FROM October 17 people across Spain – from Marbella to Madrid, Barcelona to Bilbao, Valencia to Vigo – will have opportunities to taste the best of British food, buy clothes from top British designers, and enjoy the best of British writing and live music.
The Britain is GREAT Festival will enable customers of El Corté Inglés stores to discover a huge new range of Britain’s finest food and fashion, alongside the many British brands that are already famous in Spain.
The Festival also includes the chance to see top British bands at the Bizkaia International Music Experience (BIME) in Bilbao, visit British Education Fairs in Barcelona and Madrid, watch award-winning British films, and meet best-selling British authors.
The Britain is GREAT Festival launches on October 17 with a nationwide promotion of more than 650 different British products, plus a wide range of fashion brands, in more than 90 El Corté Inglés department stores.
Especially large displays of the best of Britain will be found at El Corté Inglés’ flagship stores in Madrid (Castellana), Barcelona (Diagonal), Bilbao, Valencia and Marbella (Puerto Banus).
A Union Flag-adorned Mini – an icon of British innovation for more than 60 years – will also make guest appearances at locations throughout Spain.