Pre-20th Century Conflict
From the Battle of Agincourt to Spion Kop, pre-20th century British military history is littered with conflicts that continue to enthrall. Explore them here with news, reviews, features, events, resources, websites and much more drawn from UK museums, galleries, archives and heritage sites.
Check out the top ten re-enactment and living history events happening at museums and heritage sites cross the UK during summer 2013.
A major new gallery celebrating the life of Admiral Lord Nelson and his influence on the Royal Navy and British society during the 18th century is to open in October 2013.
In what may be the most accurate representation of the King yet, a head based on scans carried out by Leicester Royal Infirmary will form a cranial summer centrepiece in York.
A new exhibition on the Jacobite campaign of 1745 has opened at the National Trust for Scotland's Glenfinnan Monument in Lochaber.
The National Army Museum has been gifted a rare blood stained tunic worn by a British officer in a bloody gunfight during the Indian Mutiny of the 1850s.
Following the discovery of Richard III's body, an exhibition looking at the evidence and methods behind the search - including a recreation of his skull - is proving popular.
As the University of Leicester confirms the discovery of the body of Richard III, one of the experts involved in the project explains more about the king's violent death at the Battle of Bosworth.
Having matched DNA from the skeleton with descendents of Richard III, experts say they have proved "beyond reasonable doubt" that the skeleton is that of the King.
Competition: Marc Morris's The Norman Conquest retells the story of 1066 in a compelling narrative that has had the critics singing its praises. Win a copy right here.
Two giant storybook pages tell tales of battles, royalty, ghosts and politics from the powerful ancient kingdom off the ancient Irish Sea.
Admiral Nelson and Rule Britannia are among the subjects in a selection of 20 satirical prints from the 18th and 19th centuries in Greenwich.
The tiny Northumberland village of Kirknewton is about to celebrate its importance in British history and archaeology with an ambitious week-long festival.
The National Army Museum in London has announced the speakers for its inaugural book festival, with authorities on the Napoleonic Wars and Afghanistan set to give talks.
The Royal Armouries in Leeds is promising a medieval spectacular for the Bank Holiday weekend as knights battle it out to secure victory in the majestic Tournament of the Griffin.
Heritage Lottery Fund awards result in a new centre dedicated to the 17th century Civil Wars in Nottinghamshire and improvements to Hexham Abbey in Northumberland.