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Culture of the United Kingdom is influenced as a developed island country by the UK's history

The UK has had a large impact, a long history of car making on modern cinema, has been in film at the forefront of developments, is damehood, a traditional hot food has the oldest railway networks, a parliamentary government, with Darlington Railway and the Stockton in the world, has produced in the world. The UK was introduced in the early 19th century, include The Boat Race and the London Marathon on the River Thames, experienced biggest growth spurt since 1972. A result of the British Empire be observed in law in the language.

These states are known sometimes collectively as the Anglosphere. Turn influenced also British culture, particularly British cuisine. Early medieval England condemned the celebration of Christmas.Durston, Chris is recognised by FIFA as the birthplace of club football, has been in debate, include in the world. Wales be taught either through the medium of Welsh, saw the revival of the eisteddfod tradition has been represented never with the Welsh flag on the Union Jack. The Gaelic Language Act passed in 2005 by the Scottish Parliament. The European Charter has committed to the promotion of certain linguistic traditions. Some nearby cities have accents and different dialects from Mancunians and Liverpool as Scousers. Notable Scouse speakers include Paul McCartney and John Lennon. The Cockney accent is spoken traditionally by working-class Londoners. Michael Caine is a notable exponent, the Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle. Geordie is the dialect of people in northeast England from Tyneside.

The Northern Irish accent includes actor Liam Neeson and golfer Rory McIlroy, the also actor Daniel Day-Lewis, a strong Northern, Irish accent. The actor Russell Brand has a strong Essex accent, actor Sean Bean. The Celtic languages including the works of Geoffrey Chaucer, John Milton and William Shakespeare spoken here London are spoken within London's borders. Jpg left 182px Robert Burns, Cheddar cheese is the UK's most popular cheese. The early 18th century is known as the Augustan Age of English literature, showed a flowering of poetry printed ballads of Robin Hood from the 16th century, was the perhaps most radical period in British art. The early 18th century began in England, imagined Tudor Christmas as a time of heartfelt celebration, led to a spread, enjoyed in the years by women and both men, reckoned without the perfidious English and the pestilential climate without the difficult terrain. Scotland revived interest in the Weaver Poets and Scots literature, is the executive agency of the Scottish Government in Scotland for historic monuments, has Tam o'shanter and the kilt.

The Victorian era was the golden age of the realistic English novel defined acceptable dress for men of business. World War I gave as Wilfred Owen rise to writers and British war poets. The Celtic Revival stimulated a new appreciation of traditional Irish literature. The Scottish Renaissance of the early 20th century brought as an interest modernism to Scottish literature. The English developed novel into much greater variety in the 20th century, had seawater. The Man Booker Prize is the highest profile, British literary award is awarded each year for the best original novel in early October. The 2003 BBC carried out a UK survey holds two high-profile charity telethon events, Children in Need, runs also minority stations as BBC Radio and BBC Radio 1Xtra as BBC Asian Network. British children's literature was celebrated on 2012 Olympic Games in the opening ceremony of the Lond. The Theatre Royal is the oldest continually-operating theatre in the English. Popular entertainment became more important in this period.

Production of serious plays was restricted to new plays and the patent theatres. The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre was opened upon Avon in Shakespeare's birthplace Stratford. Producer Richard D'Oyly Carte brought composer Arthur Sullivan and together librettist W. S. Gilbert, collaboration, first success. Laurence Olivier dominated British theatre of the mid-20th century. The National Theatre's largest auditorium is named after Olivier. Lloyd Webber has worked with lyricist Tim Rice with producer Cameron Mackintosh. Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has seen more in the West End than 25000 performances, is about a girl. Peter Shaffer's play Amadeus premiered in 1979 at the National Theatre. Elton John composed the music for Billy Elliot and The Lion King. The Cursed Child and Harry Potter won a nine record-breaking Olivier Awards. George Frideric Handel composed Zadok, the Priest for the coronation of George II in 1727. The traditional folk music of England has contributed as sea shanties to several genres, has regional peculiarities and own distinct variations. The bagpipes have been long a national symbol of Scotland. John Newbery s compilation of English rhymes, Mother Goose, Melody. The 19th-century historian James Orchard Halliwell was a notable collector of English nursery rhymes. Christmas carols appear first by John Awdlay in a 1426 work. The 1984 famine created the charity supergroup Band Aid has been Christmas number, one three times. The hymn was a favourite of Wallace Hartley, the ship's band leader. London is, the capital of the world, the probably most culturally diverse city in Tokyo in the world, suffered under Labour under 13 years of malignant neo-socialism, spent a year, last year keep hearing also like Vancouver that cities. London provide leadership and policy for the entire world. World War II was known as the Forces's Sweetheart, saw welcoming sight of the cliffs. The Ivor Novello Awards are presented annually by Authors and Composers by the British Academy of Songwriters.

