Explore Hackney By Bike
From fresh food to clothes and books, explore the diverse range of products on offer at Broadway Market. And if that’s not enough, take a break for brunch at Lardo, just a short cycle through London Fields.
Wales is hosting the largest gathering of international leaders ever to take place in Britain at the NATO summit on 4 to 5 September 2014.
- More about the 2014 NATO Summit
- Strengthening the NATO alliance: article by David Cameron and Barack Obama
- Our 5 priorities for the NATO Summit Wales 2014
- Watch live coverage of the NATO Summit
Find out more about the UK’s priorities for the upcoming NATO Summit in Newport, Wales on 4-5 September.
Y Ddraig Goch (the red dragon) is a national Symbol of Wales. Our very own British Embassy Welsh Dragon (and daffodil) visited a mix of sites around DC to promote Wales and the upcoming NATO Summit to be held in Newport, Wales 4-5 September.
Did You Know? Thomas Jefferson, US founding father, author of the US Declaration of Independence and the 3rd President of the United States was of Welsh decent. In fact, 9 US presidents have had Welsh Ancestry – including Abraham Lincoln.
Around every corner, experience the unexpected. You’ll stumble across cozy inns and restaurants, rustic fishing villages, mountain vistas and cliff-top trails. Welcome to Wales!
Did You Know? Wales is hosting the NATO Summit 4-5 September. It will be the largest gathering of international leaders ever to take place in Britain. Learn more ›
Photos: © Crown copyright (2014) Visit Wales
In December, the city of Alexandria, Virginia — just across the Potomac River from Washington DC — challenged our Defence Attaché, Major General Buster Howes, to a contest. General Howes accepted, and this Labor Day weekend, teams from the British Embassy pitted their skill and strength against Alexandrians across three events selected by the Mayor of Alexandria, Bill Euille: cricket, sailing and tug-of-war.
The Challenge celebrated 200 years of friendship between the UK and the US.