SS Great Britain

The SS Great Britain, designed by Isambard Brunel, was the first ocean-going vessel to be screw-driven and built entirely of iron. When she was … [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...]





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...]





HMS Victory – First-Rate 1765

HMS Victory is probably the best-known historic ship in the world. A symbol of the Royal Navy’s achievements during the great age of sail, she is … [Read more...]





In search of Solway history

A north Cumbrian project is trying to find items of historical interest from north west Cumbria. Researchers are aiming to create a portfolio … [Read more...]





Barrow in Furness photo competition 2011

With eleven islands and sites of special scientific interest to choose from, you have plenty of opportunity to take photographs for this years … [Read more...]