Press Releases

Inspiring articles and background stories about England. Our story ideas are categorised into themes to help you find the right material or just use the search below.



1 Feb 2018 12:00

6 February 2018 marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which allowed some women in Britain to vote for the first time, gave them the right to stand as an MP and was the first time a female MP was elected.

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29 Jan 2018 11:00

Love is in the air in England as we approach the most romantic day of the year – the perfect excuse to get soppy and whisper sweet nothings.

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UK mood-boosting experiences for every hour of the day

15 Jan 2018 12:00

In a bid to provide a ray of travel inspiration sunshine, VisitEngland – in collaboration with the tourism organisations of Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and London – has teamed up with top travel influencers to create a hub of inspiring experiences that reflect 24 hours in the UK – proof tha

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January What’s New Bulletin

10 Jan 2018 12:00

This month we’re excited to share news of the first statue of David Bowie in the world; new self-guided tours of Poldark filming locations for 2018; and Hever Castle’s new Hidden Hever tour. See below for more information, plus a roundup of more exciting news just in from around the country.

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New Year, New You

3 Jan 2018 12:00

As we wave goodbye to turkey-guzzling and bubbly poppin’, and the ugly Christmas jumper is tucked into drawer for another year, it’s a time to recharge and de-sin before new adventures begin.

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