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London's De Morgan Centre to close as search for new home begins

Wed, 2014-06-04 00:00
One of London's treasure houses of Arts and Crafts and Pre-Raphaelite artwork is looking for a new home after the De Morgan Centre in Wandsworth had its tenancy agreement terminated.
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Archaeologists find Bronze Age settlement beneath Aberdeen park and ride site

Wed, 2014-06-04 00:00
Archaeologists have found evidence of industrial, agricultural and domestic activity dating from up to 4,000 years at a park and ride link road site near Aberdeen.
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Curator's Choice: How E-vapor-8, techno and hardcore rave influenced art at Site Gallery

Wed, 2014-06-04 00:00
Francesca Gavin's exhibition in Sheffield, E-vapor-8, takes its name from a single by rave band Altern 8. It shows the past as a melting pot of inspiration, she says.
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Visual art, film and performance at the seaside: Whitstable Biennale 2014

Tue, 2014-06-03 00:00
Mark Sheerin enjoys a day of visual art from the "less commercial end of the art spectrum" as he immerses himself in the film and performance art of the Whitstable Biennale.
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Public votes needed to choose the top 25 artworks for new Art Everywhere campaign

Tue, 2014-06-03 00:00
The Art Everywhere Campaign which enlivened everywhere from tube stations to bus stops last year with masterpieces of great art is back for another summer of public art.
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New Postal Museum and historic underground Mail Rail to open in London in 2016

Tue, 2014-06-03 00:00
The British Postal Museum and Archive is to expand into a new national museum in London and open part of the underground Mail Rail system with Heritage Lottery funding.
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Edinburgh Library's rediscovered handscroll painting secures Japanese conservation grant

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
Edinburgh’s Central Library is to conserve and display its rare 18th Century Japanese handscroll painting by Furuyama Moromasa discovered in the library’s special collections.
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Archaeology laser project in Newark aims to uncover more about the "Stalingrad of the English Civil War"

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
The remains of the bloody siege of Newark during the English Civil War are about to be explored in depth by an innovative laser archaeology project.
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Have archaeologists found the remains of Viking King Olaf Guthfrithsson?

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
Archaeologists in Scotland are exploring the likelihood that a high status burial in East Lothian could be a Viking King who ruled Dublin and Northumbria from 934 to 941.
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Around the UK in art: Ten recommended art exhibitions for June 2014

Mon, 2014-06-02 00:00
Culture24 rounds up the most exciting new art exhibitions, all set to open in June, from England, Scotland and Wales.
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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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