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The next East Midlands Regional Meeting will be held at Nottinghamshire Archives at 1:15pm on Friday 27th October 2017 and will include a talk by Dr Nick Barratt, which will be preceded by the AGM.

If you are interested in attending and would like more information, please contact our Secretary.

If you are new to the region or have not attended one of our meetings before, feel free to contact our New Members Representative to find out more about our meetings, which aim to be friendly and informative.

 

 

News

We are delighted that one of our Regional offices has been nominated for the 2016 ARA Awards in the category of Record-Keeping Service of the Year - well done to the Record Office of Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland!

 

Photos and resources from meetings

Bletchley Park Summer 2017

Summer 2017

Our summer meeting was held at Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes (thanks to Shane Downar and Milton Keynes Council for their assistance in organising and paying for the meeting).

It included the following presentations: 

 

MACE Tour Spring 2017

MACE tour

MACE Viewing room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Spring 2017 meeting was at the Media Archive for Central England which is based at Lincoln University. MACE is the regional film and video archive for the East and West Midlands. MACE documents and preserves these films and videos, allowing access to them and contributing to the UK-wide network of publicly available moving image archives. MACE often holds public screenings across the region, airing some material that has often not been viewed in decades - giving an understanding of the regions heritage and its past.

The main aim of MACE is to preserve,"the rich cultural and social history of the Midlands, as reflected in film, for individuals and communities to learn from and enjoy - now and in the future." This is not only a great source of information, knowledge and research but a good source of entertainment and history; to be enjoyed as well as studied.

In addition to providing proper care and storage for materials, MACE also provides help and access for people that are looking for film, and for those needing advice on how to care for moving images outside of MACE.

MACE editing suite

For more information see http://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/mace/

Summer 2015 Records Management meeting

Our meeting in July 2015 at De Montfort University in Leicester included a records management training session with the following presentations:

Some of the attendees from our April 2016 meeting at Derbyshire Record Office, Matlock, Derbyshire:

ARA East Midlands Meeting 2016 Matlock, Derbyshire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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