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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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    Lambeth Heritage Festival

    Between 1st and 5th September, Lambeth Heritage Festival will be taking place with over 50 events to showcase the diverse history and heritage of the area and its residents.

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    Historic September

    As September is the month of Heritage Open Days, we thought we’d take a look at some of the other important moments that took place through out history during the month of September.

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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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    August through history

    What happened this month in years gone by? Take a look at these historic events that took place during the month of August.

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    In history

    Monarch of the Month | England’s early kings

    Over a 1200 year span, there have been over 50 monarchs of England, the earliest of which were the Saxon kings who ruled what was then known as Wessex and Mercia. Today we’re going to take a look at our earliest monarchs dating before the Battle of Hastings.

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