Happy Friday! We've got some beautiful new Powder Butterfly products up at the Anglotopia Store! We've got a new London Tea Towel and some a lovely set of London Coasters. We've also restocked our luxury London Apron and the beautiful little pin badge. CHECK OUT THE COLLECTION … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store Alert: New Products from Powder Butterfly – London Tea Towels, Coasters, Aprons, Pins, And More!
We love a good guidebook and even in the days of smartphones, it's still nice to pick up a book and dream of the places you want to go. I discovered the guidebooks of Charles Tait a few years ago and love them. They are difficult to find here in the USA and it can take weeks to get them from the UK. So we decided to import them directly and sell them. Orcadian photographer and … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Imports Alert: New Products Live – Beautiful Charles Tait Guidebooks of Britain – USA Exclusive
The Anglotopia Store Black Friday Sale is ON! We're offering discounts on pretty much everything we have in stock. No coupon codes are needed, discount reflected in the price. Discounts on puzzles, maps, Tube gear, back issues, magnets, gift wrap, Christmas Cards and more! You can browse the entire sale here and when everything is gone, it's gone until next year. The sale ends … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Alert: Black Friday Sale is ON – Big Discounts On Everything We Have In Stock!
John Denver put it best: “Almost Heaven. Take me home, country roads, to the place I belong.” I touch your spirit, John. I grew up in England’s ‘Almost Heaven’. Much later, in Canada, I found my “Almost Heaven” once more, writing 40 stories in two books: “Wessex Tales, Volume 1” and “Wessex Tales, Volume 2.” The name Wessex covers several southwestern English counties, … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Read, and your mind will fly here: “Wessex Tales” by Robert Fripp
Just in time for Christmas gift orders, we have brought back our selection of Marvellous Maps of Great Britain. Returning maps include the Great British Adventure Map, Music Map and Funny Place Names Map. And we're introducing their newest map - The Great British Film & TV Map! We have limited stock of all coming, so we would encourage you to reserve yours as soon as … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store Alert: Marvellous Maps Return – Introducing the Great British Film and TV Map!
It’s time to lift the lid on the cover for Issue #15 of the Anglotopia Print Magazine. It will be coming out in late November. The cover features autumnally atmospheric pictures of the back streets of Weymouth in Dorset and St Michael’s Mount in Cornwall. Highlights of Issue #15 include an exploration of Harwich by Laura Porter, an exploration of the relationship between Queen … [Read more...] about Important Anglotopia Magazine Update – Please Read – Issue #15 Cover Reveal
Due to their popularity last year, we have imported more Bodleian Library Christmas Cards - we have 6 fantastic new designs for you to choose from. This year we can also offer book-themed wrapping paper along with some beautiful bibliophile themed Advent Calendars. Imported directly from Oxford (and made there as well). We have very limited stock - I would urge you to reserve … [Read more...] about Angotopia Imports Alert: Bodleian Library Christmas Cards Return – New Gift Wrap and Advent Calendars!
We've gotten word from our supplier that we'll be able to make one more order between now and Christmas. We'll be getting 100 mini-Tube lights and 25 large Tube Lights in early December. We're opening orders NOW. If you want to give the perfect gift for the London lover in your life - you need to order as soon as possible. We will not be able to get more than this before … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store Alert: Order Your London Tube Lights For Christmas – Limited Stock Coming!
Looking forward to the Downton Abbey Film? Want to see it early? Are you somewhat near Chicago? We've been given 15 pairs of tickets to giveaway to a special advance screening of the Downton Abbey Film on September 18th, 2019 at 7:00 pm. It will be at the AMC River East 21 in Downton Chicago. We tried to arrange tickets for other cities, but we're out of time and we were only … [Read more...] about Anglophile Alert: Win Tickets to an Advance Screening of the Downton Abbey Film in Chicago
It’s time for pre-orders to begin for the 2020 Anglotopia Calendar. This is now our fifth year of producing a special calendar for Anglotopia readers. We’re also going to be changing things a bit this year. The 2019 Calendars were a disaster for us. Because Facebook took away our reach over the last couple of years, we simply couldn’t get the word out about the calendar to … [Read more...] about Special Anglotopia Update – Please Read – Introducing the Anglotopia 2020 Calendar – Please Pre-Order Now!
Anglotopia Store Alert! Straight from London, we have a fantastic new collection of Credit Card/Oyster Wallets along with Passport holders and a few other beautiful London themed products. As usual, we have limited stock! Check out the beautiful new collection from Crafted Lines. We've been working on getting these products for a long time and we think you will love … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Import Alert: New Collection Live – Crafted Lines Tube and A to Z Wallets!
