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History UK - What's New This Month?

Every month we present new feature articles relating to the history of this green and pleasant land. If you have any suggestions for upcoming articles please feel free to contact us.

Tudor Christmas History UK page

History of England

A Tudor Christmas

A Tudor Christmas: Christmas celebrations and traditions in 16th century Tudor England. Wassail!

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Hogmanay History UK

History of Scotland


The traditions and history of Hogmanay, and New Year celebrations in Scotland... 

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Christmas In Wales History UKHistory of Wales

Christmas Traditions in Wales

Discover Welsh Christmas traditions and how Christmas used to be celebrated in Wales....

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Victorian Christmas History UK

History of Britain

Victorian Christmas

Is it true that many of our modern Christmas traditions have their origins in Victorian Christmas celebrations?

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An old clock faceHistoric December

On This Day In...

Born Today In...

Our definitive guide on the births, death, and major events that happened on all 365 days of the year. We also post our favourite #onthisday on our Twitter feed, so don't forget to follow us!



Burlington ArcadeDestinations UK

Burlington Arcade

In the heart of Mayfair in London, you will find Burlington Arcade and the Burlington Beadles, the oldest and smallest police force in the world.......

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Coming Soon...

With new articles being uploaded every month, be sure to bookmark us and check back regularly!  Below is a list of our forward features for the next month:

January 2015:  Robert Burns, Wassailing, St Dwynwen's Day, Lloyd George, Spilt Goosefeather, Elizabeth I...

You can find our full list of forward features for 2014 /15 by clicking on this link.