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West Moreland Gazette
New weddings and events manager for historic Lake District hotelArms at Lowick for 22 years and then finished his landlordship after 17 years a
New weddings and events manager for historic Lake District hotel
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 minutes ago
Arms at Lowick for 22 years and then finished his landlordship after 17 years at the Tower Bank Arms, which is next door to Beatrix Potter’s former home at Hilltop and featured in some of her books.” Storrs Halls hosts a huge variety of events each... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Beatrix Potter's birthday celebrationsHill Top, the iconic house of Beatrix, hosted BBC Breakfast broadcasting the we
Beatrix Potter's birthday celebrations
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
Hill Top, the iconic house of Beatrix, hosted BBC Breakfast broadcasting the weather reports all morning and BBC Radio Cumbria in the afternoon on a live broadcast. Pete Tasker, the Hill Top gardener for nearly 30 years was even Chris Evans’ Mystery... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Beatrix Potter’s birthday celebrated in fine styleHill Top, the iconic house of Beatrix, hosted BBC Breakfast, which broadcast th
Beatrix Potter’s birthday celebrated in fine style
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
Hill Top, the iconic house of Beatrix, hosted BBC Breakfast, which broadcast the weather reports from there all morning. Pete Tasker, the Hill Top gardener for nearly 30 years, was Chris Evans' 'Mystery Guest' on BBC Radio 2. The paddock at Hill... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Celebrations at Melford Hall mark Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday Beatrix Potter fun day and celebrations at Long Melford Hall. Pictured is Mai
Celebrations at Melford Hall mark Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday
Ipswich Star / Posted 6 hours ago
Beatrix Potter fun day and celebrations at Long Melford Hall. Pictured is Maisey Doyle. Birthday celebrations including a picnic, party games and a special trail have been held at a... Read more
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The News and Star
HomeA member of staff holds a first issue of The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Po
Home
The News and Star / Posted 7 hours ago
A member of staff holds a first issue of The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter which has been sold for £43,400. Featuring 41 full-page line drawings, it was printed privately by Potter in 1901 after several children's book publishers turned her... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pay cuts needed in mining - Sibanyemarket cap, listed on the JSE in 2013 after it was unbundled from Gold Fields a
Pay cuts needed in mining - Sibanye
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
market cap, listed on the JSE in 2013 after it was unbundled from Gold Fields and operates the Kloof, Driefontein and Beatrix mines outside Westorania. It became a multicommodity company last year when it entered the platinum and energy... Read more
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The News and Star
Potter book sells for £43,000 at auction on author's 150th anniversaryA member of staff holds a first issue of The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Po
Potter book sells for £43,000 at auction on author's 150th anniversary
The News and Star / Posted 23 hours ago
A member of staff holds a first issue of The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter which has been sold for £43,400. Featuring 41 full-page line drawings, it was printed privately by Potter in 1901 after several children's book publishers turned her... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
NORTH LONSDALE SHOW: Report, results and picturesMrs N Halpin; 2 Mrs M Lockrie; 3 Mrs M Bell. A seasonal wreath: 1 Mrs N Halpin;
NORTH LONSDALE SHOW: Report, results and pictures
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
Mrs N Halpin; 2 Mrs M Lockrie; 3 Mrs M Bell. A seasonal wreath: 1 Mrs N Halpin; 2 Mrs M Bell; 3 Mrs J Crayston. Celebrating Beatrix Potter, exhibit 3’x2’ 6”, team of 2 or more: 1 Ulverston Flower Club; 2 Mrs N Halpin. Home made wine. 1 bottle dry... Read more
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Irish Examiner
First edition of Beatrix Potter's The Tale Of Peter Rabbit smashes estimates at auction | Irish Examiner Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 04:40 pm A first edition of...
First edition of Beatrix Potter's The Tale Of Peter Rabbit smashes estimates at auction
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 hours ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 04:40 pm A first edition of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Happy birthday, Beatrix!Families across West Cumbria have joined in the celebrations of Beatrix Potter'
Happy birthday, Beatrix!
