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BRILLIANTLY BRITISH EVENTS

Read our latest news on events; from The Tweed Run to Goodwood Revival

Stay Warm, Look Cool: Dressing for Bonfire Night With Cordings

What’s the history of bonfire night? In 1605 Guy Fawkes and his associates attempted to blow up the Houses of Parliament and assassinate King James I. To celebrate the fact that the king had survived and the plot was thwarted, people lit bonfires around London which started a tradition that has lasted for centuries. In…

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What to wear to The Cheltenham Festival

What is Cheltenham Festival? The Cheltenham Festival is the most anticipated event of the National Hunt calendar, attracting enormous crowds to enjoy (and famously roar at) four days of spectacular jump racing, alongside superlative hospitality and a surprisingly eclectic programme of entertainment. The Gold Cup, the most prestigious and sought after title in jump racing…

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Wedding Dress Codes Explained

Weddings have evolved over the last few decades from formal affairs that followed rigid dress codes to more creative and informal affairs that give the happy couple the chance to really put their individual stamp on the day. With more locations than ever allowed officiating over the wedding service, this means that in the space…

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GOODWOOD REVIVAL

Goodwood Revival is held each year in the grounds of Goodwood House , West Sussex England. Motor racing enthusiasts come from all four corners of the globe, often with their vintage motors, to recreate the glamour of motor racing as it used to be. The Motor Circuit comes alive for the Revival, both on and…

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The Glorious Twelfth

The start of the red grouse shooting season falls each year on the 12th August. It is renowned worldwide among the field sports community as the ‘Glorious Twelfth’. What makes Grouse so special? Grouse can reach speeds of up to 80 miles an hour after just a few beats of their wings, and can change…

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The Game Fair: Festival Of The British Countryside

What is the Game Fair, and where is it held? The Game Fair is the world’s largest celebration of British field sports and country life. Held each year at either Ragley Hall in Warwickshire or Hatfield House, Hertfordshire – two stunning backdrops that set the tone for the spectacle dubbed as ‘Glastonbury for the green…

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Cordings and Clive Christian Collaboration

As part of London Craft week, Cordings was invited to collaborate with the Luxury British Interior designer, Clive Christian, to create a bespoke gentleman’s wardrobe, for town and country. About Clive Christian: For over 30 years, Clive Christian has pursued a passion for transforming the expected into the extraordinary and these town and country cabinets…

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Men’s Tweed Wedding Outfits For A Dapper Chap

What to wear to a country wedding Country weddings are particularly special; the idyllic rural settings lend themselves to a less formal approach to the day. Pretty village churches, festooned with nonchalantly arranged seasonal flowers, vintage coaches or horse-drawn carriages for transport and the day ending in a marquee with hay bales and country dancing.…

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Best Linen Suits For Summer Weddings

If you’re considering what to wear to a summer wedding as a man – then you’re in the right place. Weddings can be a stressful business, but they don’t have to be. If there’s one thing you can take off your mind – it’s finding the perfect wedding outfit. Offering men’s summer wedding looks and…

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