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  • Despite its many historic and artistic visitor attractions, there is so much more of Yorkshire’s fascinating heritage that goes unnoticed. Now, thanks to Lottery players, this hidden heritage will be revealed through new HLF projects.
  • The ground-breaking HLF-funded exhibition ‘First World War in the Air’ was opened at the Royal Air Force Museum in Hendon, London by the museum’s patron Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh.
  • Today is the first #GivingTuesdayUK, a great opportunity to highlight the difference heritage makes to people’s lives.
  • The Wedgwood Collection, one of the most important industrial archives in the world and a unique record of over 250 years of British ceramic production, will remain in Barlaston, Staffordshire, on long-term loan from the V&A to the Wedgwood Museum.
  • On 27 October, a whole host of visitors, journalists and celebrities descended on 'ugly, lovely Swansea' to mark the centenary of Dylan Thomas’ birth. One month on, we look back at how the new HLF-funded Dylan Thomas Exhibition is getting on.
  • The Wounded will tell the story of the challenges faced by those injured during the conflict and the efforts of those who strived to...
  • During an introductory tour of the new gallery, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh listened intently to personal recollections of people whose first...
  • A new international centre is now being built in Lincolnshire which will tell the full story of those who served, supported or were affected by campaigns run by Bomber Command, the unit responsible for all the RAF’s bombing activities during the Second World War.campaigns.
  • Museum, library or archive collections are about to benefit from £5million of HLF investment to help 23 cultural organisations acquire new pieces for their most important collections.

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