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Terry Frost, Three Forms a photo of an abstract painting showing stacks of book-like forms

Terry Frost's escapist, exuberant creations at Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange

Tate St Ives has organised a special exhibition bringing together a selection of Terry Frost's most significant paintings with collages and sculpture at Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange.

Terry Frost at The Exchange

The best exhibitions to see in the South West of England during 2015

The best exhibitions in the South-West in 2015 sees everything from Japanese paper cuts to a celebration of soil, as well as major exhibitions by Terry Frost and Gerhard Richter.

A photo of female sailor Mary Lang at sea as part of the National Maritime Museum Cornwall's Mermaids exhibition

Mermaids: Women at Sea, Maritime Museum uncovers the hidden histories of seafaring heroines

From maritime adventurer Mary Lang to the Mermaid of Zennor, The National Maritime Museum in Cornwall is celebrating seafaring heroines with a major autumn exhibition.

A photo of an archaeologist standing within the stone walls of St Piran's in Cornwall

Dark Age skeletons found at Cornish chapel were early Christian children and women who could have been from same family

James Gossip, of the Cornwall Archaeology Unit, on the results of radiocarbon dating on skeletons found at St Piran's Oratory last year.

A photo of a circular gold coin from a museum collection against a brown background

Ancient gold shows prehistoric trading route existed between Cornwall and Ireland, say experts

Ancient artefacts made of imported gold, investigated in the Museum of Ireland collections, suggest that there was no universal value of gold for thousands of years.

A photo of a sculpture showing the face of a surgeon looking inside a human mouth

Invisible You: Eden Project looks down the lens to create show on The Human Microbiome

A rotting agar-face, live belly-button portraiture and a musical score made from the sequencing of microbial DNA all feature in a partnership between Eden and the Wellcome.

A photo of a recreation of a viking longboat inside a museum

Beautiful storytelling - Viking Voyagers launches in most important show ever held at National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Take a look at some of the star objects from the new exhibition in Cornwall, including loans from the British Museum and Denmark and a theatrical recreation of a beach market.

a photo of an open book with writing in it

Book that helped Henry VIII annul his marriage and challenge the Pope discovered in Cornwall

A book that helped Henry VIII to build his case against the Pope and annul his marriage to his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, has been discovered at the National Trust’s Lanhydrock in Cornwall.

a black and white group photo of one and woman and several men in bowler hats, flat caps and boaters in a garden

Lost Gardens of Heligan celebrate 25 years by remembering the gardeners who went to war in 1914

The Lost Gardens of Heligan is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its opening to the public by remembering the gardeners who left a south Cornish paradise to go to war in 1914.

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