We got this news a little too late to include in the 2017 London Annual but the London Transport Museum has announced their two major exhibitions for 2017. Here are the details from the London Transport Museum. Prize for Illustration 2017: Sounds of the City 19 May to 3 September 2017 Sounds of the City […]
This week over at Anglotees we have a beautiful new design dedicated to England. We dream of England daily. Sometimes is feels like a knot in our heads, a jumble of English things that we love. This design is a representation of that feeling and desire to want to be in England right now! Next up […]
London is getting a brand new museum in a place that is centuries old. Located in the heart of the City of London, Charterhouse is a former monastery that was turned into an alms house. Here are some more details on the history: Hidden away in the heart of Smithfields is an unknown tourist gem, […]
The Painted Hall, at the Old Royal Naval College, one of the Jewels of Greenwich will be closing for 6 months from Sunday. This is one of the most amazing things you need to see in Greenwich but if you’re planning on seeing it for the next 6 months, remove it from your itineraries. Why […]
Now, this is a lovely news story. Clapham Common Tube Station in London has been overtaken by cats. Citizens Advertising Takeover Service (CATS) ran a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds to remove all the ads in a Tube Station and replace them with pictures of cats. They were a success and now the […]
On Sunday 4th September an enormous structure representing the 17th century London skyline will be set alight as it floats on the river Thames. London 1666 commemorates the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London and is designed by artist David Best, in collaboration with Artichoke. Part of the London’s Burning Festival. This is […]
It has been a very exciting year for us here at Anglotopia and Londontopia. Last February, we launched our very own print magazine and it has been a huge success for us. We love making the magazine and people love reading it. As we prepare the final issue for the first year, we have two […]
Greenwich is one of our favorite places in London to visit. This lovely short video from Visit London highlights some of the things to see and do.
The folks over at Ancestry.com are offering up the chance to win a free trip to London. Here are the prize details: In total, three (3) Grand Prizes will be awarded – one (1) for each of the Entry Periods. Each Grand Prize Winner (“Winner”), upon the Administrator’s verification of eligibility, will receive a trip […]
One of the biggest bugbears for travelers and commuters alike is that the Tube closes every night (usually at midnight) and doesn’t re-open until early in the morning. This is a lesson most travelers learn at 4:30am in the morning when they’re trying to get somewhere in London only to find the Tube closed (happened […]
I could sit at Heathrow Airport all day and watch airplanes take of and land. This cool video shows a bunch of movements in timelapse, very cool. I recommend listening on mute – the music isn’t great.
We Londonphiles now finally have a way to express our love for London in the hot new trend of Emoji’s. Londonmoji is the brand new app for iPhone and Android featuring 130+ Londonmojis that let you bring a bit of the capital’s flair to your chat. You can even create your own Londonmoji, with you as the […]
Oxford Street is London’s central shopping street where you can find most of Britain’s major department stores. It’s also a major traffic thoroughfare, which leads to traffic jams like you wouldn’t believe – usually buses and taxis as far as the eye can see. Occasionally they have had traffic free shopping days which have been […]
Due to popular request, we have created our very own calendar for 2017! Each month features one of our favorites images of Britain – ones that we’ve taken ourselves, many in the last year during our travels. Things have not gone so well for Anglotopia in recent times – mostly due to a decline in […]
The London Transport Museum has announced a fun new opportunity for Tube enthusiasts. For a limited time, you can travel on a Steam Train on the London Underground, to take it to a special pop-up tea shop to enjoy afternoon tea. Here are the details from the LT Museum: Hop on a steam train on […]
You may remember the Orbit sculpture that was built in the London Olympic Park as part of the London 2012 games. After the Olympics it was meant to be a centerpiece of the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and attract tourists to visit. Four years on, it turns out not many people want to trek all […]
We love short little videos like this. Makes us want to start checking airfares. London is always calling us!
This week over at Anglotees we have a new tribute to the classic phrase London Calling. We’re calling is London Calling Mark 3. Next up is a new design that features the classic quote by George Bernard Shaw that Britain and America were two nations separated by a common language. CLICK HERE TO ORDER NOW!!!
This is really cool. Have you ever noticed the Blue Plaques around London that indicate whether or not someone famous lived at a particular house? They’re a very cool way to see the social history of London. We have a great article on the plaques here. English Heritage, who manage the Blue Plaques scheme have […]
This week over at Anglotees.com we have two brand new designs. First up is a new design from Malcolm Watson called Straight Outta London. Next up is a new typographical tribute to the Red London Bus. Both designs are available on men’s and women’s cuts and are available for 1 week only. CLICK HERE TO […]
If you’re planning a trip to London, public transport can seem a bit daunting. Check out this great video from Transport for London for handy tips to get around London with ease.