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More Prime Minister’s files from 1997 released

Today we have released files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office, covering the early months of Tony Blair’s government in 1997. The...

Tags: 1997, cabinet office, file release, prime minister's office, Tony Blair

Opening up the archives to more visitors

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

£1million funding for archives sector

We are delighted to announce that the Archives Revealed funding programme will award £1million to archive services over the next three years. Archives...

Tags: Aerospace Bristol, Archives Revealed, concorde, Funding, The Pilgrim Trust, Wolfson Foundation

Play inspired by pauper letters now online

The latest collaboration from The National Archives and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is a play inspired by workhouse pauper letters written...

Tags: arts and humanities research council, In their own write, Nottingham Trent University, Poor Law Board, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of Leicester

Collections unite to celebrate Central Office of Information

The National Archives has joined with the BFI, and Imperial War Museums (IWM) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Central Office of Information (COI)...

Tags: BFI, Central Office of Information, collaboration, IWM, public information films

The National Archives to publish court and tribunal judgments

Important court and tribunal judgments will be available via The National Archives for the first time from April 2022. At present there are multiple...

Tags: court, judgement, law, legal, ministry of justice, tribunal

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

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,...

Tags: archives sector

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