The Community Archives and Heritage North West regional Conference took place on Wednesday 15th October. Hosted by the Chorley Heritage Centre Support Group (CHCSG) the conference was held in the Lancastrian Suite of Chorley Town Hall and was attended by over 70 Delegates.
The conference was formally opened by the Mayor of Chorley followed by Lincoln Shields, Chair CHCSG, who ...
The Scottish Council on Archives today launches their exciting new training project ‘Opening up Scotland’s Archives’ starting in Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow and East Lothian.
This major new three year project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, presents a unique opportunity for six paid trainees to contribute to the care and development of Scotland’s world-class archival heritage.
The 8th Annual Community Archives and Heritage Group Conference was held on 12th June 2014 at University College London. The theme of this year’s Conference was ‘Pass it on: Communicating archive and heritage matters’.
The day began with a short welcome and introduction from the UCL Head of the Department of Information Studies, Dr Rob Miller.
‘Most Inspirational’ Community Archive and Heritage Group
The winner is the Jura Development Trust for ‘Jura Lives’.
Jura Lives was also awarded overall Community Archive and Heritage Group of the Year.
‘Most Innovative’ Community Archive and Heritage Group
The winner is Norfolk Medieval Graffiti Survey.
The Norfolk Medieval Graffiti Survey is a volunteer led project established in 2010 to undertake ...
The Isle of Jura – with a population of about 200 – has been named ‘Community Archive and Heritage Group of the Year’ for its oral history project ‘Jura Lives’, which interviewed people about their memories of the island’s unique way of life and created a new sound archive.
The award was announced at the annual conference ...
Ryde Social Heritage Group is hosting Ryde Cemetery Open Days on 24 & 25 May at Ryde Cemetery, West Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight.
All are welcome to a fun, informative and entertaining day.
As part of the group’s World War 1 Centenary project ‘The Changing Face of Ryde’ there will be exhibitions relating to WW1 and ...
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