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Wardown Park Museum Makers smash Guinness World Record for Straw Boater Wearing

Tue, 2014-08-19 23:00
Wardown Park Museum in Luton is now the proud holder of the Guinness World Record for the Largest Gathering of People Wearing Boater Hats. Read on to find out why.
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Nelson Museum fights to restore WWI flag commemorating sinking of HMS Monmouth

Tue, 2014-08-19 23:00
The Nelson Museum in Monmouth is looking for help to fund the conservation of an important First World War artefact – a flag commemorating the sinking of HMS Monmouth in 1914.
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Lancaster bombers head to IWM Duxford for reunion with Flying Fortress

Tue, 2014-08-19 23:00
The Canadian and Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Avro Lancaster bombers will be at The Duxford Air Show with a B-17 Flying Fortress on Sunday September 14.
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Art Party movie hits the road with powerful message for GCSE results day

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:00
Art Party, a new film by artist Bob and Roberta Smith and director Tim Newton, will be shown at selected venues across the country on GCSE results day, Thursday August 21.
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Florence Nightingale's letters published online in transatlantic web project

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:00
The handwritten letters of Florence Nightingale have been digitised in a new project between British collections and the Boston University Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center.
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Oh help, oh no it's a... Hoobee, the Imaginary Animal Competition winner at NHM Tring

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:00
The fantastic winning creature designed by a nine-year-old for the Natural History Museum in Tring's Imaginary Animal Competition is about to be let loose.
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Picture Gallery: 79 Works in Pencil - The Derwent Art Prize 2014

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:00
See a selection of drawings from the Derwent Art Prize, showing at the Mall Galleries in London in September, and vote for your favourite in the People's Choice Award.
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Liverpool Pals memorial to be unveiled at Liverpool Lime Street for First World War Centenary

Mon, 2014-08-18 23:00
The sacrifice of the Pals Battalions of Liverpool is to be marked with a new memorial at Liverpool Lime Street station designed by local sculptor Tom Murphy.
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Historic Victorian railway arches saved in deal between English Heritage and Network Rail

Sun, 2014-08-17 23:00
A set of Grade II listed railway arches have been saved from demolition in a unique partnership between English Heritage and Network Rail.
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Game of Thrones star launches Wall Face - the faces who saved and preserved Hadrian's Wall

Sun, 2014-08-17 23:00
A Wall-wide display of portraits of the pioneers who protected, conserved or told the story of Hadrian’s Wall is to be launched by Games of Thrones star Ben Crompton, who plays Dolorous Edd.
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Newark braces itself for "blockbuster" English Civil War live action app

Sun, 2014-08-17 23:00
A new app will tell the dramatic story of the English Civil War in Newark as part of Newark's new £5.4m National Civil War Centre, which is due to open early next year.
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Richard III skeleton reveals his prodigious alcohol consumption and rich diet

Sat, 2014-08-16 23:00
New forensic research on the skeleton of Richard III has revealed his enormous intake of alcohol and rich food.
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Moving on from Stonehenge: Researchers make the case for archaeoastronomy

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:00
Could new developments in archaeoastronomy prove theories that Neolithic and Bronze Age people were acute astronomical observers?
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Moving on from Stonehenge: Researchers make the case for archaeoastronomy

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:00
Could new developments in archaeoastronomy prove theories that Neolithic and Bronze Age people were acute astronomical observers?
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Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter is inspirational at Towner Eastbourne

Wed, 2014-08-13 23:00
The life and work of the remarkable Peggy Angus is celebrated with a fitting exhibition at Towner. Richard Moss enjoys the journey with Angus biographer James Russell.
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The act of finding, rather than carving is celebrated in Morphisisation at APT Gallery

Wed, 2014-08-13 23:00
The gentle art of finding, rather than carving, modelling or moulding is the theme in a group show of sculptural installation at Deptford's APT Gallery.
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Luton Wardown Park Museum attempts Guinness World Record for wearing straw boaters

Wed, 2014-08-13 23:00
Not content with introducing Pharrell Williams to the joys of a straw boater, Wardown Park Museum is celebrating Luton's hat making tradition by attempting a Guinness World Record for mass straw boater wearing.
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Banksy's Grim Reaper removed from Bristol's Thekla ahead of public display in museum

Tue, 2014-08-12 23:00
Banksy's macabre painting has been removed from the harbour home of one of Bristol's most popular music venues as part of an agreement with Bristol Museums.
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University of Leicester to explore the potential use of drones in archaeology

Tue, 2014-08-12 23:00
A new project at the University of Leicester is about to explore the uses of Ground Penetrating Radar and unmanned aerial vehicles - drones - in archaeology.
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Curator's Choice: Hannah Agass looks through the diary of World War I nurse Veronica Nisbet

Tue, 2014-08-12 23:00
Hannah Agass, of the Museum of the Order of St John, on the moving testimonial of a St John Ambulance nurse who volunteered to save soldiers' lives during the First World War.
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