Editor's Note: The following is a guest post from our friends at The Bee's Knees British Imports. 1. Tyrrell Katz London Icon Mugs This set of 2 bone china mugs from designer Tyrrell Katz is the perfect gift for you or your favorite Anglophile! http://www.thebeeskneesbritishimports.com/london/ 2. Victoria Eggs Very British Tea Towels and Aprons Our "Very British" … [Read more...] about The Bee’s Knees British Imports Top 10 Gifts
We've got a BIG announcement. As many of you already know, we sold some t-shirts last year that were very popular. That got us thinking that there's a business there. So, we've decided to launch a new business called Anglotees. The concept is that every week we will release a new, exclusively designed British themed t-shirt and it will only be available for one week (some … [Read more...] about Site News: Introducing our New Business – Anglotees – First Shirt is Downton Abbey Themed
I came across this cushion and had to share - must have this for the Anglotopia office! Bring a little bit of Britain to your pad with the Aireshire cushions. Featuring a range of prints – from a map of the British Isles to a Union Jack - and backed with the Jack Wills navy and pink stripe – these really are the best of British. Cost is $79.95. Click here to check it … [Read more...] about Deal Alert: Brilliant Jack Wills Britain Map Cushion – 25% off Coupon Inside
1. Victoria Eggs Christmas Tea Towels and Aprons Remember the comforts of home with these fun aprons and tea towels. Inspired, designed and made in Great Britain. http://www.thebeeskneesbritishimports.com/very-british-christmas/ 2. Lovely Animal Mugs from Fenella Smith Any animal-lover would surely appreciate one of these cute mugs made in Stoke-on-Trent, England from … [Read more...] about Gift Guide: Top 10 2012 Christmas Gifts from The Bee’s Knees British Imports
My husband and I are in the beginning stages of planning our first joint trip to England. We thought we had an idea of where we wanted to go and what we wanted to see and then I got Cornwall with Caroline Quentin in the mail. Now, we’re back to the drawing board, trying to figure out how much of Cornwall we can cram into our 10 day trip. Cornwall with Caroline … [Read more...] about Brit DVD Reviews: Cornwall with Caroline Quentin by Athena
We've come across this fantastic deal that we just had to share it. It's a great opportunity to own 10 classic British Movies in one DVD set for one low price. Ten great British films in one collection! Includes The Queen, Shakespeare in Love, Bridget Jones' Diary, The English Patient, The Very Thought of You, The Importance of Being Earnest, Finding Neverland, Emma, Enchanted … [Read more...] about Anglophile Deal: Best of British Movie Collection – 10 Great Movies for 1 Low Price!
This is probably the most perfect night light ever. We bought one for our son's room right after he was born and it was the perfect late night companion during feedings. It's exclusive to the BBC America Shop and you can pick one up for just $19.98. Click to get your own London Skyline Nightlight London Skyline Nightlight A Shop Exclusive! Dispel the dark and navigate … [Read more...] about Anglophile Deal: London Skyline Nightlight
Want to learn How to speak and write elegantly? It's easy when you follow this playfully proper and immensely practical guide to "U" (Upperclass) English. You can pick it up now from the BBC America Shop for just $11.98! Check out the The National Trust Her Ladyship's Guide to the Queen's English The National Trust Her Ladyship's Guide to the Queen's English How to … [Read more...] about Anglophile Alert: The National Trust Her Ladyship’s Guide to the Queen’s English
If you're sitting around waiting for the Doctor to come pick you up, what better garment to wait around in than the TARDIS Bathrobe! The BBC America Shop is offering up a Doctor Who TARDIS Bathrobe for just $69.98. Click here to check out the Doctor Who Hooded Tardis Robe Doctor Who Hooded Tardis Robe Dress up like a TARDIS with this awesome Doctor Who TARDIS Hooded … [Read more...] about Anglophile Deal: Doctor Who TARDIS Bath Robe
We're always on the lookout for a good looking Union Jack pillow for the Anglotopia office couch. The BBC America shop has a lovely one that would work perfectly and its currently on sale for just $79.98! Click here to take a closer look at the Union Jack Pillow Union Jack Pillow Whatever happened to the traditional British blue, red and white? Jack discovers his … [Read more...] about Anglophile Deal: Beautiful Union Jack Pillow
This is definitely going to make an appearance in the Anglotopia office. Perfect for writing in the late hours of the night! The London Globe Night Light is just $35.98 in the BBC America Shop. Click to get your own London Globe Night Light London Globe Night Light Dispel the dark and navigate safely at night by the steady light from this nifty London globe. It rotates … [Read more...] about Anglophile Deal: London Globe Night Light – Beautiful!
