A brief look at the work of a few of the more well known racing pigeon artists. Windred, Andrew Beer, Brown and Embleton.

A brief look at the history of prize winning animals in the art of the 18th and 19th centuries.

A look at the history of cock fighting in the British Isles

Sailors woolworks or woolies, are a reminder of our sea-faring history, and are a fascinating piece of folk art history. So did sailors really make them?

19th century folk art jumping jack from barbaraleighantiquefolkart.co.uk
Brightly coloured jumping jacks, a simple children's toy from so many years ago, can still bring a smile to the face of even the most tech-savvy. Read on for a little more information on this most charming of folk arts.

19th century nailsea walking stick from naiveandprovincial.co.uk
Nailsea glass: weird things made from glass, read on for the how and why .

A background to naive art in Britain.

Billy the Rat Catcher and The Westminster Pit. Perhaps rather a difficult subject for modern sensibilities, but nevertheless a fascinating glimpse into the sporting world of almost 200 years ago.