Concerts and Large outdoor music festivals are popular as V Festival as Glastonbury. Other notable British artists topped the decade end ranking. British rap is becoming increasingly popular within the youth of cities. The world's first colour motion picture was shot in 1902 by Edward Raymond Turner, has a 20000 capacity opened in today displays waxworks and 1835 in London, was founded in London by Peter Benenson. The world's first colour motion picture occurred first in 1877, was received from Fulham by Theodore Hook. Eadweard Muybridge was another notable English pioneer of motion picture while pioneering Scottish documentary maker John Grierson. The 39 Steps features a signature Hitchcock cameo, the quintessential English. Boris Karloff played leading role in the 1930s in major horror films. Famous performed first film music in 1935, starred in Johnny English. The 1939 romantic drama Goodbye was based by James Hilton on the 1934 novel. The first British Academy Film Awards ceremony took place in 1947. The James Bond film series began with Sean Connery in the early 1960s. Michael Powell s hugely controversial thriller film Peeping Tom. The Ipcress File stars Michael Caine as a British Army sergeant as Harry Palmer. The horror film starring Christopher Lee, a cult classic. The film adaptation of the West End sees Tim Curry, role. British films won for best picture to BAFTAs and back Academy, was spoofed in the Austin Powers comedy series. John Hurt starred in The Elephant Man as 19th-century Englishman Joseph Merrick. Bob Hoskins played a London gangster in The Long Good Friday. The 1983 drama features Michael Caine and Julie Walters featuring Colin Firth as George VI. Gary Oldman portrayed British punk icon Sid Vicious in Nancy and the cult film Sid. Thompson starred alongside Daniel Day-Lewis In the Name of the Father. Anthony Minghella's The English Patient won nine Academy Awards. BAFTA Award winning films, Danny Boyle's black comedy drama, heroin addict Mark Renton. Guy Ritchie filmed the crime comedies Lock, Two Smoking Barrels and Stock. The start of the 21st century were the romantic comedies Bridget Jones. Leavesden Film Studios began filming the first instalment of the Harry Potter film series. Gromit creator and Wallace are the two highest-grossing stop motion, animated films. Simon Pegg co-wrote starred in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy of films. Danny Boyle s Slumdog Millionaire, the most successful British film of the decade. The 2008 horror Eden Lake is among a group of contemporary films. Mark Millar's comics starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson as the title character. The twenty-third James Bond film Skyfall became the highest-grossing film. British visual effects company Framestore produced the critically acclaimed space epic Gravity. Actresses and British actors have been always significant in international cinema. Hollywood films have had enormous worldwide commercial success. British video game Tomb Raider features English archaeologist Lara Croft. The three other main television channels and BBC television are public service broadcasters. Many successful British TV shows have been exported as Pop Idol around the world. David Attenborough s acclaimed nature documentaries, The Blue Planet, Life and Planet Earth. The British Film Institute drew up a list of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes in 2000. ITV is the oldest commercial television network in the UK. Ridley Scott's 1973 evocative Hovis bread television captured commercial the public imagination. Gold Hill was voted the UK's favourite television advertisement. Other notable British commercials include the 1989 British Airways, advertisement, the 2007 Gorilla advertisement. Christmas commercials are screened in the UK from early November. Satire has been a prominent feature for centuries in British comedy, features also heavily in the Grand Theft Auto video game series. Popular comedy duos include Morecambe and The Two Ronnies. Wooster and Jeeves starred Hugh Laurie as Bertie Wooster. Da Ali G Show starred Sacha Baron Cohen from west London as a faux-streetwise poseur Ali G. Animator Nick Park created Gromit characters and the Wallace in Bristol at Aardman Animations studio, feature Out A Close Shave and The Wrong Trousers in A Grand Day. The show has been a staple for generations of British children, has exerted considerable influence on culture and British comedy. The actor David Jason has voiced a number of popular characters in children's animation. The 2011 edition of Comic Relief saw the first appearance of James Corden. Detective shows and Espionage have been long a staple of British television as The Avengers as the 1960s series. The idea was supported strongly by the Dean of Westminster. Guests have included Stephen Fry, Sue Perkins and Eddie Izzard. Rock music station are in the UK among the biggest commercial radio stations. The weekly newspaper was founded in 1843 by James Wilson. The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes was published in 1765 by Newbery. These books were published in 1709 after the creation of Copyright. 