Tagged: history

Things To Do in November

Posted:
25 October 2018
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
Things To Do

As the crisp autumn weather arrives and leaves crunch underfoot, it's a great time of year to get out there and explore England's history. As we count down the days to the Christmas season, stand in the places where history happened. Whether you'd like to take a moment to reflect,  or simply wander...

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How to build the perfect sandcastle in 9 steps

A family build a sandcastle on the beach
Posted:
13 July 2018
Posted By:
Hannah Silverman
Categories:
Things To Do

Historically, building a castle could take many long years of hard labour and money - not to mention the tons of materials needed for construction. It was not an easy feat for even the most skilled builders who worked tirelessly to create some of England's most loved castles. Today English Herita...

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Five fantasy castles and their real life counterparts

Posted:
5 July 2018
Posted By:
Jamie Bellinger
Categories:
History Uncovered

Castles have long been a cornerstone in the world of fantasy storytelling across literature, TV, film and gaming. While the fortresses described in fiction are often exaggerated, many have parallels with the elaborate style and tactical design of real castles. Here we examine some of the most famous...

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VIDEO: How to Make Trifle – The Victorian Way

Mrs Crocombe putting the final touches on her trifle
Posted:
29 June 2018
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Things To Do

Our favourite Victorian Masterchef is back with a new lesson in 19th-century cooking. Watch the cook at Audley End House, Mrs Crocombe, prepare a trifle for Lord and Lady Braybrooke. Trifles are still remarkably popular today, regularly appearing on dessert menus across the country. They have be...

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