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    Britain’s foodie heritage

    If you’re taking part in any of the Heritage Open Days that are taking place across England this year, you’ll have noticed that the theme is Edible England and there is a real focus on heritage means of food and drink production as well as local delicacies. To get you in the spirit of the event and to tempt your tastebuds, here are a few of the nation’s heritage dishes for you to discover!

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    Where to celebrate Roald Dahl Day

    Schools and readers the world over come together to celebrate the life of children’s author, Roald Dahl on 13th September, every year and this year’s event marks what would have been his 105th birthday. That makes him even older than Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s Grandpa Joe who was only 96 and a half!

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    Heritage Open Days 2021 in Bath

    Venues across Bath and the surrounding areas will open up their doors this September for Heritage Open Days (10-19 September). The nationwide celebration of history, architecture and culture is a chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all for free. 

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    The UK’s literary hotspots

    Forget finding a beach read for this summer, instead why not explore some of the UK’s biggest literary hotspots and find beloved characters and new favourites along the way?

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    Things to do this Heritage Open Day in Norfolk

    Heritage Open Days are an annual celebration of history and culture which aims to bring together local people every September to find out more about their local heritage. It is a wonderful opportunity to see hidden places and try out new experiences. This year’s Heritage Open Days start on 10th until 19th September.

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    5 great Roman sites to visit this Summer

    The summer time is the best time to visit some of the UK’s best Roman ruins, particularly those that are outside as the dry weather will allow you to see more of the former foundations, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Roman sites for you to visit this summer.

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    10 of Britain’s weirdest festivals

    We Brits are a funny bunch, we’re very passionate about a number of things: the correct way to make a cup of tea for one, our heritage for another… Another thing that sets us apart from our friends across the ocean is our dedication to some of the stranger parts of our culture and heritage.

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