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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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Family of Charles Dickens unveil first UK statue of author at Portsmouth Guildhall

Fri, 2014-02-07 01:00
Sculptor Martin Jennings says his sculpture of Charles Dickens, made in his hometown of Portsmouth, expresses the "energy and richness of imagination" of the author.
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Giant thumb and skeletal riderless horse next up for Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth

Fri, 2014-02-07 01:00
Hans Haacke and David Shrigley will create the next two commissions for London's Fourth Plinth, in 2015 and 2016.
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Picture Gallery: Spectacular Roman mosaic found in Israel shows ancient animal paradise

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:00
One of the oldest surviving complete Roman mosaics, found in Lod, Israel, will appear in Britain this summer following a world tour to the Louvre and New York's Metropolitan Museum.
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Picture Gallery: Stunning Georgian costumes at Bath Fashion Museum

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:00
Fans of Austen and the Georgian period should make their way to the Fashion Museum in Bath where a series stunning original costumes take centre stage.
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Mounted seals, shrewd stoats and a taxidermy tableau: The Cabinet of Curiosities

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:00
Many visitors claim the grey Woolston seal, found swimming the Mersey in 1908, was shot by their grandfather. Criminality and a new Polly Morgan work also feature in Warrington.
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Mallard sets off from York as projections light up Durham Castle ahead of finale

Thu, 2014-02-06 01:00
Its Dominion of Canada and Dwight D Eisenhower sister engines are off to Chesterfield this weekend, but the finale of a year-long celebration, in Shildon, awaits Mallard next week.
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Handel's royal relationships to sing in musical exhibition at the Foundling Museum

Wed, 2014-02-05 01:00
On the 300th anniversary of his composition playing at King George II's coronation, a major exhibition is all about the creative philanthropy of George Frideric Handel.
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Alice Anderson to mummify in copper for Memory Movement Memory Objects show

Wed, 2014-02-05 01:00
Visitors will be invited to mummify a 1967 Ford Mustang among more than 100 works at the Wellcome Collection's show by minimalist copper wire sculpture Alice Anderson.
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