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History4 months ago

A walk by Blewcoat School, Westminster

There are plenty of buildings and structures in London that date back centuries so there’s no shortage of historic attractions...

Transatlantic Slave Trade Transatlantic Slave Trade
History4 months ago

Ten Most Tragic & Brutal Historical Events

The past holds memories of some truly shocking historical events. These events are now etched in history books, but they carried...

History4 months ago

The Oldest Church in the City of London – All Hallows by the Tower

All Hallows by the Tower is the oldest church in the City of London. The church dates back as far...

Warwick Castle Warwick Castle
History4 months ago

Beautiful castles to visit in the UK

The coast of Britain is literally littered with countless castles. Some of these wonderful fortifications are better preserved than others...

C&A Oxford Street C&A Oxford Street
History4 months ago

High street stores which are sadly no longer with us

We all love a bit of retail therapy and the UK high street offers a wealth of choice when it...

Millbank Prison Millbank Prison
History4 months ago

Millbank Penitentiary – The Prison That Once Stood At London’s Millbank

The prison on Millbank was vast and intimidating, and the site had been chosen partly for its isolation. Millbank penitentiary,...

Cockpit Steps, Westminster, London Cockpit Steps, Westminster, London
History4 months ago

18 Origins of some well-known London street names

Walking along London’s streets today, often in a rush to get from A to B, little thought is usually given...

Charles Dickens Charles Dickens
Film & TV5 months ago

Top 10 Charles Dickens TV Adaptations on DVD

Charles Dickens is, without doubt, one of the world’s best-loved writers. He was a literary genius, the greatest novelist of...

Travel8 months ago

Free things to do in London

London is a vibrant exciting city but it can prove costly, especially when you have a family to keep entertained....

Plague Doctor Plague Doctor
History1 year ago

5 Sinister origins of much loved nursery rhymes

The sweet melodic tones of the charming nursery rhymes you sung during your childhood as you skipped around the playground...

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