East of England
Plan your day out in the East of England! Find hundreds of places to visit - museums, art galleries, historic attractions, castles and stately homes in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.
Retired Squadron Leader Ian Blair, who flew one of the light bombers to safety after his pilot was killed during the war, saw a Blenheim return to the air following a 12-year restoration mission.
Devoted to a fictional Essex Everywoman, see inside the house which is at the centre of a Channel 4 documentary charting a three-year design and buildinging process.
The B-17 Flying Fortress 'Sally B' will celebrates its 70th birthday and its 40th anniversary on the air show circuit, with a poignant VE Day flying salute at IWM Duxford.
Beloved of master showmen and made from fish, wood, wire and papier mâché, scientists are currently carrying out DNA tests on a mermaid model to determine if it came from Japan.
A letter written from the body-strewn battlefield at Waterloo and a book from Napoleon’s personal library in exile go on display in Cambridge as a major Waterloo exhibition opens for Waterloo200.
Bone fragments and burial goods of "wealthy and cosmopolitan" Roman found in North Hertfordshire village
A complete Roman jug, bone fragments in a large hexagonal bottle, a worn 2nd century bronze coin and an iron lamp are among the finds made by a metal detectorist in the village of Kelshall.
Archaeologists find coins, bow brooches and bones among Iron Age and Roman discoveries in Peterborough
David Crawford-White, of Oxford Archaeology East, on the Lottery-funded search for artefacts which has inspired hundreds of people on a dig partly fuelled by cake.
Prehistoric Britons had the required understanding of fire and pyre technology to combust corpses at more than 600 degrees centigrade, say archaeologists at a pit in Langford.
"Poor scholars and wretched persons": Thousands of medieval skeletal remains revealed from Cambridge burial ground
Archaeologists in Cambridge have released images of hundreds of well-preserved medieval skeletons, found beneath a St John's College site which was a hospital burial ground.