The origins of Oktoberfest

Despite the name, it starts on the last week of September to coincide with the generally milder weather.

The history of: Notting Hill Carnival

Since we’re still feeling the full force from yesterdays’ celebrations, we thought they’d be no better time to look at exactly how this became a staple of the British calendar. 

A history of: Harrods

We’re continuing our history of high street icons by looking at one of the planets most famous department stores – Harrods.