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Curator's Choice: Catherine Pell chooses a detailed drawing of 19th century Cheam

Thu, 2014-06-12 00:00
Made by little-known topographical artist RB Schnebbelie, a 19th century view of the Grade II-listed Tudor building is a portrait of a place full of stories and rumours.
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New dive to wreck of the Mary Rose allows archaeologists to find out more about ship site

Thu, 2014-06-12 00:00
On the first major dive to the site of the Mary Rose shipwreck in nine years, marine archaeologists have added new monitoring facilities and surveyed the site's protection.
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Society of Antiquaries to restore and display Magna Carta for 800th anniversary

Thu, 2014-06-12 00:00
Two rare copies of the Magna Carta are to be restored and displayed in 2015 to coincide with the 800th anniversary of its signing by King John at Runnymede.
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Soldier diaries and audience mapping in new National Army Museum World War I website

Thu, 2014-06-12 00:00
Visitors will be able to geotag the events of the First World War to find out precisely where they took place as part of a National Army Museum website launched today.
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Archaeologists to return to Battle of Hastings site for major dig to preserve remaining artefacts

Thu, 2014-06-12 00:00
The Battlefield archaeologist who discovered the site of the Battle of Bosworth is planning a major dig at Battle Abbey in spring 2015 to preserve the archaeology of the Battle of Hastings from contamination by re-enactments.
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Artist's Statement: Glassworks dedicated to a survivor of World War I and Nazi Germany

Thu, 2014-06-12 00:00
Terri Harper on the screen-printed glass in Sunderland dedicated to her great-aunt, Ethel, who fled Australia a century ago, moved to Jersey and survived a concentration camp.
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England, Russia, Germany and Greece provide stars in World Cups Twitter special

Thu, 2014-06-12 00:00
Ahead of the opening of the World Cup, see four ancient exhibits from museum collections as part of a Twitter campaign to find rivals to the famous Jules Rimet Trophy.
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Tickets for interactive Richard III Visitor Centre go on sale

Wed, 2014-06-11 00:00
Huge demand is anticipated for the King Richard lll Visitor Centre: Dynasty, Death and Discovery, which will open in Leicester in July.
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Joga Bola! Street Art Brazil explodes across Rich Mix Gallery

Wed, 2014-06-11 00:00
As the FIFA World Cup prepares to open, Rich Mix in London is opening a show and programme of events about the Brazil of the favelas, with Street Art Brazil.
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World Cup 2014 prepares to kick off with spectacular Brazil Day in Trafalgar Square

Wed, 2014-06-11 00:00
Gilles Peterson digs into his record bag on a journey through Brazil and samba bands go wild for the spirit of 1958 ahead of the opening game of the World Cup.
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National Portrait Gallery announces largest ever display of Tudor monarchs

Wed, 2014-06-11 00:00
A major new exhibition showcases cutting-edge research, bringing royal Tudor portraits together with personal treasures.
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National Portrait Gallery announces largest ever display of Tudor monarchs

Wed, 2014-06-11 00:00
A major new exhibition showcases cutting-edge research, bringing royal Tudor portraits together with personal treasures.
Categories: General