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Principal entrance gates and railings fronting Kew Green, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond upon Thames, contributed to Enrich the List © Brian Mawdsley See the List entry (1250801)

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Accidentally Wes Anderson

Accidentally Wes Anderson

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Check out these places in England that are 'Accidentally Wes Anderson.' Maybe one will be the setting for his next movie?

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A Beginner's Guide to Original Northern Soul Venues

A Beginner's Guide to Original Northern Soul Venues

To celebrate the dance culture of Wigan and Blackpool, we're looking at five places that formed the roots of the global music and dance phenomenon known as Northern Soul.

Maybe after reading this, you’ll want to 'Keep the Faith' too.

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5 Historic Football Grounds in England

5 Historic Football Grounds in England

From pre-match pints to the highs and lows of end of season dramas, football has been entertaining and uniting people since the 19th century.

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The Extraordinary Story of Pioneering Aviator Amy Johnson

The Extraordinary Story of Pioneering Aviator Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson was a pioneering aviator – the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia (5-24 May 1930). This 11,000 mile journey across three continents, fraught with danger and drama, was the first of her several record-breaking world flights.

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Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians

Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians

Explore the life and work of Aethelflaed, 'Lady of the Mercians' an Anglo-Saxon ruler who built forts and towns and led armies against the Vikings.

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5 Sites That Tell the Story of Early Anglo-Saxon England

5 Sites That Tell the Story of Early Anglo-Saxon England

We look at Sutton Hoo and other amazing sites that tell us so much about the culture, beliefs and society of Anglo-Saxon England.

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