Apple Day is an annual tradition, enjoyed each autumn in Ely. This year, Apple Day is taking place online, and despite Covid-19, the fun can still continue! A mini apple day is taking place outside Oliver Cromwell’s House from 10am- 4pm with hourly apple peeling contests, apple identification & tastings and lots more to try […]

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Dragons are monsters which appear in stories and tales across the world and across all periods of history. Dragon tales are known in many cultures, from the Americas to Europe, and from India to China. They have a long and rich history in many forms and are still popular in books, films and television programmes today. […]

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About 2,500 years ago, Greece was one of the most important places in the ancient world. Although people have been living in Greece for over 40,000 years, the earliest settlers in this region mostly lived a simple hunter-gatherer or farming lifestyle. Later, the Greeks were great philosophers, warriors, writers, actors, athletes, artists, architects and politicians. They […]

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The Victorians lived over 150 years ago during the reign of Queen Victoria, who ruled for 64 years from 1837 to 1901. At this time, Britain became the most powerful and richest country, in the world, with the largest empire that had ever existed, ruling a quarter of the world’s population. With these changes and expansions, […]

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The history of money can be traced back over 4,000 years. During this time,currency has taken many different forms, including things we use as money today like coins or banknotes, to objects we might not consider to be money like shells, animals, or other natural resources. The earliest coins were made from electrum, an alloy […]

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