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Updated On: Jul 18, 2022
Total Stations: 4
Total Audio Titles: 57

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We're Not F***ing Historians Comedian Shane Todd and author and director Hazel Hayes are on a mission to understand the colourful past of the island they call home. From the Bronze Age to Bono, Paganism to St. Patrick, every Tuesday they share a new tale from Ireland's history and have plenty of craic while they’re at it. So pull up a chair, pin back your ears, and get ready for an education in life on the Emerald Isle. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Ye Olde Guide Visit our website yeoldeguide.com for extensive show notes, maps and discussion. Welcome to Ye Olde Guide - the podcast guide to the history and heritage of the towns and cities of England, with a competitive twist. Perhaps you’re visiting one of England's wonderful cities and want to arrive primed to explore the remnants of its past. Or maybe you’re seeking a new appreciation of the town you live in. Either way, this podcast is for you. Think of us as part guide book, part companion, part battle of towns. We hope you enjoy the podcast. Please send us your feedback to comments@yeoldeguide.com

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Michael Fry: Family trees, strange ancestors and rumours about Shane’s da Welcome to our very first guest episode of the pod! Shane and Hazel welcome comedian and everyone’s favourite one-man Indie band Michael Fry to the show! Having worked at Ancestry in a previous life, he’s here to give us a history lesson about his own family tree, including one particularly odd ancestor. Plus, Michael reveals some of the weirdest requests he received and how he hopes history will remember him. We’re going to speak to many more familiar Irish faces! Who should we have on next time? Drop an email to hello@nothistorians.com!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The DeLorean: Northern Ireland’s Supercar Never mind it could only do 0-60mph in 10 seconds and its creator was caught in an FBI drugs sting operation. The DeLorean – Doc’s DeLorean in Back to the Future - was built in Northern Ireland! Shane tells Hazel the story behind one of the worst and yet most iconic sports cars ever built and how on earth the eccentric John DeLorean was persuaded to manufacture it in 1970s Belfast.Want to suggest an episode topic? Drop an email to hello@nothistorians.com! You can also message us your favourite trivia or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Children of Lir: “Something about swans mate” The Children of Lir is one of Ireland’s most famous myths. What people don’t know is that Mick Hucknall is one of its main characters.Hazel and Shane ‘the Bone Man’ Todd also find out about Dermot O’Leary’s needle, what woodlice and Mick have in common and the animal Shane would most like to be.Want to suggest an episode topic? Drop an email to hello@nothistorians.com! You can also message us your favourite trivia or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Coleraine tailor who saved George Washington's life Best friend to Alexander Hamilton, spy for George Washington, and the Gok Wan of 1770s New York – Hercules Mulligan was quite the character. We find out all about the tailor from Coleraine who shaped the course of American history and, if Shane has anything to do with it, is about to quadruple Liam Neeson’s career earnings.Plus, Hazel is sentenced to life imprisonment in Alcatraz.Want to suggest an episode topic? Drop an email to hello@nothistorians.com! You can also message us your favourite trivia or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
History of Lancaster: Georgian Maritime Centre Ye Olde Guide is visiting Lancaster, a city with a famous name, ancient history, well known for its castle, yet almost forgotten as a centre of global trading power.In politics & war - the House of Lancaster is a recognisable name, but Lancaster saw little action in the Wars of the Roses.  It was a bigger stage in Anglo-Scottish conflict including a raid by Robert the Bruce.For culture we explore the legacy of the Pendle Witch trials, where the testimony of children was allowed for the first time and fed a trans-Atlantic hysteria.  Today its historic buildings host music and arts festivals.For science & industry we focus on Lancaster's maritime history, explored so well today in its museums and the Slave Trade, Abolition and Fair Trade trailFinally we visit Lancaster's stunning Georgian heritage and remarkable buildings including the Lancaster Castle and Ashton MemorialPlease leave your thoughts on the episode, and anything we've missed on Lancaster on the website yeoldeguide.com
William Brown and The Undateables: how an Irishman founded Argentina Ahoy! Shane and Hazel are back on the high seas this week for one of our most extraordinary tales yet. In the early 19th century, an expat from Foxford put together a wee navy in Buenos Aires. In doing so, he would change the course of South American history forever. Guillermo Brown was born. ¡Bueno!Are you an Irish expat in Argentina? Drop an email to hello@nothistorians.com! You can also message us your favourite trivia or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Australia’s Robin Hood This week, we’re heading Down Under for a truly mad tale suggested to us by listener Georgia in Melbourne!Ned Kelly is one of Australia’s most infamous criminals – and one of its greatest anti-heroes. Hazel tells Shane all about the Kelly family's path from rural Ireland to even more rural Australia in a story featuring thieving, scrapping and an incredibly poor acting performance from Mick Jagger. Plus, we introduce our new all-time favourite character: arise Ah Fuk.Want to suggest an episode topic? Drop an email to hello@nothistorians.com! You can also message us your favourite trivia or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
