The Past

The Past is a brand new website that brings together the most exciting stories and the very best writing from the worlds of history, archaeology, ancient art and heritage.


The site is powered by our unique stable of accessible specialist magazines, each of which is a leader in its field, and by our global network of writers and editors. Day by day, we promise to bring you up-to-the minute news and the latest research, plus in-depth features, exclusive interviews, guest editorials, an unmissable weekly podcast and our fiendish Friday quiz.

The result is a new essential destination for anyone interested in any aspect of the past, all packaged in a beautifully designed website and mobile app – authoritative, easy to read and navigate, beautifully illustrated, and with no annoying adverts, pop-ups and clickbait.

So whether you’re an armchair historian, a budding archaeologist or a heritage enthusiast, if you really care about the past, you need a subscription to The Past.