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The Hadrian's Wall Trust has launched a new Adopt a Stone website to address a £170,000 shortfall after funding cutbacks.
Lots happening in Liverpool and London this month as we present you with seven more opportunities to see art in the face of Christmas shopping.
Started by volunteers in 1986, a model of the Planet locomotive which was the first to whizz along the railway is being celebrated at the Museum of Science and Industry.
A major new cultural complex in Oldham will attract "a new kind of visitor" to the town, say planners after appointing architects Mecanoo.
The Museum of Science and Industry's groundbreaking new exhibition allows visitors to uncover the city's history through touching everyday objects from the collection.
The People's History Museum in Manchester explores the story of The Co-operative, from its origins in manufacturing to its status as the UK's largest mutual business.
Paintings, models of sea anenomes and a Crochet Coral Reef created by local residents as international and resident collections celebrate all things coral in Manchester.
Built in 1930, Liverpool's bronze-engraved Cenotaph will be given Grade I status as part of an English Heritage campaign to list up to 2,500 memorials by 2019.
Sam Taylor-Wood's 2004 portrait of David Beckham sleeping will go on display in Manchester as part of an Arts Council-funded programme at the National Football Museum.
A Maori head kept at Warrington Museum and Art Gallery for 170 years has been met with an "outpouring of grief" after returning to New Zealand.
A preview of The Vanity of Small Difference, a look at class impact on taste, by Grayson Perry in the Manchester Art Gallery.
Coinciding neatly with a Rugby League World Cup match between New Zealand and Samoa in the town, curators in Warrington have said goodbye to a sacred 19th century head.
What's it like to be a bird or a baby panda? You could find out if you follow our top ten from this year's packed Manchester Science Festival.
Jeremy Deller's magpie mind delves into the archives to retrieve a haul of industrial art and heritage for All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, his own fusion of music, industry and politics.
As Manchester Art Gallery stages All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, we hear from the artist and curator behind an interactive display with a difference