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VisitEngland Chairman Lady Cobham receives CBE

Lady Cobham awarded CBE by HRH Prince of Wales for her outstanding contribution to English tourism On 21 November 2014, Chairman of VisitEngland, Lady Cobham, was awarded a CBE for services to Tourism, receiving the honour from HRH The...

Rare Beatles photos go on sale today

Six of the most iconic images of British pop culture auctioned off in London today Six incredibly rare photographs of the Beatles' iconic Abbey Road crossing are being auctioned off at the Bloomsbury Auction house...

Historic photos: The Queen and Duke’s wedding

The Queen and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, married in 1947 – we look back at where it all began. Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip’s long marriage has been...

Joanna Lumley reveals her hidden London gems

Voices At One: Leading personalities including Joanna Lumley reveal their Covent Garden hidden gems on film A new film project featuring actress and activist Joanna Lumley and revealing her passion for London's Covent Garden has...
Churchill outside Chartwell. Credit: TopFoto.co.uk

New exhibition to celebrate Churchill’s life and legacy

Death of a Hero: A new exhibition on Britain's greatest statesman Sir Winston Churchill opens this month Chartwell, the adult house of Sir Winston Churchill, is set to open an exhibition commemorating the life and...

Live screenings of The Old Vic’s Crucible announced

The Old Vic’s production of The Crucible starring Richard Armitage will be screened in cinemas around the UK in December Collaborating with DigitalTheatre.com and CinemaLive, The Old Vic is set to screen its critically acclaimed production of...

Watch video of the Tower of London poppies

On the eve of Armistice Day, video showing the 888,246 poppies at the Tower of London has been released as it's announced that part of the display will remain until the end of November The...
Haslar war graves, First World War. credit: Cliveden war graves, First World War. Credit: Michael St. Maur Sheil

Poignant photos of WWI war graves

A new book, which includes photos of First World War graves from across Britain and the rest of Europe plays tribute to the fallen heroes of The Great War. Ahead of Remembrance Sunday this weekend...

Calls for the Tower of London poppies to stay

Mayor of London Boris Johnson implores Historic Royal Palaces to extend poppies installation as public pressure grows The breathtakingly beautiful First World War memorial of a field of ceramic poppies at The Tower of London must...

The National Portrait Gallery announces very first exhibition on the Duke of Wellington

The Man Behind the Myth: NPG marks bicentenary of Battle of Waterloo with the first exhibition on the heroic Duke of Wellington With 2015 marking 200 years since the epochal Waterloo, the National Portrait Gallery has announced the very...

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