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Artist's Statement: Andrew Cross on the art of Trainspotting at the National Railway Museum

Thu, 2014-10-09 23:00
Artist Andrew Cross has created the National Railway Museum's exhibition on the phenomenon of Trainspotting. His passion, he says, is wonderfully absurd.
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Savage Beauty: V&A lines up spectacular Alexander McQueen exhibition for spring 2015

Thu, 2014-10-09 23:00
The V&A has released details of its major retrospective of the work of the visionary fashion designer Lee Alexander McQueen and it promises to be spectacular.
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Pembroke Castle reveals "largest painting in Britain" as part of new interpretation

Thu, 2014-10-09 23:00
Historic Pembroke Castle, the great Welsh fortress where Henry VII was born, is now the site of one of the country’s largest artworks, The Great Map of Wales.
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Extraordinary box of treasures discovered in attic reveals one man’s life during the First World War

Thu, 2014-10-09 23:00
A metal box discovered by National Trust volunteers in an attic at Scotney Castle in Kent has revealed a treasure trove of First World War militaria and memorabilia from a Brigadier-General.
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Extraordinary box of treasures discovered in attic reveals one man’s life during the First World War

Thu, 2014-10-09 23:00
A metal box discovered by National Trust volunteers in an attic at Scotney Castle in Kent has revealed a treasure trove of First World War militaria and memorabilia from a Brigadier-General.
Categories: General

Artist's Statement: Andrew Cross on the art of Trainspotting at the National Railway Museum

Thu, 2014-10-09 23:00
Artist Andrew Cross has created the National Railway Museum's exhibition on the phenomenon of Trainspotting. His passion, he says, is wonderfully absurd.
Categories: General

Vindolanda's Roman toilet seat inspires manufacturer to make new Thunderbox loo seat

Wed, 2014-10-08 23:00
An impressed toilet manufacturer will produce a special edition luxury seat and has pledged a cash sum towards the care of a wooden 'throne' found along Hadrian's Wall.
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Great British Bake Off final: Sophie McGeevor on the art of 19th century home baking

Tue, 2014-10-07 23:00
As millions of people gorge themselves on the final showdown of the BBC cookery contest, historian Sophie McGeevor tells a tale or two of baking past.
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Archaeologists find statuette head of northern goddess at Arbeia Roman fort

Tue, 2014-10-07 23:00
Experts believe the broken-off head of a goddess worshipped by a tribe in Roman South Shields is likely to be an intricately-carved, paint-daubed representation of Brigantia.
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Great British Bake Off final: Sophie McGeevor on the art of 19th century home baking

Tue, 2014-10-07 23:00
As millions of people gorge themselves on the final showdown of the BBC cookery contest, historian Sophie McGeevor tells a tale or two of baking past.
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In Pictures: Here's one we made Earlier: The Story of BBC Children's Broadcasting

Tue, 2014-10-07 23:00
Sooty and Sweep proved the most popular characters as The Lowry's nostalgic look back at BBC Children's television history attracted 60,000 people this summer.
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Curator's Choice: Sam Belinfante on thunder and listening at BALTIC

Mon, 2014-10-06 23:00
The curator of the Hayward Touring exhibition on thunderclaps, being led around by your ears and the barely discernable, ugly sound of a star dying.
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Artist's Statement: Omer Fast on his Artes Mundi Prize-nominated film, Continuity

Mon, 2014-10-06 23:00
In the latest of Culture24's Artist's Statements we hear from video artist Omer Fast, whose 40-minute film continuity explores repetition and loss.
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In Pictures: The search for 2,000 years of history beneath York Guildhall

Mon, 2014-10-06 23:00
See Medieval pottery, moulded plaster, worked stone fragments and glass stems from centuries ago, found during the public excavation in York this summer.
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Thatcher notes show PM warned of Marxist insurrection, was a "dab hand with sellotape"

Mon, 2014-10-06 23:00
A newly-released set of 40,000 notes relating to the Iron Lady's time in office includes a speech thwarted by the Brighton bombing of 1984 and insights into her fears.
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British Library opens ballot to view four original Magna Cartas

Mon, 2014-10-06 23:00
The British Library ballot to view the last four original Magna Cartas together for the first time in history has opened.
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Last-minute loan of savage Rembrandt work thrills National Gallery ahead of new exhibition

Mon, 2014-10-06 23:00
The Conspiracy of the Batavians under Claudius Civilis will be seen in the UK for the first time after Sweden's Royal Academy of Fine Arts agreed to loan in to the National Gallery.
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Alan Turing's World War II codebreaking Bombe is best invention, says Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Sun, 2014-10-05 23:00
The machine which decoded 5,000 German messages a day during the Second World War has narrowly beaten Concorde in a poll of engineering experts and fans.
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Archaeologists find prehistoric cattle tooth within mound of Iron Age stones on Skomer

Sun, 2014-10-05 23:00
Excavating the protected, fragile Pembrokeshire area for the first time, archaeologists have found Neolithic and Bronze Age ritual stones and field systems.
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Archaeologists launch crowdfunding bid to discover story of London's lost waterways

Sun, 2014-10-05 23:00
Archaeologists on the Thames foreshore want to explore the river stairs which acted as London's bus and tube stops - if they can raise £3,000 through a public appeal.
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