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Falcons, polecats and swords: Arundel Castle International Joust Week in pictures

The story of the first day at Arundel Castle's International Joust Week 2015.

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Archaeologists plan to excavate Eastbourne burial site of hundreds of bodies

An Eastbourne burial site where 200 bodies have been uncovered during the past 150 years will be excavated in late August.

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Back to the loom: Weaver Jenny KilBride on Ditchling and the Guild of St Joseph and St Dominic

As Jenny KilBride MBE steps down as Trustee of Ditchling Museum of Art and Craft, she talks to Culture24 about her life as a weaver, the transformation of the museum and Eric Gill's Guild in Ditchling.

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Archaeologists find dozens of medieval shoes in good condition at Greyfriars dig in Oxford

Archaeologists say they have recovered the remains of about 50 medieval shoes during the early stages of excavations at a priory and former watercourse site in Oxford.

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"Disgraceful" first edition of Alice in Wonderland, rejected by book's illustrator, goes on public display

Curators say they can understand why illustrator John Tenniel complained about the printing of an edition with a print run of 2,000 in June 1865.

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HMS Victory to be re-painted in original Battle of Trafalgar colours

The National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth is re-painting HMS Victory, the most celebrated ship in naval history, to make it historically accurate for the time of the Battle of Trafalgar in......

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Richard Dadd: Art, psychosis and the Victorian asylum at Watts Gallery

The career of Victorian artist Richard Dadd was overshadowed by psychotic illness, murder and incarceration. A new exhibition of his works at Watts Gallery in Surrey explores a rare and visionary......

From Chandigarh to Chichester: The Rock Garden Sculptures of Nek Chand

Pallant House Gallery Artistic Director Simon Martin reflects on a recent British Council funded trip to Chandigarh, India, to meet Indian Outsider artist Nek Chand, who died this week as a display......

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Hotel plan could save World War Two Red Sands Sea Forts off Kent coast

An ambitious proposal has been unveiled to turn the disused World War Two Red Sands offshore fort complex, off the Kent coast, into a hotel.

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Young boy's sculpture of dad on holiday joins Grayson Perry exhibition in Margate

Selected from 200 submissions, works by 41 of the best fledgling artists are being showcased alongside ones by Grayson Perry in Generation ART: Young Artists on Tour.

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Georg Baselitz gets kicks courting controversy in White Cube at Glyndebourne

The blue chip gallery franchise opens its Sussex outpost with a painting show to feature a new series of paintings by German neo-expressionist. Mark Sheerin takes a look.

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