Newarke museum commemorates end to First World War

Commemorating the conclusion of the First World War, The Newarke Houses Museum is hosting the final of three exhibitions in their latest series.

Bosworth ghost walk to take place

by Ollie Heppenstall A ghost walk on the site of the last major battle, of the Wars of the Roses is set to take place tonight. Bosworth Field, near Nuneaton, was the scene of the last major engagement between the Houses of York and Lancaster and where Richard III met his end. Paranormal activity such […]

Blood on the snow: a century since Russia’s revolution

Famine, bloodshed, dynastic overthrow and political upheaval. Russia’s revolution is as brutal and painful a subject now as it was then, writes Ollie Heppenstall.

History fans celebrate the 600th anniversary of Agincourt

By Lily Thake History fanatics gathered to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt this Sunday. The free event took place at Leicester’s Jewry Wall Museum from 11.30pm to 3.30pm on October 25. It was set-up to commemorate Henry V’s victory in battle over the French in Agincourt on October 25 1415. Sharon Collins, […]