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Oh help, oh no it's a... Hoobee, the Imaginary Animal Competition winner at NHM Tring

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:00
The fantastic winning creature designed by a nine-year-old for the Natural History Museum in Tring's Imaginary Animal Competition is about to be let loose.
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Picture Gallery: 79 Works in Pencil - The Derwent Art Prize 2014

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:00
See a selection of drawings from the Derwent Art Prize, showing at the Mall Galleries in London in September, and vote for your favourite in the People's Choice Award.
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Liverpool Pals memorial to be unveiled at Liverpool Lime Street for First World War Centenary

Tue, 2014-08-19 00:00
The sacrifice of the Pals Battalions of Liverpool is to be marked with a new memorial at Liverpool Lime Street station designed by local sculptor Tom Murphy.
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Historic Victorian railway arches saved in deal between English Heritage and Network Rail

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:00
A set of Grade II listed railway arches have been saved from demolition in a unique partnership between English Heritage and Network Rail.
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Game of Thrones star launches Wall Face - the faces who saved and preserved Hadrian's Wall

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:00
A Wall-wide display of portraits of the pioneers who protected, conserved or told the story of Hadrian’s Wall is to be launched by Games of Thrones star Ben Crompton, who plays Dolorous Edd.
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Newark braces itself for "blockbuster" English Civil War live action app

Mon, 2014-08-18 00:00
A new app will tell the dramatic story of the English Civil War in Newark as part of Newark's new £5.4m National Civil War Centre, which is due to open early next year.
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Richard III skeleton reveals his prodigious alcohol consumption and rich diet

Sun, 2014-08-17 00:00
New forensic research on the skeleton of Richard III has revealed his enormous intake of alcohol and rich food.
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Moving on from Stonehenge: Researchers make the case for archaeoastronomy

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:00
Could new developments in archaeoastronomy prove theories that Neolithic and Bronze Age people were acute astronomical observers?
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Moving on from Stonehenge: Researchers make the case for archaeoastronomy

Fri, 2014-08-15 00:00
Could new developments in archaeoastronomy prove theories that Neolithic and Bronze Age people were acute astronomical observers?
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Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter is inspirational at Towner Eastbourne

Thu, 2014-08-14 00:00
The life and work of the remarkable Peggy Angus is celebrated with a fitting exhibition at Towner. Richard Moss enjoys the journey with Angus biographer James Russell.
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The act of finding, rather than carving is celebrated in Morphisisation at APT Gallery

Thu, 2014-08-14 00:00
The gentle art of finding, rather than carving, modelling or moulding is the theme in a group show of sculptural installation at Deptford's APT Gallery.
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Luton Wardown Park Museum attempts Guinness World Record for wearing straw boaters

Thu, 2014-08-14 00:00
Not content with introducing Pharrell Williams to the joys of a straw boater, Wardown Park Museum is celebrating Luton's hat making tradition by attempting a Guinness World Record for mass straw boater wearing.
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Banksy's Grim Reaper removed from Bristol's Thekla ahead of public display in museum

Wed, 2014-08-13 00:00
Banksy's macabre painting has been removed from the harbour home of one of Bristol's most popular music venues as part of an agreement with Bristol Museums.
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University of Leicester to explore the potential use of drones in archaeology

Wed, 2014-08-13 00:00
A new project at the University of Leicester is about to explore the uses of Ground Penetrating Radar and unmanned aerial vehicles - drones - in archaeology.
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Curator's Choice: Hannah Agass looks through the diary of World War I nurse Veronica Nisbet

Wed, 2014-08-13 00:00
Hannah Agass, of the Museum of the Order of St John, on the moving testimonial of a St John Ambulance nurse who volunteered to save soldiers' lives during the First World War.
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York residents urged to join radar search for Roman and Medieval remains under Guildhall

Tue, 2014-08-12 00:00
A former friary which once welcomed Richard III and could have been a burial site during the War of the Roses is at the centre of a two-week excavation in York.
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Archaeologists compare Neolithic Kent site to Stonehenge, find Bronze Age funerary monument

Tue, 2014-08-12 00:00
A Neolithic ditch, enlarged with an outer ring into a huge funerary monument during the Bronze Age, has been found on housing development grounds in Kent.
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Photographer returns to Normandy as Royal Armouries Fort Nelson marks D-Day anniversary

Mon, 2014-08-11 09:45
The wider landscape of the Normandy beaches are the focus of a thoughtful display of photographs by Russell Squires at Fort Nelson marking the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
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Fancy a road trip with Tracey Emin? It's all smiles as Vauxhall Art Car Boot Sale hits the road

Mon, 2014-08-11 09:45
The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Sale is back with a stint in Brick Lane on June 8 before hitting the road for the Liverpool Biennial and Folkestone Triennial.
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In Pictures: Environmental Photographer of the Year 2014

Mon, 2014-08-11 09:45
From the flooded fields of Bangladesh to the eroded coastal cliffs of Yorkshire, the 2014 Environmental Photographer of the Year competition has yielded some stunning imagery.
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