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What is Pancake Day?
Pancake Day is a special day celebrated in many countries around the world.
Robert Burns was born in Alloway, Scotland, on January 25, 1759.
St. Patrick's Day
St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in the whole of Ireland on 17 March, in honour of St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.
The London Underground
The London Underground is a railway system that serves a large part of Greater London and some neighbouring areas.
Guy Fawkes Night
History of the Gunpowder Plot & Guy Fawkes Night
Christmas in England
Christmas in England began in AD 596, when St Augustine landed on its shores with monks who wanted to bring Christianity to the Anglo Saxons.
Few authors can match William Shakespeare for broad appeal. For centuries he has entertained readers and theatregoers, helping us see our commonalities and revealing our humanness.
St. Valentine's Day
The Tower Ravens
In most parts of the world the raven is considered a prophet and a bad omen, a symbolof the supernatural, so the legend of them being guardians of London Tower is fascinating.
The Plague and the Great Fire of London
In 1665 London was the largest city in Europe. But the houses were very close together, and they were made of wood. In the old city there were many fires.