A snap election, Brexit on the horizon and talk of Scottish independence, you could be forgiven for thinking these are difficult times for the people of Britain. But take a look back over the history of our small island and you’ll find that us Brits have had a tumultuous time over the past 12,000 years.
More than ever people are questioning what it really means to be British., At such a time it’s important to take a step back and look at the bigger picture, can we learn anything from the traumatic experiences of our ancestors and the outcomes of their decisions?
Our illustrated timeline of British history maps out the highs and lows, from civil wars to scientific breakthroughs that changed the world, providing a chronological panorama of our nation’s story.
From today until the general election (June 8th) we are giving away 5,000 FREE British history timeline books to the nation, so everyone has the opportunity to find out for themselves what it really means to be British!