Read more about the article New First World War Galleries IWM London
Looking out to IWM's exterior from the rather balmy top floor. © Sophie Collard

New First World War Galleries IWM London

The new First World War Galleries at the Imperial War Museum in London open 19th July 2014, with the reopening of Imperial War Museum itself. We interviewed James Taylor, the lead curator, about bringing this ambitious project to life as we walked around...

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Read more about the article Jeremy Bentham’s Head and Auto-Icon, UCL, London
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Jeremy Bentham’s Head and Auto-Icon, UCL, London

A flash of lightning as they cut the body of Jeremy Bentham, his head stolen and replaced... why not visit the Utilitarianism-toting philosopher preserved in his case at UCL? It's free. Travel Darkly spoke to curator Nick Booth about the man behind the, erm, man...

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Cromwell's head before it was buried at the chapel in Sidney Sussex College, with thanks to the college

Oliver Cromwell and Charles I London Execution Sites

Charles I was executed outside Banqueting House in London on 30th January 1649 after years of Civil War. Cromwell, on the orders of Charles II, was posthumously executed at Tyburn on the anniversary in 1661. We went to take a look at the execution locations in London and the place Cromwell's head is buried in Cambridge...

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