Flashcards in British Life & People Deck (21)
What are Pantomimes based on?
What did Glibert and Sullivan write?
Many COMIC operas
What is the most popular sport in the UK?
Who were Lancelot "Capability" Brown and Gertrude Jekyll?
Famous garden designers
Who was voted the greatest Briton of all time and in what year?
Winston Churchill in 2002
Where is the famous sailing event held?
Crowes on the Isle of Wight
Which aware celebrates British Theatre?
Lawrence Olivier Awards
What did Sir William Golding, Seamus Heaney and Harold Pinter have in common?
They all won the nobel prize for Literature
What is the Giant's Causeway?
A famous landmark in Northern Ireland
Who was Thomas Hardy?
A famous British Author who wrote Far from the Madding Crowd
What was Isambard Kingdom Brunel famous for?
Designing and building BRIDGES (and railways, tunnels and ships)
What were George and Robert Stephenson pioneers of?
Who was Sir Francis Drake?
A famous Elizabethan sailor who took part in the defeat of the Spanish Armada, and also successfully sailed around the world.
What is the national flower of Wales?
What is an ulster fry?
Traditional food of Northern Ireland (like an English Breakfast)
Can members of the armed forces stand for public office?
Who were David Hockney and Henry Moore?
Famous British artists
Who was the captain of the British football club that won the World Cup in 1966?
Who are Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood?
Famous British designers
Who were Alan Turning and Tim Berners-Lee?
Important inventors who invented a mathematical devise and the world-wide web respectively.