Blue plaque
A blue plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person or event, serving as a historical mark...
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British Iron Age
The British Iron Age is a conventional name used in the archaeology of Great Britain, referring to the prehistoric and protohistoric phases of the Iron Age culture of the main island and the smaller i...
Censorship in the United Kingdom
Censorship in the United Kingdom has a long history with variously stringent and lax laws in place at different times.British citizens have a negative right to freedom of expression under the common l...
British heraldry
Heraldry (/ˈhɛrəldri/) is the profession, study, or art of creating, granting, and blazoning arms and ruling on questions of rank or protocol, as exercised by an officer of arms. Heraldry comes from A...
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Theatre of the United Kingdom
Theatre of the United Kingdom plays an important part in British culture, and the countries that constitute the UK have had a vibrant tradition of theatre since the Renaissance with roots going back b...
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John Strachey (civil servant)
Sir John Strachey GCSI, CIE (5 June 1823 – 19 December 1907), British Indian civilian, fifth son of Edward Strachey, second son of Sir Henry Strachey, 1st Baronet, was born in London, England. After p...
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Cinema of the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom has had a significant film industry for over a century. While film production reached an all-time high in 1936, the 'golden age' of British cinema is usually thought to have occurre...
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Glory Film Co.
Glory Film Co. was established to produce the cinema film 'The Troop' which had a Royal Premiere at BAFTA in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal. Shot in 35mm CinemaScope the film features The King...
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Cinematograph Films Council
The Cinematograph Films Council was established by the Cinematograph Films Act 1938 as a result of a Board of Trade report by a committee chaired by Lord Moyne, which recommended that such a statutory...
Popish Plot
The Popish Plot was a fictitious conspiracy concocted by Titus Oates that between 1678 and 1681 gripped the Kingdoms of England and Scotland in anti-Catholic hysteria. Oates alleged that there existed...
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Barley-Break
Barley-Break is an old English country game frequently mentioned by the poets of the 17th and 18th centuries. It was played by three pairs, each composed of a man and a woman, who were stationed in th...
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