Spotlight on… Charles Dickens: the man who invented Christmas

11/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three...

Cinema: The Nutcracker (2018)

11/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
One Christmas Eve, a young girl receives a wooden nutcracker doll as a present. During the night, the nutcracker and her other dolls come alive and start...

Spotlight on... King Arthur

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
According to ancient legends, Arthur was the son of British King, Uther Pendragon. He was given to Merlin the magician when he was only three days old...

History: Fact or Fiction?

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
Historians have long debated whether King Arthur was a real person or just a hero of popular legend. Many of them think there was a real Arthur who lived...

Culture: The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1939, a series of mysterious hills were excavated in the English village of Sutton Hoo, East Anglia, and a number of graves, called burial mounds, were...

Cinema: Beowulf (2007)

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
Beowulf, an epic story of courage, strength and honour, is the oldest existing poem written in the English language. It was possibly written sometime between...