Race Religion and Identity
Explore the history of race, religion and identity in Britain through exhibitions, museum event listings, features, news and web resources collected from museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
DJ sets in praise of Brixton follow a day of family activities and the opening of a moving new exhibition at The Chocolate Museum, celebrating a sweet opening year.
Jamaican artist Laura Facey's five metre-long canoe, filled with a resin mini-army of 1,357 enslaved Africans, will become a powerful installation in Liverpool in 2014.
A four-year agreement will allow treasures from the Bodleian and Vatican Libraries' collections of Greek, Hebrew and early printed biblical texts to be viewed free online.
Curator's Choice: Hopi pots and Zulu skirts for Takeover Day 2013 at the Smith Art Gallery and Museum
One lucky group will get to discover a pot made by native Americans and a glass skirt worn by a Zulu woman as part of the annual Takeover Day in Scotland. Curator Michael McGinnes - the Keeper of the ......
Discovering timber structures at the Nepalese pilgrimage site, archaeologists from Durham and Nepal may have predated the Buddha's life to the sixth century BC.
Refugee artists offer a journey into the world of the displaced with an innovative multimedia show celebrating 150 years of humanitarian aid.
From Ronny Rosenthal and David Pleat to David Cameron's views on contentious terms and the rise of Sunday football, the Jewish Museum's new show is all about the game.
Heritage Open Days, the opening of the Ashmolean's new museum in a Cotswold village and the opening season at the Library of Birmingham catch the eye this month.
Curators want personnel to supply stories and photographs ahead of an exhibition looking at the part played by Afro-Caribbean members of the Royal Air Force.
A beautiful and fearsome turban, worn during the mid-19th century and featuring a British Army badge, takes its conical powers to Coventry.
More than 1,000 people will be given free tickets to see the four surviving copies of Magna Carta when they are united in early 2015 - the 800th anniversary of their creation.
Co-curated by her brother, Alex, the Jewish Museum's display of photos and memorabilia from the life of Amy Winehouse is a truer, purer portrait of the singer who died in 2011.
Yorkshire Medieval Festival focuses on Richard III and Scotland's Festival of History unites circus skills, archery and rampaging armies in this month's history highlights.
The Lindisfarne Gospels take Anglo-Saxon grave goods to Durham and 600 years of witches descend on Edinburgh. Here are seven history event and exhibition highlights for July 2013.
The Fitzwilliam Museum and The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology are asking the public to help inform an exhibition which pipes memories through hairdryers.