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Featured March 4th is World Book Day. To celebrate, our Librarian Stuart Ivinson takes a brief look at a literary genre close to his heart, the historical novel.  Historical fiction is a vast and timeless genre; most fiction has some form of historical setting, from the very first epics like the Iliad to the many adventures of […] Read time: 4 minutes Read more

collections-feature In 1857 native soldiers of the Indian Army rose up against the British Empire in what became known as the Indian Mutiny. It’s often said that the cause of this unrest was the paper cartridge issued for use with the new Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle. These were greased at one end to lubricate the bullet, […] Read time: 2 minutes Read more

Our Collection Keeping up morale Read time: 3 minutes Read more

Popular Culture The warrior woman who saved France Read time: 6 minutes Read more

First World War On display at Fort Nelson Read time: 6 minutes Read more

Fort Nelson On display at Fort Nelson Read time: 5 minutes Read more

Heroes and Legends How did the legendary king get his famous weapon? Read time: < 1 minute Read more

Heroes and Legends Have the King Arthur legends always had knights in shining armour? Read time: 4 minutes Read more

Heroes and Legends How has Arthur become such a legendary hero? Read time: 5 minutes Read more

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