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Families across West Cumbria have joined in the celebrations of Beatrix Potter's birthday. The much-loved children's author and illustrator was born 150 years ago today. Youngsters at Workington’s Footsteps Nursery have held a special four-day... Read more
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Mashable
6 badass facts you might not know about Beatrix PotterWhat's This?Beatrix Potter wasn't just an author and illustrator. She was a wom
6 badass facts you might not know about Beatrix Potter
Mashable / Posted 23 hours ago
What's This?Beatrix Potter wasn't just an author and illustrator. She was a woman of many talents... Image: Express Newspapers/Getty Images LONDON — It's been 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter, the creator of four rather famous rabbits:... Read more
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The News and Star
No splitting hairs – Beatrix was fab!has provided inspiration for generations of artists, poets and writers, but per
No splitting hairs – Beatrix was fab!
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
has provided inspiration for generations of artists, poets and writers, but perhaps none more famous than children’s author Beatrix Potter. Today Miss Potter would’ve been celebrating her 150th birthday and fans of hers around the world are coming... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in HistoryCyrano de Bergerac, the inspiration for a play by Edmond Rostand, died at age 3
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
Cyrano de Bergerac, the inspiration for a play by Edmond Rostand, died at age 36. In 1866, British children's author Beatrix Potter was born in London. In 1932, federal troops forcibly dispersed the so-called "Bonus Army" of World War I... Read more
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Mashable
Beatrix Potter stamps are here, and they are so fluffy you will dieranks of Britain's finest with the release of a special new collection of stamp
Beatrix Potter stamps are here, and they are so fluffy you will die
Mashable / Posted yesterday
ranks of Britain's finest with the release of a special new collection of stamps. To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth, Royal Mail introduced 10 new stamps featuring some of the author's most beloved characters, including... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Special stamps celebrate Beatrix PotterA MUCH-LOVED Lake District author is set to get her own stamps. To mark the 15
Special stamps celebrate Beatrix Potter
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
A MUCH-LOVED Lake District author is set to get her own stamps. To mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter, Royal Mail announced the release of a set of stamps inspired by her stories. Six of the most popular characters feature on the 10-stamp... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Royal Mail marks 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth with a set of special stampsthe timeless characters she created and which are still loved the world over.
Royal Mail marks 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth with a set of special stamps
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
the timeless characters she created and which are still loved the world over. Six of the most popular characters from Beatrix Potter’s 23 Original Tales feature in the Special Stamps. They are: Peter Rabbit; Mrs Tiggy-Winkle; Squirrel Nutkin;... Read more
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International Business Times
Beatrix Potter at 150: The feminist author who broke the rules and saved the countryside or a much-treasured set of miniature books detailing the adventures of her wide
Beatrix Potter at 150: The feminist author who broke the rules and saved the countryside
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
or a much-treasured set of miniature books detailing the adventures of her wide range of characters, the legacy of Beatrix Potter lives on in our homes as a nostalgic reminder of childhood. However, dig deeper and you will find there is so... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, July 28, 2016was sent to the guillotine. In 1821, Peru declared its independence from Spain
This day in history, July 28, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
was sent to the guillotine. In 1821, Peru declared its independence from Spain. In 1866, British children's author Beatrix Potter was born in London. In 1914, World War I began as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. In 1932, federal... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rhode guns for medals - and children's booksby visiting estate sales while travelling to competitions and training events.
