Tag: Houses of Parliament

Watch Prime Minister’s Questions

Watch Prime Minister’s Questions

You’ve seen the Prime Minister on the news standing behind his despatch box, and you might even have already been on a ‘House of Commons’ tour, 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 July 10, 2016 0

Visit the top of Big Ben!

Visit the top of Big Ben!

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) … we all know that. A chance to…

By Biggsy June 27, 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 November 19, 2015 2