Church of England to digitally map 19,000 churchyards

The first of 19,000 churchyards will be surveyed as part of a Church of England project to create a free digital map of every...

English Heritage calls for more blue plaques for scientists

English Heritage is calling on the public to nominate more notable scientists from history for London blue plaques. This will help the charity increase...

King Henry VIII’s favourite ship, the Mary Rose, was made up of a multinational...

The biographies of eight crew found among the remains of the Tudor warship Mary Rose have been revealed using the latest archaeological methods. Cardiff University...

Immersive virtual reality project preserves historic Manchester synagogue

Manchester’s first post-war building and its only city centre synagogue has been digitally preserved for future generations to revisit forever in virtual reality. Manchester Metropolitan...

Beware the killer Spindly fish

Sea monster sightings in the 19th century were influenced by the discovery of ancient reptile fossils, new research at the University of St Andrews has...

Historic anchor finds new home at Anderton Boat Lift

A historic 19th century commercial boat anchor, rescued from the bottom of the River Weaver Navigation, has been given a new home on display...

Blackburn’s King George’s Hall celebrates 100 years with Walls Have Ears exhibition

n July 1913, the foundation stone of King George’s Hall was laid by King George V. After part of the still-under-construction building was used...

Victorian Society Top 10 list reveals eclectic selection of endangered buildings

The Victorian Society has released their annual Top 10 Endangered Buildings List which recognises at-risk Victorian and Edwardian buildings and structures throughout England and...

Greater Manchester pub named as one the UK’s most haunted

As the fourth oldest pub in Britain, Bolton’s Ye Olde Man and Scythe has a resident ghost, several spooky encounters, and some chilling CCTV...

Christmas markets: their long history and changing future

Aurélie Bröckerhoff, Coventry University and Cristina Galalae, University of Leicester Wooden huts with twinkling fairy lights, festive hubbub, and the aromas of roasted chestnuts and...