A Global History of St Patrick’s Day We’re jetting all over the place on today’s episode! From Chicago to Dublin, Montserrat to New York’s East Side, Hazel tells Shane all about the history of Paddy’s Day celebrations and relive some of their own.Plus, some heartwarming advice for Lent and a listener shares a strange annual tradition…Let us know how you celebrated St Patrick’s Day at hello@nothistorians.com! You can also email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Cú Chulainn and history’s first cockblock Shane and Hazel return to the studio for a whopper: it’s the story of Shane’s fellow beardless Ulsterman, Cu Chulainn!You know him as one of the most celebrated figures in Irish folklore – we know him as a failed contestant on Take Me Out. Plus, we wonder how many snooker tables there are in prison and come across a shocking new twist in our hunt for bear bones.Tell us where you’re tuning in from at hello@nothistorians.com! You can also email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Wilde times Novelist Hazel Hayes takes pamphlet fan Shane Todd through the chaotic life and times of one of Ireland's most celebrated writers: Oscar Wilde. Plus, Shane makes his feelings known about poetry and an archaeologist gets in touch.EMAILS: we're recording a St Patrick's Day special, so send us your favourite Paddy's Day stories to hello@nothistorians.com! Find us on socials @thehazelhayes or @shanetodd and @shanetoddcomedy.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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The Irish King you’re probably related to In fifth century Ireland, reality television reached its peak.Shane 'The Most Famous' Todd walks Hazel 'Neighbour to Damien Dempsey' Hayes through the story of Niall of the Nine Hostages, who took over Ireland and invaded Europe after clinching an incredibly intense edition of "Ireland’s Next Top High King". Oh, and Niall also has the most descendants in the modern world behind Genghis Khan. Strap in!Tell us where you’re tuning in from at hello@nothistorians.com! You can also email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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The not so sexy origins of Valentine’s Day Sick of all that lovey-dovey Valentine’s Day smush? Fear not, Hazel and Shane are here with a friendly reminder that February 14 is actually the anniversary of some bloke getting beheaded!Hazel tells Shane about the life of St Valentine, who may or may not have made some banging mixtapes, and how he came to settle in an unlikely city of love: Dublin. Plus, a stunning rendition of Peter Andre – listen to the end...Send us love letters to hello@nothistorians.com! You can also email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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History of Lincoln: tallest, steepest, bloodiest? - a city of superlatives Join us as we visit Lincoln.Famous for its castle and cathedral we explore the history of Lincoln.  Boasting what may well have been the world's tallest building, the nation's steepest urban hill, and the site of key battles in the history of England, Lincoln is a city packed with historical buildings.  Please see our website yeoldeguide.com for more details and to leave feedback
Prehistoric Ireland and the Toddballs vs the Hazelnuts Today, we’re throwing it all the way back to prehistoric Ireland and Shane has some seismic revelations in store for Hazel. What were the first humans on Ireland like? What did they get up to? And what exactly can the pod offer in exchange for some ancient bear bones?Send us bear bones to hello@nothistorians.com! You can also email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you want to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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Bram Stoker and a blood-sucking supernatural dwarf Darlings! This week, Hazel tells Shane all about Bram Stoker: thespy-type, writer, part-time slacker and the creator of Dracula no less! Born in Clontarf, we find out why his mother’s terrible choice of bedtime stories and some of Ireland’s weirdest folk tales inspired one of the most famous novels of all time.Plus, Shane learns about blood-letting, Hazel picks up a new phrase, and Gary Oldman angrily orders a Nando’s dressed as a vampire.Get a load of brand new shiny inbox: hello@nothistorians.com! Email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you’d like to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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History of Colchester: Britain's first town Welcome to Ye Olde Guide, a podcast about the history of English towns and cities.In this episode we visit Birtain's oldest town founded by the Romans, who built some of the largest and best preserved ancient buildings in Britain.  We discuss the incredible city walls, the Norman castle, Roman theatres, and a fantastic variety of museums to keep any visitor entertained.Ye Olde Guide explores Colchester in five categories to find the less well known stories:Culture: the birth of nursery rhymes and major Britpop bandPolitics & war - where to start??? Britain's first town, and town affected by wars and destruction ever sinceScience & Industry: Oysters and the man who redefined the structure of planet EarthUrban Landscape: the incredible Roman buildings, castle and museums you can visit todayAnd much more...Please visit our website yeoldeguide.com and don't forget to subscribe
