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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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  • William Hogarth and 18th century life

    William Hogarth and 18th century life

    18th century Georgian Britain was a nation openly and often shockingly rude, especially to 21st century eyes. A gifted commentator on his times, William Hogarth’s brilliant satirical and sometimes brutal works transport us back to that time...

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  • Saint Piran's Day

    Saint Piran's Day

    Saint Piran’s Day is celebrated each year on 5th March as the national day of Cornwall. Saint Piran, or ‘Perran’ as he is also known, is famed for his discovery of the precious metal tin.

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  • Pancake Day

    Pancake Day

    Large numbers of people, often in fancy dress, racing down streets tossing pancakes...yes, it's Pancake Day again!

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  • St Valentines Day

    St Valentines Day

    St Valentines Day celebrations and the history behind the most romantic day of the year.

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  • Eve of St Agnes

    Eve of St Agnes

    January 20th is the Eve of St Agnes, traditionally the night when girls and unmarried women wishing to dream of their future husbands would perform certain rituals before going to bed...

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