Visit Heritage Blog (May 2022) - Visit Heritage

  • Remembering Britain’s forgotten holiday

    Remembering Britain’s forgotten holiday

    You might have noticed that May only has one bank holiday this year thanks to the extra bank holidays we get for the Platinum Jubilee, but did you know that May used to have a national holiday on 29th? This holiday was known as oak Apple Day and at one time, it was one of the most important holidays of the year. So, what happened?

  • Celebrating 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II

    Celebrating 70 years of Queen Elizabeth II

    This year the whole of Britain is celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee – not only is this an amazing achievement for Her Majesty reaching such a milestone, but she is also the first British monarch to have done so!  

  • Anne Boleyn: Britain’s most divisive queen
    In history

    Anne Boleyn: Britain’s most divisive queen

    Anne Boleyn is probably one of the most divisive female figures in history. As the second wife of Henry VIII she is credited with influencing the reformation and the dissolution of the monasteries and for the ensuing religious chaos which lasted years after her death and of course, she is the mother of one of the world’s best loved queens.

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