The value of our parks has become acutely felt during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and associated lockdowns. When being outside was restricted to just one hour a day, town and city parks became the go-to place for many. Even after the strictest lockdown measures were lifted, parks became a
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As everyone around the UK faces the challenges of responding to COVID-19 amid varying guidance and restrictions, our Chief Executive shares The Fund's latest plans to support our heritage community.
Throughout my life, telling people my aspirations to have a career in wildlife conservation has often been met with surprise and disbelief.
My experience After studying Engineering at University I found my vocation in the travel industry. Since 1982, I have been Managing Director of both a family travel business and Northern Ireland’s largest corporate travel company. In between, in the 90s, I had an opportunity to work with Delta
Our new Welsh grant programme takes inspiration from a planning concept which says people should be able to meet most of their needs within 15 minutes of their home.
In laying the foundations for a green recovery, we need to ensure that environmental organisations and the partnerships they work within across England are engaged and supported. So I am delighted to see the launch of the £40million Green Recovery Challenge Fund. When the UK turned to nature The
As South Asian Heritage Month ends, it’s a good time to look at how more UK museums are considering ways of deepening engagement with South Asian communities and heritage.
£1million Government funding for digital skills initiative will enable us to further support the heritage sector's recovery. Our Head of Digital Policy, Josie Fraser, explains.
I believe and sincerely hope that today marks a key milestone in the heritage sector’s recovery from the hardships and tests it has faced as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. In partnership with our colleagues at Historic England, we are delivering the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage
Town centres are struggling – after the pandemic, innovative partnerships and investment in heritage can help them flourish again.
It’s time to look beyond immediate survival. Four ways to be a relevant – and resilient – part of the local visitor economy, without losing your purpose or values.
It is difficult to think of a month like the last. Despite our many differences, people across the world have come together, joined by shared experiences and common causes. Whether it is the climate emergency, coronavirus (COVID-19) or the issues of racial injustice stirred by the death of George
There have been few more global events disruptive of the pattern of life than the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. Yet the impacts of the pandemic – which are only just beginning to be understood – only amplify an already unsettled outlook. "Unsettledness" is becoming a way of life." People are on