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New member joins The National Archives’ board

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Rommel Pereira as a new non-executive member to The National Archives’ board. Rommel will also take...

Tags: Archives for Everyone, board members, non-executive board members, The National Archives Board

Reading room bookings now open

Our reading rooms are now open to pre-booked visitors. You must book a visit to view our documents.

Newly accredited archive services announced

Following a recent panel, the UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the following archive services were awarded Archive...

Tags: archives sector

COVID-19 Archives Fund Grants Awarded

Today, The National Archives announced the successful applicants who have received funding from the COVID-19 Archives Fund. 25 archives from across England,...

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Online education programme reaches students across the country

Over the past year, our Education Team reached thousands of students across the country by quickly adapting to lockdown with their expanded online...

Tags: education

New Director of Public Engagement

We are delighted to announce Emmajane Avery as our new Director of Public Engagement. As Director of Public Engagement, Emmajane will be responsible...

Tags: Archives for Everyone, directors, executive team, public engagement, strategy

Winners of our creative writing competition announced

Today we are delighted to announce the winners of our first ever creative writing competition for school pupils at Key Stage 2, 3 and 4. Applicants were...

Tags: creative writing, Education and Outreach, Workhouse Voices

Becoming the Inclusive Archive

Today, The National Archives launches Becoming the Inclusive Archive, a fresh approach to inclusion and a step towards achieving goals set out in the 2019...

New member joins The National Archives’ board

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Sonia Cargan as a new non-executive member to The National Archives’ Board. Sonia takes up her post...

Tags: Archives for Everyone, board members, non-executive board members, The National Archives Board

Funding received for equipment upgrade

Our Collection Care and Licensing, Publishing and Digitisation departments have received £264,000 in funding as part of the Arts and Humanities Research...

Tags: ahrc, capco, conservation, digitisation, Funding, heritage science, research, ukri

Document release

Prime Minister’s files from 1997 released

Today we have released files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office, predominantly covering the final months of John Major’s government...

Tags: 1997, cabinet office, file release, prime minister's office, Sir John Major

COVID-19 Archives Fund launched

The National Archives has launched a new COVID-19 Archives Fund which will support quick interventions to secure vulnerable physical and born-digital records....

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