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The winners of the Geological Society's 100 Great Geosites Photography Competition have been revealed, showing images of outstanding beauty across Britain.
Marking the contribution of the women of the Darby family to the industrial revolution in Coalbrookdale, the famous Iron Bridge will be covered in hundreds of multi-coloured rags this weekend.
In November 1950, workmen digging near Chester Castle found a small Chester-type pot containing hundreds of Viking coins. Archaeologists are now putting them on display for 11 days.
History & Heritage
In celebration of 50 years of its Neptune Coastline Campaign, The National Trust has launched a new poem for National Poetry Day, The Nation’s Ode to the Coast, written by famous ‘punk poet’ Dr John Cooper Clarke.
Science & Nature
Cosmonauts: Birth of the Space Age - space toilets, weightlessness and the cosmos in new Science Museum show
The Science Museum's new exhibition is testament to how, in less than 100 years, we have gone from dreaming about space to living in it, says Rachel Teskey.
Painting & Drawing
Dutch master's 17th century selfie, bought by wartime socialite for £771, moves from Surrey to The Hague for Golden Age show
Frans van Mieris, who was only eclipsed by Rembrandt in the production and variety of his self-portraits during the 17th century, created an ancient selfie.
The George Cross of WWII SOE heroine, Violette Szabó, who was executed by the Nazis in Ravensbruck Concentration Camp in 1945, goes on display at the Imperial War Museum in London.
Places to Go
With the autumn/winter exhibition season here, Culture24 picks the best Scottish exhibitions of 2015 to catch between now and Christmas.