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Spring 2014

Shop Window A selection of gifts from This England and Evergreen

q Fantastic gift ideas for St. George’s Day q Spring sale now on!

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CHOCOLATE MIXED BALLOTIN BOX A classic box of assorted chocolates with a variety of fillings from The English Whisky Company. Tried and tested and returned to time and time again. Weight 150g

Perfect gift for St. George's Day! Code: PCHOC

Just £11.95 to UK,

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St. George for England

Send a card for St. George’s Day

Exclusive to This England

If you share the Spirit of St. George send this card to all your friends at home and abroad as a truly English greeting on 23rd April, St. George’s Day. Sold in packs of 4 including printed St. George envelopes. Approx. size: (folded) 41⁄2” x 61⁄4”

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Each card carries the simple message:

May the goodness of St. George, the Patron Saint of England, inspire and bless you and yours on this our nation’s Festival Day

Pack of four cards and envelopes Code: PSGC14

Just £5.25 to UK,

overseas £6.75. US $14; Can $15; Aus $15; NZ $18.

SPECIAL READER OFFER:

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Proud Englishmen and women all around the world are wearing these exquisitely crafted nickel-plated accessories, each with the enamel shield of the Cross of St. George. All are presented in a smart black leatherette box with a white inside lid which has been silver foil blocked with “St. George for England”. A blue leather credit card Actual size 14mm x 16mm holder and key fob printed with the same logo complete the collection. Made in Warwickshire. a. KEY FOB Code: PSG01

g. MONEY CLIP Code: PSG07

Just £15.95 to UK, overseas £16.95. US $9; Can $10; Aus $10; NZ $12. US $34; Can $36; Aus $38; NZ $43. b. CUFFLINKS with torpedo fittings Code: PSG02 h. TIE SLIDE Code: PSG08 Just £16.95 to UK, overseas £17.95. Just £14.95 to UK, overseas £15.95. US $36; Can $38; Aus $40; NZ $46. US $32; Can $34; Aus $36; NZ $41. c. BOOK MARK Code: PSG03 Just £12.95 to UK, overseas £13.95. i. SHORT PIN & butterfly Code: PSG09 US $28; Can $30; Aus $31; NZ $36. Just £11.95 to UK, overseas £12.95. US $26; Can $28; Aus $29; NZ $33. d. LAPEL PIN with long pin & protector Code: PSG04 Just £11.95 to UK, overseas £12.95. US $26; Can $28; Aus $29; NZ $33. SPECIAL READER OFFER: e. CREDIT CARD HOLDER Code: PSG05 Save over £25! Purchase the entire ST. GEORGE FOR ENGLAND Just £9.95 to UK, overseas £10.95. COLLECTION for just £85 to UK saving US $22; Can $23; Aus $25; NZ $28. over £25 off the RRP - overseas £87. f. PENDANTS or CHARMS Code: PSG06 US $173; Can $182; Aus $192; NZ $221. Just £12.95 to UK, overseas £13.95. Just £3.50 to UK, overseas £4.50.

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ENGLISH and Proud of It

St. George for England

This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England. William Shakespeare, Richard II

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Yes, without further ado, it's time to show the world you're proud to be English! Celebrate your roots and explore some of England's most fascinating facts and charming quotes in this miscellany fit for any lover of this green and pleasant land. (160pp, hardback, pocket size) Code: LEPOI

Just £6.99 to UK

overseas £8.99. US $18; Can $19; Aus $20; NZ $23.

St. George Wallet This wallet is made of quality leather and features an embossed shield of the Cross of St. George on the front and “St. George for England” slogan on the inside. It features three credit card slots, a small coin pocket and two note sleeves, and is presented in a black gift box.

New Just £28 to UK

Dimensions 41⁄2" x 31⁄2" Code: PSGW

overseas £31. US $62; Can $65; Aus $69; NZ $79. Gift box

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St. George for England

Fine Bone China Mug Crystal Cut Glass Tumbler

Engraved in the Midlands, this handsome 24% lead crystal Durham cut Tumbler is the perfect gift for any whisky connoisseur! The design has our very own “Sword and Shield of England” emblem. Code: PWTU

A classic styled Fine Bone China mug with our very own “Sword and Shield of England” emblem printed on two sides. It is finished with a gold rim. Made in Staffordshire. Code: PGMU Was £11.95, now £6.50 to UK, overseas £8.50. US $17; Can $18; Aus $19; NZ $22.

Was £17.95, now £12.95 to UK, overseas £14.95. US $30; Can $32; Aus $33; NZ $38.

Spring Sale Now On up to 45% off!

