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Take the kids to … Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales

Woodland trails, a river straddled by stepping stones and the ruins of a 12th-century priory make this beautiful swathe of countryside a brilliant adventure playgroundThis 12,000-hectare (30,000-acre) estate near Skipton, in the Yorkshire Dales, is laced with 80 miles of footpaths that weave their way around the ruins of an ancient Augustinian priory – better known as Bolton Priory – although the real draw is just outside, on the banks of the River Wharfe. There’s a large beach area along this q...
Tags: Travel, Heritage, Day trips, Family Holidays, Cultural Trips, School Holidays, England Holidays, United Kingdom Holidays, Yorkshire Holidays


Arts&Heritage announces commissioned artists for latest Meeting Point programme

Arts&Heritage announces commissioned artists for latest Meeting Point programme Contemporary arts agency Arts&Heritage (www.artsandheritage.org.uk) have announced the artists that will take part in its Meeting Point programme in 2019/20. Artists Mel Brimfield (working with composer Gwyneth Herbert), Sophie Dixon, Tod Hanson, Ed Kluz, Lindsey Mendick, Susan Stockwell and Dominic Watson will partner with six museums across the […] The post Arts&Heritage announces commissioned artists for latest Me...
Tags: Art, News, Heritage, Mel Brimfield, Arts Heritage, Dominic Watson


The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that hid art banned by Stalin

This museum in a bleak outpost has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches by an electrician. But now it needs a rescue of its ownI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Culture in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, as officials explain what sounds like a wonderful opportunity. There’s currently an international call-out to find someone to run a gallery in the country, one housing the world’s second-largest collection of Russian avant garde art. What...
Tags: Travel, Art, Protest, Environment, Painting, World news, Culture, South and Central Asia, Art and design, Heritage, Museums, Communism, Uzbekistan, The art market, Joseph Stalin, Stalin


The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that rescued banned masterpieces

This crumbling museum in a bleak town by a dried-out sea has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches. But without urgently needed help, it will dieI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Culture in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, as officials explain what sounds like a wonderful opportunity. There’s currently an international call-out to find someone to run a gallery in the country, one housing the world’s second-largest collection of Russian avan...
Tags: Travel, Art, Protest, Environment, Painting, World news, Culture, South and Central Asia, Art and design, Heritage, Museums, Communism, Uzbekistan, The art market, Joseph Stalin, Stalin


Radicalism, rebellion and Robert Kett: a walk through Norwich’s history

With views of its castle and Cow Tower, along riverside and through woods, author Jon McGregor’s stroll reveals a rich tale of Norwich’s protesting pastYou may think of Norwich as a gentle and uncomplaining sort of a place but the city has a long history of radicalism and protest. On this short afternoon’s walk I’d like to introduce you to a gentleman farmer named Robert Kett, a key figure in the city’s history of rebellion.Start from the railway station, crossing the river to the Compleat Angle...
Tags: Travel, Books, Heritage, Normandy, Walking Holidays, Norwich, Travel Writing, Literary Trips, England Holidays, United Kingdom Holidays, Norfolk Holidays, Robert Kett, Jon McGregor


10 classic UK trips by public transport

Trains in hidden valleys, scenic bus routes, fun ferry rides … many journeys are better by public transport. Kevin Rushby plots exciting itineraries for the carefree and car-freeWith a car, most of these amazing journeys are impossible or prohibitively expensive. Most of these 10 routes could be done in a day or with a single overnight, but ideally you will spread them over a weekend, using the opportunity to hike over a mountain, laze by a lake or build a sandcastle. All routes only use public ...
Tags: Travel, UK, Heritage, Rail Travel, Weekend Breaks, Short breaks, Times, Coach travel, Green travel, Walking Holidays, Budget Travel, Ferry Travel, United Kingdom Holidays, Kevin Rushby


