Interested in Britain’s proud military history? Here are 10 of the best military museums to learn more about our national conflicts through the ages, the lives of the servicemen and women and the work of our armed forces today
London’s Burning marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London with free spectacular art events at sites across the City, Southbank and Bankside from 30 August to 4 September 2016. The contemporary art and ideas festival explores the momentous event and addresses its contemporary resonance.
For a wonderful ‘age of steam’ train journey around the pretty countryside of Kent you can’t beat Steam Dreams’ Cathedrals Express, taking you to the historic city of Canterbury and beyond to Whitstable’s Oyster Festival on Kent’s north coast.
One of the most iconic paintings of Elizabeth I, which has just been bought for Britain following a nationwide fundraising campaign, will become the centrepiece of the Queen’s House in Greenwich when it reopens on 11 October this year.
With the Stephen Spielberg-directed big-screen version of the much-loved Roald Dahl book The BFG hitting cinemas in the UK today, we take a look at the fabulous British location that provide stunning backdrops for this delightful tale.