Lady’s Scarf

Gentleman’s Tie

Made in Lancashire of 100% printed silk twill, this luxuriously soft scarf with a stylish St. George and shield pattern will complement a lady’s outfit on any smart occasion. Code: PGLS

Made in Lancashire, this handsome 100% silk woven tie is a must for any English gentleman wherever he lives in the world! Code: PGTS

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St. George for England St. George Pen

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This Cross Stratford Ball Pen with polished chrome finish promises heavenly writing and our very own “Sword and Shield of England” engraving makes it a very special gift. Code: PSGP Just £26.95 to UK

overseas £29.95. US $60; Can $63; Aus $66; NZ $76.

Presented in an elegant box.

O, to be in England CD: Music for a green and pleasant land

A fine collection of moving and wistful orchestral works which celebrate the English landscape and its natural beauty. English composers have always excelled at pastoral music with a hint of nostalgia: from ‘The Lark Ascending’ to the strains of ‘Tintagel’ this evocative selection features some of this pleasant land’s finest music. (63 mins.) Code: CCENG

Spirit of England CD:

From Greensleeves to Jerusalem this selection of music in celebration of England's green and pleasant land will evoke fond memories of summer holidays, end-of-term assemblies and listening to the wireless alongside a nostalgic pride in our country and its unique heritage. (56 mins.) Code: CCSOE

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Flags & Bunting

Join in with the St. George's Day celebrations Flag (5ft x 3ft)

Fabulous low-cost flags printed onto lightweight polyester in bold clear colours. Complete with white headband and eyelets. St. George: Code: PNFB Union Jack: Code: PFUF Just £9.95 to UK, overseas £10.95. US $22; Can $23; Aus $25; NZ $28.

Table Flag

6" x 4" 100% polyester table flag with a gold-style base. St. George: Code: PSGTF Union Jack: Code: PUJTF Just £6.95 to UK, overseas £8.95. US $18; Can $19; Aus $20; NZ $23.

Car Flags

Printed polyester flag (18" x 12") on a 17" plastic car mast. Simply attach to any car window. St. George: Code: PGCF Union Jack: Code: PFUC Just £6.95 to UK, overseas £7.95. US $16; Can $17; Aus $18; NZ $21.

Flag Bunting (approx. 30ft.)

30 lightweight polyester flags (9" x 6") sewn onto polyester tape for hanging. St. George: Code: PBUN Union Jack: Code: PFUB Just £16.95 to UK, overseas £18.95. US $38; Can $40; Aus $42; NZ $48.

Perfect for parties and sporting events

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Rose Paperweight

This England Rose Paperweight By Caithness Glass

Caithness Glass is known throughout the world for high-quality paperweights and artglass. This exclusive round paperweight was created specially for This England. Perfect combination of the finest design and traditional skills makes it a truly unique and exquisite piece. Height approx. 21⁄2 inches.

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Crafting Method: A metal rose-shaped tool is used to push colours up into the clear glass. A metal bubble plate is used to create the tiny rows of bubbles beneath the blue cap of colour. Once cool the front facet is ground and polished. Code: MTERP

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Bookshop The Story of Saint George

A detailed look at the colourful life and rich legacy of England's Patron Saint. Different aspects of his life are placed in their proper historical context enabling the reader to develop a wider knowledge of Saint George. Illustrated throughout, this informative text is essential reading for every English patriot. (100pp, hardback) Code: LSSG

Just £8.50 to UK

overseas £10.50. US $21; Can $22; Aus $24; NZ $27.

The Strange Laws of Old England

In The Strange Laws of Old England, Nigel Cawthorne unearths an extraordinary collection of the most bizarre and arcane laws that have been enacted over the centuries. Some of the laws, incredibly, are still in force. It is still illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament in a suit of armour . . . This amusing book is perfect for everyone fascinated by the eccentric history of these islands. (272pp, paperback) Code: LSLOE

Just £10.95 to UK

overseas £12.95. US $26; Can $28; Aus $29; NZ $33.

Messages From A Disappearing Countryside

As television’s Peter Owen Jones says of Messages from a Disappearing Countryside: “This is a rocket of a read. A rallying cry to all who love the British Countryside”. This is Robin Page at his acerbic and humorous best — there will be tears, laughter and gnashing teeth on almost every page. As the countryside comes under threat, Robin Page fights on for its wildlife, its beauty and its people. His countryside is the real countryside. Read about badgers; over-population; raptor rapture; barmy planners; townie television; political clones and much more. (192pp, paperback) Code: LMFDC

Just £14.99 to UK overseas £16.99. US $34; Can $36; Aus $38; NZ $43.

