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Last two airworthy Lancaster bombers to begin UK flying tour at Eastbourne Airshow

Wed, 2014-08-06 00:00
A Canadian Lancaster bomber is on its way to the UK to take part in a six-week tour of the UK with the Lancaster of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, beginning with an appearance at Eastbourne Airshow August 14-17.
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National Portrait Gallery puts young Roald Dahl RAF portrait on show for the first time

Wed, 2014-08-06 00:00
A rarely-seen Matthew Smith portrait of Roald Dahl when he was a young RAF officer during the Second World War has gone on display at the National Portrait Gallery.
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Curator's Choice: Dr Merle Patchett on taxidermy and the 19th century bird plume boom

Tue, 2014-08-05 00:00
The University of Bristol's Dr Merle Patchett tells Culture24 about the technology that is bringing plumage trade history to life in a taxidermy installation.
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Schoolboys find Britain's earliest gold and 4,300-year-old grave of high-status mystery maker

Tue, 2014-08-05 00:00
An "exotic" and "special" gold seeker who was among Britain's first metal workers and a Copper Age head tress linked to Stonehenge are the surprise finds at a North Pennines farm.
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Curator's Choice: Dr Merle Pratchett on taxidermy and the 19th century bird plume boom

Tue, 2014-08-05 00:00
The University of Bristol's Dr Merle Pratchett tells Culture24 about the technology that is bringing plumage trade history to life in a taxidermy installation.
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Archaeologists say Anglo-Saxon sword discovery "couldn't have been better scripted"

Tue, 2014-08-05 00:00
An Anglo-Saxon sword found on a neolithic settlement will undergo X-rays later this year, as archaeologists survey the revealing discoveries of a five-week dig at Barrow Clump.
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Trent to Trenches exhibition tells people's story of the First World War in Nottinghamshire

Mon, 2014-08-04 00:00
Trent to Trenches, the county-wide programme for the centenary of the First World War in Nottinghamshire, opens its major exhibition at Nottingham Castle.
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Royal Mint issues £20 coin in symbol of sadness honouring First World War troops

Mon, 2014-08-04 00:00
Depicting Britannia watching over troops leaving for France a century ago, sculptor John Bergahl's coin is on the second £20 coin to be created by The Royal Mint.
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Poignant archive of local men who fought in the First World War digitised by Manx Museum

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:00
Kept by the local vicar, the First World War archive of men from the local parish of Douglas has been digitised and published online by Manx Museum.
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National Museum Cardiff on the art of a First World War propaganda campaign

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:00
National Museum Cardiff reveals the entire series of 66 prints from the portfolio, The Great War: Britain’s Efforts and Ideals commissioned by the British government in 1917.
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Art Fund and campaigners criticise council as museums lose Arts Council support after Egyptian statue sale

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:00
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery and Abington Park Museum have lost their Arts Council accreditation after Northampton Council sold the limestone Egyptian statue, Sekhemka, for £14 million.
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Jarvis Cocker, Danny Boyle and the virgin birth: Shuffle Festival at Tower Hamlets Cemetery

Fri, 2014-08-01 00:00
Combining art and science, the community festival moves to a wild 31-acre cemetery for its second year. Science Director Grace Boyle tells Culture24 about death and asylums.
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Photographers' Gallery traces development of Russian colour photography

Thu, 2014-07-31 00:00
Pictures and our review from the exhibition tracing the advancement of colour photography in Russia over more than a century.
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Scottish National Portrait Gallery reveals the painting that inspired Wilfred Owen

Thu, 2014-07-31 00:00
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is about to launch a new exhibition called Remembering the Great War for the First World Centenary - with a little seen painting admired by Wilfred Owen.
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July 2014's top ten UK archaeology artefacts

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
Gold beads, hacked Roman legs and jawbones, cave coins and Tutankhamun all turned up in the summer heat. Take a look back at ten of the discoveries.
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July 2014's top ten UK archaeology artefacts

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
Gold beads, hacked Roman legs and jawbones, cave coins and Tutankhamun all turned up in the summer heat. Take a look back at ten of the discoveries.
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In Pictures: The new £2.4 million Wessex Gallery of Archaeology at Salisbury Museum

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
Take a look inside the new gallery at Salisbury Museum, which opened earlier this month with artefacts including the Amesbury Archer and the Wardour Hoard.
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Grayson Perry to portray Chris Huhne, Rylan Clark and more in exhibition alongside Channel 4 show

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
Who are You?, at the National Portrait Gallery, will portray deaf parents, a Muslim convert, a couple living with Alzheimer's, a young transsexual and Northern Ireland loyalist marchers.
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Museum Cats: Ten places to find felines in museum and gallery collections

Wed, 2014-07-30 00:00
From the Hayling Island Swamp Cat to Chinese Pug-Cat Brand Mosquito Coils, here are ten catty exhibits from across the world held in Britain.
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Tracey Emin's My Bed: Ten artists who have been bedroom exhibitionists

Tue, 2014-07-29 00:00
They might have lacked the cigarettes and vodka, but here are ten artists who put beds inside galleries as Tate announces a long-term loan of Tracey Emin's 1998 work.
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