History is the story of all that has passed, which makes it a pretty big subject! So we have tried to break it down both by periods of time and by themes. So whether you are an academic, a teacher, a heritage worker, student, someone with a general interest or armchair historian you can probably find an area that most captivates you here. If you love all history or you’re not sure where to start then using a theme as your filter will probably work – give it a go you never know where you might end up.
Paula Kitching, published 25th November 2015