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RAF Museum lends Hawker Typhoon to Canada for 70th anniversary of D-Day

Fri, 2014-06-06 00:00
The RAF Museum has lent the last remaining Hawker Typhoon of its kind – allowing Canadian visitors to see it exactly 70 years after the D-Day Normandy landings.
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Artists behind Normandy's The Fallen artwork release film for D-Day 70th anniversary

Fri, 2014-06-06 00:00
The sand artists who created a vast artwork remembering the dead on the beaches of Normandy have released a film about their project for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
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Archaeologists discover bottles and hearth of pub on haunted 19th century cattle lands

Fri, 2014-06-06 00:00
A Drovers' Inn, used to welcome lonesome travellers near a bridge frequented by a locally infamous ghost, has been discovered during an archaeological gig in Argyll.
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RAF Museum lends its Hawker Typhoon to Canada for 70th D-Day anniversary

Fri, 2014-06-06 00:00
The RAF Museum has lent the last remaining Hawker Typhoon of its kind – allowing Canadian visitors to see it exactly 70 years after the D-Day Normandy landings.
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D-Day 70th anniversary brings good news for D-Day Museum redevelopment plans

Thu, 2014-06-05 00:00
The D-Day Museum in Portsmouth has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a £4.1 million bid to completely transform the museum in time for D-Day 75.
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Looted stone of Roman mint reveals stories of prehistoric and medieval civilisations

Thu, 2014-06-05 00:00
The final stages of a major excavation at Blackfriars, a former industrial centre in Leicester, have sprung a few surprises, say archaeologists.
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In Pictures: Horn handles and axeheads from 10th century Viking graves found in Cumbria

Thu, 2014-06-05 00:00
See objects including spurs, pins and a buckle from a female grave, investigated as part of six burials found during a search sparked by the discovery of a brooch in 2004.
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MOSI launches "highly addictive" musical game that aids research into Alzheimer's

Thu, 2014-06-05 00:00
The Museum of Science & Industry has just launched a new online game, #HookedOnMusic, developed to explore the science behind what makes a musical hook.
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Michael Jackson statue and goalscoring legend's boots unite Fulham and Carlisle in Manchester

Thu, 2014-06-05 00:00
A huge statue of Michael Jackson, removed from outside Fulham FC's stadium and donated by Mohamed Al-Fayed, joins a legendary goalkeeper's boots at the National Football Museum.
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D-Day 70th anniversary brings good news for D-Day Museum redevelopment plans

Thu, 2014-06-05 00:00
The D-Day Museum in Portsmouth has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a £4.1 million bid to completely transform the museum in time for D-Day 75.
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London's De Morgan Centre to close as search for new home begins

Wed, 2014-06-04 00:00
One of London's treasure houses of Arts and Crafts and Pre-Raphaelite artwork is looking for a new home after the De Morgan Centre in Wandsworth had its tenancy agreement terminated.
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Archaeologists find Bronze Age settlement beneath Aberdeen park and ride site

Wed, 2014-06-04 00:00
Archaeologists have found evidence of industrial, agricultural and domestic activity dating from up to 4,000 years at a park and ride link road site near Aberdeen.
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Curator's Choice: How E-vapor-8, techno and hardcore rave influenced art at Site Gallery

Wed, 2014-06-04 00:00
Francesca Gavin's exhibition in Sheffield, E-vapor-8, takes its name from a single by rave band Altern 8. It shows the past as a melting pot of inspiration, she says.
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Visual art, film and performance at the seaside: Whitstable Biennale 2014

Tue, 2014-06-03 00:00
Mark Sheerin enjoys a day of visual art from the "less commercial end of the art spectrum" as he immerses himself in the film and performance art of the Whitstable Biennale.
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Public votes needed to choose the top 25 artworks for new Art Everywhere campaign

Tue, 2014-06-03 00:00
The Art Everywhere Campaign which enlivened everywhere from tube stations to bus stops last year with masterpieces of great art is back for another summer of public art.
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New Postal Museum and historic underground Mail Rail to open in London in 2016

Tue, 2014-06-03 00:00
The British Postal Museum and Archive is to expand into a new national museum in London and open part of the underground Mail Rail system with Heritage Lottery funding.
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Edinburgh Library's rediscovered handscroll painting secures Japanese conservation grant

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
Edinburgh’s Central Library is to conserve and display its rare 18th Century Japanese handscroll painting by Furuyama Moromasa discovered in the library’s special collections.
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Archaeology laser project in Newark aims to uncover more about the "Stalingrad of the English Civil War"

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
The remains of the bloody siege of Newark during the English Civil War are about to be explored in depth by an innovative laser archaeology project.
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Have archaeologists found the remains of Viking King Olaf Guthfrithsson?

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
Archaeologists in Scotland are exploring the likelihood that a high status burial in East Lothian could be a Viking King who ruled Dublin and Northumbria from 934 to 941.
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Around the UK in art: Ten recommended art exhibitions for June 2014

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
Culture24 rounds up the most exciting new art exhibitions, all set to open in June, from England, Scotland and Wales.
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