

Posted on October 2, 2015 by Dan

Saturday Kitchen is one of the UK's most beloved TV cookery programmes. Hosted by James Martin, this hugely popular show serves up taste-bud tantalising cooking demonstrations, top chefs, celebrity guests and is packed full of great entertainment. But have you ever wondered what… Read More

London Fashion Week SS16

Posted on September 23, 2015 by Brooke

We've already seen the fash pack descend on the streets of Manhattan for New York Fashion Week to see which trends would be sticking around in SS16, which would be sidelined and which new fashions would be making their ways to shops and… Read More

An Introduction to Cheese Making

Posted on September 21, 2015 by Brooke

On a rainy autumn morning I headed to St. Katherine Docks with RLD's Ciana and Imogen and went to The Smart School of Cookery to spend a morning learning to make cheese five ways. Yes, five different cheese to make and eat! If you want to know… Read More