Q and A with Joe and Liam from Beyond the Point

Beyond the Point is an organisation which looks to ‘unearth, explore and enlighten’ its users about the ‘overlooked structural heritage in Essex, London and Beyond. Its creators Joe and Liam have had an interest in history since year three and between them a wealth of knowledge, expertise and passion which has led to their website… Read More Q and A with Joe and Liam from Beyond the Point

Monasteries to Madness – the history of the hospital

Today in the UK going to hospital when seriously ill or injured is a normal expected occurrence. However, did you know the hospital had its origins in the monastic religious houses?  The origin of the word hospital comes from the latin word –  “hospes”, which stands for “a guest or visitor”  – which is meant… Read More Monasteries to Madness – the history of the hospital