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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.

Battle of Hastings for History UK

History of England

The Battle of Hastings

Every schoolchild knows the date of perhaps the most famous battle in English history: 1066...

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Scots Halloween for History UK

History of Scotland

Halloween in Scotland

Halloween in Scotland is all about the supernatural, witches, spirits and fire... 

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Dylan Thomas WikiPD for History UKHistory of Wales

Dylan Thomas

Born on 27th October 1914, Dylan Thomas is arguably the most well known Welsh poet of all time, although he wasn't without his vices...

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Battle of Trafalgar PD for History UKHistory of Britain

Trafalgar Day

Trafalgar Day on October 21st remembers the victory at the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Lord Nelson on HMS Victory.....

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An old clock faceHistoric October

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.......

>> More Destination UK articles


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:

November 2014:  St Andrew, Jack the Ripper, Guy Fawkes, Thankful Villages...

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