News

Homestead and the Forest’ cot quilt
8 February 2016

The ‘Homestead and the Forest’ cot quilt, designed by May Morris and embroidered by Jane Morris, has been acquired by the Society of Antiquaries of London.

Sir Neil Cossons
11 January 2016

We’re about to welcome a new trustee – Sir Neil Cossons - to the Board of the NHMF/HLF.

Victorian ceramic vase designed by William Burges
11 December 2015

National Museum Wales acquires William Burges vase thanks to the support of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund and the Headley Trust.

Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund logo
2 December 2015

Chancellor announces next round of applications for the  Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund

Rhossili Bay, Gower Landscape Partnership project
15 October 2015

The search is on for the person who will take a leadership role in protecting and conserving the heritage of Wales. The individual will also make a prominent heritage contribution to the wider UK. 

Pencil sketches of the five-year-old Dalai Lama, by Thomas Manning, now at the Royal Asiatic Society in London
13 October 2015

The Royal Asiatic Society has acquired the archive of sinologist Thomas Manning (1772-1840), one of Britain’s first scholars of Chinese language and culture. 

Barbara Hepworth's Two Forms (Orkney)
10 October 2015

The Pier Arts Centre in Stromness, Orkney has made an exciting new addition to its unique collection of art. Two Forms (Orkney), a sculpture by Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975).

Carole Souter at the topping out ceremony at the Whitworth Art Gallery
29 September 2015

Carole Souter CBE, Chief Executive of the National Heritage Memorial Fund / Heritage Lottery Fund (NHMF/HLF), has announced that she will be stepping down at the end of April 2016, to take on new projects and challenges.

The Broughton Missal
14 September 2015

The Broughton Missal, an extremely rare medieval manuscript containing the text and music needed for church services, has been purchased for Lambeth Palace Library. 

Lorenzo Bartolini’s marble sculpture The Campbell Sisters Dancing a Waltz
21 August 2015

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) and National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) are delighted to announce the joint acquisition of Lorenzo Bartolini’s marble sculpture The Campbell Sisters Dancing a Waltz, made in Florence in about 1821.

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