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The artist known as the grandfather of black British photography will have his flat moved into Ikon Gallery if an Art Fund initiative raises £17,000 in the next three weeks.
Archaeologists who won planning permission to begin a dig at New Place, at Shakespeare's Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, expect the excavation to take four weeks when it begins on Wednesday.
Backed by £66,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund, a project in a north Shropshire hamlet will examine 28 medieval buildings in one of the largest surveys of its kind in Britain.
Speed fans will be able to see the two fastest cars in the world - Thrust2 and ThrustSSC - following a delicate operation to move them into a new gallery opening in 2015.
A newly discovered letter written by a General on the day it happened reveals how news of the 1914 Christmas Day truce spread like wildfire through the trenches.
The Wedgwood Collection, a unique record of over 250 years of British ceramic production, will remain in Barlaston, on long-term loan from the V&A to the Wedgwood Museum.
Curator Emma-Kate Lanyon says our conceptions of ancient Egypt are often distorted by films, books and television - a situation which a special touring exhibition aims to address.
Susie Parr teams up with Multistory in Sandwell to produce nine essays about allotments in the Black Country. The writer tells us more.
A young male who was decapitated after death before having his head placed by his legs has been identified as one of two Roman burials in Worcestershire.
Culture24 talks to RAF Museum Conservation Centre Manager Darren Priday about the project to conserve the remains of the last German Dornier 17 World War Two bomber.
Around 7,500 people donated to the fastest appeal in the Art Fund's history, meeting the shortfall for the £15.75 million collection two months ahead of the deadline.
Olafur Eliasson, who once took the sun to Tate Modern, is among the artists offering hellish visions of Tolkien's Mordor at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, as Kirstie Brewer discovers.
A street art team known as We Love Art have created a cheeky version of Edward Elgar on the wall of his museum. Director Cathy Sloan introduces the high-velocity work.
Marking a milestone in the Industrial Revolution, the Wedgwood's black basalt vases were made to celebrate the opening of the ornamental works at Etruria. Take a closer look.
Wedgwood Museum Director Gaye Blake-Roberts, Design Critic Alice Rawsthorn, Stoke-on Trent MP Tristram Hunt and the V&A's Tim Reeve on the Wedgwood appeal.