Can you identify this baptismal font?

Can you help identify this stone font in Southeastern Wisconsin, USA? Said to be a Baptismal font, this artefact was rescued when a Catholic … [Read more...]





Falklands Hero – Ian McKay – The last VC of the 20th Century

At the height of the bitter battle for Mount Longdon during the Falklands War , 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment’s assault has stalled in the face of … [Read more...]





Wellington Arch reopens as gallery

Wellington Arch on Hyde Park Corner in London is to reopen as an exhibition space and gallery. The Quadriga Gallery will host a series of … [Read more...]





Susanna ‘Suky’ Trevelyan and Charlotte Walpole, side by side

Two paintings, nearly 250 years old and almost identical in content, are set to be displayed together for the first time in an exhibition at the … [Read more...]





Excavation of Boltby Scar hillfort

Volunteers are wanted to take part in an excavation of Boltby Scar hillfort on the edge of the North York Moors. The dig will take place on … [Read more...]





Skye dig reveals early string instrument

Archeologists excavating on the Island of Skye, northwest Scotland, think they may have discovered part of the oldest stringed instrument found in … [Read more...]





Vulcan XJ823 – Falklands conflict veteran in Cumbria ?

During 1982 a small collection of islands, thousands of miles from the UK, were catapulted into the headlines. The Falkland Islands, a disputed bit … [Read more...]





Carlisle Castle has changed colour

Carlisle Castle in north Cumbria has changed colour, according to research by historians. Investigations into the Keep indicate that it was … [Read more...]





RMS Titanic centenary archive

A new online resource for Titanic researchers has been launched by the National Archives. To mark the centenary of the sinking of RMS Titanic on 15 … [Read more...]





Hethersgill Vintage rally 2012 – Date announced

The 2012 Hethersgill Vintage Rally will take place at Carlisle Airport on Sunday, 6 May. This will be the 29th fair organised by the Hethersgill … [Read more...]