Britain to turn out lights for centenary of First World War

With the centenary of the First World War approaching, Britons are being urged to turn their lights out on 4 August – 100 years since Britain declared war on Germany Britain will stage a virtual...
Wilfred-Owen by John Gunston, 1916 © National Portrait Gallery, London

National exhibition commemorates First World War

The National Portrait Gallery is to open its doors next week for the first national exhibition of paintings commemorating the centenary of WWI. Opening on 27 February, The Great War Portraits will demonstrate how the...
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Exhibition celebrates role of the Post Office in WWI

As Britain commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, a new exhibition in Shropshire explores the efforts of the Post Office during the war years. Last Post: Remembering the First...

Downton etiquette revealed

The British Library has republished an old etiquette book that serves as the ultimate guide to aristocratic life, perfect for Downton Abbey fans. Deportment for Dukes and Tips for Toffs tells readers how they should...
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