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Welcome to Britain: Largest Roman sculpture to show its face at Chichester Novium

Wed, 2014-01-29 01:00
Twice life-size, cast in Italian marble and designed to gaze over visitors to Roman Sussex, the battered face of Emperor Trajan is becoming less of a mystery.
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Martin Creed asks What's the Point of It? at the Hayward Gallery

Wed, 2014-01-29 01:00
Martin Creed's ambiguity plays itself out through a barrage of balloons and a honking Ford Focus on the Southbank, while a spinning neon threatens decapitation.
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A large voice of many anonymous people: Mass Observation at The Keep

Tue, 2014-01-28 01:00
The Mass Observation Project is one of the largest social research projects ever undertaken. Fiona Courage of The Keep talks about a unique and inspirational archive.
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Discoveries: Art, Science and Exploration from the University of Cambridge Museums

Tue, 2014-01-28 01:00
An egg cracked by Charles Darwin aboard the Beagle Voyage of the 1830s is among the highlights of an unusual and quirky display of discovery at London's Two Temple Place.
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The Connect10 competition closes: Results revealed Thursday January 30

Mon, 2014-01-27 01:00
The Connect10 vote to match ten contemporary artists with ten venues for Museums at Night events in May is now closed. The results will be revealed on Thursday January 30.
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The Penguins of Grytviken get ready to dive into The Deep in Hull

Mon, 2014-01-27 01:00
Ten penguins will take over three levels of swimming and diving pools, nesting areas and beaches in Hull. The theme, say curators, is based around an abandoned Antarctic port.
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Ashmolean given a view of Venice through £2 million Francesco Guardi vista

Mon, 2014-01-27 01:00
A mid-18th century vista made for a Grand Tourist has been bought by the Ashmolean, with curators professing their adoration for the "luminous" quality of the painting.
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Cheerleaders see off Eisenhower and Canada as Railway Museum bids Mallard farewell

Mon, 2014-01-27 01:00
Having welcomed a quarter of a million people to its Mallard 75 celebrations, the National Railway Museum invited a dance squad to see off two of the American engines.
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Archaeologists find World War II bomb testing building at Ashley Walk Bombing Range

Mon, 2014-01-27 01:00
A New Forest bombing range where Britain's heaviest bouncing bomb was dropped has revealed covered-up chambers built by the wartime Ministry of Home Security.
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Manchester Jewish Museum marks Holocaust Memorial Day with exhibition and performances

Fri, 2014-01-24 01:00
Artist Gary Spicer and Manchester schoolchildren mark Holocaust Memorial Day at Manchester Jewish Museum with an exhibition and performances remembering the Kindertransport.
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Archaeologists open walled up window for first time in 500 years at Mingary Castle

Fri, 2014-01-24 01:00
Drilling through a lancet window at a 13th century castle once used against Viking invasions, archaeologists have opened a view last seen by a Scottish clan 500 years ago.
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Reverse Angle: Chester museum to welcome Sarah Millican, Jimmy Carr and Ricky Gervais

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:00
Andy Hollingworth, a go-to photographer for some of the billboard grabbers of British comedy, will offer a survey of the stars in the hometown where his studio shots were made.
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Nudity and Facebook censorship: Galleries chase Spencer Tunick for Museums at Night

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:00
Jerwood Gallery in Hastings, Brighton Museums and St George's Gallery in Folkestone are all competing hard to win Spencer Tunick for Museums at Night 2014.
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Getting realism: Ben Johnson talks about a controversial painting show in Birmingham

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:00
On the occasion of a landmark show at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, photorealist painter Johnson discusses his oft-dismissed genre with Mark Sheerin.
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Return of FameLab aims to ignite bright sparks at Museum of Science and Industry

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:00
The annual competition returns in Manchester, offering science stars of the future the chance to take to the stage and try to prolong their three minutes of fame.
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National Archives reveals conscription appeals of World War I Middlesex men

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:00
Telling thousands of little-known tales from those seeking exemption from service during World War I, a new online archive is a rare glimpse of letters and tribunals.
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Blaise Castle, Georgian House, Kings Weston Roman Villa and Red Lodge spared closure

Thu, 2014-01-23 01:00
Three museums and a Roman Villa in Bristol have a safer future after being removed from local funding cut proposals.
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Rembrandt etching rediscovered in "thrilling" find for Scottish National Gallery curator

Wed, 2014-01-22 01:00
A Rembrandt portrait of the Amsterdam preacher who was a godfather and baptist to the artist's children has turned out to be more than a copy by Dr Tico Seifert.
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Curator's Choice: The Moving Word: French Medieval Manuscripts at Cambridge University

Wed, 2014-01-22 01:00
Professor Bill Burgwinkle on the legends of Arthur, Lancelot and the Round Table, strangulation and a period of language sometimes written out of literary history.
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American Air Museum aims for the skies after £1 million boost from Heritage Lottery Fund

Wed, 2014-01-22 01:00
One of the best collections of American military aircraft outside of the US is about to get an overhaul. We find out more from the Imperial War Museum Duxford.
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