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Films You Won’t Believe Were Shot in the UK

Films You Won’t Believe Were Shot in the UK

  • Posted: Jul 15, 2015
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Most followers of the film industry will know that directors often have a headache when trying to find a suitable location to make their masterpiece.

Films on a large budget have quite a free reign as to where they would like to go, but many studios simply don’t have that kind of money available – hence they turn to a great multicultural place that is home to a huge variety of locales, and is pretty easy to get to: Britain! Warning: Spoilers ahead!
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Curse of the Treshams

Curse of the Treshams

  • Posted: Jul 14, 2015
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First time visitors to Lyveden New Bield might think they were looking at the ruin of a once great Elizabethan manor house but they would be mistaken. The building was actually never finished and today looks almost exactly as it did when the workers abandoned the project in 1605 shortly after the death of its designer and owner, Sir Thomas Tresham (1543 – 1605). Photogenic, designed to represent the Catholic faith and said to have many strange architectural secrets, it’s a curious memorial to another age. The framework of Lyveden New Bield is an enigmatic structure that never fails to stir the imagination.

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Strange British Laws

Strange British Laws

  • Posted: Jul 14, 2015
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Every county in the world seems to have a collection of strange laws that are bizarre, outdated or just plain wrong, even to the people who live there. Britain is no exception and it quite probable that you may have already heard of some of these as the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) held a competition some years ago to see which of these laws the public felt were the most stupid.

Sadly, the time has come to sort out the wheat from the chaff. (Truth from the nonsense) There are many lists circulating on the internet that claim to be true but are not but are the result of one website just repeating another. The truth is that some of the laws are now repealed, others have twisted the actual law to make it more interesting and some are simply urban myths. This is what we found out but we’re still open to correction if you have hard evidence.

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Strange British Facts

Strange British Facts

  • Posted: Jul 14, 2015
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There are literally hundreds of curious facts and snippets about Britain. As we find them we add them to this list so it’s worth checking back from time-to-time. Hope you enjoy them … they’re all believed to be true and just a little bit of fun. Even if you’ve heard some of them before you probably haven’t heard them all.

One of the richest treasures was found in a place called Cheapside in London.
Tarmacadam or tarmac surfaces millions of roads globally but was not invented by John McAdam as many people believe but by Edgar Hooley from Nottinghamshire in 1901.
Source:www.bbc.co.uk/nottingham (2011)
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