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a photo of someone using Lawrence Epps' Coin Machine inserting a ceramic coin with the word "again" imprinted it into a slot, the installation is appearing at Firstsite in Colchester

Ceramic artist Lawrence Epps tempts art lovers with art slot machine called AGAIN

Ceramic artist Lawrence Epps will be testing the resolve of art lovers by inviting them to gamble his latest ceramic art giveaway in a slot machine filled with yet more art goodies at Firstsite in Colchester.

a photo of a large jet Typhoon fighter f;lying in tandem with a WWII Spitfire ahead of the Battle of Britain airshow at IWM Duxford

RAF Eurofighter Typhoon to join Spitfire for Battle of Britain Anniversary flypast at IWM Duxford

The RAF Eurofighter Typhoon and the Supermarine Spitfire will fly together for the first time at IWM Duxford to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.

A photo of a set of bones found by police near Hertford Library and given to Hertford Museum

"Presumably someone just panicked": Hertford Museum to rebury bones retrieved by police

Assistant Curator Sarah Keeling describes the discovery of a set of bones from around 500 years ago outside Hertford's library.

A photo of a set of dresses worn by the stars of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing television show

Caroline Flack's Strictly Come Dancing dress goes on dazzling display alongside 2014 costumes

Sixteen dresses from last year’s series of the hit BBC show, including one used by Pixie Lott and the glittering number which Caroline Flack secured victory in, are going on display at Woburn......

a photograph of World two engined bomber in a hangar at Imperial War Museum Duxford

North American B-25J Mitchell bomber repainted in colours of plane flown by Catch-22 author Joseph Heller

The Imperial War Museum's newly-repainted North American B-25J Mitchell now matches an aircraft flown in by the author when he was a bombardier with the 12th Air Force during World War II.

William 'Strata' Smith geological map - Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences at University of Cambridge

"Enormous, iconic and beautiful": 200-year-old 'Magna Carta' of geological maps goes on show in Cambridge

The ‘Magna Carta’ of geological maps has gone on display at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences - 200 years after it was first published.

"Dinner in the Iguanodon Model" at Crystal Palace printed in the Illustrated London News on January 7 1854, p.22

Museum revives 160-year-old dinosaur tune to showcase Iggy the iguanodon

A 160-year-old carousing song has been re-enacted into a wonderfully quirky bluegrass tune in honour of an iguanodon displayed at Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences.

Shi zhu zhai shu hua pu - ‘A Manual of Calligraphy and Painting from the Ten Bamboo Studio’ from Cambridge Digital Library

Let's get digital: Cambridge releases divine oracle bones, prints worth millions and "beheading" banknote online

A collection of Chinese treasures, including oracle bones’ used for divination, have been made freely available online by the Cambridge Digital Library.

A photo of a skeletal head of a man with lots of teeth missing

Archaeologists find well-preserved 14th century human skeleton on site of medieval Augustinian friary

Archaeologists say they have discovered an "incredibly exciting" set of artefacts at a £70 million housing development, including pottery, coins, oyster shells and painted glass.

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