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Beloved books: Britain’s children’s literature

2017-01-23 09:00:00

The 20th World Book Day will be celebrated in March, while International Children's Book Day will be marked in April - 2017 is also, of course, the Year of Literary Heroes in England. Some of the best-known and loved children's books and characters have been born in Britain, including Harry Potter, The BFG, Peter…

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Eight of the best: family films shot in Britain

2017-01-20 09:00:00

Disney's live-action adaptation of animated classic Beauty and the Beast hits cinema screens in March. The movie, starring Harry Potter star Emma Watson, is the latest in a long line of family favourites shot in Britain. Here's where to follow in the footsteps of beloved characters from eight family films,…

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48 Hours in... The Cotswolds

2017-01-18 09:00:00

With cottages built of honey-hued stone, sleepy country pubs, and softly undulating green hills, The Cotswolds is a world away from the hustle and bustle of London. Just two hours west of the capital, and close to other major British cities including Birmingham, Bristol and Oxford, this picturesque region is the…

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Beauty and the Beast latest Disney film to shoot in Britain

2017-01-16 09:00:00

Beauty and the Beast hits cinemas in March - shot in Britain, it also boasts British stars Emma Watson and Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens in the lead roles. The Disney live-action movie has mostly been filmed at Shepperton Studios near London, although crews have also been spotted in the leafy county of…

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Highlights of Scotland’s 2017 Year of History, Heritage, and Archaeology

2017-01-13 09:00:00

VisitScotland has unveiled some of its highlights of its 2017 Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, offering visitors the chance to relive the country's fascinating past through a range of events and activities.

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Visit England's Year of Literary Heroes 2017
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