Odd sayings that come from The 1500s

Do you know where the tradition of the bride carrying a bouquet on her wedding day came from? It was because in the 1500’s people got married in June.  They chose June because they took their annual bath in May, so they still smelt pretty good by June. However, they were starting to smell a […]

In the middle of a war the opposing sides climb out of their trenches and play football!

/*! elementor – v3.11.2 – 22-02-2023 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} World War I or “The Great War”, as it became known, began in August 1914. On the Western Front both sides quickly reached a stalemate. Young soldiers from both Britain and Germany huddled in freezing, muddy trenches, shells and bullets exploding around them, […]

The remarkable story of a violin

Would you believe that a violin sold at auction for $1.7M or if it’s easier for £1.1M! It was a very special and historic violin, and one that was found in an attic in 2006. How did it get there and why was it worth £1.1M. To understand, you have to go back to April […]