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Sanctuary Tales: Fighting Speciesism One Animal at a Time video icon

Health, Sports & Psychology

Sanctuary Tales: Fighting Speciesism One Animal at a Time

In this film about a Norfolk animal sanctuary, we meet some of the animals who live there and the people who care for them.

Video
15 mins
Why do we feast on so much chocolate at Easter? article icon

History & The Arts

Why do we feast on so much chocolate at Easter?

Have you ever wondered what's the connection between Easter and chocolate? In this article Graham Harvey looks at the origins of our appreciation of chocolate eggs. 

Article
10 mins
Holi: The festival of colours, the festival of diversity article icon

History & The Arts

Holi: The festival of colours, the festival of diversity

Holi is celebrated as the Festival of colour, love and spring. Shonil Bhagwat explores this Hindu festival's links to diversity of nature, people and culture in this article.

Article
5 mins
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History & The Arts

World Poetry Day

21st March is World Poetry Day. Take a look at a range of powerful poems in our poetry prescription tool, view our videos and try a range of free courses.

Article
5 mins
Religion, Faith, Spirituality and Worldviews? video icon

History & The Arts

Religion, Faith, Spirituality and Worldviews?

People use different terms to describe their beliefs about the world but what does religion, faith, spirituality and worldviews mean? This animation explores the themes further.

Video
5 mins
Why worldviews? video icon

History & The Arts

Why worldviews?

What is meant by ‘worldviews’? This animation imagines a public demonstration and the differing reasons people may have for attending.

Video
5 mins
Religion, belief and worldviews hub collection icon

History & The Arts

Religion, belief and worldviews hub

A place for exploring religion, spirituality and non-religion.

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The many guises of the emperor Augustus free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

The many guises of the emperor Augustus

This free course focuses on Rome’s first emperor, Augustus, who lived from 63 BCE to 14 CE. The rule of Augustus marked a significant political change in Rome, and Augustus’ position as emperor was initially fragile and controversial. Key to his success in holding onto power was his masterful use of visual propaganda to cement his position and ...

Free course
6 hrs
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History & The Arts

HeadStart Classical Studies

Explore the worlds of ancient Greece and Rome with this collection of free courses on the classical world.

Article
10 mins
Happy Saint Patrick's Day article icon

History & The Arts

Happy Saint Patrick's Day

March 17th is St. Patrick's Day. Find out more about the patron saint of Ireland and discover Ireland's culture and heritage. 

Article
5 mins
Mi'kmaq: First Nations people video icon

History & The Arts

Mi'kmaq: First Nations people

These films give insight into Mi'kmaq life and examine the renewal of traditional customs by interviewing key members of the community who discuss the benefits and difficulties in attempting to hold on to their ancestry.

Video
5 mins
Ramadan Mubarak! article icon

History & The Arts

Ramadan Mubarak!

The holy month of Ramadan, determined by the lunar cycle, runs from 11th March - 10th April this year. Discover how this isn't just a time for abstaining but a time for celebration while showing devotion to Islam.

Article
10 mins