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The English Heritage Members' Magazine

Discover the latest issue of the Members' Magazine and delve deeper into the stories with exclusive articles, quizzes, competitions and more.

Tall Tales From History

In this new series, join characters from history as they recount tall tales from medieval England. 

This week, hear the story of King John and his devious bishop, whose attempt to hoodwink the short-tempered king backfired terribly. 

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Get Quizzing

From Stonehenge to Queen Victoria, test your history know-how with our Members' quiz. Whether just challenging yourself or hosting a virtual quiz with family and friends, we've got your history rounds covered. We've even got quizzes just for kids!

The latest quiz lets you test your knowledge of blue plaques. 

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English Heritage Properties on film

Many of our historic sites have doubled as fictional locations or even starred as themselves on screen. From Queen Victoria at Osborne to Robin Hood on Hadrian's Wall, find out some of the films and television programmes which have featured our properties. 

See our sites on screen

Behind the Scenes at Belsay

Go behind-the-scenes of the stunning 30-acre grade 1 listed gardens at Belsay Hall and Castle. Click here to plan a visit

Millwright Tim Whiting at work

RESTORING SAXTEAD GREEN POST MILL

Saxtead Green Post Mill in Suffolk is one of the last remaining windmills that once dotted England’s landscape. Watch the video to go behind the scenes and find out about the restoration work that millwright Tim Whiting has undertaken at Saxtead, and discover seven other sites linked England's agricultural past. 

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Charles Darwin's notebooks on the desk at Down House

The Hidden Stories of Household Staff

Discover the sometimes overlooked tales of the household staff who kept things running. Here, historians reveal six of these stories, which we know about today thanks to surviving notebooks, diaries and recipes.

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Portrait of the poet Jacob Sam-La Rose

INTRODUCING OUR NEW POET-IN-RESIDENCE

We’re thrilled to have Jacob Sam-La Rose as our poet-in-residence for the next year. Jacob is one of the country’s most inspirational poets and is passionate about poetry as a tool for education and interaction. Find out more about his role at our sites this year and his top poetry-writing tips.

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The Kids Rule guide to the history of England

Discover the section of our Members' Area that's especially for young Members.  Learn about England’s history, discover more about our sites and find loads of fun things to watch, read and do!

Explore Kids Rule!

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