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Linda Conlon, CEO of the International Centre for Life in Newcastle and chair of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) has announced the ... Read more
Tate St Ives, the art gallery credited with helping to regenerate the southwest, will unveil its new look tomorrow (14 October) when it re-opens following ... Read more
The long-awaited Jurassica project is taking a new path towards realisation, joining forces with biodiversity project Memo to create a single visitor experience. Sir Tim ... Read more
Plans to build a 17m (56ft) viewing tower at one of Britain’s most archaeologically-significant sites can go ahead following a £1.8m (US$2.4m, €2m) donation from ... Read more
V&A director Tristram Hunt has called for a full pedestrianisation of South Kensington’s Exhibition Road following the car crash that left 11 injured on Saturday ... Read more
London’s Geffrye Museum will close in January ahead of a £18.1m (US$23.8m, €20.2m) transformation to create new spaces for its collections and library. Founded in ... Read more
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Derby Museums has secured final funding for its planned £16.4m (US$21.4m, €18.2m) Museum of Making following a £9.4m (US$12.3m, €10.5m) donation from the Heritage Lottery ... Read more
Britain’s exit from the EU poses a major threat to the future of museum collections, according to the director of the Victoria and Albert Museum ... Read more
The Tourism Sector Deal – a strategic plan developed by a consortium of leading tourism organisations – has been launched to help grow tourism in the ... Read more
Merlin Entertainments has revealed its vision for an 80-bedroom hotel at Warwick Castle as part of its long-term masterplan. The proposals, which have been submitted ... Read more
Flying theatres, dark ride systems, interactive solutions and immersive 3D cinemas – these are the cutting edge products that dominated the agenda at this year's ... Read more
Scottish football club Celtic has been granted planning permission in principle for a hotel and museum complex to be built adjacent to the 47-time Scottish ... Read more
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Active IQ
The D-Day Museum in Portsmouth, UK, has secured £4.7m (US$6.3m, €5.3m) from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a complete restoration of an original Landing ... Read more
Buyers and suppliers from across the world have descended on Berlin ahead of this year’s Euro Attractions Show, which will see more than 500 companies ... Read more
England’s heritage tourism has generated up to £16.4bn (US$22.2bn, €18.6bn) in visitor spending a year, directly employing 278,000 people and contributing £11.9bn (US$16.1bn, €13.5bn) gross ... Read more
England's National Football Museum has announced two senior appointments, with Ian Penrose named non-executive chair and Tim Desmond taking over as CEO. Having worked in ... Read more
The National Portrait Gallery, London, has announced what’s set to be a blockbuster exhibition exploring artworks portraying and inspired by the legendary singer Michael Jackson. ... Read more
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) is calling on its members as the body seeks candidates to join its Board of Directors. Divided between the International ... Read more
Les Mills
Les Mills
An open letter penned to Boris Johnson, Britain’s secretary of state for foreign affairs, has called on the minister to reconsider funding cuts which would ... Read more
A planned visitor centre dedicated to marine birds has revealed details about what guests can expect, including interactive exhibits, marine theatre, marine laboratory and observatory. ... Read more
Five science centres in the UK are to receive a combined £13m (US$17m, €14.2m) in funding to encourage new and different ideas that will help ... Read more
Dame Vera Lynn has backed an urgent call to raise £1m (US$1.3m, €1.1m) before the end of the month in order to fund the purchase ... Read more
Hull’s museums, including the Ferens Art Gallery, the Hull History Centre and the Arctic Corsair trawler have recorded more than one million visitors since January, ... Read more
The Eiffel Tower, Grand Canyon and Sydney Harbour Bridge are among 20 global landmarks that will be tied to the Star Wars universe as part ... Read more
Disney’s research and development arm has come up with a new way to interact with art – creating an augmented reality application that allows users ... Read more
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