National Museums Scotland has today announced that it has achieved its fundraising target of £1.98million in order to acquire the Galloway Hoard on behalf of the nation.
A unique Bronze Age gold torc, regarded as the best to be found in England in more than a century, has been saved for the nation thanks to £138,600 from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF).
An iconic vase formed by master potter Josiah Wedgwood is back on permanent display in Stoke-on-Trent after it was saved for the nation.
Rare and beautifully illuminated example of early medieval luxury book production in London acquired by the British Library for £775,000.
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The Monson Collection, an ‘indispensable record of British national life’, is to be purchased and put on permanent display at Lincolnshire Archives thanks to grants of £242,500 from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and £20,000 from the Friends of National Libraries.
Campaigners are celebrating after securing enough money to save a rare piece of pottery made by master potter Josiah Wedgwood – days before a deadline to raise the cash was due to expire.
National Museums Scotland is delighted to announce that an exquisite vase from a set of four, designed by the gothic revival architect and designer William Burges (1827-81) for the Summer Smoking Room at Cardiff Castle has been saved for the nation.
Wentworth Woodhouse - England’s largest privately owned home - has been safeguarded for the future following years of uncertainty and decline.
The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) is conducting a Tailored Review of the National Heritage Memorial Fund.