Mythical Creatures: The Headless Blemmyes

Although people living in medieval Europe knew a lot more of the wider world than many initially think, with strong trade links in Asia and northern Africa, they were still intrigued about what lay beyond the land known to man, and stories of mythical creatures abounded. One such creature which fascinated for centuries was the... Continue Reading →

The Rise and Fall of the Victorian Music Hall

Today we have a fantastic guest post from Ruby Cardona about the fascinating history behind the Victorian Music Halls which were a mainstay of entertainment for decades. We hope you enjoy reading! The Victorian music halls were packed with exciting entertainments, visited by some of the most famous performers of the day and became notorious... Continue Reading →

Why Should We Study History?

“History will be kind to me for I intend to write it” or words to that effect were uttered by Winston Churchill in regards to his legacy. Whether you take this to mean he was a pompous man who was going to literally write history to be in his favour, or the words of a... Continue Reading →

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