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Matt Pyke and Universal Everything in resounding home win at the National Football Museum

Fri, 2014-05-16 00:00
The premiere of Transform, created for would-be chanters, mumblers and part-time raconteurs, saw visitors step onto a spotlighted podium in Manchester. Nick Stockman watched.
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Earliest houses, Bronze Age cremations and tools found by archaeologists in Scotland

Fri, 2014-05-16 00:00
A pair of rare jet necklaces from Yorkshire and evidence of Mesolithic coastal industries are among discoveries covering 7,000 years of history in south-west Scotland.
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Grayson Perry proves unmissable in Museums at Night visit to Yorkshire Museum

Fri, 2014-05-16 00:00
A charming, acerbic and anarchic raconteur, the Turner Prize-winning potter was mobbed on his visit to the Yorkshire Museum as part of this year's festival.
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Mr Smith paints the town indian ink blue at William Morris Gallery for Museums at Night

Fri, 2014-05-16 00:00
London artist Kelvyn Smith took eager volunteers through the printmaking process at a hugely popular and hands on evening in Walthamstow.
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Public Service Broadcasting revisit The War Room for Museums at Night at RAF Museum

Fri, 2014-05-16 00:00
DJ Yoda, a Silent Disco, knitting and ale made Museums at Night a memorable one at London's RAF Museum with headliners Public Service Broadcasting.
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Glamour, pianos and French finesse: Museums at Night at Harewood House in Leeds

Thu, 2014-05-15 00:00
The chef to the Countess of Harewood gives Napoleon-inspired demonstrations at Harewood tonight. Cheese and wine on the terrace and exquisite art add to the glamour.
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English National Ballet commemorate First World War in Manchester and London

Thu, 2014-05-15 00:00
Imperial War Museum North and the National Portrait Gallery are the settings for two powerful new ballet performances marking the First World War during Museums at Night.
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Make yourself into a masterpiece: VanGoYourself launches for Museums at Night

Thu, 2014-05-15 00:00
Here's a new take on the selfie as Culture24 and Plurionet launch VanGoYourself - a new fun web project that helps people imitate classic works of art.
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Ten to see at this year's LightNight festival across Liverpool

Wed, 2014-05-14 00:00
Sound Battles, dancing, candle labyrinths and ice carving all light up Liverpool's galleries, cathedrals, museums and streets for this year's LightNight adventure.
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From Jay-Z to a pop-up garden studio: St Ann's Allotments welcome Rankin to Nottingham

Wed, 2014-05-14 00:00
He has photographed everyone from David Bowie to Miley Cyrus. Now Rankin is heading to a Grade II-listed set of ancient allotments in Nottingham for Museums at Night.
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Arnos Vale Cemetery and Julia Vogl call on public to shape sculpture this Museums at Night

Wed, 2014-05-14 00:00
Having missed out on working with Julia Vogl last Museums at Night, a huge cemetery in Bristol is creating a memorial with her, as well as the public, this time around.
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Grayson Perry and Alan Measles play hide and seek in York for Museums at Night

Wed, 2014-05-14 00:00
Grayson Perry heads to York for Museums at Night this weekend to talk about art, throw a few pots, play hide and seek and have fun with his best mate Alan Measles.
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Bestselling writer Jonathan Stroud to help ward off evil spirits for Museums at Night

Wed, 2014-05-14 00:00
The author of psychic adventure Lockwood & Co will detail the different distinctions of ghost in a haunting visit to West Bridgford Library in Nottinghamshire.
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Public Service Broadcasting on their Museums at Night 2014 gigs at the RAF Museum

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:00
Wry self-deprecators and electro improvisers adored by BBC Radio 6 Music, the duo tell us about going big in America ahead of their Museums at Night shows at the RAF Museum London.
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Sheep and human fruit machines join the fun in Skipton's packed Museums at Night

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:00
From shops and sheep to reflexology and a chance to win a fiver through cabbages outside the town hall, the North Yorkshire town has pulled out the stops for the festival.
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Archaeologists find Roman underfloor heating, buildings and mosaic in south Wales dig

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:00
The latest dig at Whitewell Break, a Roman building complex on Ministry of Defence grounds in the Monmouthshire village of Caerwent, has revealed more about the Romans.
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Tate Modern returns Mark Rothko's Black on Maroon 1958 to gallery after graffiti removal

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:00
Defaced in October 2012 in an incident which shocked the art world, Rothko's work from the Seagram series has gone back on display after a painstaking conservation effort.
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Museums at Night 2014: A region by region guide to events happening across the UK

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:00
There are nearly 700 events happening across the Museums at Night weekend. Here's a region by region rundown of what's happening where.
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Birmingham's Supersonic Festival returns with KLF founder Bill Drummond and more

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:00
Returning to the Custard Factory, where the festival began with the likes of LCD Soundsystem in 2003, Birmingham's Supersonic has a typically eclectic line-up of art and music.
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KLF founder Bill Drummond begins 12-year tour at Birmingham's Supersonic Festival

Tue, 2014-05-13 00:00
Returning to the Custard Factory, where the festival began with the likes of LCD Soundsystem in 2003, Birmingham's Supersonic has a typically eclectic line-up of art and music.
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