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Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old foal skull and skeleton of Roman woman in Buckinghamshire

Tue, 2014-09-16 23:00
A skull has been found near a Roman road as part of a major excavation carried out at Aston Clinton by Buckinghamshire County Council and University of Leicester archaeologists.
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Arches Political Party to throw artist-led bash on night of Scottish independence vote

Tue, 2014-09-16 23:00
Insisting that their night is non-partisan, Glasgow's Arches will unite VJs, artists, actors, performers and Irn Bru after the polling booths close.
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"Compelling" new forensic evidence shows grisly sustained attack on Richard III at Battle of Bosworth

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:00
Experts have studied sword marks and a UNESCO manual on torture as part of a high-tech investigation into the injuries left on Richard III's body more than 500 years after his death.
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Historic Scotland appeals for referendum calm as heritage sites host yes and no campaigns

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:00
Authorities have been forced to remove banners from Arthur's Seat, the extinct volcano overlooking the Scottish Parliament, as the independence referendum nears.
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Archaeologists find beer and pizza ovens from Northampton brewery 800 years ago

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
A section of a medieval malting oven used to make beer in medieval Northampton has been handed to a modern brewery as experts continue a major excavation in the town centre.
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Tank Museum reflects on brush with Brad Pitt as Fury gets set for London Film Festival

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
Fury, which opens next month and will close the BFI's London Film Festival, will star a Tiger Tank and a Sherman, borrowed from the Tank Museum and filmed in Oxfordshire.
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Curator's Choice: A Junkers Ju 87 Stuka aerial stolen by schoolboys during the Battle of Britain

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum curator David Coxon on an unlikely souvenir purloined by children from a German Stuka dive bomber downed during the Battle of Britain.
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Tank Museum reflects on brush with Brad Pitt as Fury gets set for London Film Festival

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
Fury, which opens next month and will close the BFI's London Film Festival, will star a Tiger Tank and a Sherman, borrowed from the Tank Museum and filmed in Oxfordshire.
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Public invited to see excavation of 4,000-year-old Bronze Age barrow on Dartmoor edge

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
The Bronze Age Emmet's Post, a Scheduled Monument being excavated as part of a government-approvedquarry expansion in Devon, will open to the public this weekend.
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The rich First World War archive of the Illustrated London News goes online

Thu, 2014-09-11 23:00
The pictures that illustrated the First World War are the star attraction in a new website that mines the archives of the Illustrated London News and Illustrated War News.
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Heritage Open Days 2014: Fourteen places where you can immerse yourself in history

Thu, 2014-09-11 23:00
The ever-expanding festival expects to put on more than 4,000 events this weekend. From gardens and abbeys to swimming pools and football, here are a few of them.
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Can the Science Museum make maths sexy with its new Mathematics Gallery?

Thu, 2014-09-11 23:00
An unprecedented £5 million donation and a world-renowned architect are combining to bring mathematics to life at the Science Museum.
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Artist's Statement: Chris Watson on sexy cheetahs and slumbering elephants

Wed, 2014-09-10 23:00
The sound artist and Cabaret Voltaire founder on blood-stained zebra carcasses in Africa, singing seals in the Arctic and new immersive sound app Nimbus.
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National Portrait Gallery researchers reveal 'airbrushed' Elizabeth I in X-ray of portrait

Wed, 2014-09-10 23:00
The NPG's new Tudor portraits exhibition reveals how X-rays of a portrait of Elizabeth I show how the Queen's portrait was overpainted and prettified in the eighteenth century.
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Open competition lets London homeowners make their house a National Trust property

Wed, 2014-09-10 23:00
In an open competition with four £1,000 prizes, house-proud Londoners are being given the chance to make their home the National Trust's 13th property in the capital.
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Royal Armouries prepares its revolutionary Victorian 64-pounder gun for a rare firing

Wed, 2014-09-10 23:00
The Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson is preparing its great Victorian 64-pounder Rifle Muzzle Loading gun for a rare firing later this month.
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"Lost house" destroyed by 17th century Civil War Royalists found on Nottinghamshire pipeline

Tue, 2014-09-09 23:00
Archaeologists will rebury and preserve two stone walls in a dramatic first discovery at Kelham, in Nottinghamshire, during water pipeline work.
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Competition: Win a copy of new Grayson Perry book Playing to the Gallery

Tue, 2014-09-09 23:00
Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in its Struggle to be Understood has just been published by Penguin, and we've got a copy to give away to one reader.
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In Pictures: Martin Creed's Work No. 204: Half the air in a Given Space entertains Bestival 2014

Tue, 2014-09-09 23:00
Pictures and a video as the former Turner Prize winner's work, filling a space with distinctly red balloons, intrigues the crowds at the hugely popular festival on the Isle of Wight.
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Stonehenge "may never be the same again" as new digital map reveals stunning hidden archaeology

Mon, 2014-09-08 23:00
A host of previously unknown archaeological monuments have been discovered around Stonehenge thanks to an unprecedented digital mapping project.
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