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Tower Bridge at 120: Ten museums, galleries and artists telling the tale of the landmark

Mon, 2014-06-30 00:00
Enter the Victorian Engine Rooms of Tower Bridge, find out when you can swim the Thames and see the ways in which artists have depicted the icon through the ages.
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Titanic Museum appeals for new home in bid to become one of world's best exhibitions

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
Facing the "massively difficult" task of its latest move, Lancashire's remarkable collection of Titanic exhibits needs a long-term home. Nigel Hampson explains his big plans.
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Franz Ferdinand's assassination: Centenary events and the story of the Archduke

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
One hundred years ago the "spark" that ignited the First World War happened in Sarajevo. Find out more and follow the commemorative events here.
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Mid Devon at War: Tiverton Museum recalls the home front in the First World War

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
Tiverton Museum is paying tribute to the men and women of the Mid Devon home front with a new exhibition exploring how the First World War affected the bucolic county.
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Statue of Unknown Soldier receives over 4,000 letters in First World War Centenary project

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
A new website is inviting writers and members of the public to write letters to the Unknown Soldier in Paddington Station in commemoration of the First World War.
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COMPETITION: Win a copy of Finding Longitude

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
To celebrate the National Maritime Museum's new exhibition about the quest for Longitude and navigation, we have three copies of the sumptuous new accompanying book, Finding Longitude, to give away.
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National Maritime Museum celebrates the great minds in the quest for Longitude

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
The new exhibition Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude, gives a unique insight into the historic development of accurate naval navigation.
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A movable feast: Franz West – Where is my Eight? at The Hepworth Wakefield

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
The Hepworth goes large on the late Viennese artist's nebulous installations, but the real value of his career lies in his approach, says Mark Sheerin.
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Artist's Statement: Liz de Pauley on Kenwood mixers, egg beaters and pressure cookers

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
Working inside Horsham Museum in Sussex, artist Liz de Pauley has created a series of paintings highlighting the smaller details of objects.
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Legendary gig venue Glasgow Barrowland inspires major public artwork for Glasgow 2014

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
Jim Lambie is taking Glasgow's famous Barrowland gig venue as inspiration for a large public artwork called The Album Pathway resembling the side of a record collection.
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Lost EDSAC diagrams reveal secrets of early computers at National Museum of Computing

Fri, 2014-06-27 00:00
Ahead of the reconstruction of the world's first general purpose computer, early diagrams of a computer have been found at the National Museum of Computing.
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Largest Napoleonic re-enactment ever staged planned for bicentenary of Battle of Waterloo

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:00
Events including a show, exhibitions and two major historical re-enactments will take place on and around the historical battlefield of Waterloo in June 2015.
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Archaeologists to begin excavating early Bronze Age cemetery in Hampshire

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:00
Archaeologists hope to discover the origins of a 21-barrow set of graves on Petersfield Heath during a four-year campaign of excavations.
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Pele and Pickles: National Football Museum and Google launch A History of the World Cup in 24 Objects

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:00
Working with football writer David Goldblatt, the International Centre for Sports History and Culture and a collection including the 1966 Jules Rimet trophy, Manchester's home of footballing history has launched an online World Cup show.
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Ghostly photos from London's past issued for Museum of London Docklands' Bridge show

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:00
See historic pictures blend into modern views ahead of the largest art exhibition ever held at the Museum of London Docklands.
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Making Colour: Micro-positioning easel gives scientists and public unprecedented detail

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:00
A state-of-the-art easel is literally shedding new light on the ingenious materials used over the centuries to create artists’ paint pigments at the National gallery.
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English Heritage launches investigation into "severely threatened" traditional English pub

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:00
English Heritage researchers will concentrate on 19th and 20th century pubs in Leeds in a bid to enhance our appreciation of the disappearing buildings.
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First World War photographic competition aims to capture UK stone memorials

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:00
Entries are now open for the 2014 MAB Annual Photography Competition, which this year commemorates the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.
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Dennis Hopper: The Lost Album resuscitates the sixties at the Royal Academy of Arts

Wed, 2014-06-25 00:00
From photographs of Martin Luther King to a cinema classic in Easy Rider, Dennis Hopper's work captured the excitement of his time, says Christian Engel.
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Most famous French artillery gun of First World War arrives at Royal Armouries Fort Nelson

Wed, 2014-06-25 00:00
The Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson has taken delivery of a famous 75mm Soixante-Quinze French artillery piece for the First World War Centenary.
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