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Celebrating Britain’s saints

2016-12-07 09:00:00

Britain commemorates key figures in its history with lively festivities, including dedicated days of celebration for four famous saints rooted in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland's respective cultures.

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Being British

2016-12-05 09:00:00

From Scotland's cities to the beaches of Cornwall, Britain is home to a diverse array of people, dialects and tastes. Here are some top tips to make you feel at home in some of the country's most distinctive cultures.

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New World Rugby Hall of Fame joins Britain’s sport museums

2016-12-02 09:00:00

Good news, rugby fans! World Rugby has set up a new home for its Hall of Fame in the English town of Rugby, the sport's birthplace. Close to Warwick Castle and in the heart of Shakespeare country, the new free attraction is housed in the Rugby Art Gallery and Museum and is now open to visitors.

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Digital detox – where to go to fully switch off

2016-11-30 09:00:00

Planning a detox for the new year? Why not try a digital one too. Get away from your email and Twitter alerts, and spend time enjoying your holiday in Britain instead of Instagramming it. We've got the perfect spots to help you switch off.

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Where to stargaze

2016-11-28 09:00:00

Britain has scores of sites that are perfect for stargazing, including four of the world's 11 International Dark Sky Reserves. As winter draws in and the nights lengthen, there's no better time to wrap up warm and enjoy pristine views of the Milky Way, and even other planets. Here are some of the best places…

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2016-11-30 11:00:00
Dinosaur sightings spike as social media stars ‘Trex Tuesdays’ tour Britain
Although thought to be extinct, the Tyrannosaurus Rex has recently been spotted…
2016-11-08 10:00:00
Visit England's Year of Literary Heroes 2017
VisitEngland has declared 2017 to be the "Year of Literary Heroes", in…

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2016-10-01 - 2016-12-18
Creative Mackintosh, across Glasgow, Scotland
The Creative Mackintosh Festival celebrates Charles Rennie Mackintosh, his…
2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31
Scotland's Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design
2016 has been designated the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design in…