Lyghfield Bible arrives at Canterbury
31 July 2018

A rare medieval bible has been saved for the nation and returned to Canterbury Cathedral 500 years after it disappeared from the Cathedral’s monastic book collection at the time of the Reformation.

Two Women in a Garden
25 June 2018

Fry Art Gallery secures work by influential 20th-century artist with major National Heritage Memorial Fund grant.

Sir Alfred Gilbert, R.A., Queen Victoria, 1887-1889
19 June 2018

Sir Alfred Gilbert's exceptionally rare white marble bust of Queen Victoria as an ageing monarch has been 'saved for the nation' after the Fitzwilliam Museum raised the £1.2 million asking price to prevent it being exported to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Extract from The Piano
11 June 2018

The University of Nottingham has acquires the last major collection of personal materials of controversial author of Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Sons and Lovers and Women in Love. The archive is a unique treasure trove of intimate items including family correspondence; diary entries; notebooks; personal papers; & items of clothing. Formerly in private ownership, it represents the last major collection of personal materials Nottingham’s most famous literary son.

8 June 2018

Grade I listed Gwrych Castle secured following £600k National Heritage Memorial Fund grant 

Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant Famous Women dinner service all plates lo res.jpg
4 June 2018

The Arts Minister Michael Ellis has announced over £1million joint investment by both National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) and the Art Fund. Norfolk Museums, the National Trust, Charleston Trust and the V&A all acquire heritage of international significance.

Lord Herbert of Cherbury
20 March 2018

Miniature by Isaac Oliver, purchased by the National Trust with NHMF funding, forms the centrepiece of a new exhibition ‘House of Portraits’.

Sir Peter Luff
20 March 2018

Five new trustees are joining the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) and the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Board in the next couple of months, bringing with them skills that range from digital to finance and from place-making to archaeology.

25 January 2018

Eastbourne’s Towner Art Gallery is delighted to have added the work Beachy Head, 1939 by Eric Ravilious (1903 – 1942) to its permanent collection.

The Leekfrith Torcs
19 December 2017

Campaigners are celebrating after securing enough money to save ancient jewellery believed to be the earliest example of Iron Age gold ever discovered in Britain.