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Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square

What is Trafalgar Day? And why do we celebrate it?

Nelson’s Column is one of the most iconic statues in London, with the vice admiral towering over Trafalgar Square. Nelson died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. But what really happened at the...
Catherine Steadman as Romaine and Jack McMullen as Leonard

Agatha Christie’s gripping murder mystery play comes to County Hall on London’s South Bank

Witness to the Prosecution is the first major production of an Agatha Christie play to be staged in London since the Sixties A new production of an Agatha Christie play has opened at the County...
Anthony van Dyck, Charles I, 1635-6

Charles I’s art collection reunited for first time since Civil War at London’s Royal...

King Charles I had a huge art collection. After his execution, it was split up and sold off across Europe. Now, for the first time since the 17th-century, more than 100 paintings and sculptures...
'Bump, bump, bump', Winnie-the-Pooh chapter 1, pencil drawing by E. H. Shephard, 1926

Winnie-the-Pooh comes to the V&A in the UK’s largest exhibition of the bear of...

Created by A. A. Milne and drawn by E. H. Shepard, Winnie-the-Pooh is one of the best-loved characters in children's literature. Now a major exhibition is coming to London's Victoria and Albert Museum He might...
Lady Astor Suite, Cliveden House, Queen Victoria’s hideaways | Royal bedrooms you can stay in

Royal bedrooms you can stay in

What could be more extravagant than a stay in a bedroom once used by Queen Elizabeth I or Queen Victoria? Here are some of the most splendid royal bedrooms you can stay in Ever wondered...
Pippa Stephenson, curator of European Art at Glasgow Museums, with the lost Rubens’ painting ‘George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham’

Lost Rubens painting of Jacobean duke found in Glasgow stately home

Oil painting by leading 17th-century Flemish artist is of George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham - a controversial figure in Jacobean times For years it was thought that a portrait hanging in a stately home...
Wonston Arms, Wessex, Good Pub Guide. Best pubs in Britain, CAMRA, Campaign for Real Ale

The best pubs in Britain…according to CAMRA

Are you on a mission to find the perfect pint? Then check out these favourites from the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) for some of the best pubs in Britain As it releases the 45th...
Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford Upon Avon | Shakespeare]s Birthplace goes up for salevideo

Shakespeare‘s birthplace goes up for sale…but all is not as it seems

The childhood home of William Shakespeare is to go under the hammer at auction 170 years after it was first saved for the nation It has attracted 32 millions visitors from across the world since...
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children. The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her third child

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their third child

Kensington Palace has confirmed that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her third child and will be taking a break from official duties. Prince William and his wife Catherine are expecting their third baby, Kensington...
Mechanism of Wells Cathedral Clock

Big Ben has fallen silent. But another clock is chiming on – 600 years...

Wells Cathedral Clock has one of the oldest clock mechanisms in the world. As it finds a new home in a more prominent area of the Science Museum, we cast a look at its...

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