Union Jack Wear

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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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Ryder Cup Memories

The Ryder cup is always an excellent event of golfing brilliance, bringing together some of the best golfers across Europe and the United States. This years’ event was to be held at the Celtic Manor Resort in South Wales. With its lush green hills and plenty of water hazards it can be a testing course for the best of the professionals. As usual the Ryder cup has once again attracted its’ following clan; of USA flag bearing and Union Jack Baseball Cap wearing supporters. It seems like the good Welsh... Read More

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Ryder Cup 2010 – My Memories

The Ryder cup is always an excellent event of golfing brilliance, bringing together some of the best golfers across Europe and the United States. This years’ event was to be held at the Celtic Manor Resort in South Wales. With its lush green hills and plenty of water hazards it can be a testing course for the best of the professionals. As usual the Ryder cup has once again attracted its’ following clan; of USA flag bearing and Union Jack Baseball Cap wearing supporters. It seems like the good Welsh... Read More

Love British Food Fortnight Event

One thing that the British have a great love for is food. Not just the idea of the consumption of it, but every aspect of it from its very beginnings to the time it is placed on a plate for consumption. When the mere mention of food is uttered in Britain, you are not merely speaking of a suggestion to appease an appetite, you are opening the doorway to an education on what Britain has raised to be a true art form; the preparation of food. Is it surprising then... 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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Pope visits Britain

The Pope’s visit to England comes exactly one year after Pope Benedict XVI proposal to the Church of England to return to the Roman Catholic Church. To show the Pope’s willingness to accept the Anglican Churches traditions which include married clergy, the Pope agreed to allow the Anglican Church to keep that tradition which is decidedly different from traditional Roman Catholic qualifications for the priesthood. To show appreciation for the Pope’s understanding of Anglican ways, you can announce to the Pope your English heritage by wearing a Union Jack Blanket... 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

Top 10 Best British Beach Guide for Families

A day at the seaside for a frolic in the sand and surf is a perfect family holiday. Britain is privileged with hundreds of fine beaches that are spacious and impressive, with good access and quality facilities. June to September is best for sunning, however in places the water may be rather cold until late summer when the coastal waters are at the warmest temperatures. The unreliable UK weather means an alternative to sunning is walking, and the best British beaches have lovely trails that are enjoyable even on a... Read More

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Last Night of the Proms

The Proms is a massive event in England. The full name of the celebration is The Henry Wood Promenade Concerts. Every year, these concerts are presented on English television by the BBC. The event lasts eight weeks and consists of daily concerts. Most of these concerts are held at the world-famous Royal Albert Hall, which is located in South Kensington, London. The history of these concerts would probably blow the mind of the average American. The concert series was started in 1895, and each season includes an average of seventy... Read More