Writers & Artists

From Shakespeare and Orwell to Chaucer and Dickens, the UK is the birthplace of English literature and home many of history’s literary greats.

An introduction to English folklore

Here are a few stories weird and wonderful stories of English folklore that are fun to learn about. An introduction to English folklore

Exploring the heritage of Jane Austen

If you’re a Jane Austen fan in the UK, you can’t afford to miss out on these fantastic locations. Exploring the heritage of Jane Austen

The 7 Best British Novels of all Time

Indulge yourself in some truly British culture and explore some of the world’s greatest literary works, including Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, and George Orwell, with our list of best British novels of all time.

7 fascinating facts about Beatrix Potter

Every child growing up in the UK knew the stories of Beatrix Potter. At bedtime, we would all love to hear the tales of Benjamin Bunny, Jemima Puddle-Duck, and Mrs. Tiggy Winkle, and imagine the magical woodland world in which… Continue reading →

Top 5 Beatles locations in the UK

If you’re a big fan of the Beatles there are a few sites you simply have to visit. Top 5 Beatles locations in the UK

A Literary London Tour

Few other cities can compete with London when it comes to its bookish reputation. From William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens to Virginia Woolf and Zadie Smith, a huge number of luminaries past and present have called the Big Smoke home…. Continue reading →

The Most Anticipated Art Exhibitions in London

At any given time, you can be sure there will be an exceptional abundance of world-class art on show in London. And along with the widely celebrated permanent exhibitions come a whole host of exciting temporary shows. This winter is… Continue reading →

St. George’s Day & Shakespeare’s Birthday

“Follow your spirit, and upon this charge Cry ‘God for Harry, England, and Saint George!’” (William Shakespeare. Henry V Play. Act III) Today is a very special day as not only is it St. George‚Äôs Day which is well known… Continue reading →

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