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Lottery cash secured to repair HMS Warrior

HMS Warrior receives £2.6million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to secure the future of historic Navy warship, HMS Warrior Read More »

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Over 5,000 visit King Richard III before reinterment

Over 5,000 people have already visited Leicester Cathedral to see the remains of King Richard III before the reburial ceremony on Thursday, facing queues of up to several hours Read More »

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The gardening book that inspired King Henry VIII

Henry VIII’s gardening manual will go on display at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, this Friday. Read More »

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Southbank Centre comes third in list of UK’s top attractions

London’s Southbank Centre secures third position in the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) members’ 2014 visitor figures Read More »

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Three of the world’s top 5 iconic landmarks are in Britain

A poll of 2,000 adults in the UK reveals the world’s top 30 most iconic landmarks, and three of the top five are in Britain Read More »

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The Duchess of Cambridge visits Downton Abbey

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge visited Ealing Studios today to celebrate the success of the award-winning period drama, Downton Abbey. Read More »

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HM The Queen names P&O’s new ship Britannia

Her Majesty The Queen has named P&O’s new ship Britannia, the biggest ship ever built for the British market. Read More »

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Intriguing storytelling event at London’s Monument

A live event held at the historic Monument attraction in the City of London will hear five original tales inspired by folklore and the iconic landmark itself
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New programme, Nelson in his own words, to air on BBC Two this Friday

BBC Two’s new drama-documentary, Nelson: In His Own Words, airing 6 March, reveals a different, complex side to Britain’s greatest naval hero Read More »

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Brand new portrait of the Queen to grace UK coins

Today sees the unveiling of the Queen’s fifth coin portrait - the first to be designed by a Royal Mint engraver in over 100 years Read More »

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