South East

Plan a day out in the South East of England here! Find hundreds of places to visit - museums, art galleries, historic attractions, castles and stately homes in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and Sussex.

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Drawing the Nude: Pallant House traces the journey of the nude since Manet's Olympia

Pallant House is looking at the way artists have captured the nude since Édouard Manet’s ‘Olympia’ challenged viewers with a new kind of nakedness in 1865.

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Artists' Statement: Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey talk about climatic sound art

Culture24 hears from the Australian duo Madeleine Flynn and Tim Humphrey about Gauge, an interactive live composition of sound sculptures which all relate to water and the elements.

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Archaeologists investigate mystery of young Civil War woman buried in unusual grave in Oxford

Carl Champness, of Oxford Archaeology, says the "wild theories" surrounding a woman buried in a garden during the 17th century could have overlooked a plague outbreak.

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Forged in Fire: Ten objects from the forges of Oxfordshire at The Oxfordshire Museum

Ten objects from Forged in Fire: Oxfordshire metals through time, a new exhibition at The Oxfordshire Museum bringing together unique and unusual objects to tell the story of metal working in the......

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Vast White Stillness: Artist Claudia Molitor on her "very personal" work at the Brighton Festival 2015

Composer Claudia Molitor on her new installation and performance for the Brighton Festival, set in a maze of tunnels beneath a listed hotel.

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"I'm interested in how we identify ourselves": Artist Nathan Coley on his HOUSE Festival commission

The British contemporary artist on the two works he has created in Brighton: Portraits of Dissension at Regency Town House and You Imagine what you Desire at St Nicholas' Church.

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Skeleton of high-status girl was one of dozens of burials at Hampshire Saxon cemetery, say archaeologists

An excavation at an industrial estate in Hampshire in 1973 revealed the grave of a girl, aged between 12 and 14 and buried with a necklace, alongside dozens of Saxon skeletons.

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Leon Underwood steps out of historical shadows with major show at Pallant House

The artist who taught Barbara Hepworth and Henry Moore is getting recognition in Chichester with an exhibition showcasing painting, etching and sculpture. Mark Sheerin visits.

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Dinofest2015 brings the world's leading dinosaur exhibits to museums across Hampshire

As the imminent release of Jurassic Park Four signals a new round of dino-mania, prehistoric creatures are set to invade Hampshire for a monumental year of exhibitions and events in the county's top......

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An eclectic love for the arts: Chief Executive Andrew Comben on the Brighton Festival 2015

Trained as a horn player but happier admiring from afar these days, one of the key figures behind this year's festival previews works by Marcus Coates, Agnès Varda and more.

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Five Myths of Gallipoli: The National Museum of the Royal Navy puts the record straight

As Anzac Day approaches, The National Museum of the Royal Navy's historian and curator Nick Hewitt outlines five myths of the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War.

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