5 Stellar Women of Space Science

To mark International Women’s Day 2017, we’ve collaborated with The Royal Society to celebrate and record the stories of groundbreaking women of science. These 5 out-of-this-world women who made cosmic waves in the world of astronomy.Read more

8 Important Sites in the History of Black Music in England

We look at some of the most important buildings and places in the history of music by artists of black origin.Read more

The Mysterious Case of the Witch Bottle

In the 16th and 17th centuries, many people believed in witchcraft, and blamed ill-fortune such as their crops failing or the death of a loved one on a witch’s curse. People would do anything to ward off an evil spirit, from creating counter-curses to marking their doorways to keep the witches out. Nowadays we enjoy stories of magic and witchcraft as a part of English folklore, knitted into the history of our historic places, many of which may still holdRead more