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28 September 2021 Untold lives
During a voyage to India in 1804-05, John Linley Cantelo amended his will to give instructions for burial at sea in his piano if he should die before he reached port. John Linley Cantelo came from a musical family of...
27 September 2021 Endangered archives
Do you know of any collections that are currently at risk and need preserving? The Endangered Archives Programme is now accepting preliminary applications for the next annual funding round – the deadline for submission of preliminary applications is Monday 15th...
27 September 2021 European studies
Last weekend’s German Federal election marked the beginning of the end of Angela Merkel’s 16 years in office as Chancellor. Although she will remain in a caretaker role while the German political parties negotiate to form a ruling coalition, once...
27 September 2021 Innovation and enterprise
If you're looking for somewhere new to have a coffee and enjoy some tasty food, why not visit The Breakhouse Café? Founded by Chloe Bailey-Williams, with her passion for coffee and amazing food, she has created a space that the...
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