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The Houses of Parliament
Key Stage 2

The Houses of Parliament

October 13, 2016 0

The Houses of Parliament, also called the Palace of Westminster, is on the River Thames in London. Parliament is where Members of Parliament (MPs) and members of the House of Lords work to make new laws and discuss important topics. […]

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Dickensian Christmas
Mums & Dads

Dickensian Christmas

November 24, 2016 0

Christmas has not always been celebrated as widely as it is today. Banned in the 1640s under Oliver Cromwell, Christmas in England was restored with the monarchy in 1660, but it wasn’t until the Victorian era that Christmas really began to flourish […]

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Drawing with Scissors
Mums & Dads

Drawing with Scissors

December 15, 2016 0

How can you keep all ages in the family occupied quietly, from toddling two-year-old Tom to Great Uncle Geoffrey, whether it’s during the over-excited approach to Christmas or in those lazy days between Christmas and […]

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Let the memory live again
Over 60s

Let the memory live again

October 6, 2016 0

Cats: The Musical (at Oxford’s New Theatre until 1st October) is adapted from Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, a book of poems written by TS Eliot and originally sent anonymously in letters to his godchildren. […]