Tagged: Wrest Park

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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How volunteering helped me find a sense of purpose again

Richard Luscombe, an English Heritage volunteer at Wrest Park in Bedfordshire
Posted:
13 November 2017
Posted By:
Richard Luscombe
Categories:
Your Stories

English Heritage Records Keeper, Richard Luscombe, writes about his time spent volunteering at Wrest Park, and explains how gaining experience with English Heritage across a range of roles has helped him overcome personal tragedy.  Life changes. Sometimes we make the changes, sometimes events ch...

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How to be an archaeologist

archaeology at Old Sarum
Posted:
3 May 2017
Posted By:
Rose Arkle
Categories:
Things To Do

Archaeology is the study of human history and prehistory. It is done by excavating sites and analysing artefacts and other physical remains. The difference between history and archaeology is that history is informed by specific events (for example, a battle or a new monarch being crowned) and use...

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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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