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August 2018: Regency Brighton and Hove

The plurally-named City of Brighton and Hove rather fittingly is a holidays plural - destination. Its modern, historic, cultural, sporting, happening, a seaside resort ...More
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Michael Eavis

Born in 1935 Eavis is a very British kind of Festival host, the kind of eccentric that we here at information britain like to champion. A chapel going methodist one imagines he must have spent many a week in June turning a blind eye to the many hundred of thousand guests he has welcomed to his farm at Glastonbury Somerset - and we salute him for it. From the humblest of origins the Glastonbury Festival has grown to become one of THE music events of the world and one that should surely make us all proud

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Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone - John Maynard Keynes
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The Battle of Otterburn - 1388, The Samlesbury Witch Trial - 1612, Salem Witches Executed - 1692, Bonnie Prince Charlie raises standard at Glenfinnan - 1745, Storm Claims 100 Scottish Fishermen - 1848, The Hungerford Massacre - 1987
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