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Curator's Choice: Rotten eggs and hard labour at the last town gasworks in England

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
Ovens, tar and the smell of rotten eggs are all part of the ancient ovens at the Museum of Gas in Norfolk, which will enjoy a special opening for Museums at Night.
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Matisse and Mallard to guns and butterflies: Ten things to do around the UK this Easter

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
From a vertiginous climb above the ss Great Britain to treasures from 15th century China in Glasgow, there's no reason to end up with egg on your face this Easter. Here are a few tips.
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Times+ competition events

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
Times+ competition events
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Only surviving town gasworks in England and Wales to open for Museums at Night

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
The Gas Museum in the Norfolk town of Fakenham will light a lamp for the public this May. Chairman Mike Bridges tells us about pubs, cookers and the holes in every field.
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Curator's Choice: Henri Matisse – The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
Nicholas Cullinan, the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and co-curator of Tate's Matisse show, on key works from the exhibition.
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Chapels, circuses and colour as Matisse's Cut-Outs thrill at Tate Modern

Tue, 2014-04-15 00:00
The most expansive exhibition of Henri Matisse's works in decades concentrates on the prolific final 17 years of his life in an exhibition recreating the excitement of the artist's studio.
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Royal Armouries welcomes ruling to block sale of rare Wootton St Lawrence helmet

Tue, 2014-04-15 00:00
The Royal Armouries has welcomed an appeal judgement that prevents a rare armet dating to 1500 being sold at auction by a church in Hampshire.
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I Cheer A Dead Man's Sweetheart: A show about the life of painting at De La Warr Pavilion

Tue, 2014-04-15 00:00
The De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill is currently showing the work of 21 living painters in a bold show of contrasts that champions technique, skill and the love of painting.
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Lincoln Castle's £22 million restoration set to open to public on Magna Carta anniversary

Tue, 2014-04-15 00:00
The five-year restoration of William the Conqueror's 11th century castle will aim to draw global visitors to Lincolnshire on the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, say organisers.
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German anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens' preserved humans to visit Newcastle

Tue, 2014-04-15 00:00
Fusing art, science and culture, the exhibition of plastinated bodies visits Life after being seen by more than 38 million visitors in cities across the world.
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Artist's Statement: Yinka Shonibare MBE on bringing 18,000 books to Brighton Museum

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:00
British-Nigerian artist Shonibare tells us about a stunning and thought-provoking new commission, called The British Library, for Brighton Festival and the HOUSE Festival
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Lifesaver: Amy Sharrocks talks about her coastal mass stumble for Museums at Night

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:00
As she prepares for Museums at Night 2014, Amy Sharrocks talks about her plans for a live art event in Swansea and being "super alive" to the spontaneity of the moment.
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Susan Stockwell unveils work made with recovering soldiers at National Army Museum

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:00
Artist Susan Stockwell has unveiled a new textile based artwork at the National Army Museum developed with rehabilitating soldiers.
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Sugar pink duct tape Christopher Kane creation is Dress of the Year at Bath Fashion Museum

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:00
The latest Fashion Museum Dress of the Year has been unveiled: a sugar pink silk organza dress from leading British designer Christopher Kane's Spring/Summer 2013 collection.
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V&A's Cakespeare has bakers making Bard inspired cakes for Shakespeare's birthday

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:00
The V&A's invitation to bake Bard-inspired cakes as part of their Shakespeare festival has resulted in cakes ranging from the ambitious and beautiful to the complicated and bizarre.
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Archaeologists head back to Roman Maryport site to investigate building uncovered in 2013

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:00
Volunteers and archaeologist are returning to the Roman Maryport archaeological site, on the western extremity of Hardrian's Wall in Cumbria, to investigate a large house unearthed last year.
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