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St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day

Every year on March 17th, St Patrick's Day is celebrated, not just in Ireland but worldwide. But what are the origins of St Patrick’s Day and how is it celebrated? Of all the saints' days, St Patrick's Day seems to be the one that is most popularly supported, even by...

Our competition winner

Our competition winner

Following our recent Facebook competition, we are thrilled to announce our competition winner! To celebrate International Women's Day, we offered the amazing prize of a beautiful wine set. We asked our Facebook followers to tell us about an inspirational woman in...

Competition to win a coat of arms wine set!

Competition to win a coat of arms wine set!

It is International Women's Day! To celebrate, we have just launched a fantastic Facebook competition to win a coat of arms wine set! This beautiful special occasion gift is worth £63.99 and is ideal for weddings and anniversaries. Plus it's a great idea for a...

Who was St David?

Who was St David?

Who was St David? Many people have heard of St David’s Day: it is celebrated on March 1st every year, to mark his death on this day in 589.  It is when David, as the patron saint of Wales is honoured. To celebrate, we have put together some top facts about this...

Top ten facts to celebrate decimal day.

Top ten facts to celebrate decimal day.

When decimalisation happened on February 15th 1971, it brought about a massive change to the British currency. Britain was not the first to convert to a decimal form of currency - for example Russia and France already used decimal currency systems, and had done since...

Your Scottish ancestry

Your Scottish ancestry

Are you tracing your Scottish ancestry? Over the centuries, thousands of Scots emigrated to countries around the world in search of a fresh start or the chance to make their fortunes. Today people across the globe can trace their roots back to Scotland. Our friends at...

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