Archives: 2003

Note: Due to unfortunate technical problems, not all issues of Britain Update are available in this archive, We apologise for this, but hope you will enjoy the issues presented here.

26 - January 15, 2000 - The Scholar's Guide to Oxford, Vale of the White Horse, The Autobiography of Henry VIII, Sea Henge, Agatha Christie's home, A New Spa at Bath

27 - February 1, 2000 - Tewkesbury Web, Wensleydale, Eyewitness London, Boris Karloff Blue Plaque, Tower of London events, Hampton Court

28 - February 15, 2000 - Window to the West of England, Winchcombe, Walking in Britain, Dover Castle

29 - March 1, 2000 - The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Norwich, Historic Fiction Forum, Exploring England's Heritage, London Guide, National Trust events

30 - March 15, 2000 - Ely Online, Cheltenham, Hudson's Historic Houses, Historic Houses Association, The Battle of Hastings, Calderdale Walking Festival

31 - April 1, 2000 - Lake District Walks, Brighton, UK Hotel reservations, Millennium Dome and London Eye

32 - April 15, 2000 - Scotland Guide, Megalithic Mysteries and Megalithic Map, Tunbridge Wells, Jane Austen Walks, Microworld, National Gardens Scheme, English Heritage events

33 - May 1, 2000 - Keighley and Worth Heritage Railway, Scottish Countryside Guide, Shropshire countryside, Nine Ladies Stone Circle, Somerset House, Kennet Horse Boat Company, Scotland by Canoe

34 - May 15, 2000 - Harrods, UK Villages Guide, Bibury, Interview with a thatcher, Shakespeare exhibit, free UK Maps, Hadrian's Wall

35 - June 1, 2000 - Surrey Choicenet, Chester, Great British Sites, Silbury Hill, Durham Ghost Walks, York's "Skullsplitter", Lambeth Palace

36- June 15, 2000- South-East Cornwall, Lincoln, London's Wetland Centre, Museum of Hatting, Wiltshire's White Horse Trail

37 - July 1, 2000 - British Battles, Battle of Flodden, About Bristol, Home Exchange Vacations, Hereford, National Cycle Network, Scotland's Cateran Trail

38 - July 15, 2000 - Oxford Guide, Balliol College, Walk Europe, National Parks Europe, Talyllyn Railway, Scottish National Park, Parham Park, The Rum Story

39 - August 1, 2000 - Princess Diana Playground, Swansea, Robert Burns, Mount Stewart, London for Kids (part 1)

40 - August 15, 2000 - York, Radical Travel Network, York Food Festival, Cricket in England, Shetland Walking Festival, Strange but true British Laws, London with Children - part 2

41 - September 1, 2000 - Ridgeway Path, UK Genealogy, Gilbert and Sullivan's London, London with Children - part 3, Treasures of Catherine the Great at Somerset House

42 - September 15, 2000 - Windsor, Britain for Collectors, Portobello Market, London Restaurants, Culzean Castle, Cadbury Land, London with Children - part 4

43 - October 1, 2000 - Elstow, Bedfordshire, Eltham Palace, Hill Figures Homepage, Shropshire's Ale Trail, Classic Car Touring, London with Kids - part 5

44 - October 15, 2000 - St. Govan's Chapel, Orkneyjar, Eleanor Crosses, Highlands of Scotland, Gloucestershire Crafts, London with Kids - part 6

45 - November 1, 2000 - Amersham, Buckinghamshire, Farm Holidays, Dorset, User-Recommended B&Bs, Canoeing in East Anglia

46 - November 15, 2000 - Cardigan, Britrail, UK weather web sites, British History timeline, New Years Events, Wellington Arch rebuilt

47 - December 1, 2000- Maidenhead, Berkshire, DiCamillo Companion, Virtual Tour of England, London Free List, Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, Nostell Priory

48 - December 15, 2000 - Old Sarum, New Radnor Stone Age Temple, Country House Database, Cawdor Castle, Hampton Court Flower exhibit, John Lennon Blue Plaque

49 - January 15, 2001- Kenilworth Castle, Seahenge II, Stone Circles CD, Scottish Borders, History in Action, Civil War Music, Oscar Wilde tribute, Weddings in Scotland

50 - February 1, 2001 - Denbigh Castle, Lakeland Cam, Chester Cathedral, Festival of the Sea, London's Museum in Docklands, Frogmore Mausoleum, National Maritime Museum

51 - February 15, 2001 - Eden Valley, Louis London Walks, Leeds Castle, National Football Museum, The Wapping Project

