The 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo

This time 200 years ago, The Battle of Waterloo was fought. Under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte, the French Grande Armée sought to take Waterloo (formerly southern Brussels, Belgium) as part of Napoleon’s march towards European domination. It was an epic contest, fought between the French on one side and the British, led by Wellington,…

Armistice Day… Tower of London Poppies

The Tower of London plays host to a sea of 888,426 ceramic poppies as a memorial to those who died in the First World War. This year, which marks the centenary of the war’s beginning in 1914, the stunning exhibition is expected to have captured the attention of up to four million by the 12th…