Tag: Houses of Parliament

Watch Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQ)

Watch Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQ)

You’ve seen the Prime Minister on the news standing behind his despatch box. You might even have already been on a ‘House of Commons’ tour already. But did you know you can actually be present when all the the MPs are in session and witness the main event of the week? ‘Prime Minister’s Questions’ (or…

By Biggsy 10th July 2016 0

Visit the top of Big Ben in London!

Visit the top of Big Ben in London!

You’ve seen “Big Ben” hundreds of times but did you know you can visit the top of the tower and see the real “Big Ben” for yourself? Big Ben being the largest of the 5 bells of course and not the actual tower itself  (The Elizabeth Tower). A chance to see the famous bells being…

By Biggsy 27th June 2016 1

Pretending you’re the Prime Minister

Pretending you’re the Prime Minister

You’ve seen him dozens of times in the House of Commons, leaning on his despatch box, and you can get pretty close to standing there too! This all arose when we were invited to the Houses of Parliament by Exeter University’s chancellor Floella Benjamin. And on Guy Fawkes night!! Where am I talking about? The…

By Biggsy 19th November 2015 2