As South Africa celebrates Youth Day, Charlotte Mbali contemplates other public holidays and their importance in helping to define a nation.
On the weekend of 30 April/1 May, ten panels of the developing Romney Marsh Tapestry went on display courtesy of the Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme.
The World of Stonehenge is a British Museum Exhibition that follows the story of Britain and Europe from 4000 to 1000 BC. A period of immense transformation and radical ideas that changed society forever.
Shouldn’t we just stick to the older traditional first of May festivities, such as erecting the Maypole?
Wheels of Time is a partnership of participating museums and heritage sites in Kent. aimed at encouraging children and families to explore.
In discussing “How Britain Ends”, Esler reminded the audience that Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland use a proportional voting system rather than FPTP. He said that the only European nations using FPTP were the UK and (strangely) Belarus.
Spring time traditions are welcoming winter and pagan celebration of life
Zoroastrianism in the Middle East On the Spring Equinox (20 or 21 March), people in Iran and many other countries of the Middle East, celebrate the festival, Nowruz. The picture above is a table laid ceremonially with the symbols of this festival: there are candles, plants, flowers sprouting seeds, bread, cheese, rosewater, wine, a mirror, […]
Charlotte Lebon breaks down history of the North-South split in England with a book review of ‘The Shortest History of England’ by James Hawes.
Magdalena examines the variety of ways of celebrating the Epiphany across Europe, from Germany’s Sternsinger to Spain’s Reyes Magos.