The Virginia Quay Settlers Monument in London

The Virginia Quay Settlers Monument, on the north shore of the River Thames, marks the embarkation point of the first English settlers of North America. 

The Cenotaph in Whitehall

The Cenotaph in Whitehall – London’s most special monument

A centrepiece of remembrance The Cenotaph in Whitehall is truly special. It, more than any other monument, has been embraced by the people of the

St. Paul's Cathedral during the Blitz of London

The Blitz of London – after the ‘Darkest Hour’

The ‘Darkest Hour’; directed by Joe Wright and starring Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill is an account of Churchill’s early days as Prime Minister, machinations

A model of the suffragettes in Trafalgar Square London

‘Deeds not words’ – the UK celebrates the centenary of Votes for Women

Yesterday, the UK celebrated the 100th anniversary of the signing of the ‘Representation of the People Act 1918’.  This was the Act that gave many

Image of the Duke of Wellington

Wellington and the special relationship

This is a painting of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington by Sir Thomas Lawrence. It is an oil on canvas painted in 1829. In