Case studies

Archives:Wigan and Leigh

Summary of activity Art in the Archives formed part of a National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) and Wigan Council funded capital project.

Art360 Foundation

Summary of activity Art360 Foundation is an independent charity providing artists and estates with consultation and practical support in archiving and legacy planning.

Royal Ballet School

Summary of activity During 2021 The Royal Ballet School undertook a ground-breaking project to recreate a ‘lost’ ballet choreographed by Ninette de Valois in 1925.

British Library

Summary of activity Unlocking our Sound Heritage (UOSH) was a UK-wide project which aimed to save the nation’s sounds and open them up to everyone.

Dorset History Centre

Summary of activity Dame Elisabeth Frink was one of Britain’s leading 20th century figurative sculptors.

Royal Albert Hall

Summary of activity The Royal Albert Hall celebrated 150 years of being the ‘the nation's village hall’ in 2021.

Essex Record Office

Summary of activity Chelmsford-based artist, Elaine Tribley, created a series of posters and an art activity pack based on the Marconi Company’s Photographic Unit collection, held at Essex Record Office (ERO).

Hereford Cathedral

Summary of activity Crafting the Cathedral is an annual project where students from Hereford College of Arts (HCA) take inspiration from Hereford Cathedral and create works which are showcased in an exhibition in the cathedral’s crypt.

Newcastle University

Summary of activity A Sense of Place is an archive and nature inspired project led by the Education Outreach Team at Newcastle University Library.

Suffolk Archives

Summary of activity Witchfinder is an immersive music theatre performance, developed by Cohere Arts CIC.

Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

Summary of activity The Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall are two of the UK’s most vibrant touring venues.

University of Bristol Theatre Collection

  Summary of activity The Theatre Collection at The University of Bristol is one of the world’s largest archives of British theatre history and Live Art.

West Sussex Record Office

Summary of activity The Vawdrey Archive at West Sussex Record Office (WSRO) comprises art works produced by patients in art therapy sessions run by Dr Brian Vawdrey.