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One of the many bizaare incidents in the death of Dylan Thomas is to be celebrated at Chepstow Drill Hall as Chepstow Museum searches for a bar with an unusual yet natural connection to the poet.
The House Book of medieval York will be left open on pages revealing the truth behind Richard III's visits to York and the thoughts of leaders after his death.
Poetry Zoo, a new digital platform for poets, has launched with the intention of empowering stifled writers and giving them the opportunity to be seen and read.
Complementing the British Museum's major exhibition on erotic prints from ancient Japan, the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge will focus on art from the Edo period.
A book which is less than a millimetre in height features as part of an Edinburgh show revealing the surprising popularity of miniature titles during centuries past.
Displayed 500 years after his death, the incredible accuracy of Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings is compared to modern scientific scanning in a festival exhibition.
The £189 million Library of Birmingham may be taking all the headlines, but it's actually the city's fourth central library. We take a look at 150 years of culture.
Francine Houben's dream of a "people's palace" will become reality when Birmingham's £189 million library opens to the public. We take a look at the reaction so far and what to expect from the......
A huge collection of magazines and ephemera from the history of the Radio Times, offered to the Walsall Museum to mark the oracle's 90th birthday, will go on display.
An original copy of Jane Austen's literary classic, printed 200 years ago, is one of 18 editions on show at an Edinburgh exhibition where visitors can voice their favourite scenes.
More than 1,000 people will be given free tickets to see the four surviving copies of Magna Carta when they are united in early 2015 - the 800th anniversary of their creation.
Edinburgh’s City Art Centre has dipped into the publisher's archives and returned with a snazzy collection of images which are in vogue, says Jenni Davidson.
Rob Roy's dagger, a pen and blotter once used by Napoleon and a scrap of battle fruitcake are awaiting visitors after a £12 million resurrection of Scott's Scottish abode.
Two years after construction work began, archivists have been given the keys to an impressive new community resource in Sussex. Duncan Andrews takes a look.
As part of the worldwide Britten 100 celebrations, the British Library reveals Britten's greatest inspirations and most famous works through a rare array of media.