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History & Geography

Celebrating 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi

01/10/2019 by Victoria Heward
The 2nd October marks the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, India’s famous pacifist leader. Mohandas Gandhi was born in 1869. His family was quite wealthy...

‘Around the World’ in 80 days or just 2 days?

24/09/2019 by Victoria Heward
According to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, there are an estimated 1.4 billion international tourist arrivals every year. And with budget...

Literary London

26/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
“The streets of London have their map, but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner?” Virginia Woolf   If...

Leonardo and the most famous art theft of all time

26/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
This year we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the death of the great Italian artist, Leonardo Da Vinci. Leonardo was born on April 15 1452 in Vinci,...

Apollo 11: 50 years on

18/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
“One giant leap for mankind” Neil Armstrong   Anyone who is old enough will remember where they were on July 20th 1969; the day that man landed...

Atlantis

11/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
What do you know about Atlantis? Before you read, do the Atlantis Quiz!   1 Which of these is associated with Atlantis?    A sun                                   B...