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200 years of the Sovereign - Britain's flagship coin

In 2017, we will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the modern sovereign – a coin renowned for its impeccable quality and craftsmanship.

The ‘Great Recoinage’ was the British government’s… 156 more words

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Victoria (2016) First Impressions.

Back in August 2016, a series debuted on ITV, starring Jenna Coleman, detailing the early reign of Queen Victoria. 260 more words


Cliche Sunday

In the spirit of Fall chaos, with leaves and branches blowing every which way, I have decided on  pot luck today. We may have up to 40 MPH winds this afternoon, so leaves and branches may not be the things blowing around out there. 513 more words

Cliche Sunday

A Fascination with the Victorians

Volunteer archivist Ian Gregory often finds meaning in a an object and sparks a discussion which, at the end of the day, is what museums are all about! 325 more words

Buxton Museum And Art Gallery

Neo-Victorian Review - Re-historicising the Victorians: ITV’s 'Victoria', Love Triangles and Notions of Taste

Holly Eckersley is a final year PhD student at Keele University. She may be contacted at: h.a.eckersley@keele.ac.uk

The British Association of Victorian Studies’ conference theme this year centred on ‘the consumption of the Victorians’.

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The Decline of the 'World Fair': popular perception lags behind technological significance

‘Connecting minds, creating the future’; this is the motto of the 2020 World Expo in Dubai.

‘How do we ensure safe and sustainable access to energy for all while reducing CO2 emissions?’; this  is the key question asked by the organisers ahead of Expo 2017 in Astana. 657 more words


Queen Victoria, Paris and Picasso are unlikely mix of stars for Compton Verney autumn exhibition


Max Berthelin, Royal Visit to Napoleon III, The Grande Galerie des Fetes at the Hotel de Ville, Paris, 23 August 1855, Royal Collection Trust 2016… 692 more words