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New autumn events programme now available to book

New autumn events programme now available to book

We’re delighted to unveil the new season of our hugely popular events programme, with tickets now on general sale. We’re also introducing a new ‘pay what you can’ approach this season, inviting event attendees to contribute a nominal fee toward the ongoing costs of...

Towards a National Collection

Towards a National Collection

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) today announced it has awarded £14.5 million as part of its Towards a National Collection programme to five major projects involved in the research and development of emerging technologies, including machine learning and...

£1million funding for archives sector

£1million funding for archives sector

We are delighted to announce that the Archives Revealed funding programme will award £1million to archive services over the next three years. Archives Revealed is a partnership programme between the Wolfson Foundation, The Pilgrim Trust and The National Archives, and...

Opening up the archives to more visitors

Opening up the archives to more visitors

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that England will soon move to step 4 of the government’s roadmap, we are pleased to announce the details of how we will be able to expand our visitor offer from Tuesday 20 July. As well as increasing capacity and services...

More Prime Minister’s files from 1997 released

More Prime Minister’s files from 1997 released

Today we have released files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office, covering the early months of Tony Blair’s government in 1997. The newly released Cabinet Office files (PREM 49) shed light on a range of subjects both at home and abroad under Blair’s...

Seeking new delegates for our User Advisory Group

Seeking new delegates for our User Advisory Group

Would you like to represent the views of archive users and help to improve our services? If you are a regular archive user who would like to get involved at a more strategic level we’d love to hear from you, as we are seeking new voluntary delegates to join our User...

Newly accredited archive services announced

Newly accredited archive services announced

Following a recent Archive Service Accreditation Panel, the UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the following archive service has been awarded accredited status for the first time: St Helens Archive Service All accredited archive...

New cataloguing grants awarded to archive services

New cataloguing grants awarded to archive services

Today we are delighted to announce that the Archives Revealed funding programme has awarded eight new cataloguing grants totalling almost £300,000 to archive services across the country. Recipients of the fourth round of cataloguing grants are: University of Stirling...

MOD Records Project

MOD Records Project

After discussions spanning a number of years, in February 2021 the Ministry of Defence (MOD) began the transfer of just under 10 million personnel records to The National Archives for permanent preservation.  The records will be transferred to Kew in batches over the...

Car parking charges to return from September

Car parking charges to return from September

We will re-introduce charges for our visitor car park from Tuesday 7 September. We originally introduced parking charges in 2019. When we reopened after the first Covid lockdown in July 2020, we suspended charging as government guidance advised against using public...

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