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A photo of a circular memento containing an image of an anti-slavery symbol from the 18th century

Object of the Week: An 18th century anti-slavery brooch inspired by Josiah Wedgwood

This plaintive plea encircles the figure of a manacled and kneeling slave on a piece of jewellery which was to become a hugely important part of the British abolition movement.

Mark Hearld in the Lumber Room

York Art Gallery review: Yorkshire charm, reactionary pieces and breathtaking art

Ahead of its opening on Saturday, Angelika Rusbridge takes a look at York Art Gallery - featuring a ceramics collection at the centre of its £8 million refurbishment.

A photo of a sculpted toad coloured green with red hair and a black jacket

Hull to be covered in giant kaleidoscopic toads for 30th anniversary of Philip Larkin's death

An eight-metre inflatable Flying Toad, soaring on the skyline of the city, will perhaps be the highlight when sculpted toads take over Hull for five days in August.

An old photograph

Did flying heroine Amy Johnson visit Scarborough? Coffee shop owners appeal for help over mystery photograph

Could pioneering aviator and feminist icon Amy Johnson have visited Scarborough?

A photograph of an old ring

Archaeologists reveal more about Roman marching camp found at sports stadium excavation in York

The remains of a Roman marching camp, along with brooches and a possible Roman ring, have been uncovered at an excavation in York.

a photo of a group of pots and ceramic artworks and tiles

York's spectacular new Centre of Ceramic Art prepares to tell story of British studio pottery

As York Art Gallery prepares to launch its ground-breaking new Centre of Ceramic Art on August 1, Culture24 talks to curator Helen Walsh about showcasing one of the largest and most important ceramic ......

A photo of a male human skeleton inside a large darkened museum box

Battered soldier's body tells bloody tale of the Wars of the Roses

The battered bones of a soldier who fell at the bloody Battle of Towton during the Wars of the Roses have been installed at the Richard III Experience in York.

A photo of an iron bell battered by centuries of decay set against a bright green surface

Knives, pits, bells and stones: The Yorkshire Dales discoveries telling Anglo-Saxon stories

Take a look at some of the discoveries made by archaeologists excavating farmsteads which were thought to have been medieval on the south-west edge of the Dales.

A photo of an ancient brown helmet on a pole

Solving a Dark Age mystery: 7th century Christians, Pagans and the search for the Battle of Hatfield

Paul Jameson, of the Battle of Hatfield Investigation Society, on the bid to tell the story of England's first Christian king.

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