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A photo of a set of bones of scottish soldiers discovered in durham

Deprivation and deportation: What the teeth of the soldiers found in a mass grave in Durham can tell us

The teeth of the soldiers discovered in a mass grave in Durham have already given experts an idea of what their lives were like, says Dr Pam Graves of Durham University.

Art

Competition: Win tickets to Charleston's Small Wonder festival

We've got a pair of Saturday (Oct 1) tickets to Charleston's Small Wonder literary festival to give away to one lucky winner

Archaeology

A photo of a series of bones from scottish soldiers found at durham university

"These are men who fought and died together": Dismembered soldiers found in mass grave to be reburied in Durham

The separated remains of thousands of soldiers killed at the Battle of Dunbar, one of the shortest and most brutal battles of the 17th century civil war, will be reburied in Durham.

History & Heritage

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This test platter was used for group masturbation by an 18th and 19th century gentlemen's club

The Beggar's Benison was a gentlemen's club fully known as The Most Ancient and Most Puissant Order of the Beggar's Benison and Merryland, Anstruther. They carried out a bizarre act on this platter.

Science & Nature

A photo of scientists looking at a molecular graphene material in manchester

Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond at Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry

Could a carbon revolution be about to happen? The first major exhibition on the magical material strongly suggests the future is graphene - with a little help from leading artists and scientists.

Painting & Drawing

A photo of a landscape painting by adriaen van de Velde showing people in the countyside

Ten tranquil landscapes from Adriaen van de Velde - a Dutch Golden Age great

Anyone mourning days spent on sunny beaches this winter will find much to enjoy at Dulwich Picture Gallery, where 60 of Adriaen van de Velde's uplifting landscapes are going on show. Here are ten.

Places to Go

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The taste of ink: Where to try printmaking in the UK

Culture24's pick of the best places in the UK to try out the art of printmaking.

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