18 Inspiring things to do in March

family at Osborne
Posted:
28 February 2017
Posted By:
Clare Wilson
Categories:
Things To Do

Whether you're looking for a day out for Mothers' Day, want to get outside and enjoy the start of spring - or just want to do something a bit different, our historic sites offer all sorts of unique experiences. Here's a look at some of the things you can do this March. Did you know? March i...

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Meet the girl who visited every site in the Monopoly game

Monopoly girl: 14-year-old Samantha Plesinger-Davis at Kenilworth Castle.
Posted:
27 February 2017
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Your Stories

Four years ago one of the English Heritage team at Wrest Park promised Samantha Plesinger-Davis tea and cake if she visited every site on our special edition Monopoly game. Ten year-old Samantha took up the challenge. This weekend she's finally passing 'Go' (and claiming her prize!) after going to...

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Why do we have pancakes for Shrove Tuesday?

Banniet tort Sam Bilton
Posted:
22 February 2017
Posted By:
Sam Bilton
Categories:
Historical How Tos

As Pancake Day or ‘Shrove Tuesday’ approaches, Sam Bilton explores where the tradition comes from. She's also found a recipe for a kind of pancake pie - the ultimate Shrove Tuesday treat - for you to try at home. In Christian traditions, the 40 days before Easter are known as Lent, and they m...

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