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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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Nile Rodgers and Rob da Bank celebrate Guinness World Record-breaking disco ball

Mon, 2014-09-22 23:00
See pictures of the enormous disco ball which broke a world record at this year's Bestival - complete with 2,500 mirrored tiles.
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Prized 108-ton steam loco launches triple fundraising appeal at East Lancashire Railway

Mon, 2014-09-22 23:00
East Lancashire Railway volunteers are to undertake a sponsored pull of their flagship LMS “Crab” 2-6-0 No.13065 loco, to launch a major campaign to raise £250,000 for three key projects.
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Tolkien's hellish lair and the industrial Black Country: Art gallery opens The Making of Mordor

Mon, 2014-09-22 23:00
Olafur Eliasson, who once took the sun to Tate Modern, is among the artists offering hellish visions of Tolkien's Mordor at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, as Kirstie Brewer discovers.
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A Needle Walks into a Haystack: Liverpool offers sharp and precise 2014 Biennial

Sun, 2014-09-21 23:00
Merseyside's sixth major festival of visual art offers just enough to fill a busy weekend, with artists past and present equally represented. Mark Sheerin explores.
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Artist Sam Belinfante curates show about listening at BALTIC Project Space

Sun, 2014-09-21 23:00
The new Hayward Touring Exhibition, featuring work by Janet Cardiff, Laure Provost and Haroon Mirza, opens at BALTIC 39 in Newcastle.
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Victorian railway infrastructure discovered by archaeologists near London tube station

Sun, 2014-09-21 23:00
A 200-metre long engine shed, workshop and train turntables have been found among artefacts from Isambard Kingdom Brunel's 19th century Great Western Railway.
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In Pictures: The spectacular Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 Winners

Sun, 2014-09-21 23:00
Take a look at some of the best shots from this year's awards at the Royal Observatory, including the overall winner - a vivid green aurora dancing across the Icelandic night sky.
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Archaeologists launch oral history project to celebrate 60 years since Temple of Mithras discovery

Sun, 2014-09-21 23:00
A Museum of London Archaeology oral history project will collect and celebrate the experiences of people who visited the Temple of Mithras during 1950s excavations.
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Artist's Statement: Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard on Nick Cave's Museum of Important Shit

Sat, 2014-09-20 23:00
An old piece of gum stuck to a piano by Nina Simone sparked the museum accompanying Nick Cave's 20,000 Days on Earth, say the co-directors of the film.
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Curator finds 150-year-old David Livingstone African beetles in box at Natural History Museum

Thu, 2014-09-18 23:00
A set of pinned beetles collected by the Victorian explorer during his infamous Zambezi River expedition will go on show to the public for one night only after being found during a routine collection check.
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Artist's Statement: Tom Metcalfe on a London Design Festival showcase at Christie's

Thu, 2014-09-18 23:00
The producer of Objects Sandbox, an exhibition of brand new products within an Internet of Things, on working with archaeologists, ethnomusicologists and more.
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Beyond the Border: Four Scottish photographers on art and Scotland's independence

Thu, 2014-09-18 23:00
Sophie Gerrard, Colin McPherson, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert and Stephen McLaren, whose photography exhibition is at Impressions Gallery in Bradford, talk all things Scotland.
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London Transport Museum Battle Bus heads through Belgium for First World War Centenary tour

Wed, 2014-09-17 23:00
London Transport Museum’s recently restored and converted B-type bus No.B2737 Battle Bus is on a ten-day tour of battlefields across Belgium and Northern France.
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Hand-holding skeleton couple and poleaxed man found at medieval chapel site in Leicestershire

Wed, 2014-09-17 23:00
A couple placed side-by-side are among 11 skeletons found at St Morrell, a chapel near Hallaton which archaeologists say could have been a special place of burial.
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Nick Cave film stars Kylie Minogue and Ray Winstone as Tyneside Cinema gallery opens

Wed, 2014-09-17 23:00
An award-winner for Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, 20,000 Days on Earth will form part of the opening programme for new film-art space The Gallery in Newcastle.
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New analysis says Stonehenge treasures were made by children

Tue, 2014-09-16 23:00
A new analysis of prehistoric artefacts found near Stonehenge suggests that children as young as ten were blinded by the ultra fine microscopic gold craftwork used in the making burial gift decorations.
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