Queen Bess: The Reign of Queen Elizabeth I

On this day 457 years ago, Queen Mary I died and Elizabeth was now the head of the English, Welsh and Irish thrones; However, she did not officially ‘take over’ until January 15th 1559. She reigned for an impressive 44 years and her reign was interesting...

How to Remember

Whilst we do not want to upset children, it is so important for today’s carefree and instantly-gratified children to have a concept of the hardships of war. Books and poems can be a fantastic way to achieve this (along with film and T.V. versions of the books.)...

Lesser known facts about Bonfire Night…

  We all know it is about a plot to kill the king and it was something about a guy named Guy Fawkes. But do you know the rest about the history of Bonfire Night? Let’s see… *  In celebration of the fact that he had not been blown to smithereens, King James...