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Queen Elizabeth Celebrates her Diamond Jubilee

Not every monarch gets to celebrate a Diamond Jubilee. Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her 60 years as Queen this year with a Diamond Jubilee. Will you join the celebration with your own Queen’ s Diamond Jubilee party? May 10, 11, and13 along with June 2 through 5 are the days to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee in Windsor. The Queen will travel with her family to many different events including the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant and the Epson Derby. Near Ripley and Heanor, boaters will be out on the water... Read More

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Christmas Decoration Ideas Union Jack Style

Deck the halls, it is almost Christmas time again! The Christmas songs and carols fill the air. Time to pull out the mulled wine and make mince pies. But you are stumped for Christmas decoration ideas. Well there are many xmas tree decorations you can use. Those xmas baubles you have collected over the years can work together with other Christmas decorations you buy. So relax go to a Christmas pantomime, drink some mulled wine and let the ideas come to you. One of the most popular Christmas decoration ideas... Read More

Guy Fawkes Night – Remember, Remember, the 5th of November

On Guy Fawkes night all across England, effigies called Guys are burned in bonfires, often to the accompaniment of fireworks. Even the possibility of a November chill fails to dampen the celebratory mood come November 5th, when the newest inductees to the holiday pause from warming their hands in the crackling warmth exuded from the Guy’s bonfire. Perhaps they gaze briefly at the brightly lit sky before asking the inevitable question, “Who was Guy Fawkes?” Who was Guy Fawkes ? So, who was Guy Fawkes, exactly? Guy Fawkes was a... Read More

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Union Jack Party Decorations

There are many occasions that call for happy celebrations. Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, or a holiday, there is nothing better than breaking out the party decorations and gathering all your friends and family for a good day of fun and festivities. Sometimes the celebration is in honour of your country. If you live in the UK, there are plenty of reasons to take pride of your English blood. When throwing celebrations to show off your patriotism, make sure all your guests are aware of your love for your country.... Read More

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Armed Forces Day 2011 : Time to show your support

The Armed Forces day is Saturday, June 25, 2011. This is a celebration  to fly flags in honour of our men and women that are serving in the armed forces. There are a lot of activities that will be available. This day is a tribute to those who are risking it all because our freedom really is not free. These men and women are risking their lives to uphold our nations freedom. Our country was based on freedom and what we pay for it sometimes is sadly taken for granted. Our... Read More

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Armed Forces Day

The Armed Forces day is Saturday, June 25, 2011. This is a celebration  to fly flags in honour of our men and women that are serving in the armed forces. There are a lot of activities that will be available. This day is a tribute to those who are risking it all because our freedom really is not free. These men and women are risking their lives to uphold our nations freedom. Our country was based on freedom and what we pay for it sometimes is sadly taken for granted. Our... Read More

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Battle of Trafalgar Day Celebrations

October 21st is a big day for the whole of Britain, because that was the day when Lord Horatio Nelson led the British fleet to one of the largest victories ever recorded in the history of mankind. Though this war proved a bit costly for him, the victory and triumph he brought to the whole of England is remembered proudly even today. The fleet that defeated the notorious Napoleonic fleet contained many ships made of wood and a courageous navy that never lost faith in their captain even for one... Read More

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Who Puts the Pride into Britain?

From Union Jack suits to Union Jack evening dresses, the Pride of Britain Awards inspires the most patriotic among us. Celebrities take a back seat to some truly remarkable individuals from all walks of life. Young and old, these people put most of us to shame with their courage and bravery. Stories of amazing selflessness and kindness, mixed with heart rending tragedy and suffering, make for one of the most humbling nights. This Autumn, comes the Twelfth annual Pride of Britain Awards. A very special awards ceremony dedicated to recognizing... Read More

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Battle of Britain 70th Anniversary

2010 celebrates the 70th Anniversary of The Battle of Britain, a critical turning point of World War II and the first battle ever fought by air forces alone. Across the UK there will be celebrations of this incredible victory. Don’t be afraid to show your patriotism and celebrate veterans by donning your favourite union jack scarves, union jack bowlers, or even waving an RAF ensign flag. You can even grow your very own wing commanders moustache, purchase a commemorative edition 70th Anniversary Battle of Britain flag, or take your inflatable... Read More

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How To Decorate A Vuvuzela

Although the World Cup been and gone, you probably still have your vuvuzela gathering dust in the wardrobe. Well, now it’s about time to make some noise to cheer on British sports teams, up and down the land. So wipe away those cobwebs, give it a once over wipe and let’s give that vuvuzela a Union Jack makeover! This South African traditional horn can be purchased with brand names, graphics and colours already on them, but if you really want to show your own flare and style to decorate vuvuzela... Read More