Yorkshire

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A photo of artist Mat Collishaw looking at a white sculpture inside the National Trust's Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

A drunken orgy and Zeus's sons: Mat Collishaw's Folly at a pond and banqueting house in Yorkshire

A strobe-lit chandelier channels an elitist 18th century drinking club in one of two new installations by Mat Collishaw, set between the Banqueting House and Temple of Piety at the National Trust's Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.

A photo of various ancient stone artefacts at Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey: The unseen treasures from the first Cistercian abbey in the north of England

See 15 of the highlights from the new museum at the Rievaulx Abbey - from stone heads and gold coins to the royal stamp of Henry VIII and 11th century pieces from chess sets used by monks.

a photo of two hand-thrown ceramic vessels with reeds decoration

Shaped from the Earth: Sheffield Ceramics to take centre stage at Millennium Gallery

The wealth and variety of handmade ceramics produced in Sheffield today will be celebrated at the Millennium Gallery this summer in a show curated by local potter Penny Withers.

a sketch of a cedar tree above two houses contained within a circle

Lost Stanley Spencer sketchbook found by The Hepworth Wakefield during research for summer exhibition

The Hepworth Wakefield has uncovered a sketchbook by the artist Stanley Spencer, dating from 1907 and containing his earliest known drawings and a short story.

A photo of an archaeologist repacking damp clay onto burnt crania, containing cooked brain, for further firing

Shamans packed skulls with clay and burnt brains inside them in prehistoric Europe

Archaeologists have recreated the brutal approach hunter-gatherers took with red deer skulls 11,000 years ago - cutting away the lower jaw and throwing them on a fire.

a painting of white lilies in a garden

The year of Stanley Spencer: Galleries celebrate the life and works of an English genius

A trio of exhibitions together with events, readings and a flurry of book publications mark the 125th birthday of Stanley Spencer in 2016/17.

a photo of the words The Mysterious Being Known As God is an atemporal score with a probable time base in the region of 10 16 seconds

Bafflingly brilliant: A Lesson in Sculpture with John Latham at the Henry Moore Institute

Matter, physics, process and monuments to labour; John Latham rethought the limits and possibilities of art and he gets his day in a show pairing him with sixteen artists at the Henry Moore Institute ......

A photo of a historic dress on show at York Castle Museum

"Supermodel" mirrors and body-bracing iron Tudor corsets: Shaping the Body exhibition goes beyond bum implants

Corsets made of iron and mock-up kitchens are part of a display predating the age of bum implants at York Castle Museum.

A photo of prehistoric Iron Age archaeological discoveries made at Pocklington in Yorkshire

Dozens of Iron Age skeletons found at prehistoric Yorkshire settlement could reveal burial rituals 2,500 years ago

A set of 75 square barrow graves from the Arras culture of Iron Age Yorkshire, found at a housing development in Pocklington, could tell archaeologists all about life 2,500 years ago.

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