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Warring Neanderthal and cannibal factions to battle in cinema drama at brutalist Preston Bus Station
Having been commissioned after the Harris Museum and Art Gallery won this year's Contemporary Art Society Annual Award, Nathaniel Mellors will focus on an infamous bus station.
Manchester's People's History Museum has picked suffragettes, rights activists, politicians and sportsmen on a list of 100 heroes who changed Britain.
Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt inspire Salford's artists with football
In a unique partnership with the Manchester United legends known as the Class of '92, art and design students in Salford have provided works for a new hotel by Old Trafford.
A three-part reappraisal of the late US artist's work features appropriations of fashion magazines and pornography, made between 1977 and 1982. Kirstie Brewer peruses the poses.
Archaeologists say their discoveries on flooded land at Papcastle, in Cumbria, happen "once in a lifetime".
Hidden from public view since the closure of a museum 40 years ago, the ba-bird - a coffin symbol from the 19th century - has gone on show as part of a major Egyptology gallery.
Artist Jo Berry has developed a new artwork, Brain Container, featuring a series of rotating brains in cast acrylic rotating discs for the Blackpool Illuminations.
An "unbelievably exciting" two-day salvage operation by divers and historians in Birkenhead has raised the LCT 7074, which played a pivotal role in the D-Day campaign.
The Sensory War 1914-2014 brings together artists from the Great War with later works about Vietnam, Congo, Afghanistan and the Gulf.
Sooty and Sweep proved the most popular characters as The Lowry's nostalgic look back at BBC Children's television history attracted 60,000 people this summer.
East Lancashire Railway volunteers have undertaken a sponsored pull of their flagship LMS “Crab” 2-6-0 No.13065 loco, to launch a major campaign to raise £250,000 for three key projects.
Merseyside's sixth major festival of visual art offers just enough to fill a busy weekend, with artists past and present equally represented. Mark Sheerin explores.
See pictures from the Asian dance company who are visiting Manchester with a show based on Dante's ascension from the 14th century Divine Comedy poem.
The Thames at Greenwich will go on show to the public for the first time after conservators removed stains said by the lenders to include tomato ketchup.
The revered electro-pop group will become the first band to play at the waterfront museum, paying homage to the Dazzle Ship exhibit which inspired their fourth album.