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"I love the idea of art that can be touched": Bristol Biennial plans September surprises

Sun, 2014-08-10 23:00
Grass men and fountains transformed into cranberry farms will be part of the Bristol Biennial when it returns for a second time next month, says Artistic Director Hannah Clark.
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Archaeologists shocked to find 5,000-year-old battlefield in prehistoric Cardiff

Sun, 2014-08-10 23:00
Arrowheads, awls, scrapers and polished stone axe fragments point to conflict at Caerau, where a six-year-old boy made the first discovery in a Neolithic ditch.
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Kangaroos, dingoes, Tahiti and Australia: Arts and Science of Exploration at Queen’s House

Fri, 2014-08-08 23:00
From Tahiti to Australia, Royal Museums Greenwich's new show follows Captain James Cook's voyages between 1768 and 1780 through the eyes and easels of artists.
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Palaeontologists discover new dog-sized dinosaur species in Venezuela

Fri, 2014-08-08 23:00
A new dinosaur species the size of a small dog has been identified by scientists from the Natural History Museum and the University of Zürich.
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"A huge wake-up call": The lessons of the sale of Northampton's Sekhemka statue

Thu, 2014-08-07 23:00
Archaeologist Andy Brockman on the controversial decision to sell a limestone Egyptian statue, made by Northampton Borough Council in an auction which raised £16 million.
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From Kate Moss to Marilyn Manson, Wedding Dresses 1775–2014 is beautiful at the V&A

Thu, 2014-08-07 23:00
Celebs abound in the V&A's stunning exhibition, although some of the most poignant gowns are those for ordinary women who often made their own dresses, says Stephanie Pomfrett.
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Archaeologists reveal Mary Rose-style shipwreck finds from The London on Southend Pier

Thu, 2014-08-07 23:00
Archaeologists have been involving the public in the excavation of The London - a ship made for the Anglo-Dutch war of the mid-17th century, lying in two parts off Southend Pier.
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Artist's Statement: Simon Faithfull on buying a boat on eBay and burning it at sea

Wed, 2014-08-06 23:00
This week, artist Simon Faithfull set fire to a boat off the coast of Dorset, letting it sink to the bottom of the sea in a new reef being streamed live as part of the Brighton Photo Biennial. He tells Culture24 why.
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Competition: Win a copy of High Minds - The Victorians and the Birth of Modern Britain

Wed, 2014-08-06 23:00
The paperback version of Simon Heffer's critically-acclaimed book is released next week, and Culture24 has a copy to give away to one lucky reader. Be in it to win it here.
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South American art shines as Radical Geometry is radical once more at the RA

Wed, 2014-08-06 23:00
The Royal Academy tells the story of a continent with a rare show of work fro the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection. Mark Sheerin takes a look.
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"Truly unexpected" pink granite boulder of ancient Scottish Picts revealed in Moray

Wed, 2014-08-06 23:00
Archaeologists say a stone found by a plough near Craigellachie - described as "truly unexpected" - could be a unique example of an ancient Pictish symbol.
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Last two airworthy Lancaster bombers to begin UK flying tour at Eastbourne Airshow

Tue, 2014-08-05 23:00
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

Tue, 2014-08-05 23:00
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

Mon, 2014-08-04 23:00
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

Mon, 2014-08-04 23:00
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

Mon, 2014-08-04 23:00
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"

Mon, 2014-08-04 23:00
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

Sun, 2014-08-03 23:00
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

Sun, 2014-08-03 23:00
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

Thu, 2014-07-31 23:00
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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