Portraits of British Schools

Sixty-five historic seats of learning by 12 leading watercolour artists form the subject of Portraits of British Schools by Malcolm Horton. All the schools depicted and described in the book, from Benenden and Bolton to Winchester and Wycombe Abbey, are architecturally attractive and set in splendid surroundings, so whether or not you attended one of the schools there is a great deal to enjoy. (144pp, hardback) Code: LPBS

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England’s 100 Best Views

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England's views are remarkable for their beauty and variety. With his usual insight and authority, bestselling author Simon Jenkins picks one hundred of the very best from the white cliffs of Dover to Hadrian's Wall and explains the fascinating stories behind them. Jenkins' entertaining and erudite entries provide the rich historical, geographical, botanical and architectural background to breathtaking sights and will inspire you to discover the treasures of England's sea, city and landscapes. (352pp, hardback) Code: LHBV

Just £25.00 to UK overseas £30. US $60; Can $63; Aus $66; NZ $76.

Life on the Line: Reminiscences of Railway Life

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A collection of anecdotes and personal accounts of how the Adur Valley Branch Line served communities from Shoreham to Horsham and became part of everyday life, until its closure in 1966 as a result of the “Beeching Cuts”. An evocative read that will bring back memories for those who remember a slower, simpler way of life far removed from today’s busy world. The book comes complete with a free 80 mins DVD ‘The Lost Railway’ (72pp, hardback) Code: LLOL

Just £12.95 to UK overseas £14.95. US $30; Can $32; Aus $33; NZ $38.

The Last Englishman: The Life of J.L. Carr

J. L. Carr was the most English of Englishmen: headmaster of a Northamptonshire school, cricket enthusiast and campaigner for the conservation of country churches. But he was also the author of half a dozen utterly unique novels and a publisher of some of the most eccentric — and smallest — books ever printed. Byron Rogers’ acclaimed biography reveals an elusive, quixotic and civic-minded individual with an unswerving sympathy for the underdog, who led his schoolchildren through the streets to hymn the beauty of the cherry trees, and whose fiction is quite remarkably autobiographical. Much more than the life of a thoroughly decent man, The Last Englishman is a comic and touching picture of the best kind of Englishness. (288pp, paperback) Code: LTLE

Just £10.95 to UK, overseas £12.95. US $26; Can $28; Aus $29; NZ $33.

Meet the English

The English believe that it is their sense of humour that sets them apart from other nations. If so this book will make you chuckle! Each page, with a humorous illustration complementing the text, is devoted to a particular aspect of the English way of life, including “Morris Dancing”, “Hating the French”, “Manners and Fair Play”, “Muddling Through” and “Fish, Chips and Curry”. (60pp, paperback) Code: LMTE

Just £6.99 to UK, overseas £8.99. US $18; Can $19; Aus $20; NZ $23.

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Bookshop A 1950s Housewife: Marriage and Homemaking in the 1950s

The dictionary defines “housewife” as “a woman, usually married, who runs a house”, so according to that description it seems that she does still exist, although many modern women would probably bridle at being described in such a way! Every aspect of life is covered, including the day-to-day routine, food and drink, fashions, visits to the hairdressers, making a phone call, a typical shopping trip, holidays, work, entertainment and inequality. Mention of prefabs, geysers in bathrooms, the ritual of folding sheets, the delivery of coal, dress patterns, early closing, English Electric top-loaders and the Kellogg’s Insignia Plate cutlery offer on cereal packets might also provoke a few nods of recognition. Completing this often amusing journey back in time, the book concludes with a section listing popular books, films, plays, songs, radio programmes and advertisements from the 1950s. (190pp, hardback) Code: LFMW

Just £16.95 to UK, overseas £19.95. US $40; Can $42; Aus $44; NZ $51.

The Ashes, Match of My Life

Fourteen Ashes legends come together to tell the stories behind their most thrilling triumphs in the historic series enabling cricket fans to relive these magic moments again. All the drama and intrigue of more than half a century of Ashes action is captured, from Sir Donald Bradman in the 1940s via Geoffrey Boycott and Jeff Thomson, Merv Hughes and Mark Taylor and into the new millennium. (224pp, hardback) Code: LAMML

Just £16.99 to UK

overseas £20.99. US $42; Can $44; Aus $47; NZ $54.

It Shouldn't Happen to a Teacher

Hilarious, unbelievable, but true. This side-splitting book from the pen of a retired deputy headmaster will have you gasping, crying and laughing out loud at jolly japes and hair-raising incidents which took place at some point during the last 45 years. You really couldn't make it up so don't miss it! (160pp, paperback) Code: LHTT

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Matthew Curtis – Orchestral Works

CDs

There is no finer tuneful contemporary composer than Matthew Curtis whose music will have you tapping your New feet and humming out loud. His melodies are magnificent but don’t just take our word for it. Buy one CD and you will soon want the rest so why not take advantage of our special offer? Whether it’s rambling in the Lake District, bouncing along in an Amsterdam tram, daydreaming on a river bank or enjoying a fiesta in Tuscany, you will enjoy complete satisfaction from this master musician. You really will!

