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Ukrainian borscht recognised by Unesco with entry on to safeguarding list
UN body adds Ukrainian borscht-making to list of intangible cultural heritage that includes Neapolitan pizza-slinging

Ashifa Kassam

01, Jul, 2022 @5:40 PM

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‘It’s quite a commute’: climbers scale Salisbury Cathedral to repair stonework
Team requiring no scaffolding – just ropes – called in to work on statues, transepts, tower and spire

Steven Morris

01, Jul, 2022 @10:32 AM

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‘The beating pulse of poetry’: why you should visit Keats House
The Romantic poet’s home in London was a haven where he wrote some of his most famous works. Today, two centuries after his death, it still evokes Keats’ spirit

Ashish Ghadiali

28, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Balmy Britain: why you should visit Ventnor Botanic Garden
Tucked away on the Isle of Wight’s south coast, this haven really can boast a balmy UK microclimate – and has the lizards to prove it

Tim Lewis

27, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Macabre, biased and fascinating: why you should visit the Wellcome Collection
The permanent collection of gruesome medical artefacts, is just one of the attractions at this mesmerising and forward-looking London institution


27, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Ireland’s Tailteann games: forgotten Gaelic ‘Olympics’ that shaped a democracy
A century ago as the country emerged from civil war, an event that rivalled the 1924 Paris Games helped establish a viable nation

Rory Carroll, Ireland Correspondent

25, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Social history and art combined: why you should visit the Centre of Ceramic Art
From Lucie Rie’s buttons to WA Ismay’s unique hoard, the peerless pottery collection in York Art Gallery will appeal to all

Rachel Cooke

24, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Italy’s town of diaries: where forgotten memoirs are salvaged and celebrated
At the national diary archive in Pieve Santo Stefano, Tuscany, no journal is ever turned away – whether typed, scrawled or written on a bedsheet

Edward Posnett

24, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘It’s a joyful space’: National Trust tells story of Birmingham’s Windrush generation
Home from Home exhibition at Back to Backs recreates Caribbean households of 1970s

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

21, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Ancient Rome rises again as amphitheatre craze spreads across Britain
From a Cornish clifftop to the urban sprawl of Brent Cross in London, all roads lead to a revival of some very old cultural pursuits

Vanessa Thorpe

19, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Group of British MPs and peers say Parthenon marbles must return to Greece
Six legislators call for return of cultural treasures held by British Museum ‘to their Athenian home’

Helena Smith in Athens

18, Jun, 2022 @5:05 PM

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The answer to the Parthenon marbles dispute: George Osborne and a 3D printer | Simon Jenkins
If the British Museum chairman is serious about returning the treasures to Greece, digital technology is his friend, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

16, Jun, 2022 @3:55 PM

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