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Enjoy 50% off the British Newspaper Archive, for a limited time only

For a limited time only, we’re offering 50% off 1 month subscriptions for the British Newspaper Archive. To take advantage of this opportunity, simply go to purchase a subscription, and use the code JUNE50 at the checkout. But hurry, offer ends 30th June. Take advantage now   3 reasons to try the British Newspaper Archive   * Uncover history as it happened with over 14 million articles dating back to 1710 * Expose forgotten speeches and articles from famous names

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Join us for a week of prize giveaways, starting on Saturday 27 December

We’ll be giving away some fantastic prizes and celebrating the different types of research our newspapers can help with next week. Simply check The British Newspaper Archive’s Facebook page at 12pm (GMT) every day from Saturday 27 December – Friday 2 January to take part.   Visit The British Newspaper Archive’s Facebook page   Win some great prizes with The British Newspaper Archive There are lots of exciting gifts on offer, whether you’re interested in genealogy, local history, studying World

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BBC History Magazine: a special offer for you

The lovely people at BBC History Magazine have sent us this special offer to share with you:   ************** Save 27% on a BBC History subscription and get a free book   BBC History is the UK’s bestselling history magazine, exploring a wide range of topics every month including ancient civilisations and the two World Wars. It’s published 13 times a year, so is a great Christmas gift idea for history enthusiasts. Buy a subscription to BBC History Magazine before

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Enter our competition to win a history book

You could win one of these fascinating history books on our Facebook page this week:     How to enter Comment on our Facebook post to let us know which book you’d like to win before 23:59 (GMT) on Monday 23 June 2014. We’ll contact three lucky winners the following day.   What you could win Alex Daley, Fighting Men of London: Voices from Inside the Ropes Gill Hoffs, The Sinking of RMS Tayleur: The Lost Story of the Victorian

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Storytelling workshop at the British Library

  Bring newspapers to life with social media Join the British Library on Monday 31 March for History Relived, a fascinating storytelling event that will explore how it’s possible to bring historical stories to life. Tickets are just £5 and will give you: – Access to The British Newspaper Archive for the day – Guidance from Crossover Labs about using social media to uncover the past – Inspiration for your next storytelling projects   How to book tickets Visit the

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Win a history book

We’re giving away these three fantastic books on our Facebook page this week:   How to enter Comment on our Facebook post to let us know which title you’d like to win before 23:59 (GMT) on Monday 24 March 2014. We’ll contact our three lucky winners the following day.   What you could win – Denise Bates, Breach of Promise to Marry: A History of How Jilted Brides Settled Scores – Michelle Higgs, A Visitor’s Guide to Victorian England – Gill Hoffs, The Sinking of

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Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine special offer

The lovely people at Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine have sent us this special offer to share with you: *********************** Try five issues for just £5! Build your family tree and discover your ancestry with Britain’s best-selling family history publication. Packed with practical advice, from getting started in genealogy to expert tips, Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine shows you how to build your family tree using online resources, such as the census, as well as where

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