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Jake and Dinos Chapman: In the Realm of the Unmentionable at the Jerwood Gallery

The Chapman Brothers' return to Hastings bears little material relating directly to the town where they were born. Their interest, they say, is in the "dark underbelly" of life.

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Last British survivor of Gallipoli Campaign to be country's first boardable World War I ship

The National Museum of the Royal Navy says a “stunning immersive battle experience” will await visitors to the HMS M33 when it opens to the public in 2015.

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Roman Abramovich, Tony Blair and William Morris: Jeremy Deller's magic at Turner Contemporary

Jeremy Deller contests the dark arts of capitalism with his own artistic sorcery. English Magic has come to Margate and it certainly packs a punch, says Kirstie Brewer.

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Iron Age Roman helmet used as container for cremation burial goes on display in Kent

A helmet which was used in battle during the reign of Julius Caesar and is one of only five from the Iron Age ever found in the UK is to go on public display in Canterbury.

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Curator's Choice: David Mellor on Martin Parr, Enoch Powell and Real Britain 1974

The Brighton Photo Biennial exhibition of postcards by the rebellious Co-Optic group of the 1970s captures the radical social and political climate of the time, says its curator.

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Dive for missing Mary Rose data-logger to be held by marine archaeologists in November

The Mary Rose Trust hopes to retrieve a data-logger, installed during a dive in June to monitor the remains of the 17th century shipwreck, during its latest mission next month.

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Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old foal skull and skeleton of Roman woman in Buckinghamshire

A skull has been found near a Roman road as part of a major excavation carried out at Aston Clinton by Buckinghamshire County Council and University of Leicester archaeologists.

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Curator's Choice: A Junkers Ju 87 Stuka aerial stolen by schoolboys during the Battle of Britain

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum curator David Coxon on an unlikely souvenir purloined by children from a German Stuka dive bomber downed during the Battle of Britain.

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Royal Armouries prepares its revolutionary Victorian 64-pounder gun for a rare firing

The Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson is preparing its great Victorian 64-pounder Rifle Muzzle Loading gun for a rare firing later this month.

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Digital artist to make public musicians with Laser Light Synths on side of Brighton church

Seeing everyone as "innately musical" and promising to take care of the harmonies, artist Seb Lee-Delisle will allow the public to trigger a large-scale musical test.

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Public offered toilet roll and cut-price prints by Chapman Brothers in Jerwood Gallery appeal

With just three days left to raise the £25,000 needed to bring the Chapman Brothers to Hastings, the Jerwood Gallery is calling on the public to help it cross the finish line.

Troupes and toast modernism as Bestival 2014 prepares to welcome castaway artists

As well as Beck, Outkast, Foals and friends, the colourful Bestival has an impressive visual arts line-up entertaining the crowds at Robin Hill this year.

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Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter is inspirational at Towner Eastbourne

The life and work of the remarkable Peggy Angus is celebrated with a fitting exhibition at Towner. Richard Moss enjoys the journey with Angus biographer James Russell.

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Archaeologists compare Neolithic Kent site to Stonehenge, find Bronze Age funerary monument

A Neolithic ditch, enlarged with an outer ring into a huge funerary monument during the Bronze Age, has been found on housing development grounds in Kent.

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Artist's Statement: Simon Faithfull on buying a boat on eBay and burning it at sea

This week, artist Simon Faithfull set fire to a boat off the coast of Dorset, letting it sink to the bottom of the sea in a new reef being streamed live as part of the Brighton Photo Biennial. He......

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