De Tomaso Brand Returns With New Model in July, Report Claims

De Tomaso, the idled Italian supercar brand that built a handful of drool-worthy models during its tumultuous lifespan, is poised for a resurrection. The one-time maker of the Ford-powered Mangusta and Pantera will return from its hibernation with a new model introduced at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 4th, the brand’s owners claim. […] The post De Tomaso Brand Returns With New Model in July, Report Claims appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Brands, History, Heritage, Ford, Autos, Pantera, De Tomaso, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models


'A little miracle': Dutch statesman's diary found 200 years after it was lost

Johan van Oldenbarnevelt chronicled final months before he was beheaded on 13 May 1619Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is arguably the greatest Dutch statesman, as one of the founding fathers who helped liberate the Netherlands from Spanish rule, but for 200 years the whereabouts of a diary chronicling his final months before he was beheaded has been a mystery.The prose – written over an eight-month period between 1618 and 1619 – was last seen in 1825 when a pastor, the Rev Adrian Stolker, studied the m...
Tags: Europe, World news, Culture, Heritage, Netherlands, Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, Oldenbarnevelt


The Oldest Conspiracy Theory Of All

Why is May 2019 different from all other months? It’s Jewish American Heritage month for one, a period that feels especially important to mark given the rising insecurity coursing through Jewish American life. Because visibility is more important than ever before, Refinery29 brings you our celebration of Jewish American culture. L’chaim!In October 2015, I found myself in a frightening situation: My name and face on a Neo-Nazi website identifying me as a Jew along with several hundred other Jews...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obama, Congress, California, Boston, New York City, Israel, America, Atlantic, Judaism, Heritage, New York Times, Middle East, Kkk, Charlottesville


Goy Seeking Girl: Why People Pretend To Be Jewish On JDate

Why is May 2019 different from all other months? It’s Jewish American Heritage month for one, a period that feels especially important to mark given the rising insecurity coursing through Jewish American life. Because visibility is more important than ever before, Refinery29 brings you our celebration of Jewish American culture. L’chaim!Vicky is single and knows what she wants. So when the 29-year-old first logged onto JDate in 2009, she indicated she’d be willing to meet both kosher and non-ko...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Brooklyn, Heritage, Reddit, South, Jdate, Chicago Tribune, Kaplan, JCC, Toni, Poway, Vicky, Orthodox Conservative, Ashkenazi Jew


Barbra Streisand Made It Okay To Be Beautiful, Funny, Talented — & Jewish

Why is May 2019 different from all other months? It’s Jewish American Heritage month for one, a period that feels especially important to mark given the rising insecurity coursing through Jewish American life. Because visibility is more important than ever before, Refinery29 brings you our celebration of Jewish American culture. L’chaim!There is no way to meaningfully parse the role of Jewish women in film without talking about Barbra Streisand. She’s the game-changer, the pivotal figure who ma...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Amy Schumer, Brooklyn, Heritage, Broadway, Poland, Manhattan, Hitler, West Coast, Hamlet, Sarah, David James, Joan of Arc, Hoffman


What's In Kosher Recipe Influencer Chanie Apfelbaum's Cart?

Why is May 2019 different from all other months? It’s Jewish American Heritage month for one, a period that feels especially important to mark given the rising insecurity coursing through Jewish American life. Because visibility is more important than ever before, Refinery29 brings you our celebration of Jewish American culture. L’chaim!Chanie Apfelbaum, known on Instagram as @busyinbrooklyn (which over 58,000 people follow to see what delicacies she’s cooking and what her family is up to), was...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Brooklyn, Heritage, Meredith Vieira, Costco, Huffington Post, Koko, Crown Heights, Huy Fong, Gochujang, Apfelbaum, Chanie Apfelbaum, Sonny Joes


A Beginner’s Guide To American Yiddish (AKA “Yinglish”)

