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To mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter, award-winning comic artists have given their time and talents to reimagine the characters and artwork of Beatrix Potter, with stunning results.
As the first ever exhibition of Cumbria's LGBT history opens at Tullie House, one of the revolutionaries, Kizzy Saulys, who moved to Carlisle in 1966, reflects on decades of progress.
Taking Blackpool’s listed 19th century Winter Gardens as their home, dreamthinkspeak’s new work features a woman who spends 50 years living in the old building.
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.
Mark Sheerin enjoys himself time travelling across Liverpool for the 2016 Liverpool Biennial; "a pleasing experience" with a strong core of artists whose work gels together.
William Wordsworth was at times left partially sighted and sensitive to bright lights. Read more in this piece from the Wordsworth Museum, where his 19th century glasses are on display.
Artist Kasia Molga's Human Sensor is a design for clothing with colours that change according to the pollution on the streets its wearer walks down. It's about to premiere in Manchester.
Curator Liz Royles, of the Museums and Heritage Show Conservation Award winners Lion Salt Works, talks about the Nantwich Salt Ship, which was hewn from oak sometime around the Norman Conquest.
"Coronation Street meets Last of the Summer Wine": Bedwyr William creates festival work with Macclesfield yogi
Sunday mornings in the sun salutation pose for Bedwyr Williams, whose new film, Flexure, will premiere at a Georgian chapel for Macclesfield's Barnaby Festival.