Vol. 1: Fiesta; Amsterdam Suite; Pas de Deux; Paths to Urbino (holiday suite); Ballade; Haunted Wood; Outward Bound. Code: CMC1

Vol. 2: Ring in the New; Romanza; Little Dance Suite (six movements); Irish Lullaby; Graduation Day; Autumn Song; Sinfonietta; Bon Voyage! Code: CMC2

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Vol. 3: On the Move; Flute Concerto; Five Dances; Divertimento Concertante; At Twilight; Partita. Code: CMC3

Vol. 4: Festival Overture; Short & Suite; On the River; Striding Edge; Variations on Verdi; Four Winds Suite; Autumn Leaves; Sterling Silver; Summer Serenade; Christmas Rush. Code: CMC4

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Nostalgic CDs English Songs Vol. 1: Here

are 26 gems of English song, ranging from the classic recording of the Manchester Children’s Choir performing Purcell’s Nymphs and Shepherds right through to Coronation Year with all stations in between. Remember the wartime newsreader, Alvar Lidell? Well, he could sing too! Just listen! Code: C121

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English Songs Vol. 2: If you enjoyed

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Volume 1 then you are sure to enjoy Volume 2 which includes The Dance Duet from Hansel and Gretel by the Manchester Children’s Choir. Other famous tracks include Come to the Fair, My Grandfather’s Clock, Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Ma Belle Marguerite, White Cliffs of Dover, Three Little Maids from School, and more than 20 others, all by famous names. Code: C134

Billy Cotton: Wakey wakey! Remember the introduction

to Sunday lunchtime’s musical extravaganza after which Billy Cotton woke up the whole neighbourhood belting out Somebody Stole My Gal? Yes or no, you are in for a treat as Alan Breeze, Kathie Kay, Alma Cogan, the Silhouettes, Russ Conway, Doreen Stephens, the Bandits and High-Lights all give vent to fast and furious entertainment. Code: C142

Max Jaffa: Max Jaffa had a phenomenally successful and varied music career. With the Max Jaffa Trio (pianist Jack Byfield and cellist Reginald Kilbey were the other two) he was rarely off the radio or television and also led the Palm Court Orchestra of Grand Hotel. Famous tunes include Beautiful Dreamer, On Wings of Song, Black Eyes, Flight of the Bumblebee, Edelweiss, Come Back to Sorrento, I’ll See You in My Dreams etc. Code: C141 Oliver! & Blitz!:

Two brilliant Lionel Bart musicals for the price of one. Oliver! is arguably one of the greatest ever West End shows with several well-known smash hit songs. Blitz! is not far behind, especially with the great tune Mums and Dads. Code: CL11

Beautiful Brass

Some musical snobs think the golden age of brass bands has passed — it hasn’t and is very much alive and well! British brass bands are unique — and so is this specially created disc made with the help of the current National and British champions, Fodens! Code: C147

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Nostalgic CDs

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Bix Beiderbecke

Nobody has ever emulated the bell-like tone of self-taught cornet player Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke! His unique sound was an inspiration to all jazz lovers and his recordings sound as fresh today as they did back in the Twenties. Sadly, he died young at the age of only 28 but his brilliant reputation remains untarnished. Never heard him? Start now — you won't regret it! Code: C149

New Country Gardens

We all like a nice garden and green fingers have provided the inspiration for many composers down the years. These 24 superb tracks include mention of Narcissus, Marigold, Hollyhock, Daisies, Bluebells, Roses, Amaryllis, Lavender and Apple Blossom, not to mention birds, trees and insects. A delightfully rural selection of music. Code: C150

The Sound of Music

The last Rodgers and Hammerstein masterpiece and one of the most successful musicals of all time! Based on the real von Trapp family (who also fled from the Nazis), the songs need little introduction but include Maria, So Long Farewell, Do-Re-Mi, My Favourite Things, Edelweiss, Lonely Goatherd, Sixteen Going on Seventeen, Climb Every Mountain and many more. Code: CL12 Just

New Comedian Harmonists

This brilliant closeharmony group were the forerunners of the Hi-Los, Kings Singers and many others. Their time at the top, however, was relatively brief because the Nazis broke them up. The group had already conquered Europe and North America but, happily, their superb songs remain for us to enjoy. If you haven’t heard them before then now is the time to be musically educated! Code: C148

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DVDs

London from the Air:

The great city as you have never seen it before!

