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National Trust Podcast of the Week: September 21 2020

Join Bettany Hugh on a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Avebury in Wiltshire. Here the largest prehistoric stone circle in the world stands at the center of one of the greatest concentrations of Neolithic and Bronze Age monuments in Western Europe and holds vital clues to story of Britain, and its relationship to the wider world.
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National Trust Podcast of the Week: September 14 2020

Upton House in Warwickshire was one of four houses owned by Walter Samuel, the 2nd Lord Bearsted, who was one of the richest men in Britain before the Second World War. When he bought this estate in 1927 it satisfied all those favourite pre-war pursuits for the well-heeled British, but there is more to this house, and its former owner, than meets the eye.
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National Trust Podcast of the Week: August 31st, 2020

Join James Grasby, NT Curator, on a visit to Shaw's Corner, the home of George Bernard Shaw. Nestled in the tranquil countryside of Hertfordshire, the old rectory where Shaw spent the last 40 years of his life is a fascinating place for admirers world-wide. Poet, philosopher, and politician, George Bernard Shaw was a giant of British society in the early 20th Century and his work continues to influence generations today.
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National Trust Podcast of the Week: August 24th, 2020

Kirsty Wark learns more about the fight for universal suffrage and the roles played by some women, who lived and worked at places now looked after by the National Trust. In this first episode, she tells the story of suffragist Alice, granddaughter to the owners of Quarry Bank Mill, and delves into some handwritten letters and speeches from liberal suffragist Laura McLaren, who lived at Bodnant Garden in Wales.
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