Tagged: Stonehenge

Animating Stonehenge: Setting the scene for the ‘Early Man’ film

Aardman animator Andy Symanowski
Posted:
23 January 2018
Posted By:
Hannah Silverman
Categories:
Behind the Scenes

Set at the dawn of time, Early Man tells the story of courageous caveman Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his best friend Hognob as they order cialis online from canada unite their tribe to save their home from Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age city. The creators took inspiration from Stonehenge to create a home for Dug an...

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Stonehenge – the gift and 100 years of care

Posted:
3 January 2018
Posted By:
Susan Greaney
Categories:
History Uncovered

2018 marks an important anniversary for Stonehenge. It’s 100 years since local barrister Cecil Chubb and his wife Mary gifted the monument to the nation. This was a major turning point in the way Stonehenge was cared for. It set in train a programme of care and conservation for the monument and th...

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Ancient festive feasts: midwinter celebrations at the time of Stonehenge

Reconstruction showing how Stonehenge might have looked at sunset on the winter solstice in about 2200 BC.
Posted:
21 December 2017
Posted By:
Dr Lizzie Wright
Categories:
History Uncovered

When you’re tucking into your celebratory feasts over the festive break, don’t forget that midwinter celebrations are nothing new. People of many cultures and religions have been feasting at this time of year for thousands of order propecia pill years. It’s no coincidence that the Christian festival of Christmas ...

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The illuminating history of lighting

Osborne lit up at night
Posted:
6 November 2017
Posted By:
Tom Moriarty
Categories:
History Uncovered, Things To Do

Forget the cold - the worst thing about winter is the dark. You wake up in the dark and get home in the dark. If you work indoors, you may sneak a slither of sunlight at lunchtime if you’re lucky, but that's your lot. The NHS estimates that 1 in 15 people get Seasonal Affective Disorder in the UK ...

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