Big news! The most popular product we've ever offered - the LED Tube Light is back and we're excited to introduce a smaller version! If you felt the original Tube light was too large, then the mini-Tube light is for you. It's more suitable for bookshelves and desktops. It's powered by 2 AA batteries or the included USB Cable. The Mini Tube Light includes 3 signs - Underground, … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store Alert: Tube Light is Back and Introducing the NEW Smaller Version
After much work with logistics and importing, we have finally figured out how to bring another one of our favorite teas to the USA to sell in the Anglotopia Store! We are very excited to now offer Miles Tea - West Country Blend. This is the tea stocked in our favorite English cottage when we stay, and to taste it is to be transported to beautiful Dorset! We love this tea, and … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store Alert: New Tea in Stock – Miles West Country Tea
We have some lovely new products live at the Anglotopia Store plus we have brought some popular products back due to popular demand. First up, we've imported London Underground Collapsible Boxes, Notebooks, and playing cards. The previously available London Underground Tube Map and A to Z 1000 piece puzzles are also back in stock. Quantities are limited and these are all sure … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Imports Alert: New Products LIVE – London Tube Products – Plus Tube and A to Z Puzzles Back in Stock
To start off May, we've imported two beautiful and challenging puzzles from UK manufacturer Robert Frederick (based in Bath). First up is a 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzle of the London A to Z map - a great way to learn the streets by heart! Next up is the London Tube Map - also 1,000 pieces and I hear particularly challenging because of all the white space. Each puzzle is 30x20 … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store Alert: New Products LIVE – London Tube Map and AtoZ Map 1,000 Piece Puzzles!
The best part of running the Anglotopia is discovering new British companies to stock in our store. The moment we saw these London themed products from designer Corinne Lewis-Ward of Powder Butterfly, we knew we had to offer them. So, we've imported a small quantity to the USA. We've brought over her beautiful mugs, teapots, and tea sets. We have very limited quantities - if … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store: New Products LIVE – Powder Butterfly London Themed Teapots and Mugs!
Are you a subscriber to the free weekly Anglotopia Weekly Email Newsletter? Please consider subscribing. If you follow us on social media, you may not have been seeing all our updates recently. We send our newsletter out every Tuesday and it contains everything we've posted in the last week. It's the best way to guarantee you see all the great articles we publish about British … [Read more...] about Have You Signed Up for the Anglotopia Free Weekly Email Newsletter?
We have a very special line-up of products available this week in the Anglotopia Store. We're now stocking Tregothnan Cornish Tea. For those unfamiliar with Tregothnan, they're the first tea grown and blended in Britain, ever. They make all their teas on the beautiful Tregothnan Estate in Cornwall. We've tried their teas and they're simply lovely! We think you will like them … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store Alert: New Products LIVE – Tregothnan Cornish Teas
You've been waiting and we've been waiting and now the Tube Light is BACK for a limited time! We will be getting more Tube Lights in Late May 2019 but the manufacturer will have VERY LIMITED quantities, so we need to know exactly how many to order in advance, so we're going to take orders for ONE WEEK. The box now includes an additional FIVE signs: Arsenal / West Ham / … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store Alert: The Tube Light Returns for a Limited Time – 5 New Signs Included!
Just a quick update on the Anglotopia Print Magazine. We're getting ready to submit Issue #13 to the printer, but we need a final count on how many to order. So, today we're issuing the LAST CALL for new subscriptions and pre-orders of the single issue. We need you to get your order in a soon as possible. Issue #13 will ship later this month. It will contain over 30,000 … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Magazine: LAST CALL to Reserve Issue #13 – Article Line-up Revealed
One of the best perks of being a Royal Oak Foundation member, besides free entry to all National Trust Properties, is their twice-yearly lecture schedule. They’ve just released the schedule for the upcoming spring season and there are some great guests and lectures on the horizon. Highlights include David Cannadine lecturing about Winston Churchill's paintings, Adrian … [Read more...] about Brit History: Royal Oak Spring USA Lecture Schedule Released – Come See Some Great Lectures and Mingle With Anglotopia!
It's a few weeks behind schedule but we're happy to announce that the 2018 Omnibus Book is now available! It features all four 2018 Issues of the Anglotopia Print Magazine in one giant 265-page book. We're only producing 100 copies, so if you want one, we would urge you to order soon. This is not a pre-order - these books are ready and shipping within a few days. CLICK HERE … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Store Alert: The 2018 Anglotopia Magazine Omnibus Book Is Now Available!
A couple weeks ago we revealed that the Royal Air Force Red Arrows would be doing a tour of North America. Well, now they've announced where they'll be visiting. And I couldn't be more chuffed as they're coming to our local big city, Chicago! Speaking from Nellis Air Base, Nevada, UK Defence Minister Mark Lancaster said: “I am delighted people all over the US and Canada … [Read more...] about Royal Air Force Red Arrows Announce 2019 North America Tour Locations!
When we offered Cornish Tea a few weeks ago, we were taken aback by selling out within 24 hours. So, based on demand, we've imported more! We have 80 boxes now, in stock and ready to ship! Cornish Tea our favorite tea that we’ve ever had. It’s not available in the USA and we’ve run out. Running out of your favorite tea is a crisis. So, we did the only sensible thing: we … [Read more...] about Anglotopia Imports Alert: Cornish Tea is Back in Stock!
After three years of publishing the Anglotopia Print Magazine, we are now entering our fourth year and the magazine has definitely matured. We have a clear idea of what belongs in the magazine versus the website. We’ve maintained the high print quality. And we’ve built of a roster of fantastic paid contributors. Last year we rolled out a new, simple and beautiful design that … [Read more...] about Announcing Anglotopia Magazine Issue #13 – Please Subscribe Or Renew Now