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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.

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

A Gin & Jazz Cruise

Posted on July 26, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Vive la gin revolution. No longer mother’s ruin but connoisseur’s tipple, the spirit is enjoying the unbridled adoration of the nation. And where better to enjoy this juniper-enthused pick-me-up than on an open air boat, sailing down the river under blue skies? Thanks to… 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

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

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

Maserati Driving in London

Posted on September 16, 2016 by Issy

For anyone who loves beautiful cars, can you think of anything better than being offered the chance to drive a car of your dreams around the streets of London?  Neither could Red Letter Days' very own Phil and Steve. They did not need asking… Read More

Helicopter Flight Over London

Posted on September 9, 2016 by Andrea

Home to some of the most famous historic and modern landmarks in the world, it's no surprise London is also one of the most-visited capitals. Over 31.5 million people descended on the city in 2015 alone! There are plenty of ways to explore London: via… 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

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… 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… Read More

Long to Reign Over Us

Posted on September 9, 2015 by Brooke

As the national anthem itself dictates; The Queen is "Long to reign over us". Today, Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest ever reigning British monarch, as the previous record which belonged to Queen Victoria, passes on. Today, Her Majesty will have been on the throne for over… Read More

Notting Hill Carnival Fever

Posted on August 28, 2015 by Brooke

Europe's biggest arts festival, Notting Hill Carnival, is back again this bank holiday weekend for yet another year. As carnival fever is starting to spread over London, we've delved into the carnival's history and found out some interesting facts. Here's a little… Read More

Views from Water and from Land

Posted on August 24, 2015 by Brooke

Sales Support Manager Camille recently went to extreme measures to ensure she got the best views of London, by heading out in search of views from water and from land during the Rib Power boat and View from The Shard experience. We find out how she… Read More

A Day Out in Wimbledon

Posted on July 13, 2015 by Issy

Congratulations go to Novak Djokovic, third time winner of Wimbledon 2015. The world’s most prestigious tennis tournament may have come and gone, but Wimbledon is full of excitement all year round. Read More

Weird and Wonderful Wimbledon Facts

Posted on June 26, 2015 by admin

It's almost that time of year again and Wimbledon is just around the corner, are you excited? Ever wondered how many glasses of Pimms are consumed at Wimbledon? What about the amount of bananas the players eat? This year, we've decided to look at another… Read More