52 - March 1, 2001- Foot and Mouth Outbreak, Lavenham, Build an Anglo-Saxon House, Waddesdon Manor, Turner at the Tate, Dorchester's Dinosaur Museum

53 - March 15, 2001 - Foot and Mouth update, Royal Leamington Spa, Bed and Breakfasts, Ancient Scotland, English Architecture Guide, garden tours, Horseracing museum, Welsh Celtic Trail, Vivat Trust, Kid's London Guide

54 - April 1, 2001 - Foot and Mouth update, Naseby, Northamptonshire, Bed and Breakfasts, British Royals Guide, Order of the Garter, Jewels of India, Blaenavon, Penshurst Place, Dunstable Tudor Festival, Harewood House, Distinctly Different Accommodation

55 - April 15, 2001 - Foot and Mouth update, Isle of Islay, Bed and Breakfasts, London's Riverside Walk, Visiting the Houses of Parliament, Marconi Centre, Welsh Highland Railway, Jacobite Steam Train, Fort William cycling

56 - May 1, 2001 - Foot and Mouth update, Cumbria attractions, Bed and Breakfasts, Llangollen, Wales Virtual Tour, Loo of the Year, Paul McCartney paintings, Ballater station

57 - May 15, 2001 - Foot and Mouth update, Greater Manchester, Bed and Breakfasts, Top Scottish Attractions, Wales Virtual Tour, Beatrix Potter World, Caerlaverock Castle, Edinburgh Festival, Southwark Cathedral, Stately Homes concerts

58 - June 1, 2001 - Peak District contest, UK Archaeology holidays, Bed and Breakfasts, Channel Islands, Garden of the Year, London's Garden Squares Day, V&A exhibition news, Westonbirt Arboretum, Royal Academy discount, UK events

59 - June 15, 2001 - Worcester Cathedral, London Cruises, website review, Hampton Court Show, Cumbria Beer and Sausage Festival, Antiques Show at Temple Sowerby, Cardiff Castle Fort Augustus Abbey, Great Yarmouth, The Royal Academy.

Issue 63 - Sherbourne Castle, Walking Festivals, Pennine Trail, Celtic Offerings in Wales, Fountains Abbey Mill

Issue 65 - Stowe Landscape Gardens, Abbey Road Studios, Buckingham Palace, Museum of Garden History, Perthshire Archaeology, Hogwart's Express, Royal Yacht Britannia, Hever Castle. The York Pass.

Issue 70 - Owlpen Manor, New Forest walk, afternoon tea custom origins, London Zoo, Imperial War Museum, Kew, Tower of London, Hampton Court.

Issue 71 - Malmesbury, Wiltshire, The Cleveland Way, Harry Potter movie map, Christmas pantomimes, Cairngorm Mountains, Carmarthen Roman site, Aber Valley archaeology, Beatrix Potter centenary, Welsh Prince's Palace on Anglesey.

Issue 72 - Evesham, History of Britain book review, 1901 census online, castle for sale, London museums offer free admission, Manchester Commonwealth Games, Movies at Hampton Court Palace, Most popular attractions

Issue 73 - UK OK promotion, Bodleian Library in Oxford, Isle of Man, York Viking Festival, Treasure House Opens at Yorkshire Museum, Whitby to Recall its Dracula Link, Village Vistas in Northumbria, Flower Shows, Holyrood House, Royal Museum website, Ghost Street in Edinburgh.

Issue 74 - Scottish Borders promotion, Cholmondeley Gardens, Crowland Abbey, Scottish Golf Breaks, new London Holiday Inn, Norwich's Forum attraction, Edinburgh ArtBreaks, Half-priced Lake District hotels deals, Free Scottish Hotel deal, Wimbledon and British Open breaks.

Issue 76 (by error #75 was mislabelled, so #76 follows #74!) - Hotel special, Painswick Gloucestershire, Britain's Waterways book review, Cawdor Castle, National Motor Museum, Swindon Steam Train Museum, Kingston upon Hull "Submarium", Canal refurbishing, National Trust cottage rental.

Issue 77 - Special Announcement - English Garden Tour

Issue 78 - Shuttleworth Collection, Rochester Sweeps Festival, West Sussex seaside, Arundel, Tourism Awards, Sutton Hoo, new Walking Trails.

Issue 79 - Queen Mum, UK Hotel Guide launches, Harewood House, Falkirk Wheel, National Garden Scheme tours, Alice in Wonderland's Oxford, Scottish Events for the Royal Jubilee, Lake District 'B4' Network.