This DVD takes us on a mesmerising tour of this great city from the air, using high-quality, state-of-the-art cameras equipped with powerful zoom lenses. All the great landmarks feature including Marble Arch, Trafalgar Square, Regent’s Park, The Monument, Greenwich Observatory and St. Paul’s Cathedral Cathedral, plus we look at the city’s main modern structures such as the Millennium Dome and the London Eye. Join presenter Charles Guard for an unforgettable, panoramic sightseeing tour of one of the most vibrant cities in the world. Code: DLFTA Running Time: 97 minutes Region code: 0 All Regions

Just £10.95 to UK, overseas £12.95. US $26; Can $28; Aus $29; NZ $33.

Britain from the Air (Triple DVD set)

From the producers of BBC TV’s Wainwright Walks and Railway Walks, this exquisite series, filmed with the latest High Definition camera equipment, takes viewers on an extraordinary journey across Britain for a unique aerial view of the architectural, industrial and spiritual history of the land. Visiting major landmarks, including Stonehenge, the Tower of London and St. Paul’s Cathedral, we learn about the development of homes, spirituality and industry in Britain over thousands of years. Stunning aerial footage captures spectacular examples of houses, churches, factories and more as we travel through thousands of years of heritage. Code: DBAIR

Running Time: 156 minutes in total Region code: PAL

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Treasure Gardens of the UK (Triple DVD set) Presented by Alan Titchmarsh, these three beautifully filmed DVDs take us on a wonderful journey to some of Britain's best botanical gardens, secret gardens and treasure houses of England. Some of the places visited include: Kew Gardens, Westonbirt Arboretum, Wisley RHS Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens (Edinburgh), Kensington Roof Garden (London), Hestercombe House (Somerset), Brook Cottage (Oxon), Woburn Abbey, Blenheim Palace, Harewood House House, Longleat plus many more. Code: DTGU Running Time: 195 mins. in total Region code: PAL

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DVDs

In Search of Our Throwaway History (2 DVD Box Set)

Robert Opie’s brand new featurelength documentary, In Search of Our Throwaway History History, brings us face-to-face with our childhood brands, stirring evocative reminiscences from our formative years. Not only does it pack a powerful nostalgic punch, it’s also a ‘must-see’ for lovers of design, retro style and social history. For the first time, the remarkable story of this most integral part of our daily lives is explored and explained. Consumer historian Robert Opie gives an insight into how and why branded products have changed the way we live. With 3,500 colourful items, over a hundred shared memory moments from the great British public, and a stream of amazing facts, Robert takes us on a truly emotional and evocative journey. Code: DTHA Running Time: 123 minutes Region code: 0 All Regions

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Just £14.95 to UK, overseas £17.95. US $36; Can $38; Aus $40; NZ $46.

The Bluebell Railway Lost & Found

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This widely acclaimed DVD combines historical photographs and rare film clips with present-day footage of the rural branch line. You will visit locations along the ‘Green Lane’ where trains trundled until the line’s closure in the 1950s and where, thanks to the dedication of enthusiasts, they operate today. On the journey presenter Fred Dinenage meets local residents, railway enthusiasts and volunteers, and takes an exciting footplate ride aboard the Earl of Berkeley, the first tender loco to be preserved by the Bluebell Railway. Code: DBR Running Time: 67 minutes Region code: 0 All Regions

Just £15.95 to UK, overseas £17.95. US $36; Can $38; Aus $40; NZ $46.

Churchill: The Finest Hour Narrated by Orson Welles

An inspired tribute to one of Britain's greatest men as he is best remembered: the war leader rallying the British nation in her darkest days after the fall of France, using his superb mastery of the English language to give hope to the vanquished and to strengthen the resolve of all who shared his indomitable fighting spirit. Code: DCHFH Running Time: Approx 110 mins Region code: PAL

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Food & Drink

This quintessentially British range of food and gifts is produced in traditional copper bottomed open pans, using the finest ingredients. Time honoured boiling methods maintain rich fruit flavours, resulting in a product of superior quality. You could say that at Mrs Bridges, they’re preserving tradition! UK delivery only Just

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Fine Cut Marmalade 113g Lemon & Lime Marmalade 113g Marmalade & Ginger 113g

Strawberry 113g Raspberry & Redcurrant 113g Blackcurrant & Blueberry 113g

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Chutney Collection

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Pear, Apple & Ginger 100g Ginger & Chilli 100g Sun Dried Tomato & Balsamic 100g Beetroot & Orange 100g

Strawberry Preserve & Champagne 113g Lemon Curd 113g Marmalade with Champagne 113g Raspberry & Redcurrant Preserve 113g

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“Thank God for Tea! What would the world do without Tea!” William Gladstone,

Food & Drink

British Prime Minister.