Rhode guns for medals - and children's books
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
by visiting estate sales while travelling to competitions and training events. "I did end up getting a first-edition Beatrix Potter in London during the Olympics. Who knows what this one will be?" Rhode said. "Maybe there's some book down in... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
July 28 declared as the best day to have a birthdayto the top wage bracket. July 28 is a special day for Cumbria as the county ce
July 28 declared as the best day to have a birthday
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
to the top wage bracket. July 28 is a special day for Cumbria as the county celebrates 150 years of world-renowned author Beatrix Potter. Other famous celebrities who have a birthday today are singer Cher Lloyd and footballers Harry Kane and... Read more
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Evening Standard
Beatrix Potter's life in London revealed in new V&A exhibitionPeter Rabbit 50p coin to be unveiled for Beatrix Potter's birthday Peter Rabbi
Beatrix Potter's life in London revealed in new V&A exhibition
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Peter Rabbit 50p coin to be unveiled for Beatrix Potter's birthday Peter Rabbit gets a selfie stick as Beatrix Potter sculptures unveiled Never published Beatrix Potter illustration to go on display at V&A Lifestyle lowdown: Beatrix Potter... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Historywas sent to the guillotine. In 1821, Peru declared its independence from Spain
History
The St. Augustine Record / Posted yesterday
was sent to the guillotine. In 1821, Peru declared its independence from Spain. In 1866, British children’s author Beatrix Potter was born in London. In 1914, World War I began as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. In 1932, federal... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Beatrix Potter stamps sure to make fans of the author very happy bunniesRabbit is expected to fetch £35,000 when it goes on sale. The stamps will cele
Beatrix Potter stamps sure to make fans of the author very happy bunnies
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Rabbit is expected to fetch £35,000 when it goes on sale. The stamps will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter A first edition of one of the most famous children's books, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, is going under the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Beatrix Potter acclaimed as a farmer ahead of her timeChildren's author Beatrix Potter was "ahead of her time" as a farmer who worked
Beatrix Potter acclaimed as a farmer ahead of her time
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
Children's author Beatrix Potter was "ahead of her time" as a farmer who worked to conserve the landscapes of the Lake District. On the 150th anniversary of the writer and illustrator's birth, the National Trust is highlighting how it is managing... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Beatrix Potter celebrated by special film on 150th anniversaryTODAY marks the 150th anniversary of world famous children's author and illustr
Beatrix Potter celebrated by special film on 150th anniversary
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
TODAY marks the 150th anniversary of world famous children's author and illustrator, Beatrix Potter. Just as well-known across the globe as her iconic characters Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy Winkle, she is being celebrated with the release of a short... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacwas sent to the guillotine. In 1821, Peru declared its independence from Spain
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted yesterday
was sent to the guillotine. In 1821, Peru declared its independence from Spain. In 1866, British children's author Beatrix Potter was born in London. In 1914, World War I began as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. In 1932, federal... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
July 28in professional baseball history, beating the Chicago White Stockings. 1866: A
July 28
KTXS Abilene / Posted yesterday
in professional baseball history, beating the Chicago White Stockings. 1866: Author, illustrator and natural scientist Beatrix Potter, best known for her imaginative children's books including "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," is born in London,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
July 28in professional baseball history, beating the Chicago White Stockings. 1866: A
July 28
KECI Missoula / Posted yesterday
in professional baseball history, beating the Chicago White Stockings. 1866: Author, illustrator and natural scientist Beatrix Potter, best known for her imaginative children's books including "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," is born in London,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
July 28in professional baseball history, beating the Chicago White Stockings. 1866: A
July 28
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
in professional baseball history, beating the Chicago White Stockings. 1866: Author, illustrator and natural scientist Beatrix Potter, best known for her imaginative children's books including "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," is born in London,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Rhode guns for medals - and children's booksby visiting estate sales while traveling to competitions and training events.
