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.
London's Cartoon Museum marks the 30th anniversary of the start of the satirical show which shocked and launched careers during the 1980s and 1990s.
Take a look at five of the highlights from a £974,000 collection of the mid-20th century painter's works, bought by National Museum Wales.
This summer, the Estorick Collection hosts an exhibition of dozens of photographs of Hollywood stars in Rome during the 1960s.
Described as an alternative to the "saccharine sentiments" of Valentine's Day, letters and photos at the National Army Museum reveal enduring, thriving wartime love stories.
Having stood in the Museum of Science and Industry's Air and Space Hall for 19 years, technicians have dismantled a 1940s plane and sent it to the RAF Museum.
Its Dominion of Canada and Dwight D Eisenhower sister engines are off to Chesterfield this weekend, but the finale of a year-long celebration, in Shildon, awaits Mallard next week.
Explicit tiles depicting "overt sexual activity" in 18th century London, found when a fire damaged a pub during the 1960s, will be revealed to the public for one night only.
Found in a Gloucestershire barn two years ago, a series of seven plates showing "amazing" lost images of the teenage Winston Churchill are being conserved.
A New Forest bombing range where Britain's heaviest bouncing bomb was dropped has revealed covered-up chambers built by the wartime Ministry of Home Security.
Having welcomed a quarter of a million people to its Mallard 75 celebrations, the National Railway Museum invited a dance squad to see off two of the American engines.
One of the best collections of American military aircraft outside of the US is about to get an overhaul. We find out more from the Imperial War Museum Duxford.
A "hidden element" which could have scuppered the plan to return the iconic train to the mainline railway will prove straightforward to solve, according to engineers.
A permanent exhibition devoted to Grantham's most powerful daughter has opened at the Lincolnshire town's museum, where a ballot box and 1970s TV are proving popular.
The public will be able to sign up to a regiment and discover the surprising global truth of World War I in a major centenary exhibition in York this summer.
Archivists at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum have collaborated with the sister of a fallen World War II sailor to tell the tale of an uneaten Christmas cake from 1939.