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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

    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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  • Sea Shanties

    Sea Shanties

    The traditional sailors sea shanty hails from the days of the tall sailing ships...

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  • St Swithun's Day

    St Swithun's Day

    If it rains on St Swithun's Day (15th July) it will rain for 40 days - but who was St Swithun?

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  • The English Oak

    The English Oak

    The mighty English oak is woven into the history and folklore of England. This ancient tree is a symbol of strength and durability...

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  • The History of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships

    The History of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships

    The Championships, Wimbledon, or just Wimbledon as it is more commonly referred to, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and arguably the most famous.

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  • New Forest Hauntings

    New Forest Hauntings

    Arguably the most haunted part of Britain, the New Forest is filled with more ghostly happenings and undead apparitions than we could hope to cover here. Here are my personal favourite five...

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