Rhode guns for medals - and children's books
Reuters Sports News / Posted yesterday
by visiting estate sales while traveling to competitions and training events. "I did end up getting a first-edition Beatrix Potter in London during the Olympics. Who knows what this one will be?" Rhode said. "Maybe there's some book down in... Read more
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express
New set of stamps marks 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter A SET of stamps is being issued to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of
New set of stamps marks 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter
express / Posted yesterday
A SET of stamps is being issued to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Beatrix Potter, featuring some of her most popular characters such as Peter Rabbit and Mrs... Read more
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International Business Times
Beatrix Potter 150th anniversary: Ten things you didn't know about The Tale of Peter Rabbit author More than 70 years after her death, Beatrix Potter's books are still a firm fav
Beatrix Potter 150th anniversary: Ten things you didn't know about The Tale of Peter Rabbit author
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
More than 70 years after her death, Beatrix Potter's books are still a firm favourite with children and parents alike. Potter's first and arguably most famous book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, was first published in 1902, but copies are still being... Read more
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Irish Examiner
First edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit to go under the hammerunder the hammer. The book, featuring 41 full-page line drawings and estimated
First edition of The Tale of Peter Rabbit to go under the hammer
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
under the hammer. The book, featuring 41 full-page line drawings and estimated to fetch £35,000, was printed privately by Beatrix Potter in 1901 after several children’s book publishers turned her down. The work became a hit with friends and... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Children mark Beatrix Potter's birthdayWHITEHAVEN Library was filled with small animals and children to mark the 150th
Children mark Beatrix Potter's birthday
Whitehaven News / Posted 2 days ago
WHITEHAVEN Library was filled with small animals and children to mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth. Evie Murray from Egremont gives Biggles a stroke at Beatrix Potter activity day. pic Mike McKenzie An event to celebrated the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Summer holidays in Liverpool - 16 really fun things to do with the kidsto find out more. Read More Wednesday, July 27 to Sunday, August 7, 11am to 4
Summer holidays in Liverpool - 16 really fun things to do with the kids
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
to find out more. Read More Wednesday, July 27 to Sunday, August 7, 11am to 4pm This summer, Speke Hall are celebrating Beatrix Potter who would have been 150 this year, with a wonderful family-friendly trail through the house and grounds. Can... Read more
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Pendle Today
Beatrix Potter day planned for historic hallGawthorpe Hall will be recognising the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s bi
Beatrix Potter day planned for historic hall
Pendle Today / Posted 4 days ago
Gawthorpe Hall will be recognising the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth with themed family activities this Thursday. The activities include a trail to find bunnies hidden around the museum and storytelling. A Beatrix Potter quilt, loaned... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Countryfile fans adored Beatrix Potter segment | Irish Examiner Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 08:04 pm Countryfile AND Beatrix
Countryfile fans adored Beatrix Potter segment
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 08:04 pm Countryfile AND Beatrix Potter. It was almost too good to be true for TV viewers tonight. As well as... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Bookmarks: Signings, releases, storytimesof the Life and Death of Jesus Christ from a Spiritual Jewish Man,” by Jacksonv
Bookmarks: Signings, releases, storytimes
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 5 days ago
of the Life and Death of Jesus Christ from a Spiritual Jewish Man,” by Jacksonville author Walter Joseph Schenck Jr. ■ “Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life,” a different look at the famous children’s author by Marta McDowell. ■ “Indigenous Passages... Read more
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The Age
All animals are not created equal: the creature class-system in children's cartoonsMouse. While others are Pluto. There's a long history of mixing both types of
All animals are not created equal: the creature class-system in children's cartoons
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
Mouse. While others are Pluto. There's a long history of mixing both types of beasts into the same story, going back to Beatrix Potter, says animator Mark Baker, co-creator of Peppa Pig. "We made a decision that birds, reptiles, insects and fish... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
More restaurants do double duty with addition of bakeries, markets, cafesfrom Wow Bao and M Burger to RPM Italian and Intro, has experimented with this
More restaurants do double duty with addition of bakeries, markets, cafes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
