Monthly Archives: July 2012

A Sporting Nation – Great British Horsemanship

Love them or loathe them the Olympic Games have arrived.  Britain’s oldest royal park, Greenwich Park, will host the Equestrian(and modern Pentathlon) events.   The picturesque venue dates back to 1433 and is the former hunting ground of the rich and athletic.  … Continue reading

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Three Williams – all veterinary pioneers

When  I walk past this plaque on the staircase in Belgravia House I often think about who we would include if we were to update it.    The RCVS annual report for 1924/25 records the plaque as being funded by an anonymous donor; … Continue reading

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Spoken Histories

If you listen to Radio 4 regularly you can’t have failed to have heard the trailers for The Listening Project.  The Listening Project is a partnership between BBC Radio 4, BBC local and national radio stations, and the British Library … Continue reading

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Flying the flag for RCVS Day

It is RCVS Day today – the day of our Annual General Meeting and Presentation of Awards.  To mark the occasion the College flag is being flown on Belgravia  House.  The flag displays the College arms which were granted in … Continue reading

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