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Buckingham Palace masterpieces hop next door for exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery

While the royal residence is under repair, some of the Royal Collection’s most famous paintings have been relocated and displayed in a more convenient setting

In honour of Armistice Day, more than 100 English war memorials listed as sites of historical importance

Monuments commemorating the First and Second World Wars—mostly built in small towns and villages—are added to Historic England's list of protected places

An invitation to sponsor a tile: keeping a roof over Jane Austen’s village home

Donations have poured in from all over the globe since the museum appealed for aid

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In pictures: lost world barely touched by industrial revolution captured in first photographs of Sussex

Album by Thomas Honywood, pioneer of photography in England, will be auctioned on 28 October

Remains of 'tall and robust' Anglo Saxon warrior found by amateur detectorist in UK

The 'Marlow Warlord' was buried with his weapons and luxuries for 1,400 years

Medieval Carlisle building gets new lease of life after perilous engineering project

The Grade I listed Fratry is now connected to the Carlisle cathedral via a new light-flooded sandstone cafe

Largest hoard of Bronze Age objects found in London—containing mysteries of city's ancient residents—goes on show

The Havering Hoard, which will be exhibited at the Museum of London, Docklands, was discovered two years ago and has never before been shown in its entirety

Shipwrecked, disinherited, imprisoned, accused of being a Gunpowder Plotter: Tudor adventurer’s portrait hits the block

Portrait thought to be of Thomas Arundell is to be auctioned at Woolley & Wallis this week

Essex’s unlikely sculpture town is set for a renaissance

Built in the wake of the Second World War, Harlow maintains a remarkable collection with pieces by Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth and Rodin

Barbara Hepworth's studio in St Ives gains Grade II listing

Former dance hall was bequeathed to the Tate by the sculptor's family

Shutdown tests mettle of UK's last major bell foundry

Taylor’s in Loughborough faces uphill struggle in fundraising drive to restore decaying buildings and create new museum

The best may be yet to come for Shakespeare monument in Stratford-upon-Avon

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's £30,000 appeal aims to restore ambitious sculpture of the Bard in grounds of his former home

Oldest Shakespeare library in the world releases glamorous images from its archive for the Bard's birthday

Shakespeare Memorial Library in Birmingham has dug out stills from A Midsummer Night’s Dream starring Olivia de Havilland and Mickey Rooney

Galway City of Culture programme abandoned

The board of the festival has cancelled its contract with arts production company Artichoke, which was organising the ambitious schedule of outdoor events and public art

This video is spectacular: light show in Irish mountains goes online after coronavirus cancellation

Part of the Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture programme, Finnish artist Kari Kola's Savage Beauty installation will not be accessible to the public

Relics in Kent church are remains of 1,400-year old Anglo Saxon princess, carbon dating suggests

If confirmed, Eanswythe's bones are the earliest identified remains of an English saint

V&A dusts off Louis Vuitton trunk of American beauty for handbags exhibition

New conservation brings society hostess Emilie Grigsby's travelling case into limelight after decades in storage

Sent packing: V&A mission to empty 250,000 objects from Blythe House is on target

West London storage centre will be empty by late 2022 following move to state-of-the-art collection centre in Olympic Park

Brighton Pavilion gets its glitter back as fanciful treasures return on long-term loan from the Queen

More of the startling objects collected by George IV will return from Buckingham Palace in early 2020

Portrait commissioned by Charles Dickens, unseen for a century, goes on sale at Sotheby's London

The artist William Powell Frith 'almost collapsed' at the honour of being commissioned by the famous writer to paint his heroine Kate Nickleby

Fresh meat: painting restoration reveals that hunk of beef thought to be cooked was actually raw

The 17th-century work features in a newly opened exhibition on art and food at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

Derelict iron flaxmill is brought back to life in Shrewsbury

Building was considered an audacious architectural experiment when it was built in 1797

Castle opening crowns £150m revival of Bishop Auckland

Millionaire Jonathan Ruffer’s ambitious regeneration of a small former mining town in northern England reveals 1,000 years of history and art

Southampton's new art space takes over tower of 700-year-old city gateway

Exhibition venue and heritage attraction inside Grade I-listed monument God's House Tower is called GHT

Ashmolean Museum show unearths doomed Pompeii's culinary life

The exhibition in Oxford, which contains loans that have never before left Italy, includes a (possible) Roman version of a chamber pot

A rich tapestry of English life unfurls in Oxford with restoration of 400-year-old woven maps

Three huge silk and wool works depicting England’s Midland counties have been painstakingly preserved by the Bodleian Library and the National Trust

New chief executive takes the reins at the National Heritage Centre for Horseracing & Sporting Art

Steven Parissien is not horsing around as he trots us through the forthcoming programme at the Newmarket museum

Quarries, quarrels and a lesbian affair: the life of sculptor Mary Spencer Watson

The Dorset farmhouse in which she lived with her father, the portrait painter George Spencer Watson, has been recently restored by the Landmark Trust

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Victorians in pictures: British Film Institute digitises archive of over 500 early silent films

Conservation experts carefully cleaned the fragile and flammable nitrate film so each frame could be individually scanned