A HISTORY OF BIG BEN (Guest article)

Listener Philip volunteers with a children’s history club and for homework my club have been doing independent research projects and presentations on a topic of their choosing and one group decided to about Victorian London. Their presentation went well and it was so interesting. Everyone learnt a lot! One of the students, Alice has suggested this is a great article on Big Ben. Thank you Alice!



MINISODE 018 RAILWAY TIME is here to take a light hearted look at the social etiquette of train travel, and the small matter of how the trains revolutionised time. This show covers

  • Reviews and thank you’s

  • Railways; is this a polite way to travel?

  • “I say, have we met?”

  • The problems with the timetables.

  • The Victorians control time itself.

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