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History & Heritage

Amazing 14th century images of Aya Sophia before its conversion to a museum

The Aya Sophia (also knows as The Hagia Sophia)  is more than 1,400 years old. It was first built and used as a cathedral by the Eastern Roman Empire for…


History & Heritage

£1.2m funding to ‘open doors’ in historic Mansion House

York’s historic Mansion House will see its biggest investment since it was built in the 18th century thanks to a funding announcement from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). City of…


History & Heritage

Northumberland – The secret kingdom

Near the small village of Chatton in Northumberland’s north east stands a 3,000 year-old earthen rampart that offers an unrivalled view across the whole of this magnificent county – from…


History & Heritage

Was Churchill a strong admirer of Islam?

2015 marks Churchill’s 50th anniversary. Winston Churchill began his career as a colonial policeman in the North-West borderlands of India, and this experience was the beginning of his long relationship…


Travel

Oasis of the Seas arrives in Southampton

The world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean‘s Oasis of the Seas has sailed into Southampton’s port for the first time. The ship is unable to leave until 23.59 when the…


Features

Behind the scenes at Acton Depot

On the 13th and 14th of September 2014, London Transport Museum will open the doors of its Depot in Acton, West London for a weekend of activities focusing on the…


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