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.
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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

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The rise of Elizabeth I

On the anniversary of Elizabeth I’s coronation, we look at her rise to the throne, coronation and impressive reign

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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

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JMW Turner House Twickenham

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

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International Jousting Tournament at Arundel Castle 2013 Photo credit Julia Claxton

Discover life in medieval Arundel Castle in 2015

Exhibitions and jousting to form part of the Castle’s calendar in 2015

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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  Read More »


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…

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Claim your free Battle of Waterloo medal

Half a million free campaign medals are being made available to the public in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo Read More »

J H Bourdon Smith claret jugs

Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair returns to London

The third instalment of the Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair to come to the London Marriott in January 2015 Read More »

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