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The Holy Week and Easter period is one of the busiest and most important times in the church year, with over thirty services...More
Our expert guides share the findings from an on-going project recording and interpreting the Cathedral's medieval graffiti. Most of the tour is...
PipeUp students, along with any other interested young musicians between the ages of 7 and 19, will have the chance to play the great Willis...
We caught this domestic tiff on one of the Tower balcony cameras, which looks away from the nest box, down the walkway to where peregrines keep their larder. An adult peregrine eats around 70 grams or 2.5 ounces of food per day. Peregrines eat mainly birds and pigeons are standard fare. When they are hunting, peregrines fly above their prey, then fold back their wings and dive down at speeds of up to 200mph, often striking their victim dead on impact. This dive is called the stoop. Sometime they grab a bird in mid air. This explains why pigeons stroll past the nest nonchalantly. The peregrine only represents a danger when in flight.View More