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Was King Harold buried at Waltham Abbey years after the Battle of Hastings? New scan could reveal all

Mon, 2014-09-29 23:00
Stonemason Peter Burke decided to investigate the grounds of Waltham Abbey during research for a history trilogy. TV teams are now following his quest for King Harold.
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Portishead's Geoff Barrow drives camper van to pitch-black Scottish forest for "really cool adventure"

Mon, 2014-09-29 23:00
The Galloway Forest Dark Sky Park was turned into a music festival over the weekend, including an appearance from the Portishead founder and a paranormal investigator.
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Cake and bubbly-fuelled joy as Maritime Museum enjoys Family Friendly Awards win

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:00
Organisers say they "could not be more chuffed" as Cornwall's National Maritime Museum celebrates victory at two major award ceremonies.
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In Pictures: Archaeologists find remains of World War I village and Prisoner of War camp

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:00
See pictures from the Yorkshire Dales site where remnants of a village created more than a century ago have been found.
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Cake and bubbly-fuelled joy as Maritime Museum enjoys Family Friendly Awards win

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:00
Organisers say they "could not be more chuffed" as Cornwall's National Maritime Museum celebrates victory at two major award ceremonies.
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Archaeologists find "totally fascinating" medieval friary and human skeletal remains

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:00
Human remains, a wall and medieval ceramics have been found at a 13th century Dominican friary destroyed in Stirling during the Reformation in 1559.
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Meticulously-crafted LEGO exhibition is a tad too serious at London's Old Truman Brewery

Sun, 2014-09-28 23:00
Corporate lawyer Nathan Sawaya's American dream makes for memorable sculptures of a T-Rex and Munch's The Scream. But it could have had more soul, says Kirstie Brewer.
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In Pictures: The 22,000-coin Seaton Hoard found by archaeologists in Devon

Sat, 2014-09-27 23:00
Take a look at the 4th century Roman coins which thrilled experts at the British Museum - including the coin declared the Portable Antiquities Scheme's millionth find.
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New Normandy memorial and designs for statue of D-Day hero CSM Hollis unveiled

Fri, 2014-09-26 23:00
A memorial to the men who fought in the Normandy campaign of World War Two was unveiled this week at the National Memorial Arboretum and statue designs were revealed in Middlesbrough for D-Day VC hero RSM Stan Hollis.
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Ten of the best archaeological discoveries made in Britain by the Portable Antiquities Scheme

Fri, 2014-09-26 23:00
As the scheme announces its annual report and millionth find, take a look at the famous hoards, huge cannons and tiny coins which are among Britain's finest finds.
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New Normandy memorial and designs for statue of D-Day hero CSM Hollis unveiled

Fri, 2014-09-26 23:00
A memorial to the men who fought in the Normandy campaign of World War Two was unveiled this week at the National Memorial Arboretum and statue designs were revealed in Middlesbrough for D-Day VC hero RSM Stan Hollis.
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Artist's Statement: Michelle Bartleet-Greavey on swapping the rat race for sheepskin skills

Thu, 2014-09-25 23:00
One of more than 300 artists taking part in open studios across Wales, Michelle Bartleet-Greavey is the artist behind the Baa Stool - a spot of luxury made in wool.
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Massive Roman Empire coin hoard found by archaeologist who slept in car for three nights

Thu, 2014-09-25 23:00
Laurence Egerton, who discovered 22,000 copper-alloy coins near a Roman villa in Devon, has been praised by experts as an Exeter museum launches a bid to buy the hoard.
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World War I Leeds Pals village and German POW camp rediscovered by archaeologists

Thu, 2014-09-25 23:00
Archaeologists have found sauce and beer bottles, broken crockery and children's toys from a rural Yorkshire village which once housed workers, Leeds Pals battalions and German Prisoners of War.
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JCB digs deep for "hugely important" Wedgwood Collection as appeal passes £2.3 million

Wed, 2014-09-24 23:00
The construction equipment giant's £100,000 pledge has been matched by a private trust, with Art Fund organisers reporting £1.1 million in donations from the public.
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Five artworks from the British Museum's Witches and Wicked Bodies exhibition

Wed, 2014-09-24 23:00
The British Museum's exhibition on witches opens today. Take a look at cauldrons and pitchforks through artworks going from Goya to Macbeth.
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Roman occupiers had comfy boots, granaries and heating in southern Scotland, say experts

Wed, 2014-09-24 23:00
A rotted boot found during a dig near Dumfries would have been used by a soldier to patrol 2nd century tribes in Scotland, say archaeologists investigating Carzield Roman Fort.
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A wiki for the First World War? International Encyclopedia of the Great War to launch online

Tue, 2014-09-23 23:00
The latest web project to be launched for the First World War Centenary is a Pan European Encyclopedic wiki featuring international perspectives on the conflict.
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"Memory holds the truth": Olga Sviblova on Burning News: Recent Art from Russia at the Hayward Gallery

Tue, 2014-09-23 23:00
The Director of Moscow's Multimedia Art Museum says the new exhibition of six young Russian artists, at the Hayward Gallery's Project Space, rewards "a bit of time".
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World War wiki: Pan-European International Encyclopedia of First World War to launch online

Tue, 2014-09-23 23:00
The latest web project to be launched for the First World War Centenary is a Pan European Encyclopedic wiki featuring international perspectives on the conflict.
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