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Easter Traditions in England
England has some ancient traditions that are still honoured at Easter including the monarch's giving on Maundy Thursday, pace egg rolling and pace egg plays.
Dr Who - Hartnell to Pertwee
Dr Who - an iconic English TV series - has survived generations of viewers and regenerations of Doctors. The first three doctors helped lay the bedrock of stories to come...
Dinner for One
Dinner for One is a short, very English film which is a cult hit in Germany, Denmark and Norway yet most English people have never heard of it!
Dick Whittington is the story of a young man who heads to London to find his fortune in a city where he believes the streets are paved with gold. Richard Whittington was one of London's mayors, but he was not poor and was not known to have a cat - the animal who brought Dick fame and fortune.
Daffodils - William Wordsworth
Daffodils by William Wordsworth is a poem which many people know or half know, a poem which captures the natural beauty of flowers heralding spring in words and memory.
A Cornish pasty is a meal in itself - meat and vegetables encased in a half moon case of golden pastry.
Concert Review - Emma Johnson Clarinet
Emma Johnson is an accomplished musician who won the BBC's Young Musician of the Year competition in 1984. She shows mastery of her craft, her clarinet singing seductive stories that mesmerise her audience.
Many Christmas songs come and go, famous for a season; four of England's lasting Christmas songs are Do They Know It's Christmas, Mistletoe and Wine, Walking In The Air and Wherever You Are.
In England Christmas dinner – which can range from a meal served close to noon to one served after dark – is a meal which can draw family and friends together for feasting and celebration. Over the years the centrepiece of the food laden Christmas table has changed, and is still changing...
Cheddar, a hard cheese, is made and eaten in many parts of the world. A staple English food, Cheddar originated in south west England in the twelth century and carries the name of the place that gave it birth.
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