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BY Culture24 04.09.2016

"I hardly ever think about where it's gonna go": Britain's 14-year-old "Old Master" on his North Norfolk inspiration

Kieron Williamson - perhaps Britain's best and most talked-about young painter - is preparing for his next exhibition. The build-up, as a new BBC One programme shows, has its stresses for his family...
BY Culture24 01.09.2016

"He engaged the whole world": Brian May and the creators of Freddie Mercury's blue plaque on his childhood home in London

Freddie Mercury’s former Queen bandmate, Brian May, and artists Frank and Sue Ashworth on the newly unveiled blue plaque at the star’s childhood home Freddie Mercury posing as Jimi Hendrix with a...
BY Culture24 31.08.2016

Laser light show and new concert footage to feature in new V&A Pink Floyd exhibition

The band's members and Pink Floyd's Creative Director, Aubrey 'Po' Powell, have been involved in a major new exhibition opening at the V&A next year © Pink Floyd Music Ltd. Photo: Storm...
BY Culture24 01.09.2016

Object of the Week: The big 19th century Bengal tiger at the front of Leeds City Museum

In 1862, William Gott – a wealthy Leeds industrialist – bought a tiger which had been shot by a decorated soldier in the Himalayas 16 year earlier The Bengal tiger was given to the Leeds...
BY EUROPEANA 30.08.2016

The Song Legacy of Scottish-Irish Migration

Among the great many cultural connections between Ireland and Scotland, the mutual influence of each nation’s musical and singing traditions on the other is perhaps one of the most interesting. As a...
BY Culture24 25.08.2016

Deprivation and deportation: What the teeth of the soldiers found in a mass grave in Durham can tell us

The teeth of the soldiers discovered in a mass grave in Durham have already given experts an idea of what their lives were like. Dr Pam Graves, of the Department of Archaeology at Durham University,...
BY EUROPEANA 24.08.2016

We’d music sweet to shake our feet: festivals and fair-days in the Irish music tradition

Irish people are often noted for their friendliness and sociability. We relish the opportunity to get together, chat, sing, dance, make music and enjoy ourselves. This is not a modern phenomenon...
BY Culture24 24.08.2016

This test platter was used for group masturbation by an 18th and 19th century gentlemen's club

This test platter, from the University of St Andrews, was at the centre of a bizarre act carried out by Beggar's Benison - a collective in Scotland between 1783 and 1836 © Fairfax House, York The...
BY Culture24 23.08.2016

Archaeologists might have found a Roman oven at a former fort annexe in Scotland

Pottery from northern Gaul and bolt-heads used for target practice have been found at a fort annexe used by civilians and military personnel © GUARD Archaeology Archaeologists say Roman socketed...
BY Culture24 24.08.2016

A huge mysterious structure has been discovered under the largest Neolithic rubbish dump in Scotland

The "sheer size and scale" of a set of huge slabs have surprised archaeologists in one of the final trenches dug at a historic site on an Orkney ness A close-up aerial picture of Trench T at Ness of...
BY EUROPEANA 22.08.2016

8 Moments from Olympic Games History

The 2016 Olympic Games came to a close last night in Rio de Janeiro with an energetic closing ceremony. 2016’s Games saw history being made – first gold medals for nations such as...
BY Culture24 19.08.2016

A century-old First World War minesweeper lies well preserved at the bottom of the sea off the Dorset coast

An untouched World War One vessel has been granted special protection on the seabed of Dorset Diver looking at the engine of the Arfon - the First World War minesweeping trawler which has been given...
BY Culture24 17.08.2016

"Horribly reminiscent of a Paul Hollywood challenge": Archivists reveal recipe by Rebecca Dixon, the Mary Berry of the 19th century

Object of the Week: Britain’s love for baking spans centuries. Records at the University of Leicester’s Special Collections contain tips and tricks for the perfect cake across more than 200 years ©...
BY Culture24 18.08.2016

"It's so grand": Theatre masters Dreamthinkspeak on life in Blackpool's famous Winter Gardens

Taking Blackpool’s listed 19th century Winter Gardens Hotel as their home, theatre-makers Dreamthinkspeak’s new work features a woman who spends 50 years living in the old building until a global...
BY EUROPEANA 16.08.2016

What are men to rocks and mountains?

“What are men to rocks and mountains?” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice Human exploration of and travel through mountains dates back millennia. It’s only in the last few centuries, though,...
BY Culture24 16.08.2016

Archaeologists have found an officers' toilet in a replica German trench made in the Hampshire countryside in World War One

A deep pit where officers could relieve themselves and a brazier for keeping the injured warm have been discovered at a World War One site in Hampshire Wessex Archaeology says a recreation of a...
BY Culture24 15.08.2016

Three of England's oldest shipwrecks can still be seen on sand and mud in Devon

A medieval fishing boat and two 18th century merchant ships on sand and mud have been given protected status A close up of part of the Axe Boat's hull, showing the main structural upright timbers on...
BY Culture24 13.08.2016

Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry

Could a carbon revolution be about to happen? The first major exhibition on the magical material strongly suggests the future is graphene The UK's first exhibition dedicated to graphene, Wonder...
BY Culture24 14.08.2016

Hunter-gatherer bones at unique Scottish site of human remains shows enduring appeal of prehistoric marine diet

The unique island home of Britain’s only 5th century human remains shows marine diets and large-scale agriculture overlapped in Mesolithic times A selection of bone fragments from Cnoc Coig © Sophy...
BY Culture24 09.08.2016

Another side of the enigma: David Bowie's tour photographer on a new exhibition featuring unseen portraits

Denis O'Regan was David Bowie's long-term tour photographer. A new tour of 40 of his photos, including many unseen shots, shows Bowie in stadiums, deserts and inspecting his artificial eye ID Cover...