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The National Archives announces Cold War season launching April 2019

The National Archives today announces its 2019 Cold War season, comprising a new exhibition 'Protect and Survive: Britain’s Cold War Revealed' and a...

Tags: cold war, events, exhibition, Mark Dunton, Stella Rimington

Newly accredited archive services announced

The UK Archive Service Accreditation Partnership today announces that three archive services have been awarded accredited status at a recent Archive Service...

Tags: accreditation, Archive Accreditation, archive service accreditation

A Year in Archives 2018 launched

Today, The National Archives launches A Year in Archives 2018. The publication celebrates innovative and exciting work from across the archive sector...

Tags: a year in archives, Archives Unlocked, DCDC, Dr Valerie Johnson

Major Ireland Symposium in March 2019

Today, we announce a major, international symposium ‘Dominus Hibernie / Rex Hiberniae: pre-modern Ireland, 1200-1801’ which will take place from...

Tags: academic research, Ambassador of Ireland, Ireland, March 2019, pre-modern Ireland, research, Symposium

Introduction of car parking charges

The National Archives will implement new charges in our visitor car park on 3 January 2019. The new controlled car parking will be administered...

Tags: blue badge, car parking

Maintenance work on Discovery, Monday 22 October 08:00-12:00

We will be carrying out essential maintenance work from 08:00 to 12:00 on Monday 22 August. We anticipate that access to our digitised and A2A records...

Tags: discovery, maintenance, website

Jeff James appointed International Forum President

Chief Executive and Keeper of The National Archives, Jeff James, has been appointed President of the Forum of National Archivists (FAN), the international...

Tags: Archives Unlocked, FAN, Forum of National Archivists, ICA, International Council on Archives, jeff james

Shakespeare documents recognised at UNESCO ceremony

A ceremony to celebrate the inclusion of 90 Shakespeare documents in UNESCO’s International Memory of the World register has been held in London. Documents...

Tags: famous signatures, famous wills, Shakespeare, unesco

Headline sponsors of DCDC18 announced

We are delighted to announce that Wellcome Collection will be the headline sponsor for DCDC18: Memory and Transformation. Delivered jointly by The...

Tags: archival research, archives, DCDC, research

Workforce development for the archive sector

The National Archives has today launched a workforce development strategy for the archive sector. Independent research consultancy Pye Tait was commissioned...

Tags: archive sector, Archives Unlocked, workforce development strategy

Explore Your Archive, 2018 and beyond

The Archives and Records Association (UK and Ireland) and The National Archives have agreed that, going forward, the Explore Your Archive campaign, as...

Tags: ARA, Archives and Records Association (UK and Ireland), explore your archive

New ‘1920s Britain’ education resource

The National Archives Education online team have today added to their resources with the publication of the new two part themed document collection called...

Tags: 1920s Britain, Britain's domestic history, education

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