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Who are the British? Do they really drink tea, eat roast beef and Yorkshire pudding and never leave home without an umbrella? Find out more about true Brits; past and present, myth and legend, fact and fiction.

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  • Sandringham Time

    Sandringham Time

    Sandringham Time was the idea of King Edward VII who altered the clocks on his estate at Sandringham in Norfolk to half an hour ahead of GMT...

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  • Halloween in Scotland

    Halloween in Scotland

    Robert Burns, the famous Scottish poet, wrote about the myths, legends and traditions associated with Halloween in Scotland in his poem 'Halloween', written in 1785...

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  • Michaelmas


    Michaelmas, or the Feast of Michael and All Angels, is celebrated on the 29th of September every year. As it falls near the equinox, the day is associated with the beginning of autumn and the shortening of days...

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  • Bright Young Things

    Bright Young Things

    The Bright Young Things of the 1920s were the original party set. Drink, drugs, sex and jazz. This was the time of the Great Gatsby...

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  • Yorkshire Dialect

    Yorkshire Dialect

    To celebrate Yorkshire being voted number 3 in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2014 Top 10 Regions, we thought we’d share some great Yorkshire words and phrases with you...

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