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BY EUROPEANA 06.09.2016

Voices from the past still echo today

While visiting the various regions of France, one might wonder what he might have heard in those places a century ago. [Vendée] : [dessin] / [Bergeron] , National Library of France, Public domain...
BY Culture24 05.09.2016

Winston Churchill's wooden speech box, cow medal and books: Ten things from his Chartwell home

Curators at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's Kent home, have launched a £7.1 million appeal to buy many of his personal items and open more of the property Medallions © John Hammond Churchill received...
BY Culture24 06.09.2016

The typo in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone which makes rare first editions worth a fortune

London booksellers Peter Harrington have been inundated with emails since it emerged that a rogue wand, misprinted on a first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, could make some...
BY Culture24 02.09.2016

Could archaeologists be about to uncover an early Bronze Age settlement on the cliffs of Seven Sisters?

After a century of searching, a National Trust-backed set of excavations expects to find evidence of the Bronze Age on some of Sussex's most scenic hills The Seven Sisters, with Belle Tout on the...
BY Culture24 03.09.2016

Made in Sheffield: From skeletal hands to the world's fastest sled, nine of the best steel city inventions

Evoking the Crystal Palace exhibitions which once showcased British ingenuity, curators have turned the Millennium Gallery into a hall of Sheffield's greatest designs Prosthetic eyes, nose and ear ©...
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,...