The last privately owned Lake District watercolour by J M W Turner is being put on display in the Lake District having just been bought by the Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere.
On the eve of Remembrance Day, the Fund set up 25 years ago in memory of those who gave their lives for the UK has saved top secret papers, diaries and letters of the man who headed the British Armed Forces, Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke (Lord Alanbrooke).
‘The Living Heritage Memorial’ by Loyd Grossman
On the 14 October, a special display will open in the Great Court of the British Museum to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of a unique fund which has helped to enrich the heritage of the UK.
This Saturday (24 September) the National Gallery opens a special exhibition in the recently refurbished Room 1 to celebrate the National Heritage Memorial Fund’s Silver Jubilee and the 25 years of generous support the Fund has given to the gallery.
The National Heritage Memorial Fund today announced that it will offer Tate £1.6million towards its campaign to save Joshua Reynolds’ celebrated work Colonel Acland and Lord Sydney: The Archers c.1770 for the nation.
The National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) began its Silver Jubilee celebrations today (14th July) with a very special announcement made at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
A rare pair of eighteenth century gilt metal lanterns which could have been lost to the house in which they have always hung have been restored to their former glory, complete with sets of miniature bells, in honour of the twenty fifth anniversary of the organisation that saved them in 1986.
The RIBA is delighted to announce that it has purchased at auction the most important 17th century architectural model still in private hands: the design model for Nicholas Hawksmoor’s Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, commissioned by William Fermor, 1st Baron Lempster (1648-1711).
In 2005 the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) celebrates its silver jubilee and the rich inheritance it has given to the public through its role as fund of last resort for the UK’s heritage.