from Wow Bao and M Burger to RPM Italian and Intro, has experimented with this dual role before. The second location of its Beatrix restaurant concept — in Streeterville, nestled in the Northwestern Memorial Hospital complex — has a market that... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
LEGO-themed fun to be had at RhegedBritain's most important historical moments, with highlights including a giant
LEGO-themed fun to be had at Rheged
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Britain's most important historical moments, with highlights including a giant diorama of Saxon life, Peter Rabbit author Beatrix Potter and her creations, Tudor monarchs and a large model of Lowther Castle, near Penrith, and the 'yellow Earl'.... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
UO psych graduates team up for children’s novella ‘Down the Manhole’(Courtesy of Louis Cicalese and Cesare Bisbocci.) This coming-of-age story fol
UO psych graduates team up for children’s novella ‘Down the Manhole’
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 9 days ago
(Courtesy of Louis Cicalese and Cesare Bisbocci.) This coming-of-age story follows two rabbits, a mother and son named Beatrix and Enzo, who fall down a manhole and turn into humans. They embark on a journey to return home, all the while... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Beatrix Potter 150th birthday film to launch on YouTubeA FOND birthday tribute to Lake District storyteller Beatrix Potter is to be la
Beatrix Potter 150th birthday film to launch on YouTube
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A FOND birthday tribute to Lake District storyteller Beatrix Potter is to be launched on YouTube, 150 years to the day since she was born. The six-minute film takes an imaginary look at how the Peter Rabbit and Mrs Tiggy-Winkle author might have... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Giant squirrel and mallard descend on Barkingside for launch of Summer Reading Challengefor launch of Summer Reading Challenge As part of the summer reading challenge
Giant squirrel and mallard descend on Barkingside for launch of Summer Reading Challenge
Ilford Recorder / Posted 10 days ago
for launch of Summer Reading Challenge As part of the summer reading challenge launch at Fullwell Cross Library, giant Beatrix Potter characters inculding Nutkin and Puddleduck visited Ken Aston Square. Nathiya Pushpathasan and her son Miresh,... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Flower festival celebrates writer’s workchurch in East Dean hosted a Flower Festival celebrating the 150th anniversary
Flower festival celebrates writer’s work
Chichester Observer / Posted 10 days ago
church in East Dean hosted a Flower Festival celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of author and illustrator Beatrix Potter. The event, which was held over the weekend, featured floral arrangements, each depicting characters from... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Owners of historic South Cumbria attraction meet TV's Helen Skeltonhad a go steering herself – we all had great fun." The Countryfile team were i
Owners of historic South Cumbria attraction meet TV's Helen Skelton
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 10 days ago
had a go steering herself – we all had great fun." The Countryfile team were in Cumbria to cover the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter and the landscape that inspired her, along with traditional Lakeland sports and an art project about local... Read more
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Canberra Times
Opulence and luxury of Versailles at the NGANational Gallery of Australia Director, Gerard Vaughan, and director of the Nat
Opulence and luxury of Versailles at the NGA
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
National Gallery of Australia Director, Gerard Vaughan, and director of the National Musuem of the Palaces of Versailles Beatrix Saule. Photo: Jamila Toderas The exhibition, which opens in December, will feature more than 130 objects from the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
A coffee with Victoria Robinsonto me. Who has inspired you in your business life and why? In my teens I want
A coffee with Victoria Robinson
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
to me. Who has inspired you in your business life and why? In my teens I wanted to be a journalist and was inspired by Beatrix Campbell OBE, the feminist writer. I was lucky enough to get to know her and still do. She is an incredibly... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How will Prince George celebrate his third birthday?for everything from tractors to tigers, will, no doubt, be in his element. So
How will Prince George celebrate his third birthday?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
for everything from tractors to tigers, will, no doubt, be in his element. So will this year's party surpass the Beatrix Potter extravaganza that marked his first birthday? What will little George make of his new train set worth... Read more
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Perth Now
Perth’s quins get baby spa pamperingher husband Vaughn a moment of much-needed peace from their organised chaos. T
Perth’s quins get baby spa pampering
Perth Now / Posted 12 days ago
her husband Vaughn a moment of much-needed peace from their organised chaos. Their quintuplets — girls Tiffany, Penelope, Beatrix and Allie, and their brother Keith — will be six months old at the end of July. See gallery of For the parents of... Read more
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