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Churchill Valentine’s tea at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace launches a limited edition Sir Winston Churchill Valentine’s Tea, available for a week from 14 February 2015. Blenheim Palace, the magnificent ancestral home of Sir Winston Churchill, is launching an indulgent afternoon tea fit for...

Table belonging to the Brontë sisters returns to the family home

After a long absence, the table on which Charlotte Brontë wrote Jane Eyre has been brought back to the family home of in Haworth, Yorkshire A mahogany drop-leaf table belonging to the Brontë family and...
Churchill and Clementine at Chartwell with some of their grandchildren. Credit: Popperfoto/Getty

Winston Churchill remembered

To mark the 50th anniversary of his death, we take a photographic tour through the life of our wartime prime minister, Sir Winston Churchill. Winston Churchill died at his home in Hyde Park Gate on...

See Tudor portraits at the National Portrait Gallery

See King Henry VII, King Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Mary I all under one roof as part of an exhibition celebrating the reign of the Tudor monarchs. A special display showing rare...

Royal Mail release Alice in Wonderland stamps

A special set of stamps is unveiled to mark the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice's Adventures in Wonderland To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland this year, Royal Mail has...

Did your family fight at the Battle of Waterloo?

The search is on for Britons whose ancestors fought at Waterloo, on the 200th anniversary of Britain and its allies' victory over Napoleon In the 200th anniversary year of the momentous Battle of Waterloo, a search is...

JMW Turner’s house in Twickenham to be restored after Lottery grant

Sandycombe Lodge to be reopened to the public following £1.4m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund A house designed and owned by JMW Turner will be reopened to the public thanks to a £1.4 million rescue...

Discover life in medieval Arundel Castle in 2015

Exhibitions and jousting to form part of the Castle's calendar in 2015 Arundel Castle in West Sussex has announced its 2015 events calendar ahead of its imminent re-opening on 28 March. Kicking off events will be Life in a...

Changing Britain 1945-2015 at the Southbank Centre

A prestigious and exciting exhibition on British history will take place in London in the lead up to the General Election in May  In the run up to the general election of May 2015, The Southbank Centre...

BRITAIN’s top 10… anniversaries in 2015

This year offers up some momentous historical anniversaries. Here's our selection of the New Year's important dates, plus ideas on how to commemorate them... 1. The Battle of Agincourt, 15 October 1415 This year is the 600th anniversary of...

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