Archive for: September 2017

Things to do in October

Whitby Abbey, North Yorkshire
Posted:
29 September 2017
Posted By:
Anne Robinson
Categories:
Things To Do

Prepare to be tricked and treated this October. We’ve got plenty of Halloween events happening across the country for all ages – from haunted castles, creepy crafts, illuminated abbeys and after-hours fright nights! Plus, don’t miss our annual event to commemorate the anniversary of The ...

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Karl Marx: the London connections

Detail from a photograph of Karl Marx, 1875
Posted:
27 September 2017
Posted By:
Howard Spencer
Categories:
History Uncovered

September 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of the first volume of Das Kapital, Karl Marx's famous critique of capitalism. In this blog, blue plaques historian Howard Spencer explores Marx's life in London, and tells us about five other political exiles commemorated with a plaque. ...

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