Edwardian to now
Explore the history of Britain since 1900 with exhibitions, events, features, news and web resources gathered from hundreds of museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
Find out about a pair of shoes which were handmade in Paris for a dancer during the 1920s but illustrate a design style still prevalent in swish footwear almost a century on.
Organisers in York say the painstaking process of adding lettering to the side of a 1930s locomotive from Canada is the culmination of a "labour of love".
The Heritage Lottery Fund has announced initial support worth £68 million for six major projects in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
In June 1913 Emily Wilding Davison's cause of death was recorded as "misadventure". Bourne Hall Museum revisits the events of the day in a celebration of her life and the cause for which she died.
Surveying two decades of provocative works by the Connect10 artist, Gavin Turk's latest exhibition at Ben Brown Fine Arts features pop art portrayals and bulging busts.
Ahead of this year's celebrations reuniting engines which now call Canada and North America home, we take a look back with the National Railway Museum.
Featuring the works of the son of the Rabbi of Kiev who became an acclaimed New York theatre design via Moscow, Paris and Berlin, the Ben Uri's new show is a dramatic one.
Flags have been flown in Doncaster and York Castle has been lit up as part of the build up to the 75th anniversary of the Mallard breaking the world steam speed record.
Growing up in an at-times hostile West London, Charlie Phillips began portraying the Caribbean community of the 1950s and 1960s. His photos are hidden stories of life.
Transporting a star-studded Los Angeles coffee house from half a century ago to Devon, Peninsula Arts Gallery's new show owes everything to a great storyteller.
Dot Dot Dash at the National Library of Wales traces key milestones of communication in Wales through film and audio archives, cartoons and retro gadgets.
Once a child prodigy enrolled at the Royal College of Art at the tender age of 11, Jonathan Kenworthy's retrospective shows an artist depicting Africa in original style.
A £13,000 pistol-concealing pen, presented to the late Maharaja Hanwant Singh of Marwar-Jodhpur by royal family cohort Lord Louis, could go on public show.
Forty-two years after its redesigner died trying to beat its 172 mph record, a Bangor University lecturer's replica of a 1.72 ton speed demon has gone on show in Swansea.
Who knew about the impact stainless steel had in Walsall? A new show reveals a design dream created by a husband and wife unimpressed with their cleaning nearly a century ago.