What is Pancake Day?

February 25, 2020

Pancake Day is a special day celebrated in many countries around the world.

Robert Burns

January 01, 2020

Robert Burns was born in Alloway, Scotland, on January 25, 1759.

St. Patrick's Day

July 07, 2018

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

July 06, 2018

The London Underground is a railway system that serves a large part of Greater London and some neighbouring areas

Guy Fawkes Night

July 05, 2018

History of the Gunpowder Plot & Guy Fawkes Night

Christmas in England

August 22, 2017

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. 

William Shakespeare

February 09, 2016

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

February 13, 2016

St. Valentine's Day

The Tower Ravens

February 02, 2016

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

January 31, 2016

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.


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Волдаева Татьяна Андреевна, 

город Тула

mail: voldaeva@yahoo.com