Work & Daily Life
Explore the social history of Britain with exhibitions, events, features, news and web resources collected from museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
A "very heavy" Boneshaker from 1868 and Victoria Pendleton's aerodynamic vehicle from the 2012 Olympics are among the highlights at MOSI's new exhibition.
Who knew that Tyneside's most popular history venue used to have a different name and live in a former bacon warehouse? The Discovery Museum celebrates 80 years.
As part of photographer Michael Donald's award-winning series, Brazil legend Jairzinho reflects on his goal in the 1970 World Cup final.
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.
Portrayed in an exhibition by photographer Michael Donald, Edson Arantes do Nascimento reflects on his childhood World Cup memories and the near-invincible Brazil team of 1958.
Damien Poulain and Joseph Sparkes pay animated tribute to Paul the Psychic Octopus, who gained worldwide fame for his accurate predictions during the 2010 World Cup.
William, Kate and Prince Harry saw the Tour off, cycling star Lizzie Armistead camped overnight and The Red Arrows and World War II planes soared as Le Tour visited Yorkshire.
An army of Lady Gaga-inspired protestors are enjoying the edge of glory after their opposition to a proposed retail and office development saw a government inquiry go their way.
A knitted cotton England shirt from 1872 illustrates a facet of football that has remained largely unchanged for 150 years, says the writer.
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 Yorkshire Festival heralds exhibitions ranging from French porcelain to giant outdoor sculptures, while a land art project stretches across the South Pennine area.
In the 1930 World Cup final, hostilities between Argentina and Uruguay meant a different ball was used in each half. We also look at The Justin Campaign's version of the trophy.
Ash Randall, who owns 13 world records and has shown off his skills alongside the likes of Spain star Fernando Torres, leads sessions at the Swansea Museum this Saturday.
As Nigeria take on France in this evening's 2nd round match, here's artist Paul Layzell's take on winger Finidi George's memorable celebration for the Super Eagles 20 years ago.
In a series for broadcaster ESPN, Brazilian graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira has produced posters of 32 stars of the 2014 World Cup.