When pirates stole an Irish village! Shane tells the extraordinary story of Baltimore, a sleepy village in County Cork which in 1631 was whisked away by pirates in the dead of night. Everyone was taken apart from two villagers.Hazel and Shane ask the important questions: how many people were sleeping without any pyjamas on that night? Why did anyone bother to live near the coast back in the day? And just how annoying must those two people have been for the pirates to let them go?Get a load of brand new shiny inbox: hello@nothistorians.com! Email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you’d like to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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The origins of Leprechauns, feat. elf orgies This week, Shane and Hazel are broadcasting remote to bring you the episode we’ve all been waiting for: it’s the history of the leprechaun!They reflect on of their (weird) depictions in pop culture, Shane reveals one very odd wish he would ask for if he caught one of the pesky troublemakers, and there’s discussion about some recent sightings which probably don’t hold a lot of water but almost certainly do hold a lot of beer. Get a load of brand new shiny inbox: hello@nothistorians.com! Email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you’d like to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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When Vikings ruled Dublin Remember those pesky, sexy Vikings who took down Brian Boru? They're back on the pod and they're pillaging more monasteries than ever before.Hazel explains why for Ireland the Vikings were like that mate that constantly crashes on your sofa, clarifies that they did not build a 10th century Aldi, and reintroduces us to alpha Soup Dragon Sigtrygg Silkbeard. Plus, Shane reveals the gruesome story behind one of English's most well-known catchphrases.Get a load of brand new shiny inbox: hello@nothistorians.com! Email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you’d like to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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The Titanic Shane tells the true story of Belfast's tragic export, the RMS Titanic. Featuring myth-busting, dodgy maths and *a lot* of soapy lube.Get a load of our brand new shiny inbox: hello@nothistorians.com! Email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you’d like to add to previous episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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History of Wakefield: Battles, Sculpture and Rhubarb Join us as we explore the history of Wakefield
Queen Maeve and a lethal piece of cheese Meet Queen Maeve: Irish folklore's most fearsome and bloodthirsty warrior, who waged war on Ulster just to get hold of a cow. And trust us, that's not even the strangest part of today's tale!Along the way, we discover what Shane looks for in a husband and there's a pact to join an ancient Irish folk festival.Get a load of our brand new shiny inbox: hello@nothistorians.com! Email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or anything you'd like to add to past episodes!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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A proper Irish Christmas It's the last day before Christmas, so Hazel and Shane crack open the board games and go wild.They share their memories of Christmas at home and Shane reveals he is the anti-Santa. Plus, they reflect on one very Irish custom and a few of the Emerald Isle's festive connections: it turns out Santa is buried in County Kilkenny!Get a load of brand new shiny inbox: hello@nothistorians! Email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or even corrections to past episodes. Uh oh.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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The day Ireland’s aristocracy vanished We explore one of the great mysteries of Irish history, which saw the cream of Irish Catholic society VANISH in a matter of hours. In 1607, the heat was on Ireland’s Catholic leaders, with rumours that the British were ready to dispose of them for their treachery. So, what did they do? Stay and fight for their followers? Not exactly. Shane tells Hazel about a story full of conspiracy, backstabbing and… porn?Get a load of brand new shiny inbox: hello@nothistorians.com! Email us with stories you’d like us to cover, your favourite trivia, or even corrections to past episodes. Uh oh.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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The History of Guinness Guinness might not actually be Irish. And we don't want to alarm anyone, but the Irish don't even drink most of it.Today, Hazel shares the story of Arthur Guinness and busts a few myths about the malty beverage. Plus, we discover Shane's love for Hen Party cocktails and there's an alarming revelation about Hazel's family history.Find us on social media @thehazelhayes and @shanetodd or @shanetoddcomedy! Drop us an email into our shiny new inbox: hello@nothistorians.com!