Historic Scotland Diamond Jubilee Ticket Giveaway

60 free tickets are being offered by Historic Scotland to 69 ticketed attractions in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The 30 pairs of … [Read more...]





2012 Search for UK’s ten most endangered buildings

The Victorian society is calling on people across the country to nominate endangered Victorian or Edwardian buildings in their local area. An … [Read more...]





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...]





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...]





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...]





Winged statue of Victory to return to Housesteads Roman Fort, Northumberland

Roman statue of Victory to return to Housesteads Roman Fort, Northumberland as part of a new exhibition. The statue returns for the first time … [Read more...]