Issue 80 - Rail Planner, UK Travel Ticker, Lulworth Castle, Amateur Historians Guide, Arnold Bennet Trail, Museum's Month, Balmoral Castle, James Herriot Events, British Arts Festivals

Issue 81 - North Anglesey Heritage Coast, Merton College Oxford, South East Wales Travel Discounts, Pubs of the Year, Docklands floating hotel, Penshurst Place, Stonehenge Daytrips, Farmer's Markets, Belsay Hall.

Issue 82 - Tenbury Wells, Carew Castle, Suffolk Historic Houses, National Museum of Wales, Cornwall Maritime Museum, London Cow Parade, Scotland Golden Jubilee Events.

Issue 83 - Cotehele House, A Treasury of Royal Scandals, Chatham Navy Days, Edinburgh Festival, Chipping Campden Cheese Festival, Beaulieu, Bristol Commonwealth Museum, Beamish Open Air Museum.

Issue 84 June 15, 2002 - Marlow, Buckinghamshire, Compton Acres, Tewkesbury Abbey, Postbuses, Royal Gifts exhibit at Buckingham Palace, National Trails map, Elgar museum exhibit, new youth hostels.

Issue 85, July 1, 2002 - BABA accommodation tips, West Country ancient sites, Jorvik Museum, Castle Howard, Royal Academy, Newquay hostel, Warwick Castle, Thomas the Tank Engine.

Issue 86, July 15, 2002 - Public Records Office, Thames Path, National Garden Scheme, National Portrait Gallery, Literary Landmarks Map, Alice in Wonderland statue in Oxford, Cycling in Eastern England, Bournemouth for children, Waterlilies at Kew.

Issue 87, August 2, 2002 - Seven Wonders of Britain, Historic Houses in Wiltshire, Lancaster's Georgian Festival, Newhailes opens, Derbyshire's one-table restaurant, Bristol Balloon Festival, Black Country Food Festival, Hadrian's Wall bus, Notting Hill Carnival, Square Mile of London, Jane Austen Festival in Bath, Diana Memorial, Heritage cities online.

Issue 88, August 15, 2002 - Seven Wonders of Britain Challenge, Cambridge Hotel Special, Kedleston Hall, London Waterways Week, James Bond at the Science Museum, Apsley House, Pearly Kings and Queens Festival, Commonwealth Museum, Real Beer Week, Chesterfield Well Dressing, Silloth Beer Festival, Guys Oyster Festival, Braemar Gathering, Leek Show at Beamish, Haddenham Steam Rally, Hunstanton Morris Dancing, Kendal Torchlight Procession, Conwy Honey Fair, Borrowdale Shepherds' Meet and Show, Invercharron Highland Games, Druid Order Autumn Equinox Ceremony, Coster Mongers' Harvest Festival Parade

Issue 89, September 1, 2002 - Seven Wonders of Britain Results, London's Waterways, Herefordshire tourism, Sir Christopher Wren's House Hotel, Museum of London, National Theatre, Somerset House, V&A, Design Museum, Royal Academy, Geffrye Museum, Amberley Castle, Teddy Bear centenary in Liverpool.

Issue 90, September 15, 2002 - Cotswold Wool Churches, Tours of London, Freud Museum, Welsh Attractions Offer Special Rates, Wine Trail Guide for the Heart of England, Hampton Court Piping Competition, Cornish Smuggler's Inn Transformed, Museum of London Prehistory Gallery, Yorkshire Rambles Brochure, Powerpass Discount Entry to Yorkshire Attractions.

Issue 91, October 1, 2002 - Royal Worcester Porcelain, Encyclopedia of British History, London Tour Operators revisited, London events and attractions, Guide to London Statues, Darwin Centre opens, Scottish Highland Gardens, Alderney wildlife, London Christmas shopping.

Issue 92, October 15, 2002 - Kimbolton Castle, Lanercost Priory,, London Markets, Charles Rennie Mackintosh Weekends, Queens Gallery at Holyroodhouse, Birmingham's Jewellery Event, Fire Festivals in Somerset, Jurassic Coastline Guide, Welsh Castle unearthed.

Issue 93, November 1, 2002 - Wells, Gunpowder Plot, Rochester Dickensian Christmas, Christmas Festivals, Queen Elizabeth I Exhibits, Cycling Tours Edinburgh, Ne Museum at Blaenafon.

Issue 94, November 15, 2002 - Winchester Castle, St Swithun, CADW calendar, Heritage train trips for Christmas, Edinburgh Christmas and Hogmanay, West London Antiques Fair, Origin Search, YHA language courses

December 15, 2002 - British Videos and DVDs, Discount Travel Passes and Memberships, Buckland Abbey, Take your pet to the UK, Low Cost London, Celtic Festival, Great British Heritage 4 day pass, Gilbert and Sullivan anniversary event.

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