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Sharde Thomas's Rising Star Fife and Drum Band. Photo: Christophe Losberger/cropped from original/licensed under CC 4.0, linked at the bottom of article

What about the beat?

While much of the discourse around popular music might emphasise the importance of singers, it’s really all about the beat, argues Martin Hall

  • Written by Martin Hall
  • Category: History
Hiroshima

Never again: Hiroshima at 75

The ruling class's deadliest toys, nuclear weapons are never a 'necessary evil', writes Lucy Nichols

  • Written by Lucy Nichols
  • Category: History
The Trial of Queen Caroline by Sir George Hayter. Photo: Public Domain

Queen Caroline and Swellfoot the Tyrant

Jacqueline Mulhallen recounts the radical support for Queen Caroline and Shelley's play Swelfoot the Tyrant which highlighted the distrust of the monarchy

  • Written by Jacqueline Mulhallen
  • Category: History