The Latest News & Views from Rose Calendars
Interesting information and news about relevant dates and events, with facts relating to topical or seasonal themes. We explore the sources of historic events, festivals and celebrations from around the world and look at why these take place and where they originate.
From sundials to water clocks, find out we told the time before the sun was a guide. Water clocks or klepsydras were used as far back as 1500 BC and there are even a few fun examples of water clocks left to discover today………..
Earlier in June we said farewell to someone who has been with our company for half a century. We bid farewell to our colleague John after 50 years of service with the company.
The summer solstice falls on or near 21 June each year. Celebrated since ancient times, it’s a day of celebration and spirituality mixed with midsummer fun. Here we find out about the history and astronomy surrounding this date.
Bring yourself up to speed with information on this year’s thrilling America’s Cup, with this interesting post all about the history and circumstances surrounding the race.
On the anniversary of the death of Dick Rose, we remember a dear friend and colleague and the contribution he made to the business and charities.