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Volunteers and archaeologist are returning to the Roman Maryport archaeological site, on the western extremity of Hardrian's Wall in Cumbria, to investigate a large house unearthed last year.
Aligning biblical scenes with Cath Kidston bags, Grayson Perry's tapestries will open at the Walker Art Gallery for LightNight this May. Curator Pauline Rushton tells us more.
Ena Sharples' hair net, Hilda Ogden's curlers and Vera Duckworth's hooped earrings are among the exhibits as Coronation Street prepares to open for public tours.
The Hadrian's Wall Trust will seek an "orderly and solvent" closure within the next six months after struggling following the loss of development funding.
The tomb of Pa-ikh-mennu - who once worked at the temple of Amun in Thebe in modern Luxor - will go back on show in Warrington after being saved from a mysterious white growth.
See artworks from the major contemporary science fiction exhibition opening at the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology in Liverpool later this month.
Dutch artist Piet Mondrian would have been 142 today. Ahead of their exhibitions devoted to his influential career, bakers in Liverpool and Margate have been hard at work.
An iPad stolen from an archaeology van has been returned to a Merseyside police station following a Big Heritage appeal seen by more than 250,000 people.
Big Heritage say they will help a robber who stole items including a replica bog body and an iPad to escape their "crap circumstances" if they come forward.
Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos has brought her trademark sculptural interventions to Manchester Art Gallery with some dramatic results.
Having stood in the Museum of Science and Industry's Air and Space Hall for 19 years, technicians have dismantled a 1940s plane and sent it to the RAF Museum.
Many visitors claim the grey Woolston seal, found swimming the Mersey in 1908, was shot by their grandfather. Criminality and a new Polly Morgan work also feature in Warrington.
A spectacular new gallery at the 19th century Warrington Museum features more than 80 colourful birds, a seal and a giant anteater. Manager Janice Hayes tells us more.
The exhibition which has attracted thousands of people to the Science Museum will tour to the Museum of Science and Industry ahead of an international tour.
Artist Gary Spicer and Manchester schoolchildren mark Holocaust Memorial Day at Manchester Jewish Museum with an exhibition and performances remembering the Kindertransport.