A Snapshot of Britain

Discover the Daily Herald Archive, a time capsule of 50 years of British life

In collaboration with

National Science and Media Museum

Read all about it!

“A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.”Arthur Miller, playwright

What's going on here then?

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A newspaper favourite: the crossword!

You can discover the answers in the previous stories

Cultural Crosswords

Get cultured through word puzzles

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...to the great outdoors

Getting back to nature with chickens, pigs, cows and veg

Plant to plate

Get inspired to grow your own at home.

When did the Daily Herald start publishing?
Clue: It was just before the start of WWI
1912

Photograph your pet

Discover your pet in art

Best in show

Meet some canine companions and fluffy friends

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“People don’t actually read newspapers. They step into them every morning like a hot bath.”Marshall McLuhan, Philosopher

A virtual photo wall

Display these photographs at home using Art Projector

What's being made here?
Clue: Something you may expect to see at the Grammies...
Gramophone records

Unexpected enterprises

Some businesses you may not expect...

Protest and progression

Discover pivotal moments when people protested for equitable treatment to improve their quality of life