Historic England Announce First ‘Everyday Heritage’ Grants

Historic England has announced the 57 new projects which will be supported by the first ‘Everyday Heritage Grants: Celebrating Working Class Histories’ scheme. The projects are ‘community-led and people focused’ with the aim of providing volunteering opportunities. Industrial Heritage projects supported include: Northern Souls – Going Down the Welly (Easington), Peel Street Mill and its…

AIA e-News Bulletin April 2022

Welcome to the Association for Industrial Archaeology’s regular e-news bulletin. Read on for updates on what the AIA have been doing recently, and other industrial archaeology news from the UK and beyond. If you have a story you think should feature in a future bulletin please get in touch with the AIA. Industrial sites receive…

AIA e-news Bulletin for January 2022

Welcome to the Association for Industrial Archaeology’s regular e-news bulletin. Read on for updates on what the AIUA have been doing recently, and other industrial archaeology news from the UK and beyond. If you have a story you think should feature in a future bulletin please get in touch with the AIA. Proposed Cuts at…

Latest Coronavirus Advice and Heritage Sites

On the 30 November 2021 the UK Government introduced new temporary and precautionary measures in England following the emergence of the Omicron variant in the UK.  The latest DCMS Museums and Galleries Sector Coronavirus Bulletin summarises these as follows: Face coverings will be made compulsory in shops and on public transport in England from Tuesday 30…

Climate Change Resilience Heritage Summit

How can we work together to face the challenges presented by climate change to the historic environment? On 27 October, heritage partners from across the UK have joined up to present a virtual Climate Resilience Summit. Hosted by Historic Environment Scotland, partners include the National Trust, English Heritage, Cadw, and the the National Trust for…

AIA e-news for October 2021

Welcome to the Association for Industrial Archaeology’s regular e-news bulletin. Read on for updates on what the AIA have been doing recently, and other industrial archaeology news from the UK and beyond. If you have a story you think AIA should feature in a future bulletin please get in touch with the AIA here:  communications@industrial-archaeology.org …

AIA e-News Bulletin for April 2021

Welcome to the Association for Industrial Archaeology’s regular e-news bulletin. Read on for updates on what the AIA has been doing recently, and other industrial archaeology news from the UK and beyond. If you have a story you think the AIA should feature in a future bulletin please get in touch here Industrial Archaeology e-News…

New Test and Trace Requirements for 2021 Re-opening of Visitor Attractions

The UK Government has published an update (5 April 2021) on the “Test and Trace” requirements and regulations in advance of the re-opening of visitor attractions. Venues must ask their customers and visitors (over the age of 16) for the following details:  A contact phone number for each customer or visitor (no longer just the lead person…