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World's first mass-produced comic strip to go on show at The Hunterian in 2016

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
A major exhibition opening at the Hunterian Art Gallery in March 2016 will reveal the world’s oldest comic, The Glasgow Looking Glass of 1825, and journey from Georgian satire to Scooby Doo and Batman.
Categories: UK Heritage

World's first mass-produced comic strip to go on show at The Hunterian in 2016

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
A major exhibition opening at the Hunterian Art Gallery in March 2016 will reveal the world’s oldest comic, The Glasgow Looking Glass of 1825, and journey from Georgian satire to Scooby Doo and Batman.
Categories: UK Heritage

Henry VIII portrait and bed of his parents revealed in new Tudor display at Hever Castle

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
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.
Categories: UK Heritage

Henry VIII portrait and bed of his parents revealed in new Tudor display at Hever Castle

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
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.
Categories: UK Heritage

Peter Pan birthplace to become Scottish Centre for Children's Stories after winning £1.8 million

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
The house that inspired JM Barrie to pen the children's novel Peter Pan has received a £1.8 million Lottery grant, which will see it transformed into a children's literature centre.
Categories: UK Heritage

Photographer returns to Normandy as Royal Armouries Fort Nelson marks D-Day anniversary

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
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

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
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

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
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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The best art exhibitions to see in the East of England in 2014

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
What are the top art exhibitions in the East of England during 2014? Take a look at some of the best ones confirmed so far in this Culture24 preview.
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The best art exhibitions to see in Yorkshire galleries during 2014

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
Yorkshire lays on a typically diverse programme of art once again. Here are our top Yorkshire art exhibition picks for 2014.
Categories: UK Heritage

The best art exhibitions to see in the East of England in 2014

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
What are the top art exhibitions in the East of England during 2014? Take a look at some of the best ones confirmed so far in this Culture24 preview.
Categories: UK Heritage

The best art exhibitions to see in Yorkshire galleries during 2014

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
Yorkshire lays on a typically diverse programme of art once again. Here are our top Yorkshire art exhibition picks for 2014.
Categories: UK Heritage

Books, bodies, bangles and boats: The top ten archaeology discoveries of 2013

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
From castles and fields to railway stations and log boats, dig up the past with us and come on a journey through some of the best archaeology finds of the year.
Categories: UK Heritage

Exhibition review: Turner in Brighton at The Royal Pavillion in Brighton

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
An intimate exhibition, celebrating the acquisition of a Turner watercolour lost from public display for almost 100 years, is an exquisite portrait of Brighton, says Jessica King.
Categories: UK Heritage

Heritage Lottery Fund unveils small grants programme to help commemorate First World War

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced details of a new £6 million small grants programme for smaller community projects marking the Centenary of the First World War.
Categories: UK Heritage

Exhibition review: Turner in Brighton at The Royal Pavillion in Brighton

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
An intimate exhibition, celebrating the acquisition of a Turner watercolour lost from public display for almost 100 years, is an exquisite portrait of Brighton, says Jessica King.
Categories: UK Heritage

Heritage Lottery Fund unveils small grants programme to help commemorate First World War

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced details of a new £6 million small grants programme for smaller community projects marking the Centenary of the First World War.
Categories: UK Heritage

Heritage Lottery Fund unveils small grants programme to help commemorate First World War

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced details of a new £6 million small grants programme for smaller community projects marking the Centenary of the First World War.
Categories: UK Heritage

Heritage Lottery Fund unveils small grants programme to help commemorate First World War

24 Hour Museum - Tue, 01/19/2038 - 03:14
The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced details of a new £6 million small grants programme for smaller community projects marking the Centenary of the First World War.
Categories: UK Heritage

These extraordinary maps show 50 years of war from both sides of early 20th century conflicts

24 Hour Museum - 1 hour 9 min ago
A new exhibition brings together some of the most important pictorial war maps of the 20th century - including the Boer War, Russian Civil War and two World Wars.
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