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New Archbishop announced

On 21 March 2013 Justin Welby will ascend the throne of St Augustine in Canterbury Cathedral as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury, as announced by Prime Minister David Cameron. This historic seat goes back...
Riverside Museum Glasgow

Down by the Riverside

Take a peek under the bonnet of Glasgow's rich transport history and visit the city's newest attraction, the Riverside Museum The impressive museum, designed by Zaha Hadid, overlooks the point in which the River Clyde meets...

Out of the ordinary opera

It’s an unlikely marriage between popcorn and theatre, but somehow it works. Julia McDonald attends Vue’s gala screening of Tosca and discovers a new way of enjoying London’s most impressive operas and ballets, performed...

Cocktails in the capital

Martha Alexander attends the opening of Bourne & Hollingsworth's newest offering. A uniquely designed and intimate basement bar, Rev JW Simpson focuses on high quality, classic cocktails and the best service in town Get ready...

Stonehenge – a mystery solved?

An English Heritage 3D scanning study of Stonehenge reveals new findings The magnificent standing stones of Stonehenge have generated endless speculation and countless wild theories over the years. The original purpose of the prehistoric monument,...

Take to the river

In a preview of the forthcoming issue of BRITAIN magazine, we meander down England’s greatest river, from a tame trickle in rural Gloucestershire, through beautiful and historic towns, and all the way to the...

National Poetry Day 2012

Today (4 October) is National Poetry Day, celebrating British poetry in all its forms since 1994. What's your favourite British poem? National Poetry Day has engaged millions of people with poetry through a range of...

Get your skates on in London

Don’t miss the first opportunity to skate in London this festive season – the tickets for the Natural History Museum ice rink go on sale today The ice is cut, the skates are sharp and...
London 2012 Paralympics 2012 Victory Parade

Olympics and Paralympics victory parade route

Celebrate London 2012 and follow today's parade, as Britain's Olympians and Paralympians take to the streets of the capital With international superstars, such as Jay-Z, Rhianna and Coldplay, performing at yesterday's Paralympic Closing Ceremony, it...

Flame Festival lights up Britain for Paralympics

Each of the four home nations of Britain have lit a celebration cauldron in preparation for the Paralympics 2012, which commences on Wednesday 29 August The capital cities of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales...

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