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Largest artwork ever commissioned in the UK highlights climate change on streets of Bristol

Mon, 2014-09-08 23:00
Bristol residents are taking to the streets to make a 32-mile long artwork highlighting the need for UK flood defences as a result of climate change.
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Archaeologists find remains of German Messerchmitt downed during Battle of Britain dogfight

Sun, 2014-09-07 23:00
Service personnel and archaeologists working on an innovative archaeology programme have unearthed the remains of a Messerschmitt Bf 110 at Lulworth in Dorset.
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Archaeologists find remains of German Messerchmitt downed during Battle of Britain dogfight

Sun, 2014-09-07 23:00
Service personnel and archaeologists working on an innovative archaeology programme have unearthed the remains of a Messerschmitt Bf 110 at Lulworth in Dorset.
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Artist's Statement: Neville Gabie on AFLOAT, his film about a Scottish Highlands community

Sun, 2014-09-07 23:00
Sculptor Neville Gabie gained the trust of a remote Scottish community as they built a skiff rowing boat and competed at the inaugural world championships.
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Tate Britain finds something new and exciting to say in Late Turner – Painting Set Free

Sun, 2014-09-07 23:00
Tate Britain's Linbury Galleries are the setting for the first major exhibition to survey the achievements of JMW Turner during his final period between 1835 and 1850.
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Artist's Statement: Jessica Collett on feminism, fluff and Tudor Queens

Thu, 2014-09-04 23:00
The young playwright Jessica Collett discusses the "immeasurable" Tudor impact as she prepares to open her play, Mother, Crone, Maiden, at Liverpool's Bluecoat gallery.
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UK Prefab Museum battles for survival with Kickstarter campaign

Thu, 2014-09-04 23:00
A living museum in a prefab in Catford is using a kickstarter campaign so it can stay open and celebrate post-war life through art, archives and the sharing of memories.
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Bath's version of Great British Bake Off to support £19.3 million Abbey campaign

Wed, 2014-09-03 23:00
The public are being invited to take part in a day of baking and fine food, launching a campaign to restore Bath Abbey's floor in the home city of Bake Off judge Mary Berry.
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Basement Jaxx and Charles Darwin inspire 7 Bridges arts regeneration in south London

Wed, 2014-09-03 23:00
A party under a bridge at Loughborough Junction, in south London, will launch an explosion-inspired art project and World War I app this weekend.
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Campaigners call on Channel 4 to create Time Team special for archaeologist Mick Aston

Wed, 2014-09-03 23:00
Lee Brady, whose petition has earned thousands of signatures in support of an episode in honour of the Time Team hero, says the programme should hold a tribute dig.
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Dita von Teese and Scroobius Pip in Amy Winehouse show curated by singer's tattooist

Wed, 2014-09-03 23:00
Henry Hate, the singer's friend and tattooist, says an exhibition of street art-inspired works in aid of the Amy Winehouse Foundation will be "eye-popping".
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Digital artist to make public musicians with Laser Light Synths on side of Brighton church

Wed, 2014-09-03 23:00
Seeing everyone as "innately musical" and promising to take care of the harmonies, artist Seb Lee-Delisle will allow the public to trigger a large-scale musical test.
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Curator's Choice: Cathy Sloan on a three-metre high outdoor mural of Edward Elgar

Tue, 2014-09-02 23:00
A street art team known as We Love Art have created a cheeky version of Edward Elgar on the wall of his museum. Director Cathy Sloan introduces the high-velocity work.
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Rotherham archaeologists use crowdfunding in bid to reveal Roman South Yorkshire

Tue, 2014-09-02 23:00
Aiming to raise £3,500 through public donations, a social enterprise archaeology group are hoping to reveal more about Roman Rotherham via a back garden in Swinton.
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The Wedgwood Collection Choice: The First Day's Vase from the Industrial Revolution

Tue, 2014-09-02 23:00
Marking a milestone in the Industrial Revolution, the Wedgwood's black basalt vases were made to celebrate the opening of the ornamental works at Etruria. Take a closer look.
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Indian dance performance to take Mancunians on journey of Ascension to the heavens

Tue, 2014-09-02 23:00
See pictures from the Asian dance company who are visiting Manchester with a show based on Dante's ascension from the 14th century Divine Comedy poem.
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Archaeologists reveal Roman Norfolk with in-demand garden digs in Caistor St Edmund

Mon, 2014-09-01 23:00
Homeowners in a village near Norwich have invited archaeologists into their gardens in pursuit of Roman artefacts. Andrew Ray, of the digging team, reveals more.
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In their own words: Why the £2.75 million bid to save Wedgwood Collection must succeed

Mon, 2014-09-01 23:00
Wedgwood Museum Director Gaye Blake-Roberts, Design Critic Alice Rawsthorn, Stoke-on Trent MP Tristram Hunt and the V&A's Tim Reeve on the Wedgwood appeal.
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"Severe" Ice Age event could have killed off Neanderthals 39,000 years ago, say experts

Mon, 2014-09-01 23:00
Professor Chris Stringer, of the Natural History Museum, on new research revealing the rise and fall of Neanderthals and early modern humans thousands of years ago.
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Art Fund launches public appeal to save £15.75 million Wedgwood Collection

Sun, 2014-08-31 23:00
The V&A will take ownership of the UNESCO-classified collection before loaning it to the Wedgwood Museum if a public appeal can raise £2.75 million in under three months.
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