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Copy of Napoleon on HMS Bellerophon in Plymouth Sound, by J. Harris.

The Box, Plymouth

To commemorate the two-hundred year anniversary of the death of Napoleon Bonaparte, Destination Plymouth has created a dedicated online resource called ‘Napoleon 200’ to be enjoyed by locals and visitors. Read more

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New film will boost education for children Read more

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Join National Park archaeologist Dr. Lee Bray in an exploration of the evidence for this fascinating period and what it can tell us about the communities who lived here at this time. Read more

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George Bidder - Mental Calculator event poster

Science Museum Photo Studio

Queen Charlotte leaned forward and asked: ‘Little boy, how long would it take for a snail to creep along 838 miles from Lands-End to Farett’s Head in Scotland if he moved eight feet daily?’ ‘553,080 days ma’am’ the ten-year old replied immediately... Read more

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Local history and Dartmoor guide Paul Rendell tells the story of the witch who lived in Dendles Wood. Read more

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