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Alan Turing's World War II codebreaking Bombe is best invention, says Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Sun, 2014-10-05 23:00
The machine which decoded 5,000 German messages a day during the Second World War has narrowly beaten Concorde in a poll of engineering experts and fans.
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Archaeologists find prehistoric cattle tooth within mound of Iron Age stones on Skomer

Sun, 2014-10-05 23:00
Excavating the protected, fragile Pembrokeshire area for the first time, archaeologists have found Neolithic and Bronze Age ritual stones and field systems.
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Archaeologists launch crowdfunding bid to discover story of London's lost waterways

Sun, 2014-10-05 23:00
Archaeologists on the Thames foreshore want to explore the river stairs which acted as London's bus and tube stops - if they can raise £3,000 through a public appeal.
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TED artist turns Zooniverse into energetic data artwork We Need Us

Sun, 2014-10-05 23:00
Artist Julie Freeman has previously used 16 freshwater fish, imaginary tea birds and light levels across the world to create her data-based art. Her new work has launched in Rio.
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From Dracula to Jack the Ripper, British Library's Terror of Wonder shines light on darkness

Sun, 2014-10-05 23:00
Horace Walpole, Frankenstein, Wallace and Gromit, Jekyll and Hyde and The Wicker Man all feature in the British Library's new exhibition. Rachel Teskey steps into the shadows.
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Alan Turing's World War II codebreaking Bombe is best invention, says Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Sun, 2014-10-05 23:00
The machine which decoded 5,000 German messages a day during the Second World War has narrowly beaten Concorde in a poll of engineering experts and fans.
Categories: General

Fun Palaces to spring up around the UK in honour of theatre director Joan Littlewood

Fri, 2014-10-03 23:00
Organisers say they want to revive "public engagement at its most open and exclusive" as a series of live art events pop up this weekend in honour of the radical theatre director.
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Fun Palaces to spring up around the UK in honour of theatre director Joan Littlewood

Fri, 2014-10-03 23:00
Organisers say they want to revive "public engagement at its most open and exclusive" as a series of live art events pop up this weekend in honour of the radical theatre director.
Categories: General

Iron Age Roman helmet used as container for cremation burial goes on display in Kent

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:00
A helmet which was used in battle during the reign of Julius Caesar and is one of only five from the Iron Age ever found in the UK is to go on public display in Canterbury.
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Competition: Win a copy of Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam with the Ilkley Literature Festival

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:00
Margaret Atwood's appearances at the 2014 Ilkley Literature Festival next week have sold out, but you can win a copy of the paperback release of MaddAddam here.
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RAF Museum's Sopwith Camel "flies" again as First World War gallery takes shape

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:00
The RAF Museum has placed one of its prized exhibits, a WWI Sopwith Camel, high in the rafters of the new First World War in the Air exhibition space which opens in December 2014.
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Sky's the limit for one lucky writer as RAF Museum announces blogger-in-residence post

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:00
Ahead of the museum's first major exhibition in more than ten years - this December's First World War in the Air show - curators are inviting one blogger to be a part of it.
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Curator's Choice: David Mellor on Martin Parr, Enoch Powell and Real Britain 1974

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:00
The Brighton Photo Biennial exhibition of postcards by the rebellious Co-Optic group of the 1970s captures the radical social and political climate of the time, says its curator.
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Wedgwood Collection saved as Art Fund public appeal raises £2.74 million in a month

Thu, 2014-10-02 23:00
Around 7,500 people donated to the fastest appeal in the Art Fund's history, meeting the shortfall for the £15.75 million collection two months ahead of the deadline.
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York archaeologists "overwhelmed" by public response as dig reveals vast array of artefacts

Wed, 2014-10-01 23:00
A public excavation as part of the Hidden Guildhall project in York has sparked huge public interest, revealing hints of a medieval friary and artefacts from the Second World War period.
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Curators, the artist and our verdict on Anselm Kiefer at the Royal Academy

Wed, 2014-10-01 23:00
Curator Kathleen Soriano, the Royal Academy of Arts' Tim Marlow, our reviewer Nick Stockman and Anselm Kiefer himself on the moving new exhibition in London.
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Competition: Go on A Journey Through London's Underground with Mark Wallinger

Wed, 2014-10-01 23:00
A new publication comprehensively details the 2007 Turner Prize winner's major permanent work, Labyrinth, on the London Underground. Win a copy here.
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Metal detectorist found guilty of Roman coin theft in Norfolk "nighthawking" incident

Wed, 2014-10-01 23:00
An Essex man has been fined and ordered to pay costs after the British Museum reported an unlawful Roman coin excavation on private land in Norfolk.
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Curator's Choice: Fiona Kerlogue chooses costumes worn by Romanian royals and Transylvanian dancers

Tue, 2014-09-30 23:00
Ahead of the Horniman's new show, the Deputy Keeper of Anthropology picks a pale cream costume worn by Lady Monson, lady-in-waiting to Princess Marie of Edinburgh, in 1893.
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Curator's Choice: Fiona Kerlogue chooses costumes worn by Romanian royals and Transylvanian dancers

Tue, 2014-09-30 23:00
Ahead of the Horniman's new show, the Deputy Keeper of Anthropology picks a pale cream costume worn by Lady Monson, lady-in-waiting to Princess Marie of Edinburgh, in 1893.
Categories: General