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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Anne Bonny: the Irish pirate who ruled the Caribbean Anne Bonny isn’t your typical 18th century Cork girl. Born out of wedlock, she pursued a life of sex, arson – a lot of arson – and ruthless pillaging that briefly made her one of the most infamous pirates in the Caribbean, all while she was dressed as a man.Today, Shane reveals her origin story. Things are about to get VERY sexy.Find us on social media @thehazelhayes and @shanetodd or @shanetoddcomedy!***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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Dermot MacMurrough: the Irishman who invaded Ireland Rewind 852 years and you’ll find no English in Ireland, not even a single Wetherspoons. But then along came a deposed Irish king called Dermot who wanted his land back and it all went pear-shaped.Hazel tells Shane how English rule in Ireland all began – from Strongbow and badass Aoife, to the King of Gossip – and we wonder what would have happened to the Emerald Isle if things had played out differently.Find us on social media @thehazelhayes and @shanetodd or @shanetoddcomedy. Or just visit your local boozer and you’ll find us doing research for our History of Guinness episode.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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A love letter to Rathlin Island Today, Shane whisks Hazel away to his second favourite island in the world.They discuss their treasured holiday spots across the Emerald Isle before diving into the storied past of Northern Ireland’s finest hidden gem: Rathlin Island. Featuring Robert the Bruce, the ghost of Richard Branson and an incredibly unsatisfactory puffin tour, there’s fun for all the family on Rathlin. Some monks do get slaughtered though, obviously.Find us on social media @thehazelhayes and @shanetodd or @shanetoddcomedy. Or offer us a chippy and we’ll come running.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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Typhoid Mary Hazel takes Shane on our first trip across the pond! We’re learning about one of Northern Ireland’s most… impactful exports.This is the story of Mary Mallon: cook, part-time nightclub bouncer, and the infamous patient zero of New York’s typhoid epidemic. When in the Big Apple, eh?Plus, Shane brings out some startling revelations about his own hygiene. Find us on social media @thehazelhayes and @shanetodd or @shanetoddcomedy. Just ask the Salmon of Knowledge if you're unsure.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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History of Great Yarmouth - Beyond the Beach Ye Olde Guide is a podcast tour of the history of English towns, including buildings, museums and attractions you can visit today.  In Great Yarmouth episode we explore the unique and historic seaside resort stretching along a golden mile of Norfolk coast.  Beyond the the incredible seaside attractions, we will learn about the world leading Herring trade, which made Yarmouth one of the wealthiest towns in the land in the middle ages. Our trip to the seaside includes:- A ride one of the world's most unique and historic roller coasters- Exploring the massive Herring industry- World’s oldest football stand in use- The original Nelson’s column celebrating the local naval hero- A visit to a medieval town centre and city wallsCheck out our website yeoldeguide.com
History of Chester - timeless urban heritage Ye Olde Guide is a podcast about the history of English towns and cities.Join us in Chester, a city where the history is embedded in the buildings you can see.We will be discussing Chester's status as a key Roman fort, its significance as a regional capital throughout the Saxon period and beyond.  We will discuss the remains of Roman Chester, its city walls and its unique multi-storey shopping arcades.  Plus much more.Visit out website: yeoldeguide.com
History of Bath – Georgian England, preserved Ye Olde Guide is a podcast about the history of English towns and cities.A superbly preserved Georgian resort town owing its existence to unique geology, Bath is one of the most visited cities in England.  We will explore its incredible architecture and much more including :How the city provided creative scenery throughout the ages, from Saxon poetry, to Jane Austen, Thomas Gainsborough and Les Misérables;The event in Bath that provided the blueprint for the British coronation ceremonies to this day;The first discovery of a new planet in a Bath back garden.And of course the unique buildings that form the most complete surviving Georgian city, and how they came to be.Visit us at yeoldeguide.com
History of Swindon - a railway legacy Ye Olde Guide is a podcast about the history of English towns and cities.In this episode we’re alighting at Swindon. In the first category Culture, we’ll discover England’s first lending library and the industrial pop album inspired by Swindon’s railway heritage.For Politics & War we’ll hear about prisoners of war, and how a Swindon institution inspired the foundation of the NHS.In Science & Industry, we’ll discover Swindon’s place in railway history and how the railway works literally created the modern town.For Urban Heritage, the remarkable, multifunctional preservation of Swindon’s railway heritage.And yes, we will be talking a lot about trains in this episode as well as giving our all-important scores in each category.  Let us know what you think of the podcast and check out the website companion yeoldeguide.com.  But now all aboard and journey with us to Swindon.
