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The Gas Museum in the Norfolk town of Fakenham will light a lamp for the public this May. Chairman Mike Bridges tells us about pubs, cookers and the holes in every field.
An 18-piece brass ensemble and American filmmaker Bill Morrison's take on the mining past of Durham return to live settings for three shows in March 2014.
A set of mysterious carved heads are about to have their tales told in Walsall. We find out about history on the floorboards from playwright David Calcutt.
Ice Age tribes in Derbyshire, the return of a £2.3 million helmet in Cumbria and cabinets of curiosities in Lancashire and Devon - here are this month's history highlights.
Taking a trail of several hundred miles across the eight Wiltshire White Horses as a focal point, an installation at Wiltshire Museum is a celebration of local heritage.
There are many places where you can get lost in a maze in the UK - here are ten of the best mazes in UK heritage sites and gardens for you to explore this summer.
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.
Containers of carrots, peas, asparagus and cherries, bottled to award-winning effect in Darlington in 1910, have been given to Durham's Beamish Museum.
Clad in the Queen's uniform, a group of rowers will monitor swans as part of an ancient tradition on the Thames this month. An exhibition devoted to them explains more.
Designed by the Japanese-born rising star of design, this year's extraordinary Serpentine Pavilion is somewhere between a nest and a cave, says Ruth Hazard.
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.
Containing designs by leading contemporary artists, a new pop-up garden will provide a haven for visitors at the Design Museum as part of an Anglo-Swiss partnership.
A set of churches along the Wolds of East and West Yorkshire, created by a baronet father-and-son more than a century ago, will open to the public for a weekend in May.
Representing a collaborative effort between curators in Belper, Buxton and Derby, a new exhibition features some inspiring examples from Derbyshire's creative history.
Ever been to Lewes Bonfire Night, Shetland Up Helly Aa or South Queensferry's Burry Man? See snapshots from folkloric history at the Towner in Eastbourne.