Popular Erddig stays open for longer

For the first time in its 250 year history of one of Wales’s foremost great houses, Erddig, will open its doors to the public throughout … [Read more...]





Tall tales wanted for Park project

Legends, tall stories and old myths are in demand for a special project aimed at entertaining visitors to the Yorkshire Dales National … [Read more...]





The bells of Carlisle Cathedral

Carlisle Cathedral boasts a peal of 12 bells, but it hasn't always been this way. When the diocese of Carlisle was founded in 1133, the Augustinian … [Read more...]





Captain Scott’s South Pole images saved for nation

Photographs taken by Captain Scott on his final expedition to the South Pole have been saved for the nation thanks to £704,000 lottery … [Read more...]





Wartime rescue boat, HSL102, to get new engines

HSL102, one of two historic World War II rescue boats owned by Portsmouth Naval Base Property Trust (PNBPT), is to be given a new lease of life with … [Read more...]





More than 700,000 National Trust items go online

From great works of art by Gainsborough to the ordinary cotton underpants of a Midlands grocer, details of over 700,000 objects in the care of the … [Read more...]





LLoyds Building in London given protected status

The Lloyd’s building in central London has been given Grade I listed status for its architectural innovation, historic interest and celebrated … [Read more...]





Blue Plaque for Dame Gracie Fields in Islington

Dame Gracie Fields (1898-1979), one of Britain’s most successful and best loved performers, is honoured with a blue plaque at 72a Upper Street, … [Read more...]





Lancelot ‘Capability‘ Brown remembered with Blue Plaque

Lancelot ‘Capability‘ Brown, is to be commemorated with an English Heritage blue plaque at Wilderness House, Hampton Court Palace, his home from 1764 … [Read more...]





Thatched fruit house help

One of our readers from Australia is looking for some assistance with information on thatched fruit houses. He believes that West Dean has a … [Read more...]