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Photo exhibition of Beatrix Potter’s father opens

A new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery displays the photography of Rupert Potter, father of the beloved children's author Beatrix The amateur photography of Beatrix Potter’s father Rupert will be explored in a new...

BRITAIN’s Top 10… gardens

Inspired by next week's RHS Chelsea Flower Show, we take a look around some of the nation's best gardens... Stowe The house and garden of Stowe in Buckinghamshire is a prime example of just how exquisite British...
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New video takes you inside Canterbury Cathedral

Watch the trailer of a new video that reveals the mysteries of the historic city of Canterbury and its famous cathedral. It was the final destination for the characters in Geoffrey Chaucer's most famous work...

Commemorate both world wars at Wrest Park this May Bank Holiday

Britain's first country house hospital for First World War veterans, Wrest Park, is to commemorate both world wars by recreating the sights and sounds of the war era The first British First World War soldiers’ country hospital, Wrest...
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BRITAIN: This week in history 12-18 May

This week in history saw many new beginnings such as the birth of Florence Nightingale, the establishment of the Royal Air Force and the opening of the Royal Opera House. 12 May On this day in 1820...
Angela Cork | Studio Silver Today, Belton House (free)

Goldsmiths’ silverware celebrated at Belton House

This summer the Goldsmiths' Company will be in residency at Belton House, courtesy of silversmith Angela Cork. As part of its Studio Silver Today programme of events, which celebrates the art of modern silver movement,...
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Queen Victoria’s teenage diary reveals her first thoughts of ‘The Black Country’

Visitors to Windsor Castle this summer can see extracts of a never-before-seen diary of the young Queen Victoria. A diary written by a young Queen Victoria when she was on an educational tour of the...
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BRITAIN: this week in history 5-11 May

From the sinking of Lusitania to the joyful announcement that the Second World War was over, this week was certainly an eventful one throughout British history. 5 May It was on this day in 1646 that...

IWM Duxford to commemorate D-Day on Twitter

The Imperial War Museum Duxford will use Twitter to detail the events that led up to D-Day on 6 June 1944 in real time, including testimonies from veterans. On the morning of 6 June 1944,...
Britain VE Day. Credit: PA Pics

VE Day remembered: victory for the Allies

On 8 May 1945, Britain received the news it had been waiting years to hear – the war in Europe was over and the Allies were victorious. On 30 April 1945, as Allied forces closed...

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