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English Heritage cares for over 400 historic buildings, monuments and sites, and brings the story of England to life for over 10 million people each year. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk

English Heritage cares for over 400 historic buildings, monuments and sites, and brings the story of England to life for over 10 million people each year. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk
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English Heritage cares for over 400 historic buildings, monuments and sites, and brings the story of England to life for over 10 million people each year. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk

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Episodes

Episode 8 - Conversations in Making: artist Linda Brothwell on her new exhibition at Stonehenge

5/23/2019
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As Stonehenge prepares to welcome visitors to its new exhibition, Conversations in Making, which opens on 24 May 2019, we headed to artist Linda Brothwell’s studio at Spike Island in Bristol to get a preview of her artwork about to go on display. The exhibition will feature a collection of 40 copper and silver bowls, beakers and vessels that form a portrait of the area, charting the connections between Stonehenge and the communities that have lived around the monument, both past and present....

Duration:00:21:00

Episode 7 - Discover the treasures of Kenwood in London

5/16/2019
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We travel to Hampstead Heath in London to explore the breathtaking interiors and world-class art collection of Kenwood in the company of assistant curator Louise Cooling. Discover the story of this hidden gem, its former owners and its renowned collection of paintings, which remain free for everyone to enjoy today. To learn more about the history of the house and its treasures, or to plan a visit, go to www.english-heritage.org.uk/kenwood

Duration:00:22:02

Episode 6 - Victorian cook Avis Crocombe at Audley End House in Essex

5/9/2019
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This week we join food historian Annie Grey at Audley End House and Gardens in Essex to discover the story of Victorian cook Avis Crocombe, whose cookbook was discovered at the house and provides a fascinating insight into the food that she prepared for Lord and Lady Braybrooke and their guests. More recently Mrs Crocombe has been featured as the main character in our popular series of YouTube videos in which a re-enactor prepares a selection of her original recipes. To watch the videos, go...

Duration:00:23:11

Episode 5 - Explore England’s history on a pilgrimage walk

5/2/2019
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We join Guy Hayward and Jason Goodwin from the British Pilgrimage Trust to walk a section of the South Dorset Old Stones Way – one of 10 historic trails taking in English Heritage sites en-route. Listen on to discover the meaning of pilgrimage, the mental and physical benefits of exploring our past, and what you can expect to discover along the way.

Duration:00:17:49

Episode 4 - Re-discovering Walmer Castle's lost pleasure grounds

4/25/2019
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A £2.3 million project called ‘Re-discovering Walmer’s Lost Pleasure Grounds’ has enabled us to restore two previously inaccessible areas of the award-winning gardens at Walmer Castle in Kent. Presenter Charles Rowe heads down to this Tudor fortress in Kent to meet senior properties historian Paul Pattison and head gardener Mark Brent to discover the story of the castle and its gardens, and find out what visitors can expect to see when the project is completed in the coming weeks.

Duration:00:21:33

Episode 3 - The origins of myths, legends and folklore

4/18/2019
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This year English Heritage is celebrating the myths, legends and folklore connected to our properties, but where did these stories originate and how do they become rooted in the history of places? We interview leading expert Professor Ronald Hutton to discover the key elements of a really good myth, legend or folktale, how these stories endure and why there has recently been a resurgence of mythology in popular culture.

Duration:00:19:01

Episode 2 - Setting a date for Easter – the Synod of Whitby

4/11/2019
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This week we interview senior properties historian Michael Carter to find out about Whitby Abbey’s role in setting the date for Easter celebrations, why it was selected to host the Synod and the wider significance of that decision. Following the completion of a £1.6 million project to transform Whitby Abbey’s visitor centre and museum, we also discover what visitors can find during a trip to the abbey today.

Duration:00:21:27

Episode 1 - Victoria and Albert’s birthdays at Osborne

4/4/2019
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One of the most important anniversaries we are celebrating this year is the 200th anniversary of the birth of both Queen Victoria (24 May, 1819) and Prince Albert (26 August, 1819). In this launch episode of the podcast, presenter Charles Rowe interviews art curator Michael Hunter at Osborne, the royal couple’s beloved former holiday home on the Isle of Wight, to find out how they celebrated their birthdays here, the gifts they gave to each other, and the new exhibition and trail planned to...

Duration:00:21:07

Coming soon - The English Heritage Podcast

3/29/2019
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Coming soon - The English Heritage Podcast by English Heritage

Duration:00:00:28

#12: Discover The Wall: The Roman Legacy

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:10:31

#11: Discover The Wall: Walking the Wall

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:09:09

#10: Discover The Wall: The Corbridge Hoard and Lion

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:11:32

#9: Discover The Wall: The Roman Town of Corbridge

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:09:01

#8: Discover The Wall: Religion in Roman Times

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:11:34

#7: Discover The Wall: Roman Leisure Time

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:12:39

#6: Discover The Wall: Roman Food

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:13:48

#5: Discover The Wall: Roman Women and Children

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:08:43

#4: Discover The Wall: People from Afar

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:10:18

#3: Discover The Wall: Life of a Roman Soldier

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:18:38

#2: Discover The Wall: Building the Wall

3/14/2019
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Join Cbeebies presenter Maddie Moate on a 12 episode audio tour along Hadrian's Wall as we delve into the lives of the Romans 2000 years ago.

Duration:00:11:41