Are the Beatrix Potter coins destined to be the scarcest 50p’s ever?
There is no doubt that the Beatrix Potter 50p’s have caused much excitement across the UK and we can see why they’re so popular. Collectors all over the country are checking their change right now in an attempt to find the Peter Rabbit 50p coin and are sure to do the same when the other coins…
Countdown's dictionary queen Susie Dent: ''I'm quite spontaneous"
The country's favourite lexicographer talks to Alice Jones about stalking Hell's Angels for her new book, being the butt of the joke on 'Catsdown' and
College of Arms
The College of Arms maintains official registers of the pedigrees and family trees of families of all kinds, and from all over the world. These entries preserve the history of families for future generations. They are also used in the proof of the descent of coats of Arms, peerages and baronetcies.
London's other royalty: Pearly Kings and Queens mark the harvest festival – in pictures
The tradition of Pearly Kings and Queens dates back to 1875 and 30 London families now keep the tradition alive. They raise money for charities across the city and attend London’s events in their colourful handmade costumes
'The Heart of Russia' Themed Train Launched on London Underground
Over the course of centuries, Russia has contributed greatly to world culture - and now its greatest achievements will be showcased with the launch of specially themed train operating on London's underground.
Beautiful cloak from old tickets - Shrinking Violet Bespoke Floristry
At Shrinking Violet bespoke floristry in Malvern we don’t just do amazing, unique floral displays. We also put recycled tickets to good use! Lucy Jones was thrilled to be feature in the Malvern Gazette recently for her wonderful ticket cloak. In 2014 Lucy created a beautiful gown from the donated train tickets she had collected …