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Five missing kings and queens – and where we might find them

Five missing kings and queens – and where we might find them Creative commons image Lucas under CC-BY-2.0 licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Jan 2016
Think Richard III is the only medieval monarch whose body went missing? Here's a list speculating where other kings and queens may lie.

Murals in Belfast

Murals in Belfast Creative commons image PPCC Antifa under CC-BY-NC-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
Updated 16 Nov 2015
Murals capture snapshots of key moments of Belfast's political history that are key to understanding the various communities present in the city.

Canals: The Making of a Nation - Find out more

Canals: The Making of a Nation - Find out more Copyrighted image Copyright: © BBC
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Aug 2015
Find out more about how the history of canals shaped a nation's financial system, workers' rights and civil engineering.

The legend of the Pied Piper

The legend of the Pied Piper Copyright free image Copyright free: Public domain
Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Jul 2015
The story of the Pied Piper dates way back into German history - way back before Robert Browning got involved...

The truth behind Poldark: Stories of The Great Copper Slump

The truth behind Poldark: Stories of The Great Copper Slump Creative commons image Tony Atkin under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 30 Mar 2015
If you're enjoying the BBC revival of Poldark, you might wonder how realistic the depciction of Cornish copper mining after the American War Of...

Speaking Shakespeare: How was Shakespeare pronounced when he was writing?

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Dec 2014
How do we know what actors sounded like when they performed premieres of Shakespeare plays? The clues, as ever, are in the lines themselves...

Halloween: What’s the devil got to do with it?

Halloween: What’s the devil got to do with it? Creative commons image Geckoam under CC-BY-NC-ND licence under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 20 Oct 2014
Why is Halloween, an evening traditionally used to honour the deceased, now associated with all things spooky and gruesome? 

Reciprocal research network

Reciprocal research network Creative commons image Reciprocal research network under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jan 2014
Collaborative, socially responsible, and interdisciplinary research about cultural heritage.

Icons of Wales: Who's the missing icon?

Icons of Wales: Who's the missing icon? Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 01 Oct 2012
Which Welsh icon is missing from the Icons of Wales booklet? See suggestions from our panel and vote for your missing icon

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Aberdulais Falls: A case study in Welsh heritage

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Aberdulais Falls: A case study in Welsh heritage Creative commons image Robert J Heath under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 2 hours Updated 11 Jan 2016
This free course, Aberdulais Falls: A case study in Welsh heritage, looks at the Aberdulais Falls in Wales, and considers the key issues affecting...

Heritage case studies: Scotland

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Heritage case studies: Scotland Creative commons image Roderick Eime under Creative-Commons license
Introductory level Duration 5 hours Updated 11 Jan 2016
The heritage traditions of Scotland are unique in comparison to the rest of Britain. This free course, Heritage case studies: Scotland, uses two...

History as commemoration

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History as commemoration Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 11 Dec 2015
Commemoration remembering and marking your past makes an important contribution to our sense of community. This free course, History as...

Welsh history and its sources

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Welsh history and its sources Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 25 hours Updated 01 Sep 2015
This free course, Welsh history and its sources, is a teaching and learning resource for anyone interested in Welsh history. It contains study...

What is heritage?

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What is heritage? Copyrighted image Copyright: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 31 Mar 2014
What is heritage? This free course will introduce you to the concept of heritage and its critical study, exploring the role of heritage in both...

World Heritage

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Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 04 Jul 2013
This free course provides an overview of World Heritage, its political and cultural origins and the role of UNESCO and other agencies in...

Dundee, jute and empire

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Introductory level Duration 12 hours Updated 21 Jul 2011
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic...