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.
A Whiter Shade of Fey – plant-based myths, flowers and shrubs with white flowers associated with witchcraft
Coronation Year 1953 – how we lived in the early 1950s
The history, myths and legends behind the standing stones of Britain.
How executions, murderers and victims have influenced fashion over the centuries.
Oyez, oyez, oyez! was a common call on the streets of medieval England, as the town crier began his cry…
Charles Dickens, Victorian author of Great Expectations and a Christmas Carol
The first eating out guide to London, Epicure’s Almanack was written by Ralph Rylance and published in 1815. It lists…
The Order of the Garter – British order of chivalry
A history of the Wimbledon tennis tournament championships in London.
A history of English etiquette and good manners