Explore Your Archive, 2018 and beyond
The Archives and Records Association (UK and Ireland) and The National Archives have agreed that, going forward, the Explore Your Archive campaign, as it is now mature and well established as a sector-owned campaign, should be guided solely by the Archives and Records Association in future.
The National Archives will continue to give the campaign strong support through participation and dissemination of information.
Explore Your Archive aims to excite members of the public and engage them with their local public and private archive services. The campaign, with its iconic branding, was created in 2013 and has been overseen jointly since then by the ARA and The National Archives. In that time, it has engaged tens of thousands of people across the UK and Ireland and has supported the development of engagement work by the archives and records sector.
The campaign will continue to run all year round. The 2018 campaign launch week will be 17-25 November. For more information and to register an event, please visit www.archives.org.uk – the campaign website, which is currently being upgraded. You can also contact Jon Elliott at the ARA +44 7587 635402.
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