The OS Flying Team were prepared for change in 2020 as they were moving base and flying in new aircraft, but Covid-19 had a bigger impact. Find out how.
Repeated attempts to transform it have failed – because it’s said the repair job would be too expensive
How did the British become so blinkered about their nation’s imperial history?
Lucy Worsley is sitting in front of a bookcase in her London flat and not in her office at Hampton Court Palace. This is because of government guidelines on working from home if you possibly can, and
It’s a good interview! Love Lucy!
Joseph Haydn’s ‘String trio in C major’ of 1766 paired with a painting by François-Hubert Drouais. Created only a couple of years apart in the 1760s, here we both hear and see everything in its right place; the precision and balance typical of chamber music of the period paired with an immaculate image of perfection that is Madame de Pompadour with her embroidery: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/st… With the Gallery closed to the public for the first time in its 196-year history, we collaborated with the London Philharmonic Orchestra to showcase art and music with a nod to Dame Myra Hess.
German actress Alicia von Rittberg has landed the title role in Becoming Elizabeth, Starz’s eight-episode drama series chronicling the early years of Queen Elizabeth I.Created by playwright Anya Reiss, Becoming Elizabeth centers on young Elizabeth Tudor (Rittberg), an orphaned teenager who becomes embroiled in the political and sexual politics of the English court on her journey to secure the crown.
“There are two forces lining up to battle… We need to find the subtle knife.”
It’s been revealed when the new version of All Creatures Great and Small begins in
George III may never have left the south of England during nearly 60 years on the throne, but that did not stop him amassing a large collection of maps of the wider world.Armchair travellers of the
This year many buildings found themselves unable to open their doors to the public as in previous years. We decided that it was the perfect opportunity to bring them to more people than ever by creating short film tours presented by the experts that live and work in them. Since July, Open House has been shooting these short films in a spectacular range of locations including manor houses, embassies, public lidos and tower blocks, recreating the intimate behind the scenes experiences and anecdotes that make Open House building visits so memorable.
Source: Films – landing page — Open City
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A geographer wants to help people find their feet by mapping the best routes to walk between towns.
Photography has long been banned in Westminster Abbey, but they have finally joined the other major cathedrals in London, and relaxed the ban.
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The show must go on.
Oxford Street’s famous Christmas lights will be switched on, on Monday 2 November.
This year, the 27 LED light curtains which run the length of the shopping street — and debuted last Christmas — will display a ‘heartwarming poem’, according to Oxford Street’s PR team. The poem will celebrate London itself, as well as people across the country who’ve shown ‘incredible acts of care, kindness and support ‘ this year.
The UK may be small, but it has nearly 20,000 miles of coastline (though exact totals vary based on how you measure it). Given the small, dense nature of the
From the team behind WC Clapham.
The painting of Sarah Forbes Bonetta is part of an English Heritage project
The new remake of “All Creatures Great and Small” has an official premiere date! The series, which looks every bit as warm and heartwarming as we all probably need right now, will officially debut on PBS’s Masterpiece, beginning Sunday, January 10, 2021.
Folks, it’s really, really good!
The Postal Museum reopens this month