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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?
Categories: General

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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"I love the idea of art that can be touched": Bristol Biennial plans September surprises

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:00
Grass men and fountains transformed into cranberry farms will be part of the Bristol Biennial when it returns for a second time next month, says Artistic Director Hannah Clark.
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Archaeologists shocked to find 5,000-year-old battlefield in prehistoric Cardiff

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:00
Arrowheads, awls, scrapers and polished stone axe fragments point to conflict at Caerau, where a six-year-old boy made the first discovery in a Neolithic ditch.
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Kangaroos, dingoes, Tahiti and Australia: Arts and Science of Exploration at Queen’s House

Sat, 2014-08-09 00:00
From Tahiti to Australia, Royal Museums Greenwich's new show follows Captain James Cook's voyages between 1768 and 1780 through the eyes and easels of artists.
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Palaeontologists discover new dog-sized dinosaur species in Venezuela

Sat, 2014-08-09 00:00
A new dinosaur species the size of a small dog has been identified by scientists from the Natural History Museum and the University of Zürich.
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"A huge wake-up call": The lessons of the sale of Northampton's Sekhemka statue

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:00
Archaeologist Andy Brockman on the controversial decision to sell a limestone Egyptian statue, made by Northampton Borough Council in an auction which raised £16 million.
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From Kate Moss to Marilyn Manson, Wedding Dresses 1775–2014 is beautiful at the V&A

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:00
Celebs abound in the V&A's stunning exhibition, although some of the most poignant gowns are those for ordinary women who often made their own dresses, says Stephanie Pomfrett.
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Archaeologists reveal Mary Rose-style shipwreck finds from The London on Southend Pier

Fri, 2014-08-08 00:00
Archaeologists have been involving the public in the excavation of The London - a ship made for the Anglo-Dutch war of the mid-17th century, lying in two parts off Southend Pier.
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