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Cooks to show off skills on TV

A FOODIE is set to cook up a treat on a TV show.

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Barnsley born Prof Joann Fletcher is inviting history fans to come face to face with this Anubis mask and other Ancient Egypt artefacts in Barnsley. Photo: Scott Meryless.

PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire - explore tomb of county treasures with Joann Fletcher at Experience Barnsley

Yorkshire's own Egyptian queen Joann Fletcher - the BBC's leading Egyptologist - is hoping to inspire others to explore the ancient world in her own backyard with new exhibitions in Barnsley.

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The Full Monty's Mark Addy and Brassed off star Tara Fitzgerald together in new Yorkshire feel-good film The Runaways. Photos: Fox Searchlight Pictures and Miramax Films.

The Full Monty and Brassed Off stars filming new Yorkshire 'feel-good' movie The Runaways

Twenty years after The Full Monty and Brassed Off two of the films' biggest stars have teamed up for what is hoped to be another Yorkshire runaway hit at the box office - called The Runaways.
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The Terminator is back to meet fans at Terminator 2: Judgment Day in 3D at Cineworld Sheffield

The Terminator said he would be back and today he is with the cinema release of a special 3D converted edition of 1991 sci-fi classic Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
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Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Leeds Festival organisers have announced that pineapples will not be allowed at the event this Bank Holiday.

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The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature in UK cinemas from Friday, August 11, 2017.

WIN: The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature film merchandise goody bag to celebrate UK release

Surly the squirrel and his pals are back in The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature and we have film merchandise goody bags to be won to celebrate its UK summer holiday release.
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Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones fans may well have admired the warm fur cloaks worn by Jon Snow and members of the Night's Watch in the hit show.

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Artist Sarah Jayne Palmer with Shreya Naik aged 9 pictured inside the sculpture. Picture by Simon Hulme

Eye-catching sculpture marks three decades of hospice

AN INFLATABLE sculpture which includes the artwork of 300 school children from across Yorkshire has gone on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park to mark the 30th anniversary of Martin House Hospice.

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Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

A Yorkshire castle has had to return an insurance pay-out after four 'stolen' candlesticks re-appeared in strange circumstances.

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Fungi by Jean Phillips.

Snappers showcase images at The Ridings

These are just three of the stunning pictures you can see at Wakefield Camera Club’s exhibition in The Ridings.

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Dunkirk, cert 12A, in UK cinemas from Friday, July 21, 2017.  2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment. All rights reserved.

WIN: Dunkirk IMAX family tickets and goody bags - see One Direction star Harry Styles big screen debut

To celebrate the release of Dunkirk - in UK cinemas July 21 - Warner Bros. Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win an IMAX family ticket and official merchandise good bags.
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A dramatic recreation of a battle

Gallery: Yorkshire Wartime Experience weekend

Cleckheaton was transformed into a battlefield over the weekend as the Yorkshire Wartime Experience came to town.

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Stormtrooper Peter Wishart was running his 11th race. Also pictured are Emma Wishart and Sarah Curran

GALLERY: Run for All Leeds 10k race

Thousands of runners descended on Leeds city centre on Sunday morning for the Leeds 10k race.
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READ ON: Wakefield MP Mary Creagh is supporting  the Summer Reading Challenge, which begins on July 15.

Summer bid to get children to pick up books

A reading campaign is aiming to get children to hit the books this summer.

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Barnsley Museums, celebrating 1.8m Arts Council England funding, has an impressive series of summer events.

Barnsley Museums celebrate £1.8m of funding from Arts Council England

Barnsley Museums has received £1.8 of funding from Arts Council England and has secured its place as a National Portfolio Organisation for 2018 to 2022, it was announced today.
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Opera North will continue to get funding from the Arts Council.

Arts Council reveals £5.3m boost in funding for Yorkshire

The Arts Council has this morning announced an increase of more than £5m for projects and organisations based in Yorkshire.
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Darth Vader greeting fans at the STAR WARS Identities exhibition at The O2, London. Photos: Lucasfilm Ltd  & TM 2017

PREVIEW: Star Wars Identities exhibition is out of this world

The Force is strong in the UK with a new Star Wars Identities exhibition landing for a summer long visit and it really is out of this world, as Graham Walker has been finding out.
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Get a sneak peek of newly discovered Barnsley archive footage

PREVIEW: Barnsley History Day celebrates town's forefathers on Father's Day

Barnsley History Day will celebrate the town's forefathers on Father's Day with talks, exhibitions and a sneak peek at newly found archive film in the Town Hall tomorrow, Sunday, June 18, from 11am.
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Pontefract to audition new town criers

Pontefract to audition new town criers

It is a tradition that dates back to medieval England.

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PREVIEW: Sheffield Doc/Fest 2017 from Joe Cocker to Jo Cox - 20 must things to see and do

Full Monty celebrity strippers, twerking dance classes, talks with big names like Sir Lenny Henry and documentaries about Joe Cocker to Jo Cox are all part of this year's Sheffield Doc/Fest.
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