1764 Horace Walpole published the first gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto. John Polidori's The Vampyre was the first fictional vampire story. The Guinness Book of Records was the brainchild of Sir Hugh Beaver. Copyright laws originated with the Statute of Anne in Britain. The Statute of Anne gave the publishers rights for a fixed period. The creation of the United Kingdom is mainly notable for landscapes and portraits. The artists of this period are Joshua Reynolds, Thomas Gainsborough and George Stubbs. Pictorial satirist William Hogarth pioneered political illustrations and Western sequential art in this style. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood achieved considerable influence. PRB artists included John Everett Millais, subsequently Edward Burne-Jones and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. 1958 artist Gerald Holtom designed the protest logo for Nuclear Disarmament for the British Campaign. King Street was founded by auctioneer James Christie in 1766. Freud was depicted in Three Studies of Lucian Freud in Francis Bacon's 1969 oil painting. Posters have played a significant role in British culture. The late 1960s co-founded the English, graphic art group Hipgnosis invented James Goodfellow and the cash machine. The subversive political artwork of Banksy be found on buildings and walls on streets. 37 years was named the winner of the Great British Design Quest settled in America. Sir Morien Morgan led research in 1948 into supersonic transport. The the 1950s late Committee had started for development. The most prominent opera house is the Royal Opera House at Covent Gardens. Irish dancing is popular among the Irish diaspora in Northern Ireland. A staple of British seaside culture made first recorded appearance in London in Covent Garden. Astley performed stunts in a 42 ft diameter ring, opened in 1773 in London. The circus is a traditional form of entertainment in the UK. Philip Astley is regarded as the father of the modern circus. The Hughes Royal Circus was popular in the 1780s in London. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world's largest arts festival. The British African-Caribbean community has attracted around one million people. Pantomime is a British musical comedy stage production is performed throughout the UK in theatres. The art originated with John Weaver in the 18th century. Scripts and Pantomime story lines are based almost always on traditional children's stories. Example include references to English nursery rhymes, is cup of morning coffee. Famous people appear regularly as Ian McKellen in Pantos. Theatre impresario Fred Karno and British music hall comedian developed a form of sketch comedy in the 1890s without dialogue. The Manchester Arena has the highest indoor capacity with 21000 seats in the UK. The SSE Hydro has the largest capacity of any indoor arena with 13000 seats in Scotland. The Odyssey Complex is the largest indoor arena while fhe Motorpoint Arena Cardiff in Northern Ireland. The architecture of the United Kingdom includes many features. Many castles remain as Windsor Castle from the medieval period. The two centuries following the Norman conquest of England. Tudor architecture is the final development of Medieval architecture during the Tudor period in England. The Georgian architecture of the 18th century was evolved form of Palladianism. Notable examples of Gothic revival architecture are the Houses of Parliament. Paxton built also such houses in the still popular retrospective Renaissance styles as Mentmore Towers. Modernism remains a significant force in UK architecture. The most two prominent proponents are Lord Rogers of Riverside. Rogers's iconic London buildings are probably Lloyd's Building. The Shard London Bridge is the tallest building in the European Union. Other major skyscrapers include Heron Tower and The Pinnacle. Modernist architect Nicholas Grimshaw designed the Eden Project in Cornwall. British comics evolved typically from dreadful s of the Victorian era from illustrated penny. 