History of Reading: rock and royalty Ye Olde Guide is a podcast about the history of English towns and cities.In this episode we’re uncovering the hidden history of Reading, Berkshire. We'll discuss Oscar Wilde’s imprisonment, Jane Austen’s school and one of the oldest popular music festivals in the world. We’ll uncover the lost burial place of an English King, and the only major battle in the last successful invasion of Britain.We'll hear about the legacy of Huntley & Palmers, once the largest biscuit manufacturer in the world, visit the regenerated Abbey Quarter, Reading Gaol and the exceptional patterned brickwork that adorns Reading’s buildingsThis episode contains some real surprises.  So join us as we celebrate our own festival of Reading.
History of Coventry - A tale of three cathedrals Ye Olde Guide is a podcast about the history of English towns and cities.  In this first episode we’re visiting the midlands city of Coventry.   See the extensive show notes and guide map at yeoldeguide.com  In the first category culture we will discuss Lady Godiva’s naked ride through the city, the birth of two-tone, and Coventry’s essential place in the history of British multiculturalism.  For politics and war we’ll be talking The Blitz, the world wars and the turbulent period when Coventry was said to have acted as the capital of England!  In the third category science and industry we’ll hear how Coventry’s rise and fall in car manufacturing gained it the label ‘the Detroit of England’.Finally for urban heritage we bring you the tale of three cathedrals, not quite-lost medieval heritage and ground-breaking 20th century urban regenerationThank you for joining us and we really hope you enjoy this first episode as we send you to Coventry.
Great Yarmouth - Beyond the Beach In this packed episode we explore the unique and historic seaside resort stretching along a golden mile of Norfolk coast.  Beyond the the incredible seaside attractions, we will learn about the world leading Herring trade, which made Yarmouth one of the wealthiest towns in the land in the middle ages. Our trip to the seaside includes:- A ride one of the world's most unique and historic roller coasters- Exploring the massive Herring industry- A visit to a medieval town centre and city walls
Finn McCool vs Diego Maradona Shane teaches Hazel all about the legendary Irish giant Finn McCool and the key role he played in "building" The Giant’s Causeway, due to his rivalry with the Scottish giant, Benandonner. Not to be confused with a certain Argentinian footballer, unbeknownst to a certain someone.We’re releasing new shows every Tuesday! Keep your eyes peeled, your ears pinned back, and your Guinesses chilled and subscribe now so that you never miss an episode.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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The Kim Kardashian of County Mayo This week, Hazel is behind the lectern to tell Shane all about Grace O’Malley, the woman from the west coast of Ireland who became a fearsome ruler of the high seas in the 1500s and a dab hand at divorce settlements. We’re releasing new shows every Tuesday! Keep your eyes peeled, your ears pinned back, and your Guinesses chilled and subscribe now so that you never miss an episode.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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The Last High King of Ireland, Brian Welcome back to We’re Not F***ing Historians, your alternative guide to Irish history! This week, Brian Boru and his stag do roll into town.Brian was one of Ireland’s most successful and unifying monarchs. But it didn’t end well. Shane and Hazel talk about Brian's pub crawl of death, Bono's performance at his coronation, and how he saved Ireland from Carlsberg.We’ll be releasing new shows every Tuesday! Keep your eyes peeled, your ears pinned back, and your Guinesses chilled and subscribe now so that you never miss an episode.**Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!** 
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The Real St Patrick Welcome to the first episode of We’re Not F***ing Historians, your alternative guide to Irish history! Today, Hazel Hayes and Shane Todd find out about the Emerald Isle’s greatest export.Every March, people drink bars dry all over the world to mark St Patrick’s day. But what was the bloke actually like? Expect loads of myth-busters, a very horny gap year and Liam Neeson’s greatest performance of all. We’ll be releasing new shows every Tuesday! Keep your eyes peeled, your ears pinned back, and your Guinesses chilled and subscribe now so that you never miss an episode.***Please take the time to rate and review us on Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your pods. It means a great deal to the show and will make it easier for other potential listeners to find us. Thanks!*** 
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Welcome to We're Not F***ing Historians! Thank you for listening to the We're Not F***ing Historians trailer. Look out for our first episode on Tuesday 12th October, which features the OG of Irish history, those bootylicious Vikings and one of the most undignified deaths ever.Subscribe now! 
