Sally Hales

facts about st patrick

St Patrick – the patron saint of Ireland – is steeped in mythology. Here are 10 things we think we know about the man, known as the "Apostle of Ireland".
Suffragists in 1908

To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, we unearth Britain’s pioneering women and celebrate their legacy Powerful women have driven British history. From Queen Elizabeth I’s golden...

Discover some fascinating facts about St David, Wales’ patron saint.

We round up the top ten not-to-be-missed Christmas crackers in the capital

Remember remember the 5 November with our pick of this year’s best firework displays and Bonfire Night celebrations across the UK.

Nothing says life in Britain better than a sunny day out exploring the country's stunning stately homes. Here are 10 of the loveliest.

There are a wealth of events happening around the Uk to celebrate St George’s Day in 2016. Here we roundup 10 of the best ways you can get out and celebrate on April 23.

Find out where you can celebrate Burns Night in style up and down the country

We take a look at the magnificent palaces and places where Elizabeth I, one of Britain’s greatest monarchs, spent her time.
Gin palaces in London

Gin has long been London’s tipple of choice. The legacy of this love affair is the Victorian gin palace. Here we list our top...