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Another successful Pub Night at the Irish House - Saturday November 14th.  See the photos!









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De la Ronde Wreath Laying 2016

Photos of the moving ceremony at the de la Ronde Plantation ruins, remembering British soldiers who died in the Battle of New Orleans.

Mountbatten House 2014

See more photos of Mountbatten House.

Pub Night 2015

Photos of this year's awesome Pub Night!

Tea and the Titanic

Books by Tea expert Penelope Carlevato . . . Tea on the Titanic and First Class Etiquette.

Name the Game

The 2015 Pub Night Quiz . . . Name the Game.

Britain at Play

The theme of this year's Pub Night: Britain at Play.

2015 Pub Night Donors

See a list of our generous donors to the 2015 Pub Night.

Shakespeare's Legacy

Find out how much of our modern language is the result of Shakespeare's Legacy.

British Words to Treasure

Quotations written by Brits to inspire and entertain you.

          "A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought."


Dorothy Sayers (1893-1957)



Trivia Trifles


The world's first public street lighting with gas was installed in Pall Mall, London in 1807. In 1812, the London and Westminster Gas Light and Coke Company became the world's first gas company.


From the UK Media


UK's oldest person Gladys Hooper turns 113


The UK's oldest person, Gladys Hooper, is celebrating her 113th birthday.

The great-grandmother, who lives on the Isle of Wight, is the country's most senior supercentenarian . .


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Teeshirts and Tote Bags


10% donated to DBE