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The Ivy Benson All Girls Band

Her name is little-known today, but Ivy Benson was a pioneer. In the male-dominated world of wartime music, she and her all girls band threatened the male establishment & gained huge success.

The Guinea Pig Club: World War Two

The Guinea Pig Club was formed in World War Two. It was an exclusive club that, at its height, had exactly 649 members. All were men who had been treated by Archibald McIndoe. Find out more.

Today in history: Queen Elizabeth crowned in 1953. Queen Elizabeth the Second’s Accent – changes over the years

Today in history 1955. Ruth Ellis hanged for shooting her lover. Click to read about this miscarriage of justice.

Which Historical Figures Would You Invite To Dinner?

Imagine having a dinner party and your guests are people from history. Who would you choose? Would they enjoy the company or would they argue? What questions would you ask them? See my choices.