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Curator finds 150-year-old David Livingstone African beetles in box at Natural History Museum

Thu, 2014-09-18 23:00
A set of pinned beetles collected by the Victorian explorer during his infamous Zambezi River expedition will go on show to the public for one night only after being found during a routine collection check.
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Artist's Statement: Tom Metcalfe on a London Design Festival showcase at Christie's

Thu, 2014-09-18 23:00
The producer of Objects Sandbox, an exhibition of brand new products within an Internet of Things, on working with archaeologists, ethnomusicologists and more.
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Beyond the Border: Four Scottish photographers on art and Scotland's independence

Thu, 2014-09-18 23:00
Sophie Gerrard, Colin McPherson, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert and Stephen McLaren, whose photography exhibition is at Impressions Gallery in Bradford, talk all things Scotland.
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London Transport Museum Battle Bus heads through Belgium for First World War Centenary tour

Wed, 2014-09-17 23:00
London Transport Museum’s recently restored and converted B-type bus No.B2737 Battle Bus is on a ten-day tour of battlefields across Belgium and Northern France.
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Hand-holding skeleton couple and poleaxed man found at medieval chapel site in Leicestershire

Wed, 2014-09-17 23:00
A couple placed side-by-side are among 11 skeletons found at St Morrell, a chapel near Hallaton which archaeologists say could have been a special place of burial.
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Nick Cave film stars Kylie Minogue and Ray Winstone as Tyneside Cinema gallery opens

Wed, 2014-09-17 23:00
An award-winner for Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, 20,000 Days on Earth will form part of the opening programme for new film-art space The Gallery in Newcastle.
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New analysis says Stonehenge treasures were made by children

Tue, 2014-09-16 23:00
A new analysis of prehistoric artefacts found near Stonehenge suggests that children as young as ten were blinded by the ultra fine microscopic gold craftwork used in the making burial gift decorations.
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New analysis says Stonehenge treasures were made by children

Tue, 2014-09-16 23:00
A new analysis of prehistoric artefacts found near Stonehenge suggests that children as young as ten were blinded by the ultra fine microscopic gold craftwork used in the making burial gift decorations.
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Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old foal skull and skeleton of Roman woman in Buckinghamshire

Tue, 2014-09-16 23:00
A skull has been found near a Roman road as part of a major excavation carried out at Aston Clinton by Buckinghamshire County Council and University of Leicester archaeologists.
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Arches Political Party to throw artist-led bash on night of Scottish independence vote

Tue, 2014-09-16 23:00
Insisting that their night is non-partisan, Glasgow's Arches will unite VJs, artists, actors, performers and Irn Bru after the polling booths close.
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"Compelling" new forensic evidence shows grisly sustained attack on Richard III at Battle of Bosworth

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:00
Experts have studied sword marks and a UNESCO manual on torture as part of a high-tech investigation into the injuries left on Richard III's body more than 500 years after his death.
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Historic Scotland appeals for referendum calm as heritage sites host yes and no campaigns

Mon, 2014-09-15 23:00
Authorities have been forced to remove banners from Arthur's Seat, the extinct volcano overlooking the Scottish Parliament, as the independence referendum nears.
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Archaeologists find beer and pizza ovens from Northampton brewery 800 years ago

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
A section of a medieval malting oven used to make beer in medieval Northampton has been handed to a modern brewery as experts continue a major excavation in the town centre.
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Tank Museum reflects on brush with Brad Pitt as Fury gets set for London Film Festival

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
Fury, which opens next month and will close the BFI's London Film Festival, will star a Tiger Tank and a Sherman, borrowed from the Tank Museum and filmed in Oxfordshire.
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Curator's Choice: A Junkers Ju 87 Stuka aerial stolen by schoolboys during the Battle of Britain

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum curator David Coxon on an unlikely souvenir purloined by children from a German Stuka dive bomber downed during the Battle of Britain.
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Tank Museum reflects on brush with Brad Pitt as Fury gets set for London Film Festival

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
Fury, which opens next month and will close the BFI's London Film Festival, will star a Tiger Tank and a Sherman, borrowed from the Tank Museum and filmed in Oxfordshire.
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Public invited to see excavation of 4,000-year-old Bronze Age barrow on Dartmoor edge

Sun, 2014-09-14 23:00
The Bronze Age Emmet's Post, a Scheduled Monument being excavated as part of a government-approvedquarry expansion in Devon, will open to the public this weekend.
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The rich First World War archive of the Illustrated London News goes online

Thu, 2014-09-11 23:00
The pictures that illustrated the First World War are the star attraction in a new website that mines the archives of the Illustrated London News and Illustrated War News.
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Heritage Open Days 2014: Fourteen places where you can immerse yourself in history

Thu, 2014-09-11 23:00
The ever-expanding festival expects to put on more than 4,000 events this weekend. From gardens and abbeys to swimming pools and football, here are a few of them.
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Can the Science Museum make maths sexy with its new Mathematics Gallery?

Thu, 2014-09-11 23:00
An unprecedented £5 million donation and a world-renowned architect are combining to bring mathematics to life at the Science Museum.
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