Stories of our Statues

Posted:
1 July 2019
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered

Myths, legends and folklore are intricately linked with the stories of England's past. But while a lot of these are carried through generational stories and historical literature, tangible associations live on at the historic places we care for. Through the statues at our sites, we can see represent...

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Top 5 things to do in July

Posted:
26 June 2019
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

Explore the Stonehenge skyscape wherever you are, hear stories from England's past and enjoy live music in the gardens of historic houses. Here's our pick of the top 5 things to see and do with us in July... Did you know? 🤔 On 1 July 1858, a paper by the scientist Charles Darwin w...

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5 Ways to Party like Elizabeth I

A reconstruction drawing by Ivan Lapper of Queen Elizabeth I being welcomed by Robert Dudley in July 1575
Posted:
21 June 2019
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Historical How Tos

Do you dream of holding history’s greatest get-together? Or being the host with the most? Take some tips for how to throw the perfect party from Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, who produced the ‘Princely Pleasures’ at Kenilworth Castle, a nineteen-day celebration put on for the delight of Q...

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Top 5 things to do in June

Posted:
22 May 2019
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

It's all going on at our historic places this month. Feel the power of medieval sportsmanship at our live jousts and knights' tournaments, or for a more serene day out, join gardening experts for exclusive tours and demonstrations in our historic gardens. Here's our top 5 ways to explore England'...

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