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Searching for writers in residence: Writing places returns for 2017 at the homes of Agatha Christie and Thomas Hardy

A search for writers-in-residence to bring the act of writing back into two literary houses, Thomas Hardy’s Cottage and Agatha Christie’s Greenway, is being launched by the National Trust and Literature Works.

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Newly identified earliest known portrait of Francis Drake on display for first time at his Buckland Abbey home

Visitors to Sir Francis Drake’s former home Buckland Abbey in Devon can now see a newly identified portrait of the Elizabethan seafarer on public display for the first time.

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Fashion to dye for – a rainbow of colour bursts into Killerton for new exhibition

A rainbow of rare designer pieces, ‘toxic’ colours and secret dye recipes are set to be revealed as the National Trust delves into its wardrobe of over 20,000 pieces from Killerton’s fashion collection.

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International Garden Photographer of the Year exhibition at the National Trust garden at Overbeck’s

New for 2016, the National Trust garden at Overbeck’s will be hosting a display of the judges’ favourite entries to the International Garden Photographer of the Year since its inception in 2007.

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