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Object of the Week: The news sheets relating the King's surrender days after the fall of Newark in the English Civil War
In May 1646, news sheets - now held in the town's National Civil War - confirmed that Newark had been taken during a Civil War clash between the Parliamentary and Royalist forces.
The horse which defied outsider odds to win the Grand National more than a century ago has been honoured with a plaque in Leicestershire.
Object of the Week: The wheelchair of Sir Thomas Fairfax, the Commander-in-Chief of the Civil War Parliamentarians
Sir Thomas Fairfax led from the front during the 17th century Civil War, including suffering wounds 18 times and being shot in the shoulder in Yorkshire. He used this wheelchair during his retirement.
Leicester is marking the first anniversary of the re-interment of Richard III by launching a new 3-D interactive of the king's skeleton and grave as it was discovered.
Curator's Choice: A hidden section of a 17th century tapestry cartoon found in a seam at Chatsworth House
Hidden panels of the earliest examples of the English tapestry industry, based on Raphael's cartoons, have been found at Chatsworth House. Textile technician Amy Secker tells us more.
Middle Saxon writing tools and a woman's name carved into a tablet have been found at a previously unknown industrial island, say archaeologists from the University of Sheffield.
The Derby arts centre hosts the first stage of a touring show which deploys animation to bring to life the latest findings from the lab. Mark Sheerin takes a look.
Numb legs and twerking: Gallery Director buried up to neck in gravel at freezing Derby quarry for art show
Matthew Chesney, the Director of Nottingham's Backlit Gallery, spent an hour buried up to his neck in gravel from the River Trent as part of the Mass exhibition at Backlit.
A home from 2,000 years ago: the Iron Age roundhouse excavated by archaeologists in a Northamptonshire village
An Iron Age roundhouse is at the centre of a settlement from more than 2,000 years ago excavated in the Midlands.