Posted on 25th April, 2016

Interesting and Bizarre Facts about the FA Cup

For football fans across the United Kingdom, the FA Cup is an incredibly exciting time. Starting in August of each year, and ending in May the following one, we watch the teams play tirelessly against each other until one is eventually crowned the winner. Interestingly, the FA Cup is the oldest football tournament in the world. It started in 1871 and was incredibly popular from the start. Since then, support for the competition has only increased with the FA Cup being generally celebrated amongst the British people. This year marks the 135th year that the FA Cup has run, and...

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Posted on 31st March, 2016

April Fools Day

Tomorrow we will once again welcome the one day of the year it is completely acceptable to play awful pranks and hoaxes on our loved ones because of a comical tradition dating back to the 19th century. April Fools Day has been celebrated on 1st April for many years, with pranks ranging from small jokes among friends and family, to large scales pranks by brands and celebrities. One of the most popular April Fools Day jokes was held by the BBC in 1957. The well respected news show Panorama announced that Swiss farmers were enjoying a large spaghetti crop thanks...

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Posted on 14th January, 2016

Valentine’s Day Traditions

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we can’t help but start to get excited for the most romantic holiday of the year! The most well-known St Valentine’s tradition is the giving of gifts, flowers and cards to loved ones, but as the day is celebrated in various countries worldwide, it’s no wonder that there are many different traditions that take place across the globe on February 14th. The day as we know it is all about spoiling your sweetheart with thoughtful gifts, romantic candle-lit dinners and cheesy Valentine’s cards. However traditions in other countries can be very different. In...

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Posted on 26th November, 2015

Festive Celebrations at the Bull Hotel!

With Christmas fast approaching, it is the perfect time to be thinking about the best ways to celebrate the holidays this year! At the Bull Hotel we have been busy organising loads of incredible events so you can celebrate this festive season in style. Whether you want to relax with the family, or keep the celebrations going after Christmas with friends and loved ones, we have something for everyone. Our Festive Lunches and Dinners are ideal for people who want to celebrate with friends, family or work colleagues, but are finding it difficult to fit everything in. From just £17.95...

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Posted on 22nd October, 2015

Christmas Time in Gerrards Cross

It’s that time of year where the days are getting shorter, nights are getting colder, and mince pies are starting to appear on the shelves; and we all know that means Christmas is fast approaching! There are loads of spectacular events taking place around Gerrards Cross this winter to get you into the Christmas spirit. The 2nd of December is the Gerrards Cross Christmas Fair and Christmas Lights Switch-on, which sees local businesses fill the streets with stunning Christmas stalls. The Bull Hotel staff will be attending the event, handing out mulled wine and mince pies to help you enjoy...

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