Breakfast Selection

English Breakfast Tea, and a traditional ‘1869 English Tea’ (the date when the Cutty Sark first sailed) with fine-quality Seville orange marmalade. Code: METBS

The perfect start to the day!

Afternoon Tea Selection

A gift pack with English Afternoon Tea, Earl Grey and a fine Strawberry Conserve. All you need to recreate the perfect afternoon tea! Code: METAS Each selection pack contains 20 fine-quality individually wrapped and tagged teabags. Each Just £9.95 to UK overseas £13.95. US $28; Can $30; Aus $31; NZ $36.

PLYMOUTH The

ENGLISH GIN

Plymouth Original Strength is a unique, protected style of gin originating from the city of Plymouth. New Since 1793 it has been distilled from a blend of 7 botanicals, soft Dartmoor water and pure grain alcohol at the historic Black Friars Distillery — the oldest working distillery in England. A great depth of flavour with a wonderfully fresh juniper, lemony bite with deeper earthy notes. Plymouth has a slight sweetness with extraordinary concentration and complexity. No single botanical dominates the overall flavour. The finish is long and dry Code: MPEG (700ml, 41.2% alcohol)

Just £33.99 to UK only Please note: Customers and recipients must be aged 18 years or over. This product is only available for delivery in the UK.

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Bags

Brighten up your accessories this Spring with these quality bags from Ulster Weavers!

New

Medium PVC gusset bag featuring Royal Horticultural Society motifs Size approx. 12½" x 15½" x 6"

Just

£18.50 UK only

Passion Flower

Narcissus

Polianthes

Code: MBAGF

Code: MBAGN

Code: MBAGP

Each bag is lined, with zip pocket and magnetic clasp. Great for everyday use — simply wipe clean with a damp cloth!

New

Oil cloth vintage shoulder bag Size approx. 16½" x 121⁄4" x 41⁄4"

Just

£20

UK only Maisie Code: MSBAGM 20

Peony

Code: MSBAGP

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Cross Stitch Kits

Celebrate British wildlife with these cross-stitch kits, designed by Rose Swalwell, in Cumbria.

New

These beautiful pictures capture British wild animals in their natural habitat, depicted in backstitch in the contrasting border.

Hare

Deer

Squirrel

Hare

Code: MCWH

Deer Squirrel Kingfisher Pheasant

Code: MCWD Code: MCWS Code: MCWK Code: MCWP

Just

£39.99 each to UK Kingfisher

Pheasant

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Suitable for all abilities, each kit contains everything you need to complete your 10.6" x 13.5" picture — Zweigart Aida 14hpi for easy stitching, pre-sorted and carded shaded cotton and metallic thread, picture, chart and instructions. FRAMES NOT INCLUDED sw sp14.indd 21

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Railway Poster Jigsaws Produced by This England

THE RAILWAY POSTER COLLECTION Nostalgic jigsaw puzzles from a bygone era Sorry

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Village scene, Kersey, Suffolk

Beachfront Scene, Scarborough

Code: MJRP1

Code: MJRP2

Code: MJRP5

Western Highlands, Inverness-shire Code: MJRP6

A conversation in the park, Harrogate Code: MJRP7

Trooping the Colour, Whitehall, London Code: MJRP11

London’s Waterloo Station in peacetime Code: MJRP12

A view towards Cheltenham, Gloucestershire Code: MJRP13

Racing off Ryde, Isle of Wight

Places and scenes from the golden age of British railway travel. To see larger versions of all the images, please log onto:

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Railway Poster Jigsaws Produced exclusively by us, these authentic railway posters have been transformed into 1,000-piece De Luxe jigsaws and will delight both jigsaw fans and train enthusiasts alike. Made in the UK, these 1,000-piece De Luxe jigsaws measure 27" x 193⁄4" when complete

Just

£13.95 each to UK

!