One of my most prized possessions is an Wool Cap I purchased almost 10 years ago on a trip to England. It's the perfect hat for winter - so English and warm. Now the BBC America Shop stocks them. You can get a warm scarf and hat set for the low price of $34.98 (I paid substantially more for my hat, so this is a steal!) Click to get your own Tipperary Wool Scarf and Wool … [Read more...] about Anglophile Deal: Tipperary Wool Scarf and Wool Cap – Perfect for a Cold Winter
These definitely need to be on this Doctor Who fan's dinner table! BBC America Shop has authentic Doctor Who TARDIS and Dalek salt and pepper shakers for just $17.98! Get the Doctor Who: Salt and Pepper Shakers Doctor Who: Salt and Pepper Shakers The epic battle for good taste moves to your table! Season your food and spice up the conversation with the TARDIS salt … [Read more...] about Doctor Who Deal: Dalek and TARDIS Salt and Pepper Shakers
BBC History Magazine is one of our favorite history magazines. The problem is that it's pretty overpriced on most American newsstands or bookstore. The good news is that you can subscribe to it and save a significant amount of money. The BBC America Shop offers subscriptions for $44.98 - over a 50% discount on the newsstand rate. Click here to subscribe to the BBC History … [Read more...] about Anglophile Deal: BBC History Magazine – Subscribe and Save!
Looking for the perfect mugs to have a cuppa tea? Check out these gorgeous Royal Mail themed mugs from the BBC America Shop. They can be yours for just $24.98. Click here to check out the Royal Mail Letter Box Mug Set Royal Mail Letter Box Mug Set Brighten your coffee break or teatime with a playful tribute to British pillar letter boxes. Left: a classic collection, … [Read more...] about Anglophile Deal: Royal Mail Letter Box Mug Set – Perfect For a Cuppa!
The Telegraph's Harry Wallop gets in a jam at the Jaffa Cake factory in Stockport. … [Read more...] about Video: How Jaffa Cakes are made
Now, I'm not a man known for often wearing a suit that would require the use of cufflinks - but if I had a pair of these I might just start wearing a suit more often! Joanne Simmons - a British expat living in New York - runs a small boutique making bespoke silver jewelry and her latest range includes some familiar shapes to Doctor Who Fans. All the cuff links are … [Read more...] about Doctor Who: Out of This World Cuff Links – Brit Crafts – Doctor Who Cufflinks featuring the TARDIS and More!
We came across these lovely Union Jack Cufflinks and I thought they were worth sharing. I'll let the artist tell you all about them: I'm originally from London and moved to the New York area in 2005 for my job. I fell in love with the city (and an American guy) and haven't looked back. Working in a British company means that I'm working with British people on a day to day … [Read more...] about Brit Crafts: Smashing Union Jack Cuff Links Custom Made
The porcelain company Royal Crown Derby, known for its high-quality bone china, will be marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a special exhibition this year, as well as producing special commemorative items to mark the occasion. Royal Derby Exhibition – A history of the Queen and Derby will showcase the company’s royal heritage and include a collection of all the … [Read more...] about Diamond Jubilee: Fine China for the Queen’s Jubilee
The Royal Mail is releasing a series of stamps in honor of Roald Dahl book characters - as a lover of stamps and Roald Dahl - this couldn't get more awesome. Each stamp features illustrations by Quentin Blake, whose drawings are synonymous with the children's classics. Here's a gallery of the stamps released: They'll be available to purchase from January … [Read more...] about Royal Mail Releases Roald Dahl Themed Stamps – Images Inside
You can make your own Christmas decorations this year with John Lewis craft kits. Christmas is the perfect time to use your creative skills and imagination, and involve the whole family in making fun and festive decorations for the home. Craft kits are a simple way of making your own stockings, advent calendars, cards and bunting, to decorate a room using Christmas fabric. … [Read more...] about Guide to a Crafty Christmas from John Lewis
In this video Julia, one of our Partners, shows how to wrap a selection of presents using fabric. Fabric is a great alternative to paper gift wrap, and with various ribbons and trims from the Haberdashery department in our shops, you can give your presents a lovely personal touch. It's easy to work with, and because it's re-usable, it means no more bags of discarded Christmas … [Read more...] about How to Wrap Presents British Style with Fabric – Guide by John Lewis
The following is a guest post on the best Christmas gift from The Bee's Knees British Imports - one of our fabulous advertisers. 1. The Bee's Knees own signature mug A whimsical touch of Britain for every kitchen. Buy now 2. I'd Rather Mugs . . . from Stubbs Mugs of Norfolk. Where would you "rather be"? What would you "rather be" doing? Great gifts for friends and … [Read more...] about Top 10 Christmas Gifts from The Bee’s Knees British Imports
Simple steps to decorate a Christmas tree, from adding the lights through to putting the presents around the base. The Christmas tree is without a doubt, the key focal point of the home during the festive season and decorating it forms part of many people's annual Christmas traditions. Last year, John Lewis came up with 5 Christmas themes that'll help you create the desired … [Read more...] about Video: How to Decorate Your Christmas Tree British Style from John Lewis
Triumph - one of the last original British motorcycle manufacturers - has reported a rise in profits as well as a rise in sales and people seek out the latest models of the classic British bike. According to the Telegraph: The company, which produces motorcycles from its base in Hinckley, Leicestershire, increased sales by 7pc to 48,684 in the 12 months to June 30, … [Read more...] about Classic British Motorcycle Maker Triumph sees boost in Sales