Tag Archives: history

September 13

5 things to do today by Royal Historian Tracy Borman

Thank you very much to historian Tracy Borman for contributing her 5 things to do today. Get up with the lark – or preferably before. I’ve always been an early bird and love being up before anyone else. I get more done in the first hour or so of the day than the rest of […]

August 09

Delve into your local history with the British Pathe Website

The British Pathe Website contains 90,000 historic films. One of the most interesting ways to use this site is to search for your home town and watch a few videos to get a real sense of your local history. Here are a few videos that mean something to us and will also give you a […]

May 06


1. Watch a classical concert at Banqueting House Banqueting House was designed by Inigo Jones as the perfect place for one of King Charles I’s theatrical parties in 17th-century London. These days, Banqueting House is still used for functions and private parties but it’s open to the public as well. You’ll love the painted ceiling […]

December 03

Visit Jersey next year for the Channel Islands Heritage Festival 2015

Jersey and Guernsey come together for the first time to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Channel Islands liberation during World War II From 3rd April – 11th May, 2015, the Channel Islands Heritage Festival will celebrate a group of small islands with a big history, marking the 70th Anniversary of the islands’ liberation during […]

October 18

Take a ride at York’s Jorvik Viking Centre

The world famous JORVIK Viking Centre is a ‘must-see’ for visitors to the city of York and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK. Discover York for the first time in 2014 – visit http://www.visityork.org and book your accommodation with Visit York for an exclusive 20% discount off a 3 day […]

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