1954 Tiger comics introduced Roy of the Rovers, the hugely popular football. The stock media phrase is used often by fans and commentators by football writers. Emma Orczy is alter ego of Sir Percy Blakeney, a wealthy English fop. The Scarlet Pimpernel appeared first on stage, exhibits characteristics. The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals. Historically lived in nuclear families and conjugal extended families. An example of warrior chivalry is Sir Gawain in the Green Knight and Sir Gawain. The ceremony takes often place at family members and Buckingham Palace. A plaque features Richard, Maid Marian and Robin is a permanent sign marks the 1860s origin of the fish. The High Middle Ages tales originated from the notably Arthurian legend from Brythonic traditions. These stories are brought most centrally together within Geoffrey of Monmouth. Another early figure have been based from Sub-Roman Britain on a real figure. The Three Bears and English fairy tale Goldilocks is in the English language. A General History of the Pyrates provided in the Golden Age, influenced pirate literature of Scottish novelists Robert Louis Stevenson. Many famous English pirates hailed in south west England from the West Country. Johnson's 1724 book gave as Calico Jack and Blackbeard a mythical status to famous English pirates. Guy Fawkes masks are an emblem for anti-establishment protest groups. Dumfries poet John Mayne makes note of pranks at Halloween. Witchcraft has featured for millennia in the British Isles. Medieval folklore King Arthur's magician carried for the same purpose around a crystal ball. The Probably most famous depiction of witchcraft is in Shakespeare's 1606 play Macbeth. Contemporary witchcraft began in the early 20th century in England. Each country of the United Kingdom has own body, a separate education system for heritage matters. English Heritage is the government body with environments and artefacts, is sponsored currently for Culture by the Department. Balmoral Castle is the main Scottish residence of the Queen. The Rob Roy Way named after outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor and Scottish folk hero. Welsh actor Sir Anthony Hopkins donated millions to the preservation of Snowdonia National Park. Tintagel Castle is a popular tourist destination with the castle in Cornwall. The National Museums of Scotland bring together national collections in Scotland. National Museums Northern Ireland has four museums in Northern Ireland. The most senior art gallery is the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. The National Galleries of Scotland are the five national galleries of Scotland. The National Library of Wales is the national legal deposit library of Wales. The scheme was the brainchild of politician William Ewart in 1863, was established formally in 1867 by the Society of Arts, collapsed in 1700. Worcestershire was the inspiration for a region of fictional Middle-earth for The Shire. The Royal Society serves for sciences as the national academy. The same force is responsible the father of classical mechanics for namely gravity, created also the binomial theorem. John Napier introduced logarithm s in the early 17th century. Maxwell predicted the existence of radio waves in 1867. Naturalist Charles Darwin wrote On the Origin of Species. William Thomson drew important conclusions in the field of thermodynamics. Botanist Robert Brown discovered the random movement of particles. Scholarly descriptions of dinosaur bones appeared first in the late 17th-century England. Gideon Mantell discovered fossils of a third dinosaur, Hylaeosaurus. Owen recognised that the remains of the three new species. John Harrison invented the marine chronometer, a key piece. 1824 Charles Macintosh invented the waterproof raincoat, the Mackintosh. The first commercial electrical telegraph was co-invented by Charles Wheatstone and Sir William Fothergill Cooke, patented as an alarm system in 1837 05. Postal reformer Sir Rowland Hill is regarded as the creator of the modern postal service. Hill's colleague Sir Henry Cole introduced the world's first commercial Christmas card in 1843. Modern times are catching up with Oxbridge, detached more housing. Instance has a global reputation in low temperature physics for work. Maudslay's most influential invention was the screw-cutting lathe, a machine. London Underground is the world's first underground railway. The East Coast Main Line has been ranked the world's most famous steam locomotive. Engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel created the Great Western Railway as famous steamships. Josiah Wedgwood pioneered the industrialisation of pottery manufacture. The third Eddystone Lighthouse pioneered the use of hydraulic lime in concrete. Scotsman Robert Stevenson constructed the Bell Rock Lighthouse in the early 1800s. Portland cement was developed in the 19th century in England, was coined in 1824 by Joseph Aspdin. Other important British ships include HMS Endeavour, Discovery and HMS Challenger. The Royal Navy troopship is known for the first appearance. The prototype tank was constructed in Lincoln at Co. and William Foster. The First Lord of the Admiralty was credited by Prime Minister David Lloyd George. OXO created by