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Dennis Severs’ House: a magical journey into the past

Two streets away, Liverpool Street Station swirls with grim-faced commuters; in the pub opposite, early drinkers dissect the working day over pints of lager, and a short stroll west, City traders still stare, transfixed, at banks of screens as share … Continue reading

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Can you guess who it is yet? Britain’s ropiest waxworks

Louis Tussaud’s House of Wax in the seaside town of Great Yarmouth has become something of a local legend. Lacking the glamour, the price-tag – entry is just £5 – and the queues of tourist staple, Madame Tussauds in London, … Continue reading

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Five of the best: curious UK museums

Dig around Britain’s dustier corners and you’ll unearth all sorts of curios including some pretty specialist museums. Here are five worth seeking out: Keith’s legs were cruelly taken in a mower accident Lawnmower Museum, Lancashire The British Lawnmower Museum in … Continue reading

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