News and Events

Upcoming events and news will be posted here. Please note that we will always inform regional members first by email - if you are not receiving updates, please ensure the office has your correct and current email address.


Summer Meeting - 2020

Our summer meeting and AGM was due to be held at the Dorset History Centre on Monday 13 July 2020, and instead of the planned day – which has been moved to November – we are having our first virtual meeting via Zoom, with a focus on supporting members at this time. Please let This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. know if you would like to attend by 8 July.


Spring Meeting - 2020

The Spring Meeting was been cancelled due to COVID-19.


Upcoming non-ARA events in the region

Will be posted here.

As part of our work to offer greater crossover with heritage colleagues based in museums, we are working closely with the South West Federation of Museums and Art Galleries to provide joined-up training events in the future.  You can view the full list of their training events at: