British culture


Female Immigrants Explain What Shocked Them Most About British Culture

"Sometimes I feel quite invisible as an Asian woman in London, like people look through you."


How 'T2 Trainspotting' Director Danny Boyle Tried to Make Filmmaking Less 'Colonial'

We spoke to the director and the group Young Fathers, whose music is described as the "heartbeat" of the 'Trainspotting' sequel.


Photos of Strange Folk Rituals in 1970s Britain

Homer Sykes' legendary 1977 photo book 'Once A Year' offered a rare and unsneering glimpse into the folk customs of British communities.


The Death of British Lad Culture: How the UK's Dumb Young Men Finally Grew Up

Just three years ago, there was a palpable sense of fear in the British media about the horrors Lads were capable of. Now, they've all but disappeared. What happened?


I Went to a Silent Speed-Dating Night

The silent speed-dating event "Shhh" supposedly creates "a deeper, instantaneous connection" between lonely people looking for love.