Although now closed, the British Aerospace facility at Bournemouth (formerly Hurn) airport has produced some fantastic aircraft over the last 50 years. Let’s take a look back at the aircraft that have graced the skies above Bournemouth. The BAC 1-11 is the perhaps aircraft that is best associated with Bournemouth. The majority of the popular […]
Although now gone, Bournemouth’s aviation industry once played an important part for the rest of the country. In the years after World War Two, the airport was in a sense the flagship of the UK. It existed as the sole Transatlantic airport until Heathrow opened in 1946. Pan American World Airways operated flights between Bournemouth […]
The beginning – 1809 Bournemouth’s pubs industry started in 1809 with the Tapps Arms being opened with what is believed to be Bournemouth’s founder. Sir George Ivison Tapps, constructed the way from Christchurch to Poole. The Inn was then bought by another resident of Bournemouth called Capt. Tregonwell, he changed the name of the Inn […]
A recent survey by OnePoll and the History Channel found that one in five British people don’t know that Jesus was born on Christmas Day. So how much do you really know about Christmas? Early Origins: The traditional meaning of Christmas arises from the Christian celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. He was believed […]
As Parkour becomes an official recognised sport in the UK we look back to it’s origins in the suburban town of Lisses.
Explore how the use of technology and sports science has developed in football over time in this interactive multimedia timeline.