Explore the UK's political history and heritage with Culture24 events, listings, news, features and resources from museums, archives and libraries across the UK.
The major new exhibition at the British Library offers some compelling insights into how the power of text and images can be used to create social change, says Emily Beeson.
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.
From a Bank Holiday party in Cambridge to the inspiring Museums at Night and the opening of the £27 million Mary Rose Museum, here are our history highlights this month.
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.
The taxi driver and guide at the Museum of Free Derry Museum Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland, explains why one of the resident exhibits is of great personal importance to him.
Nicola Green followed Barack Obama from stadiums and gyms to his presidential inauguration. Her silkscreens make their European debut at Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery.
Pupils are being encouraged to book places at a Question Time-style summit at the famous Dockyard next week, where 250 young people will get to question politicians.
Parliament Week is about to return, inviting youngsters and adults across the country to discover the stories of democracy and enagage with the work of Parliament.
The National Portrait Gallery has acquired a marble bust by Joseph Wilton of a key English radical of the 18th century who passionately supported the American Revolution.
The National Museum of Scotland celebrates 250 years since the coronation of Catherine the Great with an exhibition of more than 600 items from the State Hermitage Museum.