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DCDC17 call for papers: one month to go

There is just over one month left to submit an abstract for this year’s Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities conference.

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Committee announces newly Accredited Archive Services

The UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the following archive services were awarded accredited status following a recent...

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Nazi persecution claim case files released

Today The National Archives releases the final batch of records outlining claims for financial assistance submitted in the mid-1960s by UK victims of Nazi...

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Changes to visitor car park opening times

From Monday 27 March, our visitor car park will open at 08:30 each morning, Monday to Saturday. We are making this change so we can maximise parking...

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Seeking new delegates for the User Advisory Group

Would you like to represent the views of archive users and help to improve The National Archive’s services? If you are a regular archive user then...

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Bridging the Digital Gap project secures funding

The National Archives has received support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to enable it to make a first step towards expanding digital expertise across...

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Domesday loan to Lincoln Castle

One of the earliest surviving public records – Domesday Book – will be loaned to Lincoln Castle as part of a major exhibition for 2017. The...

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Software Developer Higher Apprenticeship: applications open

We have an exciting opportunity for anyone who is looking to develop their skills at one of the world’s leading digital archives.

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Our fees are changing from 1 April 2017

From 1 April 2017 the fees that we charge for research, paper and digital copies of our records, and some other services, will change. We are allowed...

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Changes in the first floor reading rooms

Please be aware that building works are currently taking place on site: we are constructing a versatile new events space on the first floor. These works...

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Queer City project exploring LGBTQ+ heritage now open

Queer City: London Club Culture 1918-1967 opens today in London with a month of tours, entertainment, talks and performances inspired by documents held by The National Archives.

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Works in visitors’ car park

Due to essential electrical works, there will be reduced capacity in our car park from Monday 6 March for two weeks.

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