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Former prime minister’s home, Arundells, reopens

The home of former prime minister Sir Edward Heath has reopened to the public after cash donation from trustees saved it from permanent closure. The house where Sir Edward Heath lived from 1985 until his...
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BRITAIN: This week in history 25-30 March

Each week BRITAIN magazine brings you a round-up of the significant historical dates in the week ahead; this week we look back at the birth of a great British social event and the appointment...
Queen-Elizabeth I portrait in the Padoga Room in Burghley Hall

BRITAIN: This week in history 18-24 March

This week has been a mournful one throughout history, with the passing of both the Virgin Queen and Britain's first prime minister Each week BRITAIN magazine will bring you a round-up of the significant historical...
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BRITAIN’s top 10…buildings in London

London is home to some incredible feats of architecture, from the old to the new. We've chosen our top 10 London buildings – did yours make the cut? 'The Shard' As the tallest building in Western...
Portrait of James II (1633-1701) in Garter Robes

BRITAIN: This week in history 11-17 March

This week has been an eventful one throughout history, with King James II landing in Ireland, and perhaps the most famous literary wedding of all time. Each week BRITAIN magazine will bring you a round-up...
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Henry VII’s four-poster bed valued at £20m

Historians have delighted at the discovery of a carved four-poster bed, believed to have been made for Henry VII and Elizabeth of York in 1486, which today could be worth £20m. The bed was discovered...

Best St Patrick’s Day celebrations 2014

The 17th March is celebrated throughout Britain, and around the world, as the day dedicated to the Patron Saint of Ireland, St Patrick. Expect green attire and shamrocks aplenty in our guide to the...

Royal visit to Portsmouth’s Mary Rose Museum

Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth yesterday, 38 years after the prince was one of the last people to dive down to the wrecked...
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Celebrating food with English Heritage

Both Kenwood House and Marble Hill House are to host new food festivals this summer as part of the UK-wide Foodies Festival The UK’s largest food festival is teaming up with English Heritage to launch...
Queen-Elizabeth I portrait in the Padoga Room in Burghley Hall

Meet Queen Elizabeth I at Burghley House…sort of

Four centuries after Burghley House was created in her honour, Queen Elizabeth I is to visit the Elizabethan house, in a way. This year visitors to Burghley House will be able to enjoy an audience...

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