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.
Pictures and our review from the exhibition tracing the advancement of colour photography in Russia over more than a century.
Emma Davison, from Tyne and Wear Museums, delves into the costume stores to find a fan first made popular during the early 19th century.
The art of protest is played out across 99 objects in the V&A's new exhibition, from the Congo and China to Texas and South Africa. Christian Engel takes a look.
First World War Centenary planners and English Heritage are asking the public to share their knowledge of some of the sites shown in Britain from Above's collection of 95,000 photos.
The Ashmolean's summer exhibition tells the story of one of the most significant archaeological discoveries ever made: the discovery of the tomb of the 'boy king'.
Curated by his daughter and named after the war hero and photographer's favourite phrase, Living Dangerously is about to showcase Terence Spencer's remarkable career.
Tate's retrospective of Russian artist Kazimir Malevich, whose paintings began to disappear under the Stalin regime of the 1930s, is a rare opportunity, says Rhiannon Starr.
They may not be amusing, but the five artists whose lives and works are portrayed at the Southampton gallery make for important stories from art history, says Mark Sheerin.
From politics to sideburns, The Age of Innocence is a tribute to an unforgettable era in the beautiful game. Win a copy of the beautiful book here.
Twenty-eight years after it grabbed the headlines, artist Andy Baker recreates Diego Maradona's infamous goal for Argentina at the World Cup in Mexico.
The Visual Revolution, at London's Richard Saltoun Gallery, shows pictures taken by some of the greatest Soviet photographers between the 1920s and the Second World War.
From photographs of Martin Luther King to a cinema classic in Easy Rider, Dennis Hopper's work captured the excitement of his time, says Christian Engel.
Photographer Mark Leech saw Michael Owen, who would go on to become one of England's leading goalscorers of all time, make his debut at the World Cup 16 years ago.
Leading photographer Mark Leech blames England goalkeeper Peter Shilton for one of the most controversial goals of all time, looking back on an image of a "sly fox".
Starting from the World Cup in Mexico in 1970, a huge homage wall of more than 4,000 footballers sounds a note of nostalgia for sport and sticker obsessives.