Why is May 2019 different from all other months? It’s Jewish American Heritage month for one, a period that feels especially important to mark given the rising insecurity coursing through Jewish American life. Because visibility is more important than ever before, Refinery29 brings you our celebration of Jewish American culture. L’chaim!In my family, you’re not on pins and needles; you’re on shpilkes. When you’re down in the dumps, someone will ask why you’re so ongebluzen (or tell you to stop ...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, Israel, Georgia, United States, Heritage, Mike Myers, Eastern Europe, Mazel, Ashkenaz, Golden City, New York City 's Lower East Side, Plotz, Hannah Minn, Yenta


28 Characters That Changed The Game For Jewish Women On-Screen — Right? Of Course Right.

Why is May 2019 different from all other months? It’s Jewish American Heritage month for one, a period that feels especially important to mark given the rising insecurity coursing through Jewish American life. Because visibility is more important than ever before, Refinery29 brings you our celebration of Jewish American culture. L’chaim!America was first introduced to Fran Fine, the big-haired, big-hearted star of CBS’ The Nanny on November 3, 1993,Written, co-produced by, and starring Fran Dre...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, New York, Hollywood, Minneapolis, New York City, Israel, Jerusalem, America, Ukraine, Rebecca, David, Netflix, United States, Judaism


There’s No One Way To Look Jewish

Why is May 2019 different from all other months? It’s Jewish American Heritage month for one, a period that feels especially important to mark given the rising insecurity coursing through Jewish American life. Because visibility is more important than ever before, Refinery29 brings you our celebration of Jewish American culture. L’chaim!There is no template for a Jewish woman. Again: There is no template. We don’t all have frizzy hair and big noses that will, according to the trope of the Jewis...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, New York, Instagram, Seagate, Russia, Israel, America, Spain, Syria, Uganda, Brooklyn, Judaism, Heritage, Morocco


Purdy motors to seven-shot win in Leinster Seniors

Philip Purdy (Shandon Park) won the 2019 Leinster Seniors Amateur Open Championship at Carlow Golf Club. (09/05/2019). Picture by Pat Cashman Shandon Park’s Philip Purdy birdied his last two holes to claim an impressive seven-stroke victory in the Leinster Seniors Amateur Open at Carlow.Leading by one stroke from Greystones’ 2017 Irish Mid-Amateur champion Alan Condren after an op...
Tags: Sport, Css, Heritage, Golf, Derry, Moran, Killarney, Purdy, SSS, Carlow, Amateur golf, Greystones, Pat Cashman, Carlow Golf Club, Condren, Tuam


PGA Challenge moves to The Heritage

The Heritage Golf and Spa Resort. in Co Laois The 2019 PGA Challenge has found a new home for 2019, the superbly appointed Heritage Golf and Spa Resort.The Johnston, Mooney and O'Brien sponsored event, now in its 16th year will be played on July 10th and will feature a prize fund of €13,000. The PGA Challenge Pro-Am will precede the tournament on July 9th.“We have a long associati...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Heritage, Pga, Golf, Seve Ballesteros, Brien, Waterville, David Higgins, PGA Irish Region, Michael McCumiskey, Michael McGeady, Richard Kilpatrick, Banbridge GC, Heritage Challenge Pro Am, Heritage Golf


'Reconstruction' begins of stone age lands lost to North Sea

Scientists to create 3D map of submerged Mesolithic landscape of DoggerlandLost at the bottom of the North Sea almost eight millennia ago, a vast land area between England and southern Scandinavia which was home to thousands of stone age settlers is about to be rediscovered.Marine experts, scientists and archaeologists have spent the past 15 years meticulously mapping thousands of kilometres under water in the hope of unearthing lost tribes of prehistoric Britain. Continue reading...
Tags: England, Science, Environment, UK News, Culture, Britain, Marine Life, Oceans, Heritage, Belgium, Archaeology, Flooding, Exploration, Scandinavia, Geography, North Sea


