To the manor born

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: Q&C & NATIONAL TRUST

The National Trust Wiltshire landscape team has supported Queen and Country magazine's Christmas this year by letting us have the use of Avebury Manor for the day. See what happens when the lovely Paul and Craig spent the day at the Manor and Gardens and experienced a wholly traditional festive treat.

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Coupled up

PEOPLE SPECIAL: JAMES WILKINSON

Meet our first featured countryside-loving couple, northern lads Paul and Craig who visited Avebury Manor and Garden to chat with Q&C about the perils of navy life and long-distance love, and how they'll both be spending Christmas this year.

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Men in the Wild

CAMPAIGNING: QUEEN & COUNTRY

Men are facing a crisis of mental health, especially in the gay community. As Movember draws to a close, we're launching Men in the Wild - a photographic campaign to raise awareness around the issues and continue the conversation. We'll be talking to men with a connection to the countryside about their mental health and how they've taken action.

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Hot to Trot!

PEOPLE: Q&C PICKS

Q&C is all about real country men; gents who love nothing more than getting out and about, among nature, and seeing all that is on offer outside our towns and cities throughout the British Isles. This month we have chosen our hot seven for you.

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Elegant lounging

STYLE SPECIAL: R K WILLIAMS   

In an era when the dressing gown was a sartorial symbol of the languid high life, Noel Coward was seldom seen out of one. After falling out of favour in recent years, Q&C's resident stylist R K Williams tells us why 2018 is the year when the dressing gown makes its comeback.

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Time to quit?

HEALTH SPECIAL: DR MARK PAKIANATHAN 

With gay men up to twice as likely to smoke than straight men, Q&C's resident doctor Mark Pakianathan asks whether the cause is socio-demographic, or does our sexuality really influence our habits.

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Eau de Sexy

FRAGRANCE SPECIAL: JAMES WILKINSON   

Q&C has teamed up with three of the top perfume brands to bring you the best male fragrances this Christmas, ideal for that last minute stocking filler and to ensure you and your man’s 2018 smells of success.

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King of Scots

PEOPLE SPECIAL: MARC ANDREWS

He's a lawyer by day, and a fitness-loving actor, singer, activist and LGBT role model too. Winner of Mr Gay Scotland 2017, Steven Whyte tells Q&C’s Marc Andrews why the competition still matters, why he’s a devout kilt-wearer and about the shame of getting stains on his manly sash.

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Lay of the land

COUNTRYSIDE SPECIAL: ANDREW ANDERSON

Humanity’s ancient legacy is deeply embedded in the soil of the British countryside. Q&C’s new writer Andrew Anderson takes us on a fascinating journey around Great Britain to discover the ancient man-made sites which unearth the enchanting myths and secrets of our ancestors.

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Final dispatches from a resident alien

BOOK EXCLUSIVE: ROBERT INCE

After almost two decades since his passing, the final instalment in Quentin Crisp's trilogy of memoirs is finally getting a release. On the eve of its publication, Q&C talks exclusively to his friend Phillip Ward in New York about 'The Last Word', a fitting swansong for England's most famous and self-proclaimed stately homo.

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November Culture Corner

CULTURE SPECIAL: DARRYL W BULLOCK

Q&C's Darryl W. Bullock gives us his cultural highlights for the month ahead, including an album reissue from a long-forgotten R'n'B legend, some Soviet post-punk feminist art at the Saatchi, iconic movie re-releases for those all important stocking fillers and a very special Victorian Christmas experience in Tyntesfield.

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Bears, porridge and honey... Oh my!

FOOD SPECIAL: QUEEN AND COUNTRY & THE THREE BEARS

A new major advertising campaign to get more people enjoying honey on their porridge has taken inspiration from a classic fairytale but ditched Goldilocks and reimagined The Three Bears as a trio of burly and sexy gay men. Q&C goes deep into the woods to meet this modern grizzly family, leaving us all wanting honey, honey, honey.

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Bitches Brew

FOOD AND DRINK SPECIAL: CHRISTOPHER VASS

With Halloween almost upon us and friends due around for the annual spook-fest knees-up, Q&C's very own cocktail connoisseur Christopher Vass is here to provide some much needed inspiration for what drinks to serve on the night. The party is guaranteed to kick off if you serve up these treats - shaken and stirred.

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Hot to Trot!

PEOPLE: Q&C PICKS

Q&C is all about real country men; gents who love nothing more than getting out and about, among nature, and seeing all that is on offer outside our towns and cities throughout the British Isles. This month we have chosen our hot seven for you.

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Yogi Bare

FITNESS SPECIAL: ROBERT INCE

Ever wondered what a real Scotsman wears under his kilt? Well wonder no more as a new book is released based on the viral yoga video sensation which broke the internet earlier this year. Q&C investigates why the downward dog has never looked so appealing.

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Fright night recipes

FOOD AND DRINK SPECIAL: QUEEN AND COUNTRY

From a chilli con carne with that fiery kick, to poached pears doused in port, Q&C is here to provide the best entertaining and recipe ideas for Halloween and Bonfire night - along with a brief history of two of autumn's most famous evenings.

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Game for anything

AUTUMN EDITORS LETTER: JAMES WILKINSON

Q&C editor-in-chief tells us what to expect from Queen and Country magazine over the autumn, including our Halloween party food special, and a fashion spread with handsome and talented Hertfordshire-based underkeeper Jamie Field.

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Field of Dreams

COUNTRYMEN FASHION SPECIAL: QUEEN AND COUNTRY

Q&C spent a day on the farm with the handsome and talented Hertfordshire-based underkeeper Jamie Field, giving us a driven tour of the estate, teaching us about life on a working farm, the history and etiquette of game shooting, and even posed for some pictures in traditional hunting kit.

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October Culture Corner

CULTURE SPECIAL: DARRYL W BULLOCK

Author and Q&C culture writer Daryll W Bullock gives us his cultural highlights for the month ahead, including the long-awaited film release about a music legend, a celebrated stage return of a world-renowned chanteuse, an 80s synth-pop band’s unlikely comeback and a new provocative gay memoir.  

 

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