26 Jul 2022

Commonwealth Games – Birmingham 2022

The 2022 Commonwealth Games is being held in Birmingham, England between July 28th and August 8th, 2022.The goal of the games is to unite the Commonwealth family through sport. More than 6,000 athletes representing 72 nations and territories are set to compete in 19 sports over 11 days.The official mascot…

16 Jul 2022

British Tradition – Royal Swan Upping

Swan upping is an annual ceremony in England in which mute swans on the River Thames are rounded up, caught, ringed, and then released. The historic ceremony dates all the way back to the 12th century, when the English Crown first claimed ownership of all mute swans. Today, the Queen…

07 Jul 2022

British Culture – Wimbledon

The Championships, Wimbledon takes place this year from June 27th to July 10th. The Championships, Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon since 1877 and is the only major tennis tournament still played on grass. Enjoying Wimbledon…

03 Jul 2022

American Culture – Fourth of July

Happy Independence Day ! Independence Day, also referred to as the “Fourth of July” is a holiday that commemorates the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This was when the Founding Fathers declared that the thirteen colonies were now a new nation, the United States of America, and no…

24 Jun 2022

British Tradition – Henley Royal Regatta

Henley Royal Regatta is an international rowing regatta held annually on the river Thames by the town of Henley-on-Thames, England since 1839. It takes place this year from 28th of June to 3rd of July. Henley Royal Regatta is the best-known regatta in the world and attracts thousands of visitors…

21 Jun 2022

International Day of Yoga

International Day of Yoga is celebrated on June 21st. Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that originated in India. It is an important part of Indian culture and civilization. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leading the International Day of Yoga celebrations from the heritage city of Mysore…

18 Jun 2022

British Culture – Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is British motorsport's ultimate summer garden party ! Held in the grounds of the Goodwood Estate in West Sussex, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is a celebration of motorsport and car culture. Culture Buff British Values games teach British values via culture scenarios from everyday…

14 Jun 2022

British Tradition – Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot is a glamourous five-day thoroughbred horse racing event attended by royals and celebrities. It is known for its draconian dress code that includes hats, tailcoats and hemlines. Expect to see the most extravagant outfits and hats in racing on Ladies' Day. Royal Ascot 2022 takes place from June…

13 Jun 2022

Learn British Values via Interactive Games

Learn about British culture via game-based learning. Culture Buff British Values games teach British values via culture scenarios from everyday life and history. Designed by culture experts, our games illustrate British values and value ideals such as tradition, modesty, fair play, moderation, emotional reserve and much more via the power…

04 Jun 2022

English Festivals – Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling Festival

The Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling Festival is an annual contest held at Cooper’s Hill in Gloucester, England.  Cheese rolling is a unique tradition that dates back more than 600 years. A 9 lb or 4 kg piece of Double Gloucester cheese is tossed down Cooper’s Hill, and competitors follow it straight…