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Discover the May 2019 issue of the Members' Magazine and delve deeper into the stories with exclusive articles, quizzes, competitions and more.

The English Heritage Podcast

Episode 7 - Discover the treasures of Kenwood in London

Discover the story of Kenwood, its former owners, and its renowned collection of paintings which remain free for everyone to enjoy today.

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

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.

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

Discover the meaning of pilgrimage, the mental and physical benefits of getting outside and exploring England's past, and find out what you can expect to discover along the way.

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Travel back in time to the Industrial Revolution

Learn about England's industrial past and discover which of our sites had a part to play in the industrail revolution, from the first iron bridge to a silver factory. 

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Quiz: 20 Questions

Put your knowledge of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to the test with our 20-question quiz.

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How to create a kitchen garden

Senior gardener at Walmer Castle and Gardens in Kent gives us her top tips for creating your own mini kitchen garden. Watch our video to go behind the scenes at Walmer and learn about how food gets from plot to plate.

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Go on a Pilgrimage

Journey on foot to special places with the British Pilgrimage Trust. 

Whether done for religious reasons or simply as a way to enjoy life at a slower pace for a few days, a walk along a pilgrimage route is a great way to see the beautiful countryside and explore historic sites. Explore 10 ancient routes encorporating our properties here. 

Explore the Routes

8 fascinating Objects

Our historians and curators have chosen 8 of their favourite objects from the extensive English Heritage collection. Learn why these particular items hold such intrigue and go behind the scenes at the English Heritage archaelogical stores.

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Go Outside - The Victorian Way

Find out how the Victorians made the most of outdoor life. From gardening to horse riding, we show you how you can experience the Victorian way at English Heritage properties across the country. Also, discover more about the 200th anniversary of both Victoria and Albert's births and find out what we are doing to celebrate.

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Tintagel Bridge

We are in the process of creating a new bridge to connect the mainland to the headland at Tintagel Castle. Find out more about the history surrounding the project and watch our video on the creation of the bridge.

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Young children reading a copy of The Kids Rule! Guide to Victorian England

The Kids Rule guide to the Victorians

Discover the section of our Members' Area especially for young Members. Each issue of Kids Rule features a different period in English History. This time we're taking a closer look at what life would have been like for the Victorians. Here's what we've got in store for you:

  • Design a card for Queen Victoria's 200th birthday to win!
  • Learn all about Mrs Crocombe at Audley End House
  • Download your own Victorian dress up kit
  • Download our delicious recipe for Queen Drop Biscuits
Explore Kids Rule!

From the Archive

Enjoyed reading this page? Log in or register for the Members' Area to explore other issues of the Members' Magazine to discover exclusive content especially for English Heritage Members, including fascinating behind-the-scenes articles, videos, downloads and more.

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