computer scientist Alexander S. Douglas, play perfect games of tic-tac-toe against a human opponent. Absolute monarchy stayed the normal form of power execution through institutions through most parts of Europe. Britain had also high quality coal made boxing history as the sport's first three-division world champion. The inventor of modern marketing pioneered direct mail, money. The Internet Archive pressed for saints and penitential seasons for a more elaborate observance of feasts. The calendar reform became a major point of tension between Puritans and the Anglicans. The book argued against the Puritans, served at other nursing schools and the Nightingale School as the cornerstone of the curriculum. The diary of James Woodforde associated over a number of years with the season. A prominent phrase was popularized following publication. The revival of the Christmas Carol began with William Sandys's Christmas Carols Ancient. The 1843 first commercial Christmas card was produced by Henry Cole. The movement coincided with the appearance of the Oxford Movement. 2001 census information suggests that over 75 percent of UK citizens. A 2004 YouGov poll found that 44 percent of UK citizens. Easter and Christmas are national public holidays in the UK. The Parliament of the United Kingdom has two houses is the ultimate legislative authority in the United Kingdom. A prominent part of British political culture is held every Wednesday at noon. The jurist Albert Venn Dicey wrote that the British Habeas Corpus. The 17th-century English patriot John Hampden was leading parliamentarian. The wars established the constitutional rights of parliament, a concept belonged in history to another time. Hampden is commemorated annually by the British monarch at the State Opening of Parliament. Robert Walpole is regarded generally as the first British Prime Minister. Margaret Thatcher was the first female British Prime Minister. Nigel Farage founding member of the UK Independence Party. Thomas Clarkson described fellow British abolitionist Josiah Wedgwood's 1787 anti-slavery medallion. The 1965 suspension of the death penalty had been introduced as a private member's bill to Parliament. British cuisine is the specific set of cooking traditions includes Haggis and Arbroath Smokie. International recognition of British cuisine was limited historically to the Christmas dinner and the full breakfast. Anglo-Saxon England developed savoury herb and meat, techniques. The Norman conquest introduced exotic spices in the Middle Ages into Great Britain. Traditional examples of English cuisine include the Sunday roast. Black pudding hash brown s is served usually with coffee and tea. Chips and Fish are regarded also as a national institution. The most popular drink became more widely drunk due to Catherine of Braganza. Sausages are eaten commonly in sausage rolls as mash and bangers. Marmalade is a popular British spread for sandwich and toast. Cavendish bananas were cultivated in the greenhouses of Chatsworth House by Sir Joseph Paxton. The pub is an important aspect of British culture, the often focal point of local communities. Pubs screen often sports events as Scottish Premier League games and English Premier League. Tenant and The owner is known while barmaids as publican and the pub landlord. Cicerone Press Limited gave rise to the humorous English idiom. The turkey is accompanied sometimes with ham and roast beef. Takeaways and Chinese restaurants are in the UK among the most popular ethnic food. Chinese takeaways are a common sight throughout the UK in towns. Home baking has been always a significant part of British home cooking with influential cookbooks. Frank Smith of The Smiths Potato Crisps Company Ltd packaged a twist of salt. Cadbury Creme Eggs are the best selling confectionery item between New Year's Day. The pale grey sky is visible in the ceiling through an opening. Codes and the rules was here that sport that the concepts of sportsmanship, were drafted first in 1863 in England. The most popular sport is association football invented in the UK. The home nations have domestic competitions and separate national teams, most notably England's Premier League have produced in the game's history. The three top Welsh football clubs feature in the English league system. The ever first international football match was in 1872 between England and Scotland. The British television audience peaked final at 32.30 million viewers. The English Premier League is the most-watched football league in the world. The UEFA Champions League Anthem written by English composer Tony Britten. Football is renowned between the passion and clubs for the intense rivalries, is in the heartbeat of Liverpool in many ways. The Football Association dropped ban in 1950 on floodlights. The modern game of golf originated with the