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I was so impressed by how much there was to to do around the city to mark the 1916 Centenary. As well as the wreath-laying ceremonies, there were conferences and talks in the Royal College of Surgeons and reenactments and readings in Hodges & Figgis… it really was organised so well. 371 more words

First 100-Year-Old In Vogue

Bo Gilbert is a British model who recently appeared in the UK issue of Vogue. What sets her apart from her colleagues doing the same thing? 288 more words


Reports: May 1916

The war that was thought to be ‘over by Christmas’ had stretched on into 1916. By May of that year, the British public had seen the introduction of conscription of men of military age and zeppelin air raids over England; whilst the armed forces suffered losses at sea and one of the heaviest bombardments on the Western Front. 165 more words


A little bit of Dahl magic

Everyone knows the stories of Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Little Pigs… But do you know the re-imagined Roald Dahl versions where pistols and sass outweigh tradition, and not all is as it first appears? 242 more words


Manto's 104th Birth Anniversary

On the occasion of Manto’s 104th birthday, it may seem bewildering that his writings still hold so much relevance.. As much, we explore him their will always be a mystifying factor in his writings that leaves us in awe or utter shock. 869 more words

Saadat Hassan Manto

Battle of Jutland Centenary

As The National Museum of the Royal Navy opens a major exhibition to commemorate the largest naval battle in history, the Battle of Jutland: ‘36 Hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle That Won The War’, Broadway Remembers… 139 more words

First World War

Event: Sussex100 - preparation day, Sun 3 Jul

The Sussex100 camp is such a big event that preparation is required before camp. The District has arranged an activity day which we hope that our campers will be able to attend. 441 more words