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  • September is history month in Penarth - Glamorgan Gem
    Glamorgan GemSeptember is history month in PenarthGlamorgan GemThe talk traces the process of moulding Penarth into a Victorian seaside town. History month continues with talks on our maritime history, with fossil walks, exhibitions and tours looking at stages of Penarth's development. The highlight will be the ...
  • Saltburn Hill Climb for vintage vehicles this weekend - The Northern Echo
    The Northern EchoSaltburn Hill Climb for vintage vehicles this weekendThe Northern EchoCabinet Member for Culture, Tourism and Communications, Cllr Carl Quartermain said: “Vintage vehicles will take over the Victorian seaside town on Sunday as a selection of classic cars and motorbikes roll into town. The event brings together the owners ...

Victorian Holidays

Everything you need to know about the upcoming school holidays - Yahoo News

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Yahoo News
Everything you need to know about the upcoming school holidays
Yahoo News
With blue skies almost a daily fixture, Australian school children are counting down the minutes until they're liberated from the classroom for the September school holidays. It might seem like a stressful time to organise activities, childcare and

Source: Everything you need to know about the upcoming school holidays - Yahoo News

Before There Was Streaming, the Victorians Had “Magic Lanterns” - Smithsonian

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Smithsonian
Before There Was Streaming, the Victorians Had “Magic Lanterns”
Smithsonian
According to research conducted by Exeter's John Plunkett, magic lanterns were a regular part of middle-class life, popping up during birthday parties, holidays and social gatherings. As Katy Scott reports for CNN, this meant that nearly 200 years

Source: Before There Was Streaming, the Victorians Had “Magic Lanterns” - Smithsonian

Victorians Had Their Own Version of Netflix: ‘Magic Lanterns’ - Live Science

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Live Science
Victorians Had Their Own Version of Netflix: 'Magic Lanterns'
Live Science
But new research finds that middle-class families regularly rented these machines, often for birthday parties, holidays and other social events. The research, which has yet to be published in a peer-reviewed journal, was presented Aug. 29 at the

Source: Victorians Had Their Own Version of Netflix: ‘Magic Lanterns’ - Live Science

Falling down…the scandal of neglect that blights our Victorian buildings - Express.co.uk

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Express.co.uk
Falling down…the scandal of neglect that blights our Victorian buildings
Express.co.uk
It was Britain that led the way in granting holidays to working people and created the great seaside boom, exemplified in the Winter Gardens of Great Yarmouth. It was Victorian Britain which founded corporations to provide gas to its dark cities and

Source: Falling down…the scandal of neglect that blights our Victorian buildings - Express.co.uk

Debate sparked after primary school introduces unisex toilets - Coventry Live

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Coventry Live
Debate sparked after primary school introduces unisex toilets
Coventry Live
Its headteacher Louise Mohacsi said the decision was taken as a "practical solution to ensure equal access to facilities for both boys and girls" while construction work was taking place at the Victorian school. But it has sparked anger among some.

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Source: Debate sparked after primary school introduces unisex toilets - Coventry Live

Victorians Had Their Own Version of Netflix: ‘Magic Lanterns’ - Live Science

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Live Science
Victorians Had Their Own Version of Netflix: 'Magic Lanterns'
Live Science
But new research finds that middle-class families regularly rented these machines, often for birthday parties, holidays and other social events. The research, which has yet to be published in a peer-reviewed journal, was presented Aug. 29 at the

Source: Victorians Had Their Own Version of Netflix: ‘Magic Lanterns’ - Live Science

Incarceration – Victorian style - InsideTime (press release) (blog)

Friday, September 7th, 2018
Incarceration – Victorian style
InsideTime (press release) (blog)
I have been incarcerated here for 10 months, and, in that time, we are usually locked up for 23 hours per day. Sometimes, like during holidays, we can be locked up for days, even weeks. Over Christmas there was 12-days of non-stop lock-up. That means

Source: Incarceration – Victorian style - InsideTime (press release) (blog)

Victorian state parliament descends into a classroom awaiting school holidays with just a few sitting days before … - Herald Sun

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Herald Sun
Victorian state parliament descends into a classroom awaiting school holidays with just a few sitting days before
Herald Sun
WITH five state parliamentary sitting days to go until the November election it is starting to feel like MPs are stuck in one drawn-out school muck-up day. Today they grabbed the teacher's attention by debating the use of the term FIGJAM (F— I'm good

Source: Victorian state parliament descends into a classroom awaiting school holidays with just a few sitting days before … - Herald Sun

Britain is better than the Caribbean, and seven other things we learned on our summer holidays - Telegraph.co.uk

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

Telegraph.co.uk
Britain is better than the Caribbean, and seven other things we learned on our summer holidays
Telegraph.co.uk
Our view. Far be it from us to interrupt a 22-year love affair, but perhaps throw Emily and the pooch a bone with a stay at a UK hotel next summer. One option is the dog-friendly Headland (full review: telegraph.co.uk/tt-headland), a Victorian giant

Source: Britain is better than the Caribbean, and seven other things we learned on our summer holidays - Telegraph.co.uk

Why Victorian students are skipping school at record rates - Herald Sun

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Herald Sun
Why Victorian students are skipping school at record rates
Herald Sun
VICTORIAN students missed more than 1.5 million days of school last year because they went on family holidays. New data reveals parents are increasingly plucking their kids out of state schools to go on holiday, such absences rising by almost 30 per

Source: Why Victorian students are skipping school at record rates - Herald Sun