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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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  • Why do the British drive on the left?

    Why do the British drive on the left?

    Have you ever wondered why the British drive on the left? There is actually a real historical reason for this; it’s all to do with keeping your sword hand free!

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  • The World of the Edwardian Child

    The World of the Edwardian Child

    The Children's Encyclopedia was published in eight volumes in 1910 and gives us a fascinating insight into the Edwardian world...

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  • Saint Piran's Day

    Saint Piran's Day

    Saint Piran’s Day is celebrated each year on 5 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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  • The Epicure's Almanack

    The Epicure's Almanack

    The first eating out guide to Regency London, The Epicure's Almanack was written by Ralph Rylance and published in 1815...

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