Overseas £17.95. US $36; Can $38; Aus $40; NZ $46. Butlin’s in Skegness

The Tay Bridge, Dundee

Code: MJRP3

Code: MJRP4

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Royal Albert Bridge at Saltash, Cornwall Code: MJRP8

After the show, Southport Code: MJRP14

London’s Hyde Park in Victorian Times Code: MJRP9

Feeding the Pigeons, Trafalgar Square, London Code: MJRP10

An evening scene at Beachy Head, Sussex Code: MJRP15

The Forth Bridge, near Edinburgh Code: MJRP16

SPECIAL READER OFFER : Save £13.95! Buy any 2 RAILWAY POSTER JIGSAWS and get a 3rd of your choice FREE! Just £27.90 for 3 Jigsaws to UK. (OFFER OPEN TO UK ADDRESSES ONLY)

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Jute Bag/Notelets

This England Jute Medium Shopper One bag: Code: MTEJB

Just £5.95 to UK,

overseas £7.95. US $16, Can $17, Aus $18, NZ $21. Two bags to one address: Code: MTEB2

Just £10 to UK,

overseas £13. US $26,

Perfect Can $28, Aus $29, NZ $33. Size approx. shopping 12" x 12" and 8" depth companion!

Colin Carr Notelets A Pack of 12 with envelopes for only £5.50 Featuring 12 different pictures including a Village Fete, Car Boot Sale, an Old Tram at Cleethorpes etc. — all illustrated in Colin’s whimsical style. Printed on high-quality matt card, the insides are blank making them ideal for sending get-well wishes, birthday greetings or a message of thanks. Size 6" x 4¼" app. Code: MCCN

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Colin Carr Collection

Colin Carr JIGSAW COLLECTION Colin’s typically whimsical English scenes.

“Steaming through Grimsby.”

Code: MJS4

“Eastgate in Louth, Lincolnshire.” Code: MJS1

These 500-piece De Luxe jigsaws measure approximately 19" x 133⁄4" when complete.

Was £9.95 now only £5.95 Overseas £9.95. US $20; Can $21; Aus $22; NZ $26.

Spring Sale Now On!

“The First Cat” (The Royal Code: MJS7 Lincolnshire Regiment’s Military Band).

An address book with a little extra! We have based it on This England’s popular long running series “Exploring English Surnames”. Plenty of space is allowed for entering your family and friends’ addresses and phone details in full and there’s also room for new mobile phone numbers and email addresses. A step index of A-Z tabs allows quick and easy reference and a stunning colour photo separates each letter. Code: MADD

Was £12.95 now only £6.45 Overseas £8.95. US $18; Can $19; Aus $20; NZ $23.

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Slip Cases

Our Slip Cases are the ideal way of displaying your collection of magazines

This England Slip Case This sturdy slip-case comes in a lovely shade of deep blue with a St. George motif, plus the red and white flag of England on the front and spine. It will be a smart and very patriotic addition to your bookshelf. Holds 8 editions, no wires to slip in. Code: TSCN

Each just £9.95 to UK, overseas £14.95. US $30; Can $32; Aus $33; NZ $38.

Evergreen Slip Case Keep your copies of the magazine in good condition by using this handsome slip-case which has Evergreen gold-blocked on the spine.

No more snappy cords or wires to fiddle with! Holds 4 issues One Evergreen Slip Case: Code: VSC Just £8.95 to UK, overseas £11.95. US $24; Can $25; Aus $27; NZ $31.

Two Evergreen Slip Cases (to one address): Code: VSC2 Just £15 to UK, overseas £20. US $40; Can $42; Aus $44; NZ $51.

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Royalty Prince George Souvenir This celebratory and beautifully illustrated souvenir not only commemorates the birth and christening of Prince George but also looks at the Royal Family in a wider context. The guide’s 100 glossy pages are packed with fascinating features about Kate and William’s love story, the greatest great grandparents, aunts and uncles and much more.

Don’t miss out! Order yours today – and one for a friend!

ONE COPY: Code: PRBS

Was £9.99 now just £6.99 to UK, overseas £9.99. US $20; Can $21; Aus $22; NZ $26.

30% off!

TWO COPIES TO ONE ADDRESS: Code: PRBS2 Was £15.00 now just £10 to UK, overseas £13. US $26; Can $28; Aus $29; NZ $33.

Royal Family Jigsaw

Just £14.95 to UK overseas £18.95. US $38; Can $40; Aus $42; NZ $48.

This commemorative 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle will be a great addition to your Royal Collection. Following William and Kate’s relationship from the very beginning, this puzzle is a montage of their happy moments, from their engagement announcement back in 2010, to them proudly presenting their son to the waiting world in July 2013. Code: MRFJ

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Special Subscription Offer Subscribe to This England or Evergreen magazine Free and receive a free English Tea Gift giftNew set worth £5.99

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This set includes the three most famous icons of England. Eye catching tins of the famous Red London Bus, a classic Phone Box and traditional Post Box in one gift set to give you breakfast, afternoon and London tea. Take out a subscription today and enjoy your favourite magazine with a refreshing cup of English tea!

