Joseph Fry, started making chocolate around 1759. In 1761 Joseph Fry and John Vaughan purchased a small shop and with it the patent for a chocolate refining process. In 1777 their chocolate works moved from Newgate Street to Union Street, Bristol. In 1847, the Fry’s Continue Reading


It is one of the Palmerston Forts built between 1867 and 1880 after the recommendations of the 1859 Royal Commission. No Man’s Land Fort, is a sea fort in the Solent, near Portsmouth, England. The fort was designed by Captain E. H. Stewart, overseen by Assistant Continue Reading

On 9 August 1986, Queen performed their last show with their original lineup. The band did not perform live again until after the death of lead singer Freddie Mercury. The Magic Tour supported the band’s album A Kind of Magic. In 1987, Mercury was diagnosed Continue Reading

Charlotte Brontë was born on 21 April 1816 in Market Street Thornton, west of Bradford, the third of the six children of Maria and Patrick Brontë, an Irish Anglican clergyman. Charlotte was an English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters who Continue Reading