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Icon Nominations

ICONS really captured people's imaginations and we received literally thousands of nominations. And although you cannot nominate any more, you can still browse through the vast amount of wonderful and quirky suggestions that made the grade.


Also, don't miss Me and My Icons - a collection of nominations by people in the public eye. What did ballet dancer Darcy Bussel choose?

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 English Lead Crystal Glass

English Lead Crystal Glass

It was invented by George Ravenscroft in 1676, and for over 100 years, England had a complete monopoly as no other country knew the secret formula. It has even entered the language as in talking with ...


Jaguar Cars

Jaguar Cars

They have been a symbol of British style for years, and they are totally symbolic of our laid back, easy going style.


Staffordshire Bull Terrier

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

A wonderful dog. The Staffie was bred in the great county of Staffordshire, loyal, affectionate and great around children.


Nut roast

Nut roast

Vegetarianism is a long-established practice in England -- in fact, the oldest vegetarian society in the world was founded here in 1847. For vegetarians, the nut roast is as much a part of traditional...


the gin & tonic

the gin & tonic

I think of it as the classic British cocktail.


vivienne westwood platform shoes

vivienne westwood platform shoes

She's a world-class fashion icon herself, and her platform shoes are as outrageous, stylish and unique as she is!


Muse

Muse

It's the greatest British band of our time plus they opened the new Wembley.


BELOW STAIRS OF HUNGERFORD ANTIQUES

BELOW STAIRS OF HUNGERFORD ANTIQUES

Below Stairs Antiques of Hungerford has been in the same location in this historic market town for 30 years. Visited by thousands of tourists each year to see the extraordinary collection of Victorian...


Headington Shark

Headington Shark

The shark lands on a sweet English terraced house in a neat Oxford street. What a poignant, modern war poem! Commissioned as a protest against one particular war, it reminds us of the impact of all wa...


Abbeydale Indusrial Hamlet, Sheffield

Abbeydale Indusrial Hamlet, Sheffield

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet is a unique eighteenth century industrial works. Originally called Abbeydale Works, it was one of the largest water-powered sites on the River Sheaf. The main products of t...


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