• What Is The True Worth Of Artwork?

    Alex Tyndall For as long as humans have existed, we have been innately drawn to works of art (pun very much intended). Cave paintings and carvings dating back tens of thousands of years are a testament to the universal language of images and their age-old significance. So it’s no...
  • From Protestants To Porsches: The Origins Of The Advent Calendar

    If you are anything like me, December is one of the best times of the year. Bright Christmas lights deck the streets and shops, and Mariah Carey is being played non-stop. It is fair to say that this month brings much needed festive cheer to conclude what has often...
  • 5 Pioneering Black Explorers

    Rebecca Herman The travelling that is possible today, the sights we get to enjoy and the endless possibilities for adventure would be nothing without the explorers that have come before us! From land to sea, and even space, this list of explorers will take you through history and show...
  • Cutting Colonial Constraints: Barbados Removing The Queen As Their Head Of State

    With the 55th anniversary of Barbados’ independence from the UK approaching in November 2021, the country has announced its intention to remove Queen Elizabeth II as their Head of State and become a Republic. Yet, how is it that Barbados has been considered an independent nation since 1966 if...
  • Short Break Itinerary: Jersey

    Looking for a short break closer to home? Idyllic Jersey is the most southerly island in Britain and with flights from 24 UK airports, including East Midlands Airport, getting there is a breeze.  Travel: Buses operate throughout the island and will take you to everywhere included within this itinerary,...
  • Forgotten Feminists – Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman has always been a household name – but after Kanye West shined the spotlight on her once more during his controversial campaign rally speech last week, Isabelle investigates this amazing woman’s history and legacy. Please be aware this podcast contains descriptions of violence. Further resources and information...
  • ‘They Don’t Make Them Like That Anymore’ – How We Can Look Into History For Fashion’s Sustainable Future

    There are few occasions where one can look at history and think ‘they did it better back then’. However, when it comes to historical attitudes towards clothing, we must look to our ancestors to help us overcome our undeniable global environmental crisis....