Mapping begins of lands lost to North Sea during stone age

Scientists set out to reconstruct submerged Mesolithic landscape of DoggerlandLost at the bottom of the North Sea almost eight millennia ago, a vast land area between England and southern Scandinavia which was home to thousands of stone age settlers is about to be rediscovered.Marine experts, scientists and archaeologists have spent the past 15 years meticulously mapping thousands of kilometres under water in the hope of unearthing lost tribes of prehistoric Britain. Continue reading...
Tags: England, Science, Environment, UK News, Culture, Britain, Marine Life, Oceans, Heritage, Belgium, Archaeology, Flooding, Exploration, Scandinavia, Geography, North Sea


CIF-SS softball playoffs: Tuesday’s scores, updated schedule

Scores from the CIF-SS softball playoffs Tuesday and the updated schedule: CIF-SS SOFTBALL DIVISION 1 Second round Norco 5, Vista Murrieta 0 Orange Lutheran 3, Pacifica 2 Chino Hills 15, Buena 1 Huntington Beach 9, Esperanza 4 Santiago/Corona 1, La Serna 0 Gahr 4, Los Alamitos 0 Santa Margarita 8, Oaks Christian 3 Great Oak 3, San Clemente 2 Quarterfinals Thursday, May 9, 3:15 p.m. Orange Lutheran at Norco Huntington Beach at Chino Hills Santiago/Corona at Gahr Great Oak at Santa Margarita DIVIS...
Tags: California, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Heritage, Santiago, Beverly Hills, Cypress, Royal, Sonora, Esperanza, Whitney, Arcadia, High School Sports, San Marino, Santa Margarita


Cuts leave England's museums outside London on 'cliff edge'

Regional museums are forced to cut staff and opening hours while capital gets most fundingAusterity cuts imposed by central government have caused a “crisis” in England’s cultural sector outside London with regional museums increasingly opening part-time and cutting staff. Many cash-strapped local authorities choose to fund social care and other life-or-death services instead of their arts and cultural offerings, “hollowing out the sector”, the Museums Association has said. Continue reading...
Tags: England, London, UK News, Culture, Liverpool, Heritage, Museums, Leicester, Derby, Birmingham, Leeds, Stockport, The Museums Association


Two decades from now, Pakistan will have no Parsis

Just before sunset, five elderly men leave their homes in the Cyrus Minwalla Colony, the oldest settlement of Karachi’s Parsis, and sit themselves down on cement benches placed alongside a pavement. None of them get into a conversation: two of them read the day’s newspapers, two others seem lost in thought, and the fifth stares at the structure on the opposite side of the boulevard, at the Tower of Silence, where Zoroastrians keep their dead for decomposition. Article by  Arshad Yousafzai | The ...
Tags: Life, India, Heritage, Pakistan, Peshawar, Islamabad, LAHORE, KARACHI, Nowruz, Persia, Quetta, Multan, RAWALPINDI, Parsi, Sindh, Navsari


On Loch Lomond’s banks, anger grows at £30m resort plan

Locals and naturalists oppose a proposed hotel development on ‘beautiful and historic’ wooded national park landA storm is brewing on the banks of Loch Lomond. One of Scotland’s most serene beauty sites has been rocked by a planning and environmental row that swamps anything the elements can throw at it.Last week, updated plans for a £30m leisure facility near the small town of Balloch at the southern end of the loch were presented to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park. The project has ...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, Scotland, Environment, UK News, National Parks, Heritage, Planning policy


Yemen proves it: in western eyes, not all ‘Notre Dames’ are created equal | Lamya Khalidi

As an archaeologist, I’ve seen Yemen’s rich heritage. But for too many world leaders, only arms sales really matterLike everyone else the world over, I watched in horror last week as Notre Dame burned and its spire fell. I saw the stunned reactions of onlookers on the news, on social media and in front of television sets and phone screens on the streets of Nice, where I live. A part of France’s national identity and an international symbol of Paris was collapsing before our eyes.This accidental ...
Tags: Science, France, US, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Heritage, Paris, Archaeology, South America, Nice, Yemen, Arms trade, Notre Dame, Lamya Khalidi, Sudan Yemen