Evergreen is a captivating and uplifting quarterly magazine that takes readers on regular trips down memory lane. Published since 1985, Evergreen has devoted readers worldwide who enjoy fascinating, nostalgic and informative features in each issue. A subscription lets you share poetry and stories with readers all over the world. One year £16.00 to UK Plus New English Teas gift overseas £21.25. US $40.50; Can $40.50; Aus $47.50; NZ $55. Two years £32.00 to UK Plus New English Teas gift and Evergreen Pocket Diary overseas £42.50. US $81; Can $81; Aus $95; NZ $110.

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Special Subscription Offer This England quarterly magazine takes readers on an exciting seasonal journey, with fascinating articles and beautiful photographs reflecting England’s heritage, countryside, people and places, both past and present. One year £18.40 to UK Plus New English Teas gift overseas £25.50. US $48; Can $48; Aus $53; NZ $63. Two years £36.80 to UK Plus New English Teas gift and This England Calendar overseas £51. US $96; Can $96; Aus $106; NZ $126.

Subscribe to Evergreen or This England and enjoy:

Never miss an issue of your favourite magazine! Free New English Teas gift worth £5.99  An engaging and entertaining magazine every quarter  Receive your copy before it’s in the shops  Take out two subscriptions at the same time and receive an additional free gift.  

To claim your free gift with a subscription please quote the following: This England subscription with free gift quote: TESWT Evergreen subscription with free gift quote: EVSWT

A subscription also makes a great gift at any time of year; every issue is a reminder of your good wishes! Terms and conditions: *Offer available on new subscriptions only. One year minimum term applies. For gift subscriptions free gift will be dispatched to bill payer. Please allow up to 28 days, from receipt of the order for gift to be dispatched. Should the gift pictured be unavailable, a replacement gift of similar value will be sent. Closing date: 30th April 2014.

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Personal Address Labels These personal address labels continue to be immensely popular amongst our readers worldwide. We print your name and address, or any other slogan, plus one of the images below on an adhesive label, printed on A4 sheets. Available in two sizes: Mini labels: 11⁄2" x 4⁄5" Maxi labels: 21⁄2" x 11⁄4"

Shop Window P.O. Box 326 Sittingbourne Kent ME9 8BR

Shop Window P.O. Box 326 Sittingbourne Kent ME9 8BR (Mini label, actual size)

Cats

Butterfly

England

Union Jack

N. Ireland

(Maxi label, actual size)

Postman

Vase

Policeman

You can choose from either one of Colin Carr’s images, or for a patriotic flavour, one of the popular national flags.

Australia

New Zealand

USA

Morris Dancer

Wales Scotland

South Africa

Canada

260 Mini Labels Code: MINL4 £6.50 to UK, overseas £8.50. or 96 Maxi Labels Code: MAXL4 US $17; Can $18; Aus $19; NZ $22. 520 Mini Labels Code: MINL8 £9 to UK, overseas £11. or 192 Maxi Labels Code: MAXL8 US $22; Can $23; Aus $25; NZ $28. 780 Mini Labels Code: MINL12 £11.50 to UK, overseas £13.50. or 288 Maxi Labels Code: MAXL12 US $27; Can $29; Aus $30; NZ $35. 1040 Mini Labels Code: MINL16 £14 to UK, overseas £16. or 384 Maxi Labels Code: MAXL16 US $32; Can $34; Aus $36; NZ $41.

Rose

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This England’s England’s

New

Illustrated History of the

FIRST WORLD WAR

Many books are being published to commemorate the centenary of the First World War, but none will cover the subject with as much colour and variety as this lavish, 100-page collection of fascinating facts, evocative photographs (many not seen for a hundred years), wide-ranging articles on all sorts of subjects and poignant pieces of poetry written by soldiers at the front. The main events of the years 1914 to 1918 are chronicled, complemented by informative articles about the main battles and illustrated features on many different aspects of life both in the trenches and on the home front. These include an account of the famous Christmas Truce of 1914, the role played by women in the factories of Britain, and details of some of the music hall stars who entertained the troops when they were home on leave. A series entitled “The First World War on Screen” shows how the war has been depicted in films and on television, while “A Pilgrimage to Remember” is one lady’s moving account of her recent visit to the battlefields of France and Belgium. There is also a useful section giving details of some of the commemorative events and exhibitions which will be taking place during the next four years.

Only

£5.99 to UK

Carefully and sensitively compiled by the editorial staff of This England, The Illustrated History of the First World War is sure to become a collector’s item. Part diary, part history, part voice from the past, it is also a stirring and worthy tribute to all those who, 100 years ago, fought and died for our freedom. Don’t miss out. Order your copy today.

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Shop Window Catalogue Spring 2014