Science Museum staff strike

Staff at the Science Museum and its branches are to strike today (August 30) after the group failed to improve on a pay rise offer.

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Largest post-Conquest coin hoard found

The largest hoard of coins from the reigns of Harold II and William the Conqueror has been found in a Somerset field.

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Ayckbourn at 80

Sir Alan Ayckbourn, one of Britain’s most successful and prolific living playwrights, is to lead the celebrations of his 80thbirthday at the theatre he created in Scarborough.

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Arts key to towns’ futures - ACE report

Growing numbers of the public believe culture encourages people to move to particular towns, a survey for Arts Council England.

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British Museum partners regionals on new exhibition plan

The British Museum is collaborating with regional museums and galleries on an exhibition of prints and drawings from the BM’s collection.

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V&A to get ‘fly on wall’ treatment

The Victoria & Albert Museum is allowing BBC cameras into its vaults and workshops for a six-part documentary, Secrets of the Museum.

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Achates ambassadors scheme to build new funding structure

Achates Philanthropy, set up to help arts organisations raise funds from private sources, has launched a bursary scheme to train fundraisers.

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ACE plans £2.25m Fringe performance showcase

A new £2.25m Edinburgh Fringe performing arts showcase has been announced today by Arts Council England, focussing on theatre, dance and circus.

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Shakespeare’s small Shoreditch world

Shakespeare’s London during his early creative life in the capital since arriving in about 1592 was confined to a few square meters of Shoreditch.

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Export block on £9.5m key Millais

The export of a painting by John Everett Millais has been halted to allow a UK buyer to raise £9.5m to keep it in the UK on public display.

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