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Chester Join us in Chester, a city where the history is embedded in the buildings you can see.We will be discussing Chester's status as a key Roman fort, its significance as a regional capital throughout the Saxon period and beyond.  We will discuss the remains of Roman Chester, its city walls and its unique multi-storey shopping arcades.  Plus much more.Visit out website: yeoldeguide.com
Bath – Georgian England, preserved A superbly preserved Georgian resort town owing its existence to unique geology, Bath is one of the most visited cities in England.  We will explore its incredible architecture and much more including :How the city provided creative scenery throughout the ages, from Saxon poetry, to Jane Austen, Thomas Gainsborough and Les Misérables;The event in Bath that provided the blueprint for the British coronation ceremonies to this day;The first discovery of a new planet in a Bath back garden.And of course the unique buildings that form the most complete surviving Georgian city, and how they came to be.Visit us at yeoldeguide.com
Reading: rock and royalty In this episode we’re uncovering the hidden history of Reading. We'll discuss Oscar Wilde’s imprisonment, Jane Austen’s school and one of the oldest popular music festivals in the world. We’ll uncover the lost burial place of an English King, and the only major battle in the last successful invasion of Britain.We'll hear about the legacy of Huntley & Palmers, once the largest biscuit manufacturer in the world, visit the regenerated Abbey Quarter, Reading Gaol and the exceptional patterned brickwork that adorns Reading’s buildingsThis episode contains some real surprises.  So join us as we celebrate our own festival of Reading.
Swindon - a railway legacy In this episode we’re alighting at Swindon. In the first category Culture, we’ll discover England’s first lending library and the industrial pop album inspired by Swindon’s railway heritage.For Politics & War we’ll hear about prisoners of war, and how a Swindon institution inspired the foundation of the NHS.In Science & Industry, we’ll discover Swindon’s place in railway history and how the railway works literally created the modern town.For Urban Heritage, the remarkable, multifunctional preservation of Swindon’s railway heritage.And yes, we will be talking a lot about trains in this episode as well as giving our all-important scores in each category.  Let us know what you think of the podcast and check out the website companion yeoldeguide.com.  But now all aboard and journey with us to Swindon.
Coventry - A tale of three cathedrals In this first episode we’re visiting the midlands city of Coventry.  See the extensive show notes and guide map at yeoldeguide.com  In the first category culture we will discuss Lady Godiva’s naked ride through the city, the birth of two-tone, and Coventry’s essential place in the history of British multiculturalism.  For politics and war we’ll be talking The Blitz, the world wars and the turbulent period when Coventry was said to have acted as the capital of England!  In the third category science and industry we’ll hear how Coventry’s rise and fall in car manufacturing gained it the label ‘the Detroit of England’.Finally for urban heritage we bring you the tale of three cathedrals, not quite-lost medieval heritage and ground-breaking 20th century urban regenerationThank you for joining us and we really hope you enjoy this first episode as we send you to Coventry.
Ye Olde Guide - Podcast Introduction Start here! This short introduction explains how we plan to structure the podcast.For more details see the website: yeoldeguide.com
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