England will be one of 12 international women’s teams participating in the International Rugby Board Women’s Sevens World Series on Feb 1 & 2 in Houston, TX.
Equal marriage: what does it mean to you?
In this video, gay and lesbian couples reflect on what the proposed introduction of equal same-sex marriage will mean to them.
Football is Britain’s most popular sport and has been played in the country for centuries. England is home to the oldest football clubs in the world, dating from at least 1857. It is also home to the world’s oldest competition, the FA cup founded in 1871 and the first ever football league which began in 1888. For these reasons, England is considered the home of the game of football.
Castlerigg Stone Circle is one of the most visually impressive prehistoric monuments in Britain, and is the most visited stone circle in Cumbria. Every year thousands of people visit it to look, photograph, draw and wonder why and when and by whom it was built. The stone circle is on the level top of a low hill with views across to Skiddaw, Blencathra and Lonscale Fell.
(via Visit Cumbria)
Sherwood Forest is where Robin Hood and his merry men are said to have hidden, and every August the Robin Hood Festival celebrates the life of the folk hero with archery, jousting and all kinds of hands-on activities. The forest is home to hundreds of oak trees, including the famous Major Oak, thought to be 800 years old.
(via Visit Britain)