From the unusual to the humorous, the heartfelt to the heart-wrenching, these examples demonstrate the wealth of stories held in archives around the UK. Hopefully they'll inspire you to get out and explore your own local archive! Egg-dispensing machine on Umberleigh railway station, 1972. Credit:
This weekend sees the opening of the Horniman Museum's new World Gallery, made possible by a £3.3million grant from HLF. To celebrate, we spoke to the museum's Chief Executive, Nick Merriman, about what heritage means to him.
To celebrate World Book Day, we got in touch with some of our grantees whose projects have involved books, and asked them for anecdotes about the most interesting things they’ve ever found inside a book.
Crossings was a community project which started in 2016 and resulted in a trio of dance films, created by diverse communities in Edinburgh who were responding to the vibrant heritage of Leith. It was accompanied by an exhibition of historic objects, selected by the participants of those groups. This