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History in 360: Eastbourne Redoubt Fortress 1

Eastbourne Redoubt Fortress We visited the Eastbourne Redoubt in early October 2016. Luckily for us, the weather was still absolutely glorious and allowed for plenty of selfies! We tied our visit in with a trip to Wyntercon,  a sci-fi convention hosted in the town and run by one of ur […]


Stonehenge Special - History in 360 - The Hovel

History in 360: Stonehenge 1

This is a pretty special blog for us. Stonehenge is, not so secretly, Niki’s favourite place on earth!! When people think of Stonehenge there are probably a few different things that pop into their heads. Perhaps you think “its a bunch of rocks?” or maybe you’re on the side of […]


History in 360: Prehistoric Wiltshire 1

Prehistoric Wiltshire Every year, around the 21st September, the Northern Hemesphere experiences one of two Equinoxes; when night and day, light and dark are equal in length. in 2016, Paul, Niki and Mike were lucky enough to get a few days off of work to welcome in the Equinox at […]


A Very Medieval Christmas - The Hovel

A Very Medieval Christmas From The Hovel

Ding Dong Merrily On a Hovel Ever wondered how different a medieval Christmas was to our modern counterpart? Luckily, you’re in the right place to find out! The biggest difference between Modern Christmas and Medieval Christmas, actually occurred before the big day itself. In the Medieval era, Advent was a […]


A Very Medieval Halloween

It’s our favourite time of the year again! Halloween!! The nights are getting colder and darker and the Autumnal colours are in full swing! As Halloween is our very favourite holiday of the year, we decided to take a look at the history behind the holiday and find out where […]