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Fieldsports Britain : Shooting foxes

[Music] Welcome to Fieldsports Britain. Coming up we are calling in foxes and proof, if you needed it, that Roy Lupton is a super hero. We are out putting our four legged friends through their shoot day paces with one of Skinners top gun dog trainers. First, he might be a world champion shooter, but […]

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How to Make Nesselrode Cream – The Victorian Way
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How to Make Nesselrode Cream – The Victorian Way

Oh hello! Merry Christmas! Today I’m making a Nesselrode cream and I need to choose a good mould. I’m going to choose one with a pattern on it. Ah! Pineapples are very fashionable. For this recipe you will need: water caster sugar chestnuts gelatine cream vanilla Lemon cherries and candied peel This dish is mostly […]

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British Wildlife – Red Squirrels
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British Wildlife – Red Squirrels

Hello and welcome to Natural World Facts, I’m here in a woodland looking for one of Britain’s most endangered mammals; the Red Squirrel. In England, it is hard to find red squirrels because grey squirrels, which were imported to Britain from America as they were fashionable in the late 1870’s, brought with them the ‘Squirrel […]

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Conserving the Figureheads
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Conserving the Figureheads

We have six ships figureheads from the 1850s. They’ve come from the Devonport Dockyard. We’re conserving and restoring them and this is one of them. This is Cadmus. They’re still owned by the Royal Navy. We believe from talking to a researcher there’s approximately 200 surviving Royal Naval figureheads anywhere in the world and these […]

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British Wildlife – Newts
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British Wildlife – Newts

Hello and welcome to Natural World Facts. I’m here at my back garden pond looking for newts. In the springtime, newts return to water to breed after spending the winter hibernating on land, meaning this pond is the perfect place to find them. Now, because most of the activity occurs underwater, I’ll be sinking this […]

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Izzy – BSc Archaeology
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Izzy – BSc Archaeology

Well, I’ve always liked the city From a very young age I used to come here on family visits and things and it was kind of my aspiration to study here Eventually, through a love of history and sciences I found that Archaeology was a perfect course that combined the two for me. York is […]

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