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A Valentine's trail exploring art, letters, books, literature and natural beauty in celebration of our extraordinary passions.
El Anatsui review: From Nigeria to London, celebrated artist brings complex creations to October Gallery
Ghanain master alchemist El Anatsui counts tropical woods and railway sleepers among his materials. His new exhibition, at London’s October Gallery, is a rare opportunity to see works by this artistic sage, says Chelsea Garner-Ferris.
Two whisky bottles which sank with a steamer 75 years ago have resurfaced following a tip-off by a long-serving archivist on an island on the edge of the Inner Hebrides.
History & Heritage
"Without doubt, Chester is the city of love": Is the walled city the place to be this Valentine's Day?
Could Chester be the city of love? Historians in the city think so - and have put some shiny ancient love symbols on display at the Grosvenor Museum for Valentine's Day.
Science & Nature
These Iron Age calf teeth from Orkney are being used as part of recent research into cattle and farming techniques from the mid-Iron Age and Viking to late Norse period.
Painting & Drawing
Artist's Statement: Joanna Lipper on photographing Nigerian chief, artist and social entrepreneur Nike Davies-Okundaye
The award-winning photographer, filmmaker and Harvard Lecturer on working with the star of her photo exhibition, The Power Of One Woman, which is at London's Gallery Of African Art.
Places to Go
Time to crack open that new diary; there’s a lot going on in Wales in 2016 and Culture24 brings you the top picks of Welsh exhibitions for the coming year.