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London Festival of Architecture

We give a lot of thought to what we hold inside our building – over 1,000 years of documents of global historical importance. This June however, we turn...

Tags: AOC architecture, brutalist style, design, HemingwayDesign, London Festival of Architecture, Wayne Hemingway

Apply now: Young People’s Film Project

We will be running an exciting new film project, ‘Mental Health on Record’, from Monday 29?July to Friday 2?August 2019, and we have places for 14...

Tags: film project, Holding History, mental health, Suffrage Tales

Congratulations to our Finance Team

Last night at the Public Finance awards, The National Archives finance team won Finance Team of the Year – Central Government and National Bodies. Pauline...

Tags: awards, Finance team, Public Finance

Newly accredited archive services

The Archive Service Accreditation Committee, responsible for the award of Accreditation, is pleased to announce that the following archive services?have...

Tags: Archive Accreditation, archive sector, archive services, awards

Changes to the reading rooms

During the week beginning Monday 25 March we will be carrying out some work in the Research and Enquiries area of the on site reading rooms. From Monday...

Tags: access, archive services, facilities, information for visitors, reading rooms

DCDC19: Call for Papers

We are now inviting proposals for our seventh annual Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference, organised jointly with Research...

Tags: academic research, archives, conferences, DCDC, DCDC19, digital, events, rluk

Contract awarded to publish the 1921 Census online

We can today announce?the contract to publish the 1921 Census online has been?awarded to?British & Irish family history website Findmypast, in association...

Tags: 1921, 1921 census, census, commercial, digitisation, family history, findmypast, genealogy, online

Volunteers required for our User Advisory Group

Would you like to represent the views of archive users and help to improve The National Archives' services? If you are a regular archive user then we would...

Tags: academic, archive services, research, students, User Advisory Group, Volunteers

Project to explore political role of Archbishops of York from 1304–1405

Today we?launch ‘The Northern Way’, an innovative research project investigating the political role of the Archbishops of York from 1304–1405. With...

Tags: ahrc, archbishop, arts and humanities research council, borthwick institute for archives, research, university of york, york, york minster

Book your place at our pre-modern Ireland symposium, 21–23 March

On 21–23 March this year, The National Archives will host?Dominus Hibernie/Rex Hiberniae: pre-modern Ireland, 1200–1801. Over three days at this major,...

Tags: academic research, Ambassador of Ireland, events, Ireland, March 2019, pre-modern Ireland, research, Symposium

Book now for Gerald Aylmer Seminar 2019: Digital and the Archive

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for this year’s Gerald Aylmer Seminar, which will be hosted at The National Archives. Jointly...

Tags: archives, aylmer19, conference, digital, digital and the archive, gerald aylmer, research

Allocation of papers accepted in lieu of tax

Part of the archive of the Northamptonshire estates of the Dukes of Grafton has been accepted in lieu of tax by the government. Notable material includes...

Tags: archive sector, archives, Northamptonshire

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