Richard E Grant to play the Duke of Wellington 

The Duke of Wellington was the most famous Briton of the first half of the 19th century. His victory over Napoleon at Waterloo in...

Blackpool Zoo welcomes Charlie the Pelican

Bird keepers at Blackpool Zoo are feeling especially chirpy after welcoming the only Eastern White Pelican chick to be hatched in the UK since...

Early bird tickets for Lytham 2017 go on sale this week

Weekend tickets for Lytham Festival 2017 will go on sale this week at just £99.  A limited number of Super Early Bird 2017 tickets giving...

New Alchemist opens in Alderley Edge

The Alchemist Bar & Restaurant has now opened in Alderley Edge, on the former Grill on the Edge site. The concept from the...

A busy year ahead for a new look English Heritage

The restoration of Ancoats Murray Mill was amongst many of the projects announced yesterday at the Chapter House in Westminster Abbey as the two successor...

New research questions Titanic’s unlucky iceberg year

The Titanic set off on its maiden voyage on Thursday 10 April 1912 but on its 102nd anniversary academics at the University of Sheffield...

Fund Raising Online Art Auction for Lakes International Comic Art Festival announced

 The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its an online fund-raising art auction will begin on 23rd November 2016. Included in this year's auction...

New FACT exhibition explores science through art

An exhibition exploring the ever-changing limits of science through art opens today at FACT, the Liverpool-based media arts centre. No Such Thing As Gravity will...

Let there be light; a team of super bright galaxies in the early Universe

Astronomers have shed further light on the evolution of the early Universe with the discovery of a “team” of super bright galaxies. For about 150...

A quarter of Brits believe the Dodo still exists

Worryingly, 23% of a sample of 2,000 Brits believe Brachiosaurus still roam the Earth, while 26% wouldn't be surprised to see a Dodo. One in...