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Wilfred-Owen by John Gunston, 1916 © National Portrait Gallery, London

National exhibition commemorates First World War

The National Portrait Gallery is to open its doors next week for the first national exhibition of paintings commemorating the centenary of WWI. Opening on 27 February, The Great War Portraits will demonstrate how the...
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Exhibition celebrates role of the Post Office in WWI

As Britain commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, a new exhibition in Shropshire explores the efforts of the Post Office during the war years. Last Post: Remembering the First...
Prince William and Prince Harry, the Thames, Berkshire

Prince William and Prince Harry help flood victims

The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, and his brother Prince Harry arrived unannounced to help flood victims on the Thames this morning. When the next round of recruits to help with the flood relief on...
St Michael's Mount, Visit Britain

BRITAIN supports #openforbusiness campaign

As parts of Britain prepare for further deluge and storms, and the biggest clear-up operation since the Blitz gets underway, BRITAIN magazine gets behind efforts to get British tourism back on its feet. Britain has...
Giovanni Cimerlino’s Cosmographia universalis ab Orontino olim descripta

Historic heart-shaped maps for St Valentine’s Day

When these beautifully crafted maps popped into our inbox just in time for St Valentine's Day, they appealed to our romantic side and we decided to share them with you, in case you fancy...
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Monuments Men film brings Hollywood royalty to Cambridge airbase

The Cambridge institution, the Imperial War Museum Duxford, plays a starring role in new Hollywood hit film, The Monuments Men. The famous airbase of Duxford has seen its fair share of heroes throughout its history,...
Cheltenham Racecourse 1920

Extraordinary photos of Britain’s cars from the air

Stills from a new book show snapshots of Britain as you've never seen her before: tracing England's growing obsession with the motor industry from the air. England's lanscape has been shaped and redesigned over the...
Bodliam Castle

Britain’s top 10…castles

Each week BRITAIN magazine will bring you a top 10 round-up of some of our favourite spots around the country or people throughout history. First up, it's the turn of castles, our nation's powerful...

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