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Ten exhibitions and events to see in UK galleries and museums for the Tour de France

Sat, 2014-07-05 00:00
The Yorkshire Festival heralds exhibitions ranging from French porcelain to giant outdoor sculptures, while a land art project stretches across the South Pennine area.
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Roman gold, sceptre heads and Saxon sites: Archaeologist reveals Lincolnshire's best finds

Fri, 2014-07-04 00:00
Ahead of this year's Festival of Archaeology, Finds Liaison Officer Adam Daubney reveals a statue of mercury, Roman earrings, Lower Palaeolithic hand axes and much more.
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French farm takes over Huddersfield town centre as Tour de France inspires Yorkshire

Fri, 2014-07-04 00:00
Calling their event the Seedlings' Revenge, French company Le Phun have given residents a surprise by introducing a farm to to Huddersfield's St George's Square.
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A History of the World Cup in 24 Objects: The Justin Fashanu World Cup and Uruguay's ball

Thu, 2014-07-03 00:00
In the 1930 World Cup final, hostilities between Argentina and Uruguay meant a different ball was used in each half. We also look at The Justin Campaign's version of the trophy.
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Search for 16th and 17th century plague victims ahead of London skeleton excavation

Thu, 2014-07-03 00:00
A search for archive evidence of the plague victims buried at London's Bedlam burial ground has been launched ahead of the excavation of a cemetery beneath Liverpool Street station.
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Artist's Statement: New art made from the ashes of the Glasgow School of Art fire

Thu, 2014-07-03 00:00
Melissa Maloco, a Fine Art Photography graduate from the Glasgow School of Art, on using a door and carbon dust from the shocking fire at the school's Mackintosh building.
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Bernie Krause explores animalistic origins of music in sound installation at the Horniman

Wed, 2014-07-02 00:00
The musician's soundscapes take the listeners back to the origins of sound, showing how our ancestors discovered melody and rhythm by mimicking the fauna.
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Controversial sale of museum's 4,500-year-old Egyptian statue set to raise millions at auction

Wed, 2014-07-02 00:00
Despite a last-ditch attempt to overturn the Conservative authority's proposal, Northampton Museum and Art Gallery's Sekhemka sale seems certain to go ahead.
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Archaeologists ring date ritual Bronze Age stone circle to same year as Seahenge

Wed, 2014-07-02 00:00
An eroded second stone circle, found on Holme Beach, where the original Seahenge was excavated 15 years ago, has been tree ring dated to 2049 BC - the same year as its sister site.
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Exhibition shows revolutionaries of Russian avant-garde photography

Wed, 2014-07-02 00:00
The Visual Revolution, at London's Richard Saltoun Gallery, shows pictures taken by some of the greatest Soviet photographers between the 1920s and the Second World War.
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First World War training trenches in Britain are widespread, says university professor

Wed, 2014-07-02 00:00
Aerial photographic evidence of trench training systems from the First World War is widespread across the UK, says a professor at Huddersfield University.
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Museums and galleries make three-year plans as Arts Council announces national portfolio

Wed, 2014-07-02 00:00
Despite absorbing funding cuts, arts groups across the country have had some good news in the Arts Council's latest budget, which has a particular regional focus.
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