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A daring performer recreated the poise of ancient tightrope star Carlos Trower during an event which returned Rudyard Lake to its 19th century heyday in Staffordshire this weekend.
Shakespeare 400: Art and theatre meet in spectacular Compton Verney and Royal Shakespeare Company exhibition
See some of the beautiful images and discover the Shakespeare in Art: Tempests, Tyrants and Tragedy at Compton Verney.
"His skull isn't there at all": Archaeologists say spine-shivering radar results show Shakespeare's head was taken from grave
The first ever archaeological work carried out on Shakespeare's grave, at the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon, shows "very convincing" evidence of a missing skull, say experts.
"It was miraculous": The moment when conservators found John the Baptist in Shakespeare's Schoolroom
Leading Art Conservator Mark Perry was stunned to find the figure of John the Baptist in a medieval wall painting at Shakespeare's Schoolroom, which will open to the public on Shakespeare's birthday.
In Coventry, 2016 is the year of the tractor, which curators say they will immortalise as “mud and glory” heroes, including a procession of 70 vehicles in July.
The raiders return to Mercia: From shoes to a child's skate, exhibits show lives of the Vikings in Shropshre
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery’s new exhibition reveals day-to-day life and the complex concepts surrounding afterlife beliefs in a county which suffered multiple Viking raids.
An Industrial Revolution genius: This Abraham Darby pot is the western world's oldest coke iron casting
An ancient cooking pot in the collection of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust looks like being the oldest known coke iron casting in the western world, explains Dr Richard Williams.
The best exhibitions to see in Birmingham and the West Midlands, Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and the East Midlands throughout 2016.
Beer brewing, pickling and salting took place in William Shakespeare’s kitchen, say archaeologists creating the most accurate version yet of the huge Stratford-upon-Avon house he bought more than......