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Dennis Severs House – The Silent Night Tour through 200 years of History

Hidden away in the East end of London is 18 Folgate Street, an unusual Georgian house renovated by the artist Dennis Severs to create a unique journey through 200 years of time. Visitors walk through the house by candlelight, and combined with sounds and scents, this is an extraordinary historical experience that takes place in total silence.

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Knights, Salt and Segways, Family-Friendly Malta

A rich and varied history created by the influence of so many nations on one island makes Malta one of Europe’s most historically rich outposts. This ‘Jewel of the Mediterranean’ has been occupied since the earliest days of civilisation, and with a fascinating mixture of cultural legacies and architectural styles there really is something here for everyone. Last year, Sarah took her family for a week’s holiday on the island to see what this historically diverse island could offer families.

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King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh 2019 – 2021

To mark the centenary of the opening of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922 and the lead up to the opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum in Cairo, 150 precious artefacts are currently on a world tour. An extraordinary collection of objects from the Pharaoh’s tomb, 60 of which have never been seen outside of Egypt before, will be on show from California to Japan, London to Sydney. During 2019, the exhibition opens in Paris in March before it moves to London opening on 2 November.

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Vienna with Kids – Palaces, Museums and Cake

Vienna is the beautiful capital city of Austria, with opulent buildings dominated by Baroque architecture and an incredible history. In 2018, Vienna was voted as the best city to live in for the ninth year running. This makes it the perfect place to take a family for a cultural city break and so last Spring, Sarah took three generations of her family for a week’s holiday in the city of elegance, music and history.

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Visiting Vienna – First time Impressions of a History Lover

With Imperial palaces and churches from over 600 years of Hapsburg rule, over 160 museums – 60 of which are in a vast MuseumQuartier, Vienna is a must for anyone who travels to enjoy the history of a destination. But with so much to see and do, not surprisingly first time visitors feel overwhelmed. History and art buff Bethany shares her impressions and suggestions from her four days in the Austrian capital.

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