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  1. Archives at Night: “Law breakers, law makers” tickets on sale now

    Join us for a night of suffrage celebration, entertainment and… jiu jitsu! For our Archives at Night event taking place on Friday 18 May 2018, we are pulling stories from our collection that chart the course of the suffrage movement in the early 20th century: protest, militancy, and the outbreak of war on a global scale. Tickets […]

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  2. ‘Suffrage Tales’ film premiere

    A stop-motion animation about the women’s suffrage movement created by a group of 14 teenagers using records held at The National Archives had its debut showing last night. The premiere of ‘Suffrage Tales’ was the first time the participants and their families had seen the result of their film-making work. The teenagers – aged between […]

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  3. New digital training scheme awarded £720,600 from Heritage Lottery Fund

    The National Archives has been awarded £720,600 to create 24 new digital traineeships following a successful bid for National Lottery funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The Digital Archive Technician traineeships will be based at archive services in the UK that have been selected for their digital expertise. The programme is supported by the Archives […]

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  4. Call for papers: DCDC18

    The National Archives and Research Libraries UK invite submissions for this year’s Discovering Collections Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference, which will be held between 19 and 21 November at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre. The theme of DCDC18 will be ‘memory and transformation’. The conference will explore how heritage and academic organisations respond to and […]

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  5. Suffragette City: Tickets on sale for new immersive experience

    Suffragette City runs at the London Pavilion, Piccadilly Circus, from 8 to 25 March

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