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Hull curators call for photos of public at play in museum plan to raise smiles with Beryl Cook selfies

Fri, 2014-02-21 01:00
Ahead of an exhibition of the works of painter Beryl Cook celebrating the joys of working and playing hard, curators in Hull are calling on the public to join the show.
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Picture Gallery: Exquisite John Piper landscapes of Wales join Cardiff collection

Fri, 2014-02-21 01:00
Take a look at five of the highlights from a £974,000 collection of the mid-20th century painter's works, bought by National Museum Wales.
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The end of the world show: See out the apocalypse in style at Jorvik Viking Festival

Fri, 2014-02-21 01:00
It might be Ragnarok - the apocalypse as predicted in Norse legend - on Saturday, but the annual Viking Festival is promising to give everyone a memorable end to life on earth.
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Picture Gallery: Skulls, tools and cremations from 9,000 years of London archaeology

Fri, 2014-02-21 01:00
Transport for London's Crossrail subsidiary has launched an exhibition of some of its incredible finds from sites across the city. See a few of the discoveries here.
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Get intimate with Stanley Spencer's Heaven in a Hell of War at Pallant House Gallery

Thu, 2014-02-20 01:00
A very special encounter with a "heavenly moment in English painting" awaits visitors to Pallant House Gallery's Stanley Spencer: Heaven in a Hell of War.
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Picture Gallery: See Neil Gaiman as Badger and Malorie Blackman as The Wicked Witch

Thu, 2014-02-20 01:00
Some of the world's leading authors help to portray key characters from stories for children in a colourful April exhibition, 26 Characters, at Oxford's Story Museum.
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See inside the London Transport Museum's massive depot in one-off weekend opening

Thu, 2014-02-20 01:00
Featuring the the first ever mechanically-propelled public service bus - Walter Hancock’s Enterprise, built in 1833 - a one-off bus bonanza takes place this March.
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Picture Gallery: Art Fund launches arty British Bake Off contest to cook Edible Masterpieces

Thu, 2014-02-20 01:00
Art fans are being given the chance to cook edible versions of their favourite artworks as part of a new Art Fund campaign to raise money for British museums and galleries.
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Picture Gallery: Old Masters in cake and sugary Sarah Lucases in Edible Masterpieces

Thu, 2014-02-20 01:00
Art fans are being given the chance to cook edible versions of their favourite works as part of a new Art Fund campaign.
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BBC prepares to launch enormous storytelling project in World War One At Home

Wed, 2014-02-19 01:00
The untold and forgotten stories of World War I will begin to be told on the BBC next week in a week of broadcasts across local television and radio stations.
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"The athletes are god-like beings": Rio, British Olympics and the science of cycling

Wed, 2014-02-19 01:00
Tony Purnell, the Head of Technical Development for the Great Britain Cycling Team, on trying to give athletes an edge ahead of his Cambridge Science Festival appearance.
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Last chance to see Neolithic tomb and Celtic fire-dog in Cardiff archaeological gallery

Wed, 2014-02-19 01:00
A 1st century leopard cup from Italy and examples of the earliest gold in Wales could move to St Fagans as part of a bid to give the collection greater exposure.
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Picture Gallery: Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Liz Taylor and Years of La Dolce Vita

Wed, 2014-02-19 01:00
This summer, the Estorick Collection hosts an exhibition of dozens of photographs of Hollywood stars in Rome during the 1960s.
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Tudor wall could hold Walt Disney link in scrawled schoolboy graffiti and coats of arms

Tue, 2014-02-18 01:00
Hidden behind wallpaper in the Newark building which will become the National Civil War Centre, a pair of red emblems and graffiti are mystifying conservators.
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Public to join Robert the Bruce and Edward II armies at Battle of Bannockburn Centre

Tue, 2014-02-18 01:00
Flanked by huge screens, a virtual battlefield will be part of the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre when it opens in Stirling next month.
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"A curiosity for fabulous things": Multimillion pound Jurassic museum set for Kimmeridge

Tue, 2014-02-18 01:00
Steve Etches' incredible collection of Jurassic fossils and scientific discoveries will become a major new museum in 2016 after a £2.7 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant.
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Bronze Age woman suffered from tooth decay, say archaeologists digging Scottish grave

Tue, 2014-02-18 01:00
A physically active woman from around 4,000 years ago suffered from poor oral hygiene, say archaeologists investigating a grave in Cullaird Wood.
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New galleries, emerging artists and fresh bread: exploring the Nottingham art scene

Mon, 2014-02-17 01:00
Something is happening in the East Midlands, as a city of 300,000 is home to three thriving studio spaces and two high quality public galleries.
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Thousands pour through doors as Oxford University Museum of Natural History re-opens

Mon, 2014-02-17 01:00
The Oxford University Museum of Natural History welcomed thousands of visitors this weekend after reopening its doors following a £2 million roof restoration project.
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The Jerwood Gallery reveals its collection in celebratory show of British painting

Sat, 2014-02-15 01:00
Fans of 20th and 21st century British painting are in for a treat as the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings reveals the Jerwood Collection in a major exhibition stretching across both floors.
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