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.
Thomas Hardy novelist and poet, his life and work.
Lamplugh Register of (Unusual) Deaths 1656 to 1663
Peter O’Donoghue of The College of Arms explains the history behind coats of arms.
The stagecoach was the most popular mode of transport for people and goods in Britain in the 17th, 18th and…
The life of Jane Austen, author of ‘Pride and Prejudice’, ‘Emma’, ‘Sense and Sensibility’…
The history of horses and their role in British culture.
The traditional Fenland custom of the Split Goosefeather and its role in the life and death of a king…
The Folklore Year – traditional folklore and culture of Britain, events taking place every year in December
A history of Christmas Crackers… and why the British wear paper hats at Christmas lunch!
The Folklore Year – traditional folklore and culture of Britain, events taking place every year in July