British History

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  • British Eccentrics

    This short course will introduce you to some of Britain’s eccentrics as we travel through the ages. You will look at the lives of some of the most famous including the 1st Duke of Buckingham and Alfred Lord Tennyson. You will be able to explore the worlds these characters inhabited and compare it with our modern world while enjoying anecdotes and famous words.

    Full Fee: £136.00
    60+ Fee: £102.00
    Concessionary Fee: £68.00

  • British Superstitions

    This short course will allow you to explore the idea of superstitions in Britain and how they might affect people. You will look at the development of superstitions and the reasons behind many including the breaking of eggshells and whether a black cat is lucky or… not. You will be able to place each superstition into its historical timeframe and see how some grew while others faded into memory.

    Full Fee: £118.00
    60+ Fee: £89.00
    Concessionary Fee: £59.00

  • Elizabeth I & Her Suitors

    For decades Elizabeth was able to play her pursuers and gain alliances and wealth just from the possibility of marriage, but she didn’t accept. Elizabeth would have 26 different marriage proposals to consider, of which about five of the suitors had multiple proposals. So did Elizabeth have lovers or was she really the Virgin Queen?

    Full Fee: £87.00
    60+ Fee: £65.00
    Concessionary Fee: £44.00