BRITAIN - The Official Magazine is the perfect choice for everyone with a thirst to know more about the UK's rich history and traditions. Each issue is a glorious surprise, packed with tales of kings and queens, heroes and villains and the stories behind our castles and cathedrals, stately homes and gardens, countryside and coastline.
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THE BULLETIN • Glittering coronation displays, Renaissance love tokens and a medieval garden reborn
Peak time • With stunning scenery, grand stately homes and underground caverns, the Peak District is ripe for exploring
UNDRESSING THE GEORGIANS • From wigs to petticoats, what can the clothes of the Georgian age tell us about the period and its people?
Castle of Queens • Hever Castle has long been associated with Anne Boleyn, but fascinating new findings reveal how another of Henry VIII’s queens made her mark
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All the World’s a Stage • 400 years after the publication of Shakespeare’s First Folio, we look back on the Bard’s remarkable legacy
FIRST FOLIO ANNIVERSARY
THE Royal ROLE • In the coronation year of Charles III, we find out how the role of the monarch has changed over the centuries – and how a modern-day king spends his working day
England’s HISTORIC HEART • The site of some of the most momentous events in English history, Worcestershire also has rich royal connections and ancient manors to explore
Telling tartan tales • The distinctive pattern, synonymus with Scotland yet a global phenomenon, has a chequered history
LINDISFARNE • Once the holiest site in Anglo-Saxon England, the beautiful tidal island of Lindisfarne is a haven for historians
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OXFORD • With its magnificent architecture, prestigious university and timeless charm, Oxford is a rewarding choice for a historic city break
A day with… LIZ JOLLY • The British Library conserves our most precious written works, from Magna Carta to Beatles lyrics. We meet the Chief Librarian in the institution’s 50th anniversary year
THE GREAT BRITISH QUIZ • Can you recognize these ancient British myths and legends?