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The Tenterden and District Museum - local history treasure house
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Annette French Apr 12
Hop to it! Out and about for today’s visit.
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Digitising the NHM Apr 19
Darwin died in 1882 but his ideas and contributions to science continue to aid our understanding of the natural world. We have started a project to digitse some of his fossil mammals in 3D to enable his collection to be shared around the world.
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Roamin' Rex Apr 17
The aviation history of Sheppey dates from the very earliest days of pioneer flying in the UK. Site No. 23 on 's map, Eastchurch Aviation Museum aims to record this heritage using artefacts, documents, media and public participation.
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The British Library Apr 18
Ever wondered how vulnerable material from around the world is saved? This explore the work of , the Endangered Archives Programme:
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Peter Hibbs Apr 18
Slit trenches I found on Ashdown Forest training area looking like a platoon locality; 4 groups that can accommodate three 10-man sections and HQ. Doesn't all make sense yet, but groups mutually supporting & all-round defence. Section in woods is the best I've seen!
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Robert Macfarlane 16h
Word of the day: "Jack-in-the-Green" - one among many folk-names for the primrose (Primula vulgaris), flowering now in verge, hedgerow, embankment, wall & woodland; also Spink, Butter-Rose, Goslings, Milkmaid, King-In-The-Oak, Culver Keys.
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Medieval Manuscripts 16h
Gone fishing on the ? Don't forget your permit! This fishing permit was issued to Pamyt 2,273 years ago by the clerk Protogenes in 255 BC (Ostracon 12634). More on ostraca at
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John-Paul Stonard Apr 18
Good use of virtual reconstruction shrine makes sense of fragments on display
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Apr 18
It's our birthday! 🎈🎉 The Museum opened in 1881. It was built to catalogue the world's natural riches, and now it is a monument to Earth's biodiversity. Find out more about the building's history:
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Imperial War Museums 11h
IWM has acquired the extraordinary archive of award-winning conflict photographer Tim Hetherington. This extensive archive comprises his seminal photography and video work from his embeds in Afghanistan (2007-2008), Liberia (2003-2006) and Libya (2011).
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Visit Kent 9h
Are you ready for our ? Today we thought we would share with you a fact about the wonderful . Jane Austen was a frequent visitor here and it was after one visit in 1796 that Jane began writing the novel that became Pride and Prejudice?
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Imperial War Museums Apr 13
Today marks the 65th anniversary of the first James Bond book being published. Explore the hidden world of real life spies in Secret War at . Visit the gallery to see many previously classified objects on display.
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Robert Macfarlane Apr 15
"We came into being by the grace of trees. Now the fate of trees & of the whole world-forest is squarely in our machine-amplified hands." Richard Powers Fascinating interview with Powers on trees, interspecies ties & story-telling. Here:
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NaturalHistoryMuseum Apr 11
Want to help us find and identify nature across Greater London? Take part in the from 27-30 Apr. Find out how to get involved:
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#WOMENSART Apr 3
Linen jacket by Agnes Richter, a seamstress who was forced into an Austrian asylum during the late 1800′s and who embroidered her life story onto the jacket as an attempt to regain her identity
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Morwenna Rae Apr 2
The idea of students and families and adults sketching together in the appeals to the Mum, museum person and teacher in me. I hope it’s a success.
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Andrew Fusek Peters Apr 2
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Vernon Oak Apr 2
If you have and hour or so to spare, spend it listening to this Words and Music programme. A selection of texts and music inspired by trees - just right for this misty, melting afternoon.
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NHM Library&Archives Apr 2
A grand day out on Easter Monday, 1845, at the Great Zoological Gallery. From the Illustrated London News.
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RAF Benevolent Fund Mar 26
In the RAF's centenary year, donate to the leading RAF welfare charity & get a pin badge to wear with pride
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