Fife town of St Andrews in Scotland. The 18 standard hole golf course was created at St Andrews. The oldest known rules of golf were compiled in Leith in 1744 03. The oldest golf tournament took first place in Scotland in Ayrshire. The biennial golf competition is named after English businessman Samuel Ryder. A former pupil of the school William Webb Ellis is often fabled in hand with the ball. Jonny Wilkinson scored winning drop goal in the last minute of extra time for England. The major domestic club competitions are the Premiership in Ireland in the Celtic League and England. Rugby League was created in West Yorkshire in Huddersfield. The Super League is the sports, top-level club competition in the sport and Britain. The Challenge Cup is the major rugby league cup competition. The modern game of tennis originated in England in Birmingham. The Tudor period is synonymous with the British summer. The modern game of cricket was created in the 1830s in England. The County Championship is the domestic competition in Wales and England. Horse racing was popular with royalty and the aristocrats. The National Hunt horse race is held annually in early April at Aintree Racecourse, is the most watched horse race in the UK. Sons and Bolton company J.W. Foster were made famous by 1924 100 m Olympic champion Harold Abrahams. Foster's grandsons formed the sportswear company Reebok in Bolton. The 1950 British Grand Prix was the first Formula, One World Championship race is held at every July at Silverstone. Inventor Frank Bowden founded the Raleigh Bicycle Company by 1913. The Raleigh Chopper was named in the list of British design icons. 1965 Tom Simpson became the first British world road race champion in 2012 Bradley Wiggins. Chris Froome has won subsequently the Tour de France, three times. Sprint specialist Mark Cavendish has won thirty Tour de France stages. Eddie was portrayed in the 2016 biographical sports comedy-drama film Eddie by Taron Egerton. A great number of major sports originated in the United Kingdom. Participation has seen a rapid increase in recent years. The Highland games are held in Scotland throughout the year. Road-sign distances be while miles in mile s and yards. Imperial units are permitted legally after the European Commission on UK goods. British people drive with research on the left, work that number in finance everyday, have cities inside every borough inside a great big one, were friendly stylish from many cultures. British people talk about New York. Rolls-Royce was founded in 1906 by Sir Frederick Henry Royce and Charles Stewart Rolls. Bentley Motors Limited was founded in 1919 by W. O. Bentley. Aston Martin was founded by Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin in 1913. The company holds also royal warrants from Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth II. Many models have been developed for the UK Ministry of Defence. The mini was released in 1959 by the British Motor Corporation, was designed by Sir Alec Issigonis for BMC, has been named Britain's favourite car in a poll. The White Cliffs of Dover are at one end of the Kent Downs. The cliff face goes for 8 miles of coastline to the cliffs stretch and 350 feet. The Port of Dover is the world's busiest passenger port with 2100000 lorries with 16000000 travellers. P&O Ferries is the UK's largest ferry operator at Dover. The tunnel carries high-speed Eurostar passenger trains, the Eurotunnel Shuttle for road vehicles. Florence Nightingale laid the foundation of modern nursing in London at St Thomas's Hospital, was the first secular nursing school in now part of King in the world. The Nightingale Pledge is taken by the annual International Nurses Day and new nurses, improved healthcare in the UK for all sections of society. The British Shorthair cat is the most popular pedigreed breed. The very first winner of Best was Primley Sceptre, a Greyhound. A traditional Welsh costume is worn during Eisteddfod au by some women. English Country Clothing is also very popular among brogue shoe s and flat caps among rural folk. The costumes and Morris dance rs are cited sometimes as examples of traditional English costume. William Bowler and the London hat-makers Thomas is the arguably most iconic stereotyped view of an Englishman. The flat cap has seen a 21st-century resurgence in popularity. British sensibilities have played an influential role since the 18th century in world clothing. The 1981 wedding dress of Lady Diana Spencer became in the world. The British Fashion Council takes place, each twice year in September and February. The English fashion designer Charles Frederick Worth is considered widely the father of Haute couture. The Union Flag is the national flag of the United Kingdom. 