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Three Reasons To Preserve Buildings (2015)

1. History.
2. Culture.
3. Future.
13th century, where Queen Elizabeth I stayed, to
serve the public well-
The Maids Head Hotel.


launching the bigworld tour company, and why I love early choral music

This year I am embarking on a new project as an entrepreneur who leads cultural tours to England, specializing in trips to listen to great choral services in cathedrals.   1,051 more words


Queen Elizabeth I in Worcestershire, 1575

This silver sixpence minted in 1575 from the Worcestershire County collection links to a significant royal visit that year to Worcestershire. Queen Elizabeth I arrived at Hartlebury on 12th August 1575 as part of her progress around the country. 125 more words

Social History

Sunday Sonnet - 09 August 2015

One of the many mysteries of Shakespeare’s personal life is how did he acquire all the vast areas of expertise needed to write about so many characters and so many avocations? 325 more words

Poem - The Doubt Of Future Foes - Queen Elizabeth I

The Doubt Of Future FoesThe doubt of future foes exiles my present joy,

And wit me warns to shun such snares as threaten mine annoy; … 162 more words


Red Letter Days

When Henry VIII found himself in need of a divorce I’m sure he had no idea what a nest of hornets he released. The divorce should have been easy enough. 307 more words

Real Life

A Hardwick update

I know it sounds like all I’ve been doing recently is gallivanting round Trust properties and not actually doing any work at my own but that’s not the case, I promise we have been as busy at Hardwick as ever. 957 more words