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Peterborough Cathedral, a Gothic marvel

Peterborough Cathedral is considered among the most beautiful cathedrals in England, it will surely impress you starting with the magnificent Gothic facade. Architecturally it is considered a unique and never repeated example of English Gothic. Peterborough Cathedral, also known as …

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The British Museum in London reopens – what to see now

The British Museum in London also reopens on  May 17th after over 3-month closure for coronavirus. The museum remains free, but you have to book before you go; they won’t let you in without a ticket. Remains open from 10 …

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History of British surnames: the influence of the ancient Romans

You may never have thought about it, but the Roman occupation in part of today’s Great Britain has left much more than the ruins of villas. The Romans, in fact, brought the idea of ​​having different names together with the …

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The statue remembering the children of Kindertransport

You might have seen the bronze monument at the entrance to Liverpool Street Station. You may not know what it is. The statue depicts the children of the Kindertransport which brought over 10,000 Jewish children from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia and …

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