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A Time Traveller's dictionary
Travel through time and enhance your vocabulary.
Whatever the weather
Battles on ice, apocalyptic storms and a historical cloud craze.
Can you solve these five bite-sized brainteasers from history?
Etheric vampires, Roman curses, and powerful fertility symbols...
Objects of desire
Take a look at some of history's finest - and weirdest - collectors' pieces.
Smoke and mirrors
People, and elephants, are not always what they seem.
Keeping up appearances
Get ready to face the world.
Feasts, festivals and Fat Tuesdays
Cream buns, holiday parks, alcoholic dragons: who doesn't love a festival?
Five objects that tell the story of the River Thames
Get your boots on and join mudlark Lara Maiklem as she discovers history in river mud.
Celeb-spotting stories: four tales of musical celebs from history
Snooping through the spy glasses of history for scoops on musical celebs from the past.
A whistle-stop tour of four intriguing instruments
The ear-catching stories behind four intriguing musical instruments.
A quartet of musical superwomen
They mightn't be sporting spandex, but these four musical women deserve superhero status.
Slave songs, pit songs, songs in dark times
Four stories of the power of music in times of hardship.
Myths, legends and supernannies
Four musical adventures featuring knights, viking saints and the world's greatest nanny.
Folk music and musical folk
Four folky tales of unsung heroes, bladder fiddles and communal kitchenware bashing.
Lost at sea
Four salty stories of seafaring music and musicians from around the British Isles.
Four glorious eccentrics
Eleanor discovers the bizarre lives of four pretty zany musicians.
Music and food: a match made in heaven
Ice cream, honey and... uranium ore: four gourmet stories of music and food.
Carols, carouses, and ceasefires: Christmas special
Discover the strange stories behind the music of Christmas.