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The 19th Annual Sham Rock Brings The Emerald Isle To America’s Finest City

The 19th Annual Sham Rock Brings The Emerald Isle To America’s Finest City

The World’s Longest Pub Takes Over the Gaslamp, Benefiting Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation  Saturday, March 15th, 2014 | 4pm – midnight Gaslamp Quarter, Downtown San Diego *** 21 and up *** Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA – We are all a wee bit Irish on St Patrick’s Day! Don your green at the 19th Annual […]

Sandra’s Taste of Britain – February 2014

Sandra’s Taste of Britain – February 2014

“Vegetables when not sufficiently cooked are known to be so exceedingly unwholesome and indigestible, that the custom of serving then crisp, which means, in reality, only half boiled, should be altogether disregarded” – Modern Cookery for Private Families, Eliza Acton, 1845 BRUSSEL SPROUTS are an essential part of the Christmas Dinner, and I always prepare […]

Mirren To Be Honored At British Academy Awards

Mirren To Be Honored At British Academy Awards

THE ACADEMY announced last month that the 68-year-old will collect the BAFTA Fellowship at a London ceremony next month. Chairman John Willis said Mirren was being honored “as one of the most outstanding actresses of her generation.” Previous fellowship recipients include Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Elizabeth Taylor and Judi Dench. Mirren said that “to join […]

1,000 Years On, Girls Sing At Canterbury Cathedral

1,000 Years On, Girls Sing At Canterbury Cathedral

THE PURE, high voices of the choir soar toward the vaulted ceiling of Canterbury Cathedral as they have for more than 1,000 years. Just one thing is different – these young choristers in their purple cassocks are girls. On January 25, their public debut at Evensong ended centuries of all-male tradition. Canterbury is not the […]

The Septic’s Companion

The Septic’s Companion

A Mercifully Brief Guide To British Culture And Slang WRITTEN BY a Brit, Chris Rae, the Septic’s Companion is a sarcastic guide to the Queen’s English and the British way of life. Two thirds of the book is a simple A to Z dictionary of Britishisms; the rest is devoted to the author’s delusional rants […]

Lloyd Webber’s New Show Mines 60s Sex And Scandal

Lloyd Webber’s New Show Mines 60s Sex And Scandal

HE’S DONE the Bible, felines, operatic phantoms and Argentine politics. So what is Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest musical about? Sex – as well as politics, spying, social revolution and the Cold War. Stephen Ward centers on a sensational real-life scandal, the 1963 revelation that Britain’s war secretary, John Profumo, was involved with model Christine Keeler, […]

Bodies … The Exhibition And Titanic The Experience

Bodies … The Exhibition And Titanic The Experience

Are Now Open To The Public! August 5, 2013 – Buena Park, CA – As ofAugust 1, Premier Exhibitions, Inc’s highly anticipated BODIES…The Exhibition and Titanic The Experience were open to the general public! These two amazing attractions are located at the Premier Exhibition Center at the former Movieland Wax Museum at 7711 Beach Blvd, […]

Peter Capaldi Named As Next Doctor Who Star

Peter Capaldi Named As Next Doctor Who Star

SCOTTISH actor Peter Capaldi is the next star of the long-running science fiction series Doctor Who, the BBC announced last month. The identity of the new Doctor had been the subject of frantic speculation, and the revelation was made with fanfare befitting one of Britain’s best-known shows, during a live suppertime television broadcast. The 55-year-old […]

Is The Grass Really Greener On The Other Side?

Is The Grass Really Greener On The Other Side?

Enter the world’s largest expat survey for your chance to WIN £1,000 cash  CALLING ALL expatriates of any nationality! Have you moved overseas for a better quality of life for your family, to pursue a career opportunity or simply for a change of scenery to the place you always adored? If you have then we […]

Sandra’s Taste of Britain – August 2013

Sandra’s Taste of Britain – August 2013

“If you can’t stand the heat, Get out of the Kitchen!” (Harry Truman, 1950’s) ANYONE’S topic of conversation these days revolve about the weather… well of course Brits are well known to always talk about it, but… even last month’s UJ featured it on the first page! It really has been quite diverse, at time […]

Introduction

The Union Jack has been published monthly since April 1982. Our readership now exceeds 220,000 throughout the USA. We serve a devoted readership comprised primarily of British expatriates, ranging from recent immigrants to war brides who relocated to the States a half-century ago, as well as a growing number of American Anglophiles. All of our readers, whether aged 25 or 75, share a common desire to maintain strong ties to Britain and the British community in America.

Union Jack’s regular advertisers include specialty shops and wholesalers, pubs, restaurants, immigration attorneys, insurance providers, financial services, shipping companies, travel agents and a variety of mail order gift suppliers, all of whom seek the unique and lucrative link Union Jack provides to one of the USA’s largest yet most assimilated ethnic markets. Our advertisers range from small ‘mom and pop’ business to larger businesses.

Circulation and Distribution

The Union Jack is a monthly tabloid newspaper, and is distributed throughout the United States via subscription and a variety of specially targeted distribution locations including British pubs, restaurants, specialty stores, as well as British government offices, consulates and business organizations such as the British American Chamber of Commerce and tourist offices.

All advertising inquiries should be directed to:

Union Jack Publishing
PO Box 1823, La Mesa, CA 91944-1823

or call us at:
(619) 466-3129

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Email: ujnews@ujnews.com