We are delivering projects directly and in partnership so that more people of all ages and backgrounds benefit from and are inspired by archives, on site and online. These projects aim to meet the priorities for the sector described in Archives for the 21st Century. Read about these projects here.
The future vision will contribute to the wider landscape of the cultural debate and will build on the success of Archives for the 21st Century.
The Finding Archives project has overseen the integration of content from the National Register of Archives (NRA), Directory of Archives (ARCHON), Access to Archives (A2A) and the Manorial Documents Register (MDR) into Discovery.
The information from this survey provides a vital knowledge base for The National Archives’ work with the wider sector.
The Major Archive Projects Learning Exchange (MAPLE) was set up in autumn 2007 to support organisations planning or managing large archive projects; primarily capital developments.
Read about the 2010 survey of religious archives in the UK and our work to advance the resulting Religious Archives Support Plan.
The National Strategy for Business Archives (England and Wales) (2009) was developed to promote, manage and make use of the archival legacy of British business.
Explore Your Archive is a campaign designed for archives of all kinds throughout the UK and Ireland.
As we remember the centenary of the First World War we want to help archives across the country prepare for and mark this anniversary.
Registration for training now open! From July to September 2016 we will be running seven training events in Manchester, Birmingham and London.
Archives for the 21st Century is the government policy on archives that was published in November 2009.
Transforming Archives is part of the Heritage Lottery Fund Skills for the Future programme and will provide 37 paid traineeships for people new to the sector over a three year period in England.
Research is being undertaken into the roles of volunteers in the archives sector, to help inform the development of the Volunteering in Archives Action Plan.
We are coordinating an ongoing programme to revise, update and computerise our paper-based Manorial Documents Register (MDR) on a county by county basis, working in collaboration with external partners.
The Higher Education Archive Programme #HEAP is part of The National Archives' continuing programme of engagement and sector support with particular archival constituencies.