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    In the October issue of Best of British….

    Features

    Beamish Trams – unusual delights at this open-air museum

    Tirpitz – Bringing a static model ship to life

    Phone Kiosks – breathing new life into old boxes

    SS Great Britain – climbing the rigging of Brunel’s ship

    Mary Quant – the woman who put the swing into the 60s

    Steaming into Happiness – messing about in steam boats

    Snappers – photography in the pre-digital days

    Bear Fun – Izzy Wizzy, Sooty’s still busy

    A Beford Reborn – restoring a classic van

    The Windmill Theatre – as saucy as it got

    Airships – memories of Howden Airship Station

    A Legal Ton – driving a Jaguar in the days before the speed limit

    Great Days Out – Overnight stays in historic properties

    Postcard from… Essex

    Gargoyles – hunting strange beasts in the Midlands

    Shredded Wheat – the famous factory at Welwyn Garden City

    Book Collecting – the pleasures and memories from this hobby

    Treading the Boards – music hall memories

    Durlston Castle – restoring this jewel on the Jurassic coast

    This Scepter’d Isle – travelling the length and breadth of England

    Malcolm & Donald Campbell – a new book celebrating the record beaters

    Plus…

    …regular features including Yesterday Remembered, Gardening, Postbag, Bookshelf and Baking with Mrs Simkins.

     

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