Georgian and Victorian
Explore Britain's Georgian, Regency and Victorian heritage with exhibitions, events, features, news and web resources gathered from hundreds of museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
Devised entirely by volunteers, a museum full of maritime artefacts has reopened for the first time in two years.
The British Library's wonderful collection shows Georgian Britain as a magnificent, intellectual, industrious and fun-loving place, says Emily Beeson.
Compton Verney has won a first round pass for their plans to restore and reinvigorate their celebrated park, designed by English landscape gardener Capability Brown.
A year-long programme between Britain and Germany begins with a charming exhibition of around 200 items from Georgian society.
Jeremy Deller's magpie mind delves into the archives to retrieve a haul of industrial art and heritage for All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, his own fusion of music, industry and politics.
To coincide with the referendum on Scottish independance, Manchester Art Gallery mounts an exhibition exploring Victorian notions of Scotland and Scottish identity.
On the 10th anniversary of winning the BBC's Restoration series, planners at Manchester's 107-year-old public Victoria Baths are holding a celebratory month of events.
Commissioned as part of the Museum of London's forthcoming exhibition on the revelatory Cheapside Hoard, Roja Dove has captured the scented floral materials indigenous to Britain. Spices, musk,......
Go down a hobbit hole, stroll across the Severn, visit 100 acres of Welsh parkland or imagine life in an early 19th century Irish farmhouse - the best open air museums to visit this summer.
Revealing rare paintings and prints from the Slade and etchings from his Ennui masterpiece, a new exhibition suggests Sickert as one of Britain's finest artists.
One of the country's best examples of late Georgian architecture has reopened following an eight-month, £5 million project which has reunited its buildings.
Dutiful seamstresses and images of the funereal in a first major retrospective for the Victorian painter commissioned by the Queen and revered at the Royal Academy.
Myth-based paintings and towering watercolours brought out from storage for the first time in decades feature in an exquisite show of the artist and designer's work.
Death in the Potteries, swimwear in Glasgow, Mary Queen of Scots in Edinburgh and the reopening of a £5 million Georgian mansion in Bath. Here are our history picks.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has chosen five projects which "celebrate the breadth of the UK's heritage" in a potential round of funding worth £18 million.