Jeremy Paxman gives us an image of what life was actually like for the British during the First World War
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Imagine what life was like for people living in Britain during the First World War, everyone from politicians and generals to factory workers, wives and children. Renowned broadcaster Jeremy Paxman uses a wealth of first-hand source material to really paint a picture of what life was like living at this time. Paxman manages to capture the mood and morale of the nation and explains how life and identity in Britain were utterly transformed not always for the worse.
Kilburn and Queen’s Park are two very different areas. While one is all about its nice park with yummy mummies and pétanque, the other is centred on its crowded, multicultural high road which still bears witness to its past as ‘County Kilburn’, with a large number of Irish pubs. Together, however, they make quite the cultural powerhouse. And here’s why…
This week, see out the end of January with a bang at the Cosmonauts Late at the Science Museum! You can also catch some live music at the Roundhouse, and see some new shows, including a Frank O’Hara poetry exhibition and a tattoo show at the Museum of London.
January is dreary, there’s no two ways about it. The ‘most wonderful time of the year’ is over, it starts to get pretty nippy outdoors and summer is still out of reach. Get ready to be surrounded by people making their New Year’s resolutions, but don’t let that stop you having a good time! Here are our top 5 tips for how to beat the January blues this year.