Heritage Sector Resilience Plan Launched

At the end of June 2022 the Historic Environment Forum, with the support of Historic England, launched a Heritage Sector Resilience Plan designed to provide a clear roadmap to a more robust and resilient heritage sector. Its the result of a number of online workshops held in late 2021/early 2022 in response to the COVID…

Chance Heritage Trust: Community Engagement Project Tender

The Chance Heritage Trust, a member of the West Midlands IHN, is inviting tenders for a community engagement programme to inform proposals for the redevelopment of the Chance Brothers Glassworks and Soho Foundry and Mint sites in Sandwell. The project is funded by a Community Renewal Fund Grant. The Chance Brothers Glassworks and Soho Foundry…

CBA Lunchtime Networking and Digital Skills Development Sessions

The Council for British Archaeology is running a series of networking and skills development opportunities over the next few weeks, for those involved in leading a voluntary or community archaeological group. This is an initiative supported by Historic England’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. The sessions are free and are at lunchtime. Facilitated by CBA staff,…

2020 Applications for Marsh Awards for Community Archaeology

The Marsh Awards, designed to showcase excellence in archaeology, are run by the Council for British Archaeology with the support of the Marsh Christian Trust. Since all archaeological activity this year has been affected in some way by the pandemic, the CBA and Marsh Christian Trust have decided to focus the 2020 Awards on projects…

AIA Looks to the Post-Pandemic Future

The Association for Industrial Archaeology has decided to establish a Young Members Board as a sub-committee of the Association, composed of people who are in mid-career or younger. The AIA recognizes the ageing demographic of both the membership and Council, and believe that by engaging with younger people they can better deliver the aim of…

New IHSO in post, March 2020

Our new IHSO, Dr Mike Nevell, started on 2nd March. Mike has over 25 years of experience in industrial archaeology and industrial heritage. His previous post was Head of Centre, at the Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford. He might be familiar to some, though, through his past roles as a Trustee of the…