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One of the frescos in the Gunter Mansion chapel
19 October 2016

The Welsh Georgian Trust is to acquire Gunter Mansion and its secret 17th-century Catholic chapel in Abergavenny thanks to grants from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) and the Pilgrim Trust.

Dagger, robe anf kaffiyah owned by T E Lawrence
18 October 2016

The National Army Museum has saved T.E Lawrence’s dagger, robes and kaffiyah for the nation thanks to two grants from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) totalling £113,400.

Charles II silver andirons made to support burning logs in open fireplaces
14 September 2016

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales has bought a pair of magnificent silver firedogs, thanks to funding from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF), the Art Fund, the Goldsmiths’ Company and a number of generous private donors.

The miniature portrait of Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury by Isaac Oliver
16 August 2016

One of the most important miniature paintings of the Jacobean age has been purchased for the nation thanks to a funding partnership between the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF), Art Fund and the National Trust. 

Roman 'pietre dure' cabinets
8 August 2016

An important pair of 17th century Roman 'pietre dure' cabinets have been saved from export by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

Shaw's Moon-Rockets
22 July 2016

National Heritage Memorial Fund cash kicks-off campaign to secure only complete 1930s Moonrocket.

Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund logo
6 July 2016

The setting of TV comedy Rev and a London church painted by French impressionist Camille Pissarro are among hundreds of historic places of worship receiving funding for urgent repairs, it was announced today.

A copy of John Donne's 'Good Friday, 1613, Riding Westward'
26 May 2016

Bodleian acquires rare works by 17th century greats Donne, Locke and Aubrey from Robert Pirie collection, returning national treasures to the UK.

Baronesss Kay Andrews
9 March 2016

In April we will welcome Baroness Elizabeth (Kay) Andrews OBE as our new Trustee. 

Ros Kerslake
7 March 2016

Ros Kerslake joins NHMF/HLF from The Prince's Regeneration Trust in the summer.

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