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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.
A two-day virtual reality event in Manchester is about to show what life looks like in Chernobyl - 30 years after Reactor 4 exploded.
A campaign to excavate a rare untouched Bronze Age barrow in the North West of England has been launched following a chance discovery by an amateur metal detectorist.
From Liverpool to London, the two "thoughtful and detailed" major exhibitions telling stories of the Pre-Raphaelite
Two collectors play key roles in the beautiful Pre-Raphaelite exhibitions currently being held at Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery and Leighton House Museum in London.
"Without doubt, Chester is the city of love": Is the walled city the place to be this Valentine's Day?
Could Chester be the city of love? Historians in the city think so - and have put some shiny ancient love symbols on display at the Grosvenor Museum for Valentine's Day.