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Archaeologists find suspected remains of Alfred the Great in Winchester

Fri, 2014-01-17 01:00
An overlooked box of bones in Winchester Museum holds a "plausible link" to the burials of the 10th century ruler or his son, Edward the Elder.
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Oxford University Museum of Natural History prepares to reopen after "long, dark year"

Fri, 2014-01-17 01:00
Live bugs and specimens will await visitors when the Museum of Natural History reopens following a 14-month, £2 million roof job.
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iPaw iPads, Minimum Wage Machines and a gliding robot: Time and Motion at FACT

Fri, 2014-01-17 01:00
Pictures from the animated current exhibition at Liverpool's FACT where, among other workplace concepts, you can see a zoetrope of a man's reality in dream-time.
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All the fun, less of the fair: the discreet charm of the London Art Fair

Thu, 2014-01-16 01:00
London Art Fair gets underway in Islington with a 'museum quality' stand from the Hepworth and the 10th anniversary of Art Projects. Mark Sheerin takes a look.
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Curator freezes, tries hot yoga in shirt and tie ahead of Horniman Extremes exhibition

Thu, 2014-01-16 01:00
Ahead of a February exhibition which will challenge visitors to experience heat, cold, aridity, permanent darkness and lack of oxygen, curator Paolo Viscardi has been suffering.
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National Army Museum reveals details of five new galleries in £23.5 million masterplan

Thu, 2014-01-16 01:00
A lengthy consultation with visitors and the public has culminated in the National Army Museum's Building for the Future project.
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Whitworth Art Gallery takes cherished artworks to Selfridges Manchester

Thu, 2014-01-16 01:00
From Jacob Epstein and Pablo Picasso to Tracey Emin and Paula Rego, the gallery will be taking artworks and a programme of events to the people during its temporary closure.
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Her Majesty The Queen shown as Sovereign of the Thistle in striking Scottish portrait

Thu, 2014-01-16 01:00
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery has bought photographer Julian Calder's unusual work, showing The Queen on the Balmoral estate.
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Specs show stars Michael Caine and Audrey Hepburn at the National Glass Centre

Thu, 2014-01-16 01:00
Charting the rise of fashionable spectacles during the 20th century, an exhibition on the history of Oliver Goldsmith Sunglasses takes a closer look at some big names.
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Festival overload: a look at the art festivals, biennials and triennials of 2014

Wed, 2014-01-15 01:00
It's a bumper year for bi-annual and tri-annual art festivals and this is the only round up you need: from Glasgow Festival to Whitstable Biennale, here's what to put in the diary.
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Elizabeth I: Where to find the 16th century Queen in museums and galleries

Wed, 2014-01-15 01:00
On the anniversary of her coronation in 1559, here's where to find the letters, portraits, gifts and puns of Elizabeth I and some of the people who knew her.
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Public offered questionnaire amid plans to close Walsall Museum in council budget cuts

Wed, 2014-01-15 01:00
The public are being given the chance to have their say on the future of Walsall Museum, which could close this year under council plans to save £70,000.
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Scottish industrial history could have sparked prehistoric economy, say archaeologists

Wed, 2014-01-15 01:00
New research on high-carbon steel artefacts, excavated in East Lothian during the 1970s, suggests that a highly-skilled community existed in the region 2,500 years ago.
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William Burroughs, David Lynch and Andy Warhol show at Photographers' Gallery

Tue, 2014-01-14 01:00
It's a good month for secondary artistic practices as a writer, filmmaker and painter line up for a new year photography show in London.
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Archaeologists find flint Iron Age tools and blades under Surrey fire station site

Tue, 2014-01-14 01:00
Following decades of research by a local man, a dig on fire station grounds has uncovered tools from as long as 14,000 years ago just an inch beneath the surface.
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Tate Liverpool announces Pay what you Can weekend in spirit of Art Turning Left show

Tue, 2014-01-14 01:00
Visitors are being invited to pay up to £20 - or, of course, sneak in for nothing - in an initiative inspired by the themes of the exhibition, accompanied by a weekend of events.
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National Archives says First World War war diaries project will lead to "new discoveries"

Tue, 2014-01-14 01:00
The National Archives has begun digitising its vast collection of World War I British Army Unit War Diaries, with a crowd sourcing project to enlist public help to tag them.
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The Connect10 vote: Where will Mr Smith's Letter Press Workshop appear for Museums at Night

Tue, 2014-01-14 01:00
Vote here in the Connect10 competition and help a venue win Mr Smith's Letter Press Workshop for an inspiring Culture24 event during Museums at Night in May 2014.
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The Connect10 vote: Where will nude interventionist Spencer Tunick appear for Museums at Night

Tue, 2014-01-14 01:00
Vote in the Connect10 competition and help a venue win Spencer Tunick for an inspiring Culture24 event during Museums at Night in May 2014.
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The Connect10 vote: You decide where Matt Pyke's voice sculpture appears for Museums at Night

Tue, 2014-01-14 01:00
Vote in the Connect10 competition and help a venue win Matt Pyke for an inspiring Culture24 evening of voices and sculpture during Museums at Night in May 2014.
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