Stonehenge in the 21st century: the story so far

The 2013 Stonehenge visitor centre
Posted:
29 January 2019
Posted By:
Amanda Chadburn
Categories:
History Uncovered

The early 21st century was an immensely exciting period of archaeological discovery within the Stonehenge World Heritage Site. These years also saw the long-awaited opening of a new visitor centre. In the last of our blogs charting 100 years of care since Stonehenge came into public ownership, Am...

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Things to do in February

Posted:
24 January 2019
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

There's lots going on at England's historic places this month. Join us for nights of stargazing in the grounds of houses and castles, plan a romantic Valentine's Day adventure and keep cosy in our popular cafés and tearooms. Here's our top 5 things to do this month... Did you know? ᾑ...

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Stonehenge 1986–97: a World Heritage Site

Aerial view of Stonehenge in 1985
Posted:
22 January 2019
Posted By:
Julian Richards
Categories:
History Uncovered

In this blog post, part of our series charting 100 years of care and conservation of Stonehenge since 1918, archaeologist Julian Richards looks at the decade from 1986. It was a time that saw Stonehenge, together with Avebury, become a World Heritage Site, in recognition not only of the outstanding ...

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Things to do in January

Posted:
21 December 2018
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

A new year is here, and there are many ways to enjoy it in the places where history happened. Take a winter walk through England's most beautiful historic landscapes, or cook up some Victorian winter recipes that are sure to keep the chill out. It's all here in our monthly round-up. Plus, need so...

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1816: The year the sun nearly died

Giant sunspots on the surface of the Sun. ©NASA/SDO and the AIA, EVE, and HMI science teams
Posted:
20 December 2018
Posted By:
Dr Harry Cliff
Categories:
History Uncovered

To celebrate this year’s winter solstice, we’ve teamed up with the Science Museum to explore the ways that humans have made sense of the sun throughout history. You can learn more about the sun, by visiting the Science Museum’s latest blockbuster exhibition, The Sun: Living With Our Star. ...

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