Peter Ainsworth

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On behalf of the Chief Executives and Boards of the Churches Conservation Trust and the Heritage Alliance, we are very sad to have to announce the sudden passing of our Chair of Trustees, Peter Ainsworth. He has been a passionate advocate for heritage; he will …

Applications have reopened for the Rebuilding Heritage programme!

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Applications are now open for the next round of support from Rebuilding Heritage, including for new group training offers in financial literacy, digital marketing for freelancers and workplace inclusion. This is in addition to the offers of support in business planning, communications, fundraising, legal issues, leadership and …

#HeritageChat

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#HeritageChat is a monthly, one-hour Twitter chat to discuss collectively important topics for the sector. It is run from the handle @HeritageChat, using a set of questions suggested by users. The next #HeritageChat, on Tuesday 16th March 1-2pm (UK time), will be devoted to ‘Local Heritage & …

Heritage Recovery Plan

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HEF (The Historic Environment Forum) Covid Task Group has worked closely with Historic England to compile a Heritage Recovery Plan for the period from April 2021 as the latest national lockdown comes to an end. The Plan covers four themes: re-opening, resilience, skills and return to growth with actions …

Welcome to Our New Members

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This fortnight, we are delighted to welcome the Royal Archaeological Institute as the latest member of The Heritage Alliance and our new Individual Supporter, Stephen Bradley. Royal Archaeological Institute The Royal Archaeological Institute (RAI) is a leading national archaeology society, with a history dating back to 1844. …

Heritage Day 2021 – Visit Our Virtual Programme

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We are delighted to announce that Caroline Dinenage MP, the new Minister of State for Digital and Culture, will be speaking at this year’s Heritage Day. She will be giving a keynote speech at the event, alongside Sir Laurie Magnus, Chair of Historic England. Questions for the …

Budget 2021: Our Summary

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The Heritage Alliance has produced a summary of the 2021 Budget for heritage. Our Budget Summary 2021 incudes details on Arts, Culture and Heritage Funding and support available to businesses, as well as other funds that are relevant to the heritage and cultural sector. Download …

Heritage Day 2021 and AGM – Change of Dates

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As we have entered this new lockdown, we are seeing the effects on our sector, including further furloughing, and staff of our member organisations having stretched capacity with home-schooling, isolating and the need to create forward business planning to reopen. We have, therefore, made the decision to …

The new website of the Historic Environment Forum is live!

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The Historic Environment Forum launched their new website. You can find information on the Forum and their members, and it showcases current and past activities, driven by the recently developed ‘Strategic Framework for Collaborative Action’. It includes also the outputs of the programme Heritage 2020, which concluded in …

Heritage Heroes – Applications Are In

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Thank you to all those who nominated your Heritage Heroes for 2020. We received a record number of applications this year and our judging panel met last week to shortlist the winners. Watch this space in the coming weeks as we announce the finalists. The winner will …

Alliance Members: Book onto this year’s AGM!

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Members of The Heritage Alliance will have received an invitation to this year’s virtual AGM in their inboxes this week. Our AGM will be happening on 11 February and is happening separately from Heritage Day this year. Heritage Day will be taking place over the mornings of 24th and …