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Man in lonely shallow grave buried by community who thought jaw deformities indicated evil, say archaeologists

Wed, 2015-04-08 00:00
Archaeologists at Rockbourne Roman Villa, in Hampshire, have revealed more about two skeletons discovered in separate rooms during the 1960s.
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Curators find Victoria Cross won by British Major shot on horse during First World War Mesopotamian campaign

Tue, 2015-04-07 00:00
The highest possible honour for a Commonwealth serviceman and a string of medals won by Major Godfrey Massy Wheeler have been found by curators at Brighton Museum.
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Cantona, cinemas and a temporary closure: Cornerhouse moves Manchester HOME after 30 years

Tue, 2015-04-07 00:00
Siobhan Ward, who has been part of Cornerhouse since before its original opening in 1985, on the popular centre's switch to Manchester's new £25 million HOME.
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Prehistoric settlers in Scotland similar to first peoples of North America or Australia, new book reveals

Sat, 2015-04-04 00:00
The authors of a new book on archaeology in north-east Scotland say the earliest settlers had a mixed economy, built stone mouments and moved seasonally in search of food.
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Royal Scots Waterloo Colours to be displayed for last time at Edinburgh Castle

Fri, 2015-04-03 00:00
To mark 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, The Royal Scots regimental Colours, which they carried into the battle, are to be displayed for the last time to the public at Edinburgh Castle.
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Royal Scots Waterloo Colours to be displayed for last time at Edinburgh Castle

Fri, 2015-04-03 00:00
To mark 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, The Royal Scots regimental Colours, which they carried into the battle, are to be displayed for the last time to the public at Edinburgh Castle.
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"We can only imagine the horrific injuries": 15th century War of the Roses handgun goes on show for first time

Fri, 2015-04-03 00:00
A handgun which a soldier attempted to use at the Battle of Towton - one of the bloodiest battles of the War of the Roses, in 1461 - is among the artefacts to have gone on show at York's Richard III Experience.
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Henry VIII portrait and bed of his parents revealed in new Tudor display at Hever Castle

Thu, 2015-04-02 11:45
A portrait of a young and vigorous Henry VIII and the bed of his parents, Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, are revealed at Anne Boleyn's childhood home, Hever Castle in Kent.
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Domino Theory: Don't miss DJ Yoda's Cold War-themed party for Museums at Night at the RAF Museum

Thu, 2015-04-02 00:00
Having brought the party to the north London museum for the Museums at Night festival last year, one of the UK's best DJs is back for more this May at the RAF Museum.
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Domino Theory: Don't miss DJ Yoda's Cold War-themed party for Museums at Night at the RAF Museum

Thu, 2015-04-02 00:00
Having brought the party to the north London museum for the festival last year, one of the UK's best DJs is back for more this May.
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Henry VIII portrait and bed of his parents revealed in new Tudor display at Hever Castle

Wed, 2015-04-01 17:45
A portrait of a young and vigorous Henry VIII and the bed of his parents, Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, are revealed at Anne Boleyn's childhood home, Hever Castle in Kent.
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Scottish government appeals to traveller people over mystery stone formation which could be made monument

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:00
Historic Scotland is appealing to the public for information about a mysterious heart-shaped formation of quartz stones which is believed to be sacred to travellers.
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How it Works and Culture24 launch essential app for culture seekers

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:00
A free new app allows you to find everything from English Heritage landmarks to off-the-track historical sites around the UK. Here's where you can find it.
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How it Works and Culture24 launch essential app for culture seekers

Wed, 2015-04-01 00:00
A free new app allows you to find everything from English Heritage landmarks to off-the-track historical sites around the UK. Here's where you can find it.
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"Creaking" Museum of London could create "unrivalled experience" at Smithfield Market by 2021

Fri, 2015-03-27 01:00
The City of London Corporation is backing plans which the Museum of London hopes will double its visitor count to more than two million people annually.
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Visions of Johanna Basford: meet the artist behind the million-selling colouring-in trend

Fri, 2015-03-27 01:00
Colouring in for grown-ups has become a phenomenon. Scottish illustrator Basford tells Culture24's Mark Sheerin how and why.
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Visions of Johanna Basford: meet the artist behind the million-selling colouring-in trend

Fri, 2015-03-27 01:00
Colouring in for grown-ups has become a phenomenon. Scottish illustrator Basford tells Culture24's Mark Sheerin how and why.
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"Creaking" Museum of London could create "unrivalled experience" at Smithfield Market by 2021

Fri, 2015-03-27 01:00
The City of London Corporation is backing plans which the Museum of London hopes will double its visitor count to more than two million people annually.
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As Richard III's bones are laid to rest, museums explore king's DNA and reputation

Thu, 2015-03-26 01:00
As the remains of Richard III are laid to rest in Leicester, the Yorkshire Museum is exploring the man and the myth while the Science Museum revisits the forensic clues.
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From car park to royal tomb: Ten stories from the discovery of Richard III

Thu, 2015-03-26 01:00
Marking Richard III's burial in Leicester Cathedral we look back at the top ten stories about the dramatic discovery of the last Plantaganet king of England.
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