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Fossil bones of dinosaur Iggy the Iguanodon go back on display at Maidstone Museum

Sat, 2014-05-31 00:00
Iggy the Iguanodon, whose Victorian discovery enabled palaeontologists to figure out the anatomy of a mighty dinosaur, has gone back on display in the county where he was first discovered.
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How do you better a talking post box? Bristol's Playable City seeks out tech savvy public art pioneers

Fri, 2014-05-30 00:00
The Playable City competition is down to the last eight. But just who will be entertaining the people of Bristol this year with a playful digital art installation?
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Archaeologists investigate east side of once-mighty 13th century Welsh castle

Fri, 2014-05-30 00:00
A dig in Wrexham aims to reveal more of the massive defences once held by a little-known castle built following the defeat of the Prince of Wales in 1282.
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Archaeologists put world's largest hoard of Celtic coins on display at Jersey Museum

Thu, 2014-05-29 00:00
Two years after being removed from the ground in a huge mound of metal and mud, archaeologists in Jersey are putting the Le Catillon II hoard on public display.
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Beauty, decadence and a damned good party: Cecil Beaton at Salisbury Museum

Wed, 2014-05-28 00:00
The private world of Cecil Beaton is the subject of a new exhibition at Salisbury and Wiltshire Museum with photographs and interiors form his Wiltshire houses.
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Archaeologists crunch data from cod bones to reveal 13th century origins of UK fish trade

Wed, 2014-05-28 00:00
Pre-dating fish fingers by nearly eight centuries, archaeological data-mining from thousands of fish bones has identified the beginnings of London's medieval fish trade.
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NPG unveils its blockbuster autumn exhibition with major William Morris show

Wed, 2014-05-28 00:00
The National Portrait Gallery is to mount a major exhibition in the autumn with Fiona McCarthy curating a wide ranging show about William Morris and his ongoing influence.
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Theo Walcott and Prince William back Football Remembers tribute to World War I truce

Wed, 2014-05-28 00:00
The famous story which began with a British soldier's kick, launching a football into no man's land on Christmas Day 1914, is to be remembered with a line-up of activities.
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London Festival of Architecture 2014: Ten of the best events this year

Tue, 2014-05-27 00:00
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this year’s London Festival of Architecture celebrates the architecture capital of the world with scores of events from June 1 - 30. We select ten of the best events to look out for.
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Urethral syringe used in 19th century venereal treatment declared best archaeological find

Tue, 2014-05-27 00:00
Take a look at a pewter syringe found at a wharf, plus the ancient keys, beads, lamps and mystery artefacts making up some of the year's best archaeological finds so far.
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3D website from Petrie Museum of Egyptology gives unparalleled access to its collection

Tue, 2014-05-27 00:00
The innovative 3D team at the Petrie Museum of Egyptology at University College London has been busy digitising its Ancient Egyptian archaeology collection for a new website.
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Community archaeology project at Roman Maryport makes more discoveries

Tue, 2014-05-27 00:00
The latest volunteer archaeological dig at Roman Maryport on the coastal fringes of Hadrian's Wall has yielded yet more important discoveries.
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Medieval animal hide tanning, architecture and ditch revealed by archaeologists in Edinburgh

Tue, 2014-05-27 00:00
A boundary ditch which split Edinburgh and the Canongate for more than 200 years is one of the finds from a dig surrounding a £66 million development in the Scottish capital.
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Irish artist builds labyrinths from salt and sugar on Scotland's last grand mental hospital

Tue, 2014-05-27 00:00
Jim Buchanan, an artist who has made light labyrinths for patients at a children's hospital in Canada, has made a series of huge works in Dumfries.
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In Pictures: The archaeology and science which identified King Richard III in Leicester

Mon, 2014-05-26 00:00
Take a look at Richard III's skull and the archaeology and science which identified his remains ahead of the King's body being laid to rest in Leicester.
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In Pictures: Rankin at St Ann's Allotments

Fri, 2014-05-23 00:00
Brilliant photographer Rankin visited the idyllic, ancient St Ann's Allotments in Nottingham for a remarkable Museums at Night event last week. Here are a few pictures.
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Kids in Museums launches wider Takeover Day plan as Historic Royal Palaces join the fun

Fri, 2014-05-23 00:00
Children will be given wide-ranging responsibilities across arts venues on the lively annual Takeover Day, with Historic Royal Palaces and the Barbican among its supporters.
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Jarman Award winners choose brightest new film art talents for Selected tour

Fri, 2014-05-23 00:00
See some of the imagery from the tour which is taking some of the best young film artists around the country this summer.
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Richard III to be buried in Leicester, High Court rules

Fri, 2014-05-23 00:00
The University of Leicester has been granted permission to reinter Richard III's body at the city's cathedral after a challenge from counter-claimants in York was dismissed.
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Earliest archaeological evidence in London could have been found at new US Embassy

Thu, 2014-05-22 00:00
Archaeologists say flint tools, found on a site in south London which was once hospitable to prehistoric people, could date from as far back as 700,000 years ago.
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