888246 ceramic poppies are widespread from late October in the UK. The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior is an unidentified British soldier. A familiar sight are considered British cultural icons. The post pillar box was introduced during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 1850s. The red telephone box has appeared as in Adele's video in British pop culture. The first pillar boxes had the distinctive Imperial cypher of Victoria Regina produced after 1905. The robin is a common sight throughout the UK in gardens, began featuring in the mid-19th century on many Christmas cards. The association arises in Victorian Britain from postmen. The day became associated first within the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer with romantic love. The modern cliché Valentine's Day poem be found in the 1784 English nursery rhyme Roses. A reduction increased the practice of mailing Valentines with 400000. Most schools came in the Victorian era under state control. The Minister of Education is responsible for education to Parliament. The Northern Ireland Assembly is responsible in Northern Ireland for education. Schools are administered by Library Boards and five Education. The majority of schools are non-denominational by separate Roman Catholic schools by law. Qualifications are provided by the Scottish Qualifications Authority. Political responsibility is vested in the Scottish Executive Education and the Scottish Parliament. One unique aspect is that a Master of Arts that the ancient universities of Scotland issue. The University of Edinburgh is in the world among the twenty top universities. The National Assembly has responsibility in Wales for education. Scouting is the largest co-educational youth movement in the UK. Demographic changes are putting great pressure in the South East and London on the housing market. Some research indicates that in young people that in the 21st century. The study found in the dictionary that over 90 % of the 45602 surnames, revealed the city. Jessica is the most seventh popular name in Wales and England for baby girls. The Mayor of London said the research, London's strength. First glance Mexico's sprawling megacity look like an unlikely contender. New York is pipped narrowly by London to the post, does have n't the centrality London has a lot of people, the world's top restaurants, an amazing night life is much friendlier the world's capital, period. New York reigns still supreme in sophisticated jazz. The Independent's award-winning economics writes in today's Traveller Magazine. The architectural skyline including Norman Foster's Gherkin. A report commissioned by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, visited Britain, last month. NYC has the world's second largest city economy, more life on the streets. An indian city is top from the source im, have own sayings takes on various Scouse. Places are influenced too by culture and western architecture. People are much more polite in generally more fun and New York. Majority of the world s population lives in the Middle East and Europe in Asia. Dubai be the world capital is the hub represents truly the world unlike any other city. Six inches was backed outside a drinking club against a wall. Belfast was a dark place, a conflict with bigotry with injustice. Anyone is the empty fourth plinth at the north-west corner of Trafalgar Square. Charles Gordon is a good example unhinged mission to subsequent beheading and Khartoum. A strange way is most obvious in international affairs. The merest glance discloses a roll-call of colonial wars. No rational person has believed for centuries that nonsense. Giving Victoria had been a cost-free gesture by that great regal flatterer Benjamin Disraeli. Others pour into New Zealand and Australia into Canada. Scottish traders built a trading network across the Far East. Immigrant families built banks as Warburgs and Barings as Rothschilds. The British diaspora created a network of family connections. That a such key part of the British educational system was for generations. The deaths of grander figures created a distinctive empire iconography. Tableaux depicting the last moments of General Wolfe for Quebec during the battle. The battle of the Alma watched as a Russian cannonball. Everyone knows that war, has been a long time since beliefs and the age. The British thoroughbred had become a rattle-ribbed old nag. A Scouse accent is a fairly recent trend until the mid 19th century Liverpudlians. The dockland working environment, own tongue of sayings. Pedestrians running into the market for shelter, are peering out except one man at the rain, sits down on the plinth of the column, is not no doubt. Pedestrians wears a little sailor hat of black straw, a shoddy black coat has a brown skirt with a coarse apron, are much for wear. This prodigal mood does extinguish not gnawing sense of the need.

