Archives Landmark Award

A special award for groups using archives in creative ways

By Jan Pimblett

Members of the Women's Library 2006
Deptford Lives Project. The National Theatre worked with community groups to create street theatre history.
Young people from the Black Experience Archive Trust created a reminiscence website for members of their community and an exhibition
LGBT Exhibition project
Newly created archive of contemporary portraits presented as the exhibition Freedom Roads

The Archives Landmark Award recognises the achievement of learning partnerships between archives, schools, youth projects and community groups. The award is given by Archives for London, supported by London Metropolitan Archives.

There are a lot of excellent projects which involve the creative and imaginative use of archives. These projects contribute to learning, raise awareness of our shared heritage and strengthen local communities.

The award is open to schools, community and youth groups based in
London who have made a real difference through their use of archives.

If you have a project which has used archives at anytime between 2002 and 2007 why not enter it for the 2007 / 8 Archives Landmark Award.

To enter you will need an Archives Landmark Award Entry Pack.

To receive a pack by post send your contact details by email or post to:

Archives Landmark Award, Interpretation, London Metropolitan Archives,
40, Northampton Road, London, EC1R 0HB

For an electronic version email

The closing date for entries is 15 February 2008

The awards will be made on 12 March 2008

Find out more about the Archives Landmark Award at
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This page was last updated on 16 May 2014.

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