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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.

Britain’s Best Picnic Spots

Posted on July 11, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Scotch eggs and tartan blankets at the ready – it’s picnic season! If us Brits know how to do one thing well, it is most certainly picnics. After all, what is summer for if not an al-fresco lunch? From lush countryside and parkland to… Read More

Team RLD do Gauntlet Games for Willow

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Issy

Regular readers of our blog will know that Red Letter Days staff never turn down the opportunity for charity fun, and going the extra mile for Willow is our favourite speciality. And so last Saturday, Trent Park saw big numbers out in force… Read More

7 Reasons to Visit Manchester

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Brooke

Home to world-famous football teams, iconic bands, Coronation Street and chips and gravy, Manchester is Northern England's diverse, energetic and creative hub. For anyone planning to visit for a weekend or perhaps thinking of moving north, read on for 7 reasons why you should definitely consider… Read More

Triple Supercar Taster Driving Day

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Brooke

Here at RLD we have a penchant for wanting to race fast cars around a circuit, so much so we even held our own driving event - Summer Speed at Brands Hatch. We sent some of RLD's most avid petrolheads to… Read More

A Haunted Halloween

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Brooke

It's nearly that time of the year again, when we transform ourselves into ghoulish characters, decorate our houses with cobwebs and, of course, carved pumpkins. Make Halloween a total scream this year with some of our frightfully fun ideas for pumpkin carving, spooky recipes, costumes and… Read More

A Blue Box Sailing Trip

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Issy

One choppy sea, sky blue summer's day recently, two colleagues from Red Letter Days enjoyed a day trip to the coast, for a half day out sailing on the Solent. With thanks to our friends at Blue Box Sailing, they were made to feel… Read More

Classic Car Driving at Heyford Park

Posted on September 26, 2016 by Brooke

Recently RLD's Darpan and Andrew headed to Heyford Park to enjoy a classic car driving experience courtesy of U Drive Cars. Darpan jumped behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 and Andrew tried his hand at driving a Shelby Mustang 68 Fastback. Find out how they… Read More

Six Top Tips for Great Holiday Photos

Posted on August 22, 2016 by Brooke

Now that the summer holidays are here you are going to want to be out and about with your camera creating some wonderful memories on camera! Here are 6 top tips for great holiday photos, courtesy of our friends at Red Cloud Photography for capturing… Read More

In Pictures: The Bristol Balloon Fiesta

Posted on August 15, 2016 by Ben Barron

Date for the calendar: Thursday 10 August – Sunday 13 August 2017 Every year operators, enthusiasts, and the general public gather to take part in Europe’s biggest celebration of all things hot air ballooning, the Bristol Balloon Fiesta. Last year we sent along… Read More

Seven Stunning Hot Air Balloon Facts

Posted on August 12, 2016 by Dan

At the 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 already… Read More

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle

Posted on July 6, 2016 by Issy

Ali and I between us have worked at Red Letter Days for nearly three decades, sharing many an unusual adventure thanks to our employers. We often pool experience opportunities together in order to try different things. This summer has been no exception and, combining Ali's great love of history and… Read More

Tennis Trailblazers

Posted on June 27, 2016 by Brooke

Today marks the start of the legendary championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC). Each year at Wimbledon, as well as at the other tennis championships, historical moments are born and created. We take a look back at some of the… Read More

The Ultimate Glastonbury Festival To Do List

Posted on June 22, 2016 by Brooke

The muddiest and arguably most anticipated four days of the festival season are upon us. Yes, it is time for Emily and Michael Eavis’s rock child – Glastonbury Festival. With 180,000 people descending on Worthy farm this weekend and 100 different stages to choose… Read More

Dadventures

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Brooke

It's Fathers Day next weekend and so to honour all the special male role models out there we have asked 4 of our favourite dad bloggers - Darren from Photalife, Tom from Diary of The Dad, Dave from The Dadventurer and… Read More

Game of Thrones Tour

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Brooke

Following the overwhelming and worldwide popularity of the TV show Game of Thrones, it was only a matter of time before one of the RLD team went to do the tour in Belfast. Affiliate and Partnerships Manager Gemma was lucky enough to experience it earlier… Read More

A Day in Paris

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Brooke

A romantic trip to the French capital is on many people's bucket lists! However, finding the time to go for a week or even a weekend can be difficult. With Paris just across the channel, we have come up with a guide for those… Read More

New Experiences This April at Red Letter Days

Posted on April 1, 2016 by Brooke

It's Friday and to perk up your weekend, here are some shiny new experiences for your browsing pleasure. If you’re craving something a little different from the norm, you're in for a real treat! Adopt a London pigeon, brush up on your Cockney, make Buckingham… Read More