Bletchley Park

Secrets of D-Day: Bletchley Park codebreakers

On the 80th anniversary of D-Day, Bletchley Park veteran Pat Davies looks back at her time working for Station X, the hidden home of the Second World War codebreakers Words by Natasha Foges Pat Davies, Second...
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The story of St Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland

We bring you the story of the man behind the myth of St Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland, who is celebrated each St Patrick’s Day The story of St Patrick St Patrick was a 5th century...
Britain magazine

Britain’s top British writers

TWe list the top British writers who make up our great literary landscape, from William Shakespeare to Ian Fleming, creator of James Bond William Shakespeare (1564-1616) The Bard is the most famous of British writers. The...
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Royal hobbies

From medieval jousting to King Charles III’s penchant for hedgelaying, discover the hidden royal hobbies of our kings and queens Words by Neil Jones Royal hobbies: King Charles III King Charles III is renowned for being a...

A day in the life of a Beefeater at the Tower of London

Beefeater Rob Fuller, the Chief Yeoman Warder at the Tower of London, takes us through a typical day at his historic home and place of work Editor's note*: At the time of this interview Rob...

Happy 75th birthday to King Charles III

King Charles III turns 75 today. Believe it or not, the little chap in the top photo is King Charles as a baby, sitting on his mother, Queen Elizabeth II's lap. Today, he turns 75...
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Remember remember the 5th of November: The (almost) explosive story of Guy Fawkes

Remember remember, the fifth of November, so the poem goes, but what was the true story behind the Gunpowder Plot – and was its protagonist Guy Fawkes really a freedom fighter or a fool? So...
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The Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

The Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla took place on Saturday 6 May 2023. Here we reflect on some of the highlights from a truly spectacular royal weekend… The Coronation of King Charles...

Emmeline Pankhurst figure revealed at Madame Tussauds for International Women’s Day

A figure of leading Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst has today joined Madame Tussauds to celebrate International Women's Day, 120 years since she co-founded the ground-breaking Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) Feminist trailblazer and political activist...
Queen Charlotte

Queen Charlotte: Ahead of her time

Queen Charlotte was the subject of her very own Netflix series last year, and she is really having her time in the limelight – but what was Britain’s longest-serving Queen Consort really like? Words: Felicity...
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If you enjoy finding out more about our country’s rich history, then you’ll love BRITAIN – The Official Magazine.

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