Lesa Mitchell joins The Heritage Group Accelerator Powered by Techstars to help startups disrupt legacy enterprises

Many industries that aren’t top of mind for most of us but serve our most basic everyday needs – from industrial production, transportation infrastructure and environmental services and safety – all are facing technological disruption and innovation. The Heritage Group (THG) and Techstars are working together to help entrepreneurs and startups disrupt these legacy industries through The Heritage Group Accelerator Powered by Techstars located in Indianapolis. As an experienced Techsta...
Tags: Startups, Indianapolis, Heritage, Announcements, TechStars, Accelerators, Mitchell, Midwest, Ama, NSF, Heritage Ventures, THG, Heritage Group, Lesa Mitchell, Heritage Group Accelerator Powered, The Heritage Group


'White Queen' died of plague, claims letter found in National Archives

Researcher says this could explain the unusually austere funeral for Elizabeth Woodville, the grandmother of Henry VIII A 500-year-old letter discovered in the National Archives has revealed that the “White Queen” Elizabeth Woodville, the grandmother of Henry VIII, may have died of the plague.Elizabeth, the wife of Edward IV, mother of Edward V and maternal grandmother of Henry VIII, died in 1492 after spending the last five years of her life in Bermondsey Abbey in London. No cause of death was ...
Tags: Books, London, Culture, Heritage, National Archives, Henry Viii, Elizabeth, Philippa Gregory, Edward V, Edward IV, White Queen, Elizabeth Woodville, History books, Bermondsey Abbey, England National Archives, Euan Roger


Diary of explorer David Livingstone's African attendant published

Jacob Wainwright’s diary is only handwritten witness account of missionary’s deathThe diary of an African attendant on the Scottish explorer David Livingstone’s final journey into the continent has been published online, containing the only handwritten witness account of the the Victorian missionary’s death in 1873.The manuscript was written by Jacob Wainwright, a member of the Yao ethnic group from east Africa and the only African pallbearer at the explorer’s funeral in Westminster Abbey in 187...
Tags: Scotland, Africa, UK News, World news, Culture, Heritage, Museums, Colonialism, Exhibitions, Exploration, Westminster Abbey, David Livingstone, Yao, Jacob Wainwright


Leave the car at home: see the UK coast without driving

In the first of her monthly car-free coast series, our writer takes the train to the Vale of Glamorgan, to explore its beaches and clifftops by bus and on footClifftop bluebells frame the view. Below us is the beach we’ve just crossed, balancing on barnacle-crusted rocks and jumping over rain-boosted streams. As the falcon flies, we’re less than 20 miles from Cardiff, but there is a wild remoteness here in the cascading valleys, pungent with wild garlic, and shining sand that mirrors a cloudy sk...
Tags: Travel, UK, Heritage, Cardiff, Green travel, Walking Holidays, Budget Travel, United Kingdom Holidays, Wales Holidays, Vale of Glamorgan


Johnson remains world no. 1 despite Heritage collapse

Dustin Johnson maintained his position as the world number one on Monday despite collapsing out of contention in the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head. The former US Open champion remains at the top of the latest rankings, holding a slender lead over Justin Rose and his fellow American Brooks Koepka. Johnson took a one-shot advantage into the final round on Sunday, before making four bogeys and two double-bogeys to drop to a tie for 28th.
Tags: News, Sports, Heritage, Justin Rose, Hilton, Dustin Johnson, Johnson, RBC Heritage, Brooks Koepka Johnson


When You Buy A 911 Speedster, Are You Going To Spring For The Heritage Design Package?

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Tags: 911, Heritage, Autos, Speedster, Porsche Limited Editions, Heritage Design Package