AIA launches new Research Grant!

The Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA) exists to promote the study, preservation and presentation of Britain’s industrial archaeology and heritage. Now, to underpin the study aim of the Association, they have launched a new research grant scheme which will: Encourage individual researchers to study industrial archaeology subjects Encourage the development of industrial archaeology skills within…

ABTEM seminar at the London Museum of Water & Steam

Join us on the 21st November for the ABTEM seminar on: Operating and Conserving Historic Industrial and Transport Collections at the London Museum of Water & Steam Following on from two successful and sold out seminars launching ABTEM’s ‘Guidelines for the Care of Larger & Working Historic Objects’ this event provides an opportunity to hear…

AIA Creative Re-use Seminar – book now!

Book your place now for the AIA Creative Re-use Seminar on October 12th! October is the month of ‘Adaptive Re-use’ in the year of European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. To celebrate, the AIA is hosting a seminar on creative and adaptive reuse of industrial buildings in the UK at the University of Salford. The…

Guidelines for the Industrial Heritage Networks (IHNs) are here!

The Guidelines for the Industrial Heritage Networks (IHNs) are now available for download here The Guidelines outline the purpose of the new Industrial Heritage Networks by explaining what the IHNs are, why and where they are being created, how they are going to operate and how you, your site or organisation can join them. The…

New IHSO

The new Industrial Heritage Support Officer, Joanna Turska, has now started her new role. If you have any queries, please get in touch with Joanna by email: joanna.turska@ironbridge.org.uk, or telephone on 01952 435 970. Industrial Heritage Support Officer aims to put you in touch with the contacts and information which will help sustain and develop…

Pastures New for Shane Kelleher

Shane Kelleher has recently left the role of Industrial Heritage Support Officer to take up a role at Staffordshire County Council. Shane would like to thank you for your support during his time in post and wishes you all the best for the future. The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust is currently recruiting for a replacement…