Use your visit time in London to visit another one of it's iconic buildings which Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plotters would have seen during their short lived time living near the Houses of Parliament in 1605 - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Built in 1599 for Shakespeare's Lord Chamberlain's men (Shakespeare's company of actors) the Globe… Continue reading Gunpowder, Guy and The Globe?
Part 2 of the Gunpowder Plot Trail involves a visit to The London Dungeon. Read on to see what associations the museum has with the story of 1605...... We love, love, love the London Dungeon. It is always on our list of things to do in London, and our tribe of kiddiwinks love -… Continue reading Why a visit to the London Dungeon is “frighteningly” good.
"Remember, Remember the fifth of November....Gunpowder, Treason and Plot. I see no reason why Gunpowder treason should ever be forgot." This very famous English rhyme, written about one of Britain's most famous events in it's history - the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 - is still well known to young people today. Guy or Guido Fawkes,… Continue reading Five steps to the Fifth…..Gunpowder, Treason, Plot and all that….
We've just visited the recently opened Aerospace Museum in Filton, Bristol. There has been some kind of production to do with the aviation industry in this part of Bristol for over 100 years, and this museum pays tribute to those creative innovators in flying, and their contribution to both military and civilian life in the… Continue reading Get your family in the car and take a trip to Bristol’s Aerospace Museum. WHY? Read on.
When travelling, keeping everyone in the family happy can be a worry. As a teenager and a younger member of the Tribe, I found Verona was one of those cities that is perfect for a long weekend break. Made famous by the well-known Shakespeare tale of Romeo and Juliet, this beautiful city can be navigated… Continue reading Verona – Would the whole family enjoy it?