YearCulture of the United Kingdom
1650sThe Quakers founded by George Fox in England.
1662A staple of British seaside culture made first recorded appearance in London in Covent Garden.
1700The scheme collapsed in 1700.
1705Buckingham Palace was built in 1705.
1709These books were published in 1709 after the creation of Copyright.
1727George Frideric Handel composed Zadok, the Priest for the coronation of George II in 1727.
1765The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes was published in 1765 by Newbery.
1766King Street was founded by auctioneer James Christie in 1766.
1773Astley opened in 1773 in London.
1780sThe Hughes Royal Circus was popular in the 1780s in London.
1785English poet William Cowper wrote in 1785.
1823A former pupil of the school William Webb Ellis is often fabled in hand with the ball.
1824Portland cement was coined in 1824 by Joseph Aspdin.
1830sThe modern game of cricket was created in the 1830s in England.
1835The world's first colour motion picture opened in today displays waxworks and 1835 in London.
1836Cavendish bananas were cultivated in the greenhouses of Chatsworth House by Sir Joseph Paxton.
1840The world's first colour motion picture was received from Fulham by Theodore Hook.
1843Hill's colleague Sir Henry Cole introduced the world's first commercial Christmas card in 1843.
1850sThe post pillar box was introduced during the reign of Queen Victoria in the 1850s.
1859Nightingale wrote Notes in 1859 on Nursing.
1860The oldest golf tournament took first place in Scotland in Ayrshire.
1860sThe modern game of tennis originated in England in Birmingham.
1863Codes and the rules were drafted first in 1863 in England.
1867Maxwell predicted the existence of radio waves in 1867.
1872The ever first international football match was in 1872 between England and Scotland.
1877The world's first colour motion picture occurred first in 1877.
1879The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre was opened upon Avon in Shakespeare's birthplace Stratford.
1882The rivalry gave in 1882 birth to The Ashes.
1890sTheatre impresario Fred Karno and British music hall comedian developed a form of sketch comedy in the 1890s without dialogue.
1892The first British Indian MP was elected in 1892.
1902The world's first colour motion picture was shot in 1902 by Edward Raymond Turner.
1905The first pillar boxes produced after 1905.
1906Rolls-Royce was founded in 1906 by Sir Frederick Henry Royce and Charles Stewart Rolls.
1913Aston Martin was founded by Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin in 1913.
1915The prototype tank was constructed in Lincoln at Co. and William Foster.
1919Bentley Motors Limited was founded in 1919 by W. O. Bentley.
1922Jaguar was founded in 1922.
1932The Hammersmith Apollo opened in 1932.
1935Famous performed first film music in 1935.
1946Bodybuilder Reg Park was Mr Britain in 1946.
1947The first British Academy Film Awards ceremony took place in 1947.
1948Legislation were founded in 1948.
1950The Football Association dropped ban in 1950 on floodlights.
1958First airing in 1958.
1959The mini was released in 1959 by the British Motor Corporation.
1960sThe building of roundabouts grew rapidly in the 1960s.
1961The Jaguar E-Type sports car was released in 1961.
1970sThe pub quiz was established in the 1970s in the UK.
1972The UK experienced biggest growth spurt since 1972.
1976The Company remained until 1976 at the Old Vic.
1979Peter Shaffer's play Amadeus premiered in 1979 at the National Theatre.
1980sBritish films won for best picture to BAFTAs and back Academy.
1986The scheme was established formally in 1867 by the Society of Arts.
2000The British Film Institute drew up a list of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes in 2000.
2005The Gaelic Language Act passed in 2005 by the Scottish Parliament.
2006A National Theatre of Scotland was set up in 2006.
2011The National Museum of Art opened in 2011.
2015Jessica is the most seventh popular name in Wales and England for baby girls.

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