Sunday 8th March is International Women’s Day. To mark it, from 9th-13th March we will be asking YOU to tell us about some of the women who inspire you, from historical figures to present-day icons. Each day we will be focusing on a different theme -… More
What is LGBT+ History month?
February in the UK is LGBT+ History Month; a month dedicated to the observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture, remembering their history and celebrating their accomplishments. This month was first initiated… More
A number of important Jewish holidays take place in the Fall. Our guest blogger, STEPHANIE POKRAS, who is studying at Hertford College, Oxford, shares her experience of observing these in a foreign country. … More
Coming up on Tuesday 5 March is Pancake Day! Which means in homes throughout the UK people will be having pancakes for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner.
Pancake Day (also known as Shrove Tuesday) marks the arrival of Lent which begins on Ash Wednesday… More
Here in the UK, there isn’t a national day like America’s 4th of July, Canada’s Canada day, or France’s Bastille Day. However, each individual nation of the United Kingdom takes one day a year to get festive and celebrate their patron saint.