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Regional hubs to offer free online access to 1921 Census of England and Wales

Today we can announce two regional hubs that will provide free online access to the 1921 Census of England and Wales from 6 January 2022. The census...

Tags: 1921 census, archive sector, Archives for Everyone, findmypast, research

Document release

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Files Released

Today we have released FCO files relating to a British Airways flight (BA149) which landed in Kuwait City in the early hours of 2 August 1990, as the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait began.

Records at Risk Fund

The National Archives, the Archives and Records Association and the British Records Association today launch the ‘Records at Risk Fund’.

Tags: archives sector, Funding, Records at Risk

The National Archives joins international Our Collections Matter sustainability initiative

The National Archives today can announce it has partnered with the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property...

Tags: Climate Heritage Network, ICCROM, Our Collections Matter, Sustainable Development, unesco

20sPeople programme to connect us all with our past

To mark the publication of the 1921 Census of England and Wales in January, we can today announce 20sPeople: an exciting programme of events and activities...

Tags: '20s, 1920s, 1921 census, 20sPeople, The 1920s:Beyond the Roar

Document release

1921 Census online publication date announced

Today we can announce that the 1921 Census for England and Wales will be published online by Findmypast on 6 January 2022. Taken between two world wars,...

Tags: 1921 census, census, digitisation, family history, genealogy

Success at Government Information Group Awards

The Legislation Services and Web Archiving Teams have been awarded the Government Information Group (GIG) Annual Award, which celebrates the work of...

Tags: EU EXit, Government Information Group, KIM, legislation, Web archiving

New Directors Join The National Archives’ Executive Team

A trio of new appointments are set to strengthen The National Archives’ top team as the organisation continues to deliver against its Archives for Everyone...

Tags: commercial, Corporate Services, directors, diversity, Inclusion, People

New art competition launched for schools

The National Archives’ Education Service today launches its first national art competition for school students in Key Stages 2, 3 and 4. Participants...

Tags: art, competition, education

Towards a National Collection

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has awarded £14.5 million as part of its Towards a National Collection programme to five major projects involved in the research and development of emerging technologies.

New autumn events programme now available to book

We’re delighted to unveil the new season of our hugely popular events programme, with tickets now on general sale.

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