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April 2019: Hereford

April can be a tricky month for weather in Britain: surprisingly sunny days interspersed with spring showers. So a destination where the best of the ...More
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The Historic Towns and Cities of Britain

Britains many and varied historic towns and cities are the heartbeat where trade has flourished for centuries and so continues today. Some of the country's best preserved buildings adorn the ancient narrow lanes and bustling thoroughfares and many are recognisable from television and film sets today. Magnificent cathedrals and churches dominate the skylines and each has a very different story to tell.

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People say you should read your criticism because it will make you a better person but it doesn't. It just makes you a sad bitter old showbiz nightmare - Jo Brand
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Alfred Becomes King of Wessex - 0871, English order of knighthood founded - 1348, Birth of Shakespeare - 1564, Death of Shakespeare - 1616, Charles II is crowned - 1661, First Broadcast by British Monarch - 1924, Death of Blair Peach - 1979
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