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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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  • The Luttrell Psalter

    The Luttrell Psalter

    The 14th century Luttrell Psalter is unique in that is richly illustrated with scenes of everyday life in medieval England...

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  • Lord Byron

    Lord Byron

    'Mad, bad and dangerous to know'. That is how Lady Caroline Lamb described her lover, George Gordon Noel, sixth Baron Byron and one of the greatest Romantic poets in English literature...

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  • The Folklore Year - Easter

    The Folklore Year - Easter

    Folklore Customs, Ceremonies and Events taking place throughout Britain during the Easter period.

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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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