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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.

7 Time-Honoured Wimbledon Traditions

Posted on July 1, 2018 by admin

Boasting 141 years of history, Wimbledon remains the longest running and most prestigious tennis tournament of all time, showcasing the sport's most celebrated and rising talent from around the globe (check out these trailblazers!). From the days of lop-sided wooden lawn-tennis rackets and hand-stitched… Read More

An Introduction to Polo

Posted on June 20, 2018 by admin

Polo isn't your everyday sport but our introduction to polo can ease you in gently. The highly competitive equestrian ball game is particularly popular among The Royal Family and although tricky at first, once the basics are mastered, we've heard it’s great fun. Not… Read More

The Highs and Lows of the FIFA World Cup

Posted on June 14, 2018 by admin

Summer is coming and it’s a great time of year for sports fans, but for football fans across the planet, every four years many of the FIFA World Cup wild memories and emotions are conjured up – from world-class… Read More

Try a Water Sport in Honour of World Water Day

Posted on March 21, 2018 by admin

Water sport is the new IN thing and the industry has enjoyed a titanic jump in popularity over the past few years (see what I did there?). In a study from 2015, 12.4 million people in the UK participated in a water sports activity… Read More

Fun Ways to Get Fit (No Gym Required)

Posted on January 11, 2018 by admin

Let me guess… You over-indulged throughout the Christmas period and vowed come January to transform yourself into a true picture of health? Yet, by the time new year came around, you had remembered that green juices were actually quite revolting and the mere thought of… Read More

Get Wet and Wild with White Water Rafting!

Posted on July 25, 2017 by admin

As we kiss goodbye to July and step into August, it’s the perfect time to get outdoors. Not only are the days warmer and brighter, teens and children are bound to have a load of pent up energy (a scary ‘why did… Read More

Archery, Air Rifles and Clay Pigeon Shooting

Posted on October 19, 2016 by admin

One sunny summer day not so long ago, Martin and Sam left the London RLD offices to head to Riseley in Bedfordshire, for the ultimate experience test of hand-to-eye co-ordination: archery, air rifle and clay pigeon shooting. They weren’t quite sure what… Read More

A Blue Box Sailing Trip

Posted on September 28, 2016 by admin

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… Read More

Alternative Water Sports for Summer

Posted on July 20, 2016 by admin

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… Read More

Tennis Trailblazers

Posted on June 27, 2016 by admin

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

Cricket Coaching with Darren Gough

Posted on April 11, 2016 by admin

Cricket fans - don't miss this exclusive opportunity for some cricket coaching. It's arguably the best game in the world and you could have former captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club and England's second highest wicket-taker (in one-day internationals), the one and only Darren Gough helping you… Read More

Seven Stunning Rugby World Cup Moments

Posted on September 18, 2015 by admin

The Rugby World Cup 2015 starts today - and this year is extra special, as it takes place on UK soil. To celebrate this momentous occasion, we've picked seven of our favourite Rugby World Cup moments from over the years. If… Read More

Q&A with Paul Hyman: Paddleboarding Adventurer

Posted on July 31, 2015 by admin

Paddleboarding is fun, great for fitness and it's fast becoming one the UK's most popular watersports. To find out a little more about it, we caught up with paddleboarding adventurer and expert Paul Hyman. Here's what he had to say... Read More

The Velodrome with Rebecca Romero

Posted on July 20, 2015 by admin

Rebecca Romero - first British woman to compete in two different sports at the Olympic Games. Second woman in history to win a medal in two different sports at the Olympic Summer Games. Join us this weekend and let Rebecca be your guide on our unique cycling… Read More

A Day Out in Wimbledon

Posted on July 13, 2015 by admin

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

Go Racing – The Cheltenham Festival and more

Posted on March 9, 2015 by admin

It’s time for another season of great National Hunt or jump racing! Thousands will gather to enjoy the spectacle of high-class sporting action, whilst the horses, jockeys and owners battle it out for the highest racing honours at Cheltenham Festival - its the… Read More

Four Alternative Winter Sports

Posted on January 30, 2015 by admin

This time of year there's no avoiding the cold, rain and those long wintry evenings that never seem to end. But it's not all bad... Where there's snow, there's the opportunity to enjoy a host of action-packed and adrenaline fueled winter sports. Read More

Seven Fun Boating Facts

Posted on January 9, 2015 by admin

Today marks the start of the CWM FX London Boat Show at the ExCeL Arena so we've decided to have a look at some boating facts to celebrate this year's show. This world-renowned boat show offers an annual meeting… Read More

Q&A with Tony Eynon: Spearfishing Extraordinaire

Posted on September 26, 2014 by admin

Spearfishing is an exciting and demanding activity which is becoming increasingly popular in the UK. To give you a little insight into the sport, we caught up with world record breaking 'spearo' Tony Eynon to find out about… Read More

Celebrating Extreme Water Sports

Posted on September 24, 2014 by admin

Say hello to adrenaline filled Extreme Water Sports - a brand new sub category based within our Water based range of experiences! Check out this rippling smorgasbord of videos to give you a taste of what each extreme sport in the water involves. Read More