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Is this the worst Valentine's Day card in history? Moustache horror revealed in York

Thu, 2014-02-13 01:00
A Valentine's Day card from 1900, sporting real hair in part of a moustache attached to it, shows the Victorians were often far from prim and proper, say curators.
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Picture Gallery: Insulting Valentine's Day cards from bygone Londoners

Thu, 2014-02-13 01:00
All was not sweet and sentimental in Victorian London. Keep your flame flickering with these accusations of falseness and ex-wives in bottles from the Museum of London's collection.
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Wives and Sweethearts: Love Letters sent During Wartime revealed by Army Museum

Thu, 2014-02-13 01:00
Described as an alternative to the "saccharine sentiments" of Valentine's Day, letters and photos at the National Army Museum reveal enduring, thriving wartime love stories.
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Curator's choice: Hicham Khalidi tees up a special venue for the Marrakech Biennale

Thu, 2014-02-13 01:00
One of the artworld's more exotic Biennales reveals differing approaches to museums and exhibition making between Morocco and the UK.
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From cocoon to beautiful butterfly: Zoology Museum plans Wonders of Animal Kingdom

Thu, 2014-02-13 01:00
Launched on Charles Darwin's 205th birthday, a £3 million fundraising campaign aims to turn the Cambridge Museum of Zoology into a palace of the animal kingdom in 2016.
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The DNA of a King: Dr Turi King on the genome sequencing of Richard III

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:00
As the project to understand Richard III's entire genetic makeup begins, Dr Turi King talks about the history, archaeology and science behind the tests.
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Picture Gallery: Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story at the Natural History Museum

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:00
Neanderthals, antlers, bones and hand axes all arrive from hundreds of thousands of years ago in the Natural History Museum's soil-digging new exhibition.
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Richard Hamilton is a man of many parts at Tate Modern and the ICA

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:00
Founder of Pop Art, inventor of the installation, developer of digital agitprop: the late British artist was many things, discovers Mark Sheerin.
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Spitfire Fighter plane takes to the roads in manoeuvre from Manchester to London

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:00
Having stood in the Museum of Science and Industry's Air and Space Hall for 19 years, technicians have dismantled a 1940s plane and sent it to the RAF Museum.
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Richard III DNA tests to reveal hair, eyes and diseases of the King

Wed, 2014-02-12 01:00
"Hugely important" genome sequencing will reveal more about Richard III and have a "profound impact" on our understanding of disease and heredity, say scientists.
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"Long and confusing" embroidered rants from a 19th century workhouse join Norfolk exhibition

Tue, 2014-02-11 01:00
Found in the attic of a house in County Durham, a large, punctuation-free embroidered panel by bygone stitcher Lorina Bulwer has joined a textile exhibition.
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Public inquiry into £160 million scheme for Smithfield Market begins

Tue, 2014-02-11 01:00
The Victorian Society and Save Britain's Heritage will oppose plans to demolish part of Smithfield Market in an inquiry set to continue until the end of February.
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Salisbury Museum to bid for Bronze Age hoard coveted by British Museum

Tue, 2014-02-11 01:00
A set of 41 "startlingly beautiful" pieces of Bronze Age jewellery, known as the Wylye Hoard, are being assessed by the Treasure Valuation Committee.
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Sex, maths, monogamy and a laugh from the labs at the Cambridge Science Festival

Tue, 2014-02-11 01:00
New Art Club, Robin Ince, Rosie Wilby and stand-up researchers provide the laughs as the Cambridge Science Festival fits plenty of comedy into its packed programme.
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"Long and confusing" embroidered rants from a 19th century workhouse join Norfolk exhibition

Tue, 2014-02-11 01:00
Found in the attic of a house in County Durham, a large, punctuation-free embroidered panel by bygone stitcher Lorina Bulwer has joined a textile exhibition.
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Playable City calls for context in Bristol as 2014 competition opens

Tue, 2014-02-11 01:00
Having made postboxes talk in Bristol last year, the £30,000 award returns with an open call for digital designers to create an interactive playground for the public.
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Earliest human footprints outside of Africa found on sands of Happisburgh in Norfolk

Tue, 2014-02-11 01:00
In the latest discoveries on the Norfolk coastal site which experts have spent ten years investigating, a set of footprints have been dated to at least 800,000 years ago.
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Picture Gallery: London designers create selfies at Sochi for 2014 Winter Olympics

Mon, 2014-02-10 01:00
MegaFaces is a 2,000 square metre cube which recreates the face of visitors via photo booths within the Sochi Olympic Park where the Winter Olympics are being held.
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Human remains and Medieval wall discovered by archaeologists at Anglesey church

Mon, 2014-02-10 01:00
Archaeologists say human remains were dumped outside a medieval wall in an early 7th century building on the site of the current St Ffinan's church.
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Public Service Broadcasting to play exclusive RAF Museum gigs for Museums at Night 2014

Mon, 2014-02-10 01:00
The electro-rock duo will play three consecutive nights at London's RAF Museum, coinciding with the Museums at Night festival this May.
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