Tagged: Wrest Park

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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7 reasons to volunteer with English Heritage in 2017

Posted:
29 December 2016
Posted By:
Anne Robinson
Categories:
Your Stories

Every day, hundreds of people up and down the country help us to tell the story of England. Our volunteers plant bulbs in formal gardens, run craft workshops for families, answer questions from curious visitors, help research the history of our sites - and much more besides. With 2017 just aroun...

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How to spot a dragon: a guide for mythical reptiles

The De Grey family crest at the De Grey Mausoleum
Posted:
31 October 2016
Posted By:
Franziska Wittenstein
Categories:
History Uncovered

In medieval bestiaries, there were many terms for dragons – dragon, wyrm, worm, orm, serpent, and even wyvern. However, over time these gradually differentiated into several different creatures. We've put together this useful identification guide to help you recognise the mythical reptile you ar...

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