Lincolnshire Wolds & Coast Churches Festival

The Lincolnshire Wolds & Coast Churches Festival is set to be a great celebration, with over 140 churches opening their doors during the weekends of 31st August & 1st September and 7th & 8th September 2019. With free entry, churches and chapels from Louth to Woodhall Spa, Wragby to Sutton on Sea, will be celebrating … Read more

Dark tourism, darker history: exploring museums of crime

If you want to know more about your criminal ancestors, there are an increasing number of museums catering to your needs, as Nell Darby explores. Dark tourism is the act of travelling to sites that are associated with death, tragedy or crime. As such, dark tourism has been increasingly analysed by academics, drawing parallels between … Read more

The history of Derby

This Midlands city is about as far from the sea as it could be, but is very much at the heart of Britain’s industrial history, writes Andrew Chapman. Derby today is a vibrant retail centre, but it is most notable for being an industrial powerhouse throughout two millennia of history. That history goes back to … Read more

River Hunters explores the English Civil War

In this brand new and exclusive series from HISTORY® UK, presenter and wild swimmer Rick Edwards (left) teams up with YouTube sensation Beau Ouimette (right), a river detectorist with over 30 years’ experience and more than 1 million online followers, as they search the UK’s waterways for archaeological finds. Episode three, broadcast on 1 April … Read more