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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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  • 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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  • The Kelpie

    The Kelpie

    The kelpie is a shape-changing aquatic spirit of Scottish legend. But beware - these are malevolent spirits, hoping to lure you to a watery grave...

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  • The Stagecoach

    The Stagecoach

    The stagecoach was the most popular mode of transport for people and goods in Britain in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries..

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