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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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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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Experience: I have collected more than 8,000 teapots
Charles and Camilla came. We made sure they didn’t see the one depicting them

Sue Blazye

10, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Royal Mint issues £5 coin to mark Prince William’s 40th birthday
It is first time second in line to throne has appeared alone on an official coin

Caroline Davies

23, May, 2022 @10:11 AM

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‘There’s something comforting about it’: the collectors who won’t let go of their DVDs and videos
For some of Australia’s most hardcore film buffs, streaming will never match the tactile, finite and nostalgic lure of the hard copy

Michael Sun

18, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Bringing order to the chaos of reality… Jarvis Cocker interviews six collectors
What impulse unites a collector of ceramic cats with someone who gathers broken records or sweet wrappers?

Jarvis Cocker

08, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Bounty of Boba Fett actor’s Star Wars collection to go on auction
More than 1,000 items owned by Jeremy Bulloch up for sale next month, with part of proceeds going to Parkinson’s UK charity

Steven Morris

15, Apr, 2022 @10:37 AM

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From a Thatcher nutcracker to a Trump toilet brush: my curious collection of political memorabilia
As a foreign correspondent I used to report on dictators and democrats. Now I collect them

Ian Black

12, Mar, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Tell us: have you kept a beloved ticket?
We would like to see your favourite tickets collected from events such as concerts, films, football matches, or plays

Guardian community team

27, Jan, 2022 @4:59 PM

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Go on, I dare you: Philippa Perry’s advice for a fulfilling new year
Philippa Perry tackles readers’ personal problems every week as our agony aunt. Her tip for an amazing 2022? Get out there and find a new passion

Philippa Perry

12, Jan, 2022 @2:59 PM

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Fall in love with art: delight in collecting paintings
Finding art for your walls is not about investment or education, it’s about looking for what moves you and enriches your life

Rachel Cooke

08, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Weird and wonderful: how to buy objects that bring joy to your home
You might think an architecture critic would surround himself with designer ornaments, instead Rowan Moore collects unique objects that defy the rules of good taste

Rowan Moore

07, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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