Britain still had an empire to run and in 1876 any young men ardent for some desperate glory would make their way to the Mitre and Dove public house. There the recruiting sergeants of any number of regiments would cajole young aspirants to military honors. The local police officer is second from left!
Dominos pizza role play area for my pre-schoolers to develop maths; ordinal numbers, sizes of boxes and inside: simple fractions. Also can talk about food portions & healthy eating choices and other areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage. Thank you to my local Dominos for the boxes! (My daughter 'helped' so a few areas need re:doing but you get the idea).
Flying Scotsman (train) - On 11 May 1926, the Flying Scotsman was derailed by strikers near Newcastle. The British Worker, alarmed at the fears of the General Council of the TUC that there was to be a mass drift back to work, claimed: "The number of strikers has not diminished; it is increasing. There are more workers out today than there have been at any moment since the strike began."
Matchbox Books. I really like this as an alternate way of making a book and Phil sent me the snopsis and an excerpt from a local recipe book that he thinks will end up being printed on postcards. Perhaps you could create an image like this with that book when it's made/do this with unbound pages, then you have the nice visual pun on the company name as well. Also maybe postcards of book covers would be nice