The Archives & Records Association both holds and participates in many events throughout the year. Below you will see our complete programme of regional and themed training events with booking details

Community Archives & Heritage Group Conference 2017
Jul 11

Community Archives & Heritage Group Conference 2017

A free one-day conference for all involved in community archives.


A free one-day conference for all involved in community archives.

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  • Community Archives & Heritage Group Conference 2017

    The Community Archives & Heritage Group (CAHG) will be holding its national conference for and about community archives on Tuesday 11 July 2017.

    Making Meaning: Community Archives and Creativity

    The theme this year is Community Archives and Creativity, speakers include.

    Carnival Archives

    Tola Dabiri and Charlotte Dickerson will talk about the Heritage Lottery funded project run by the UK Centre for Carnival Arts which is creating a digital archive of all carnival related activity that takes place in Luton, Northampton, Norfolk and Southend-on-Sea.

    Arts Friendly Archives

    Jefny Ashcroft, Drama Specialist, will speak on the Arts Friendly Archives project. A series of tailor-made plays drawing on sources held in the individual archives of Wolverhampton, Dudley and Stratford upon Avon.


    The day will include the presentation of the Community Archive & Heritage Awards.

    Once again the standard of the entries was very high and delegates will hear short presentations from the overall winner and each of the category winners.

    Over lunch there will be ample time for discussion and networking.

    Who is the conference for?

    The conference is aimed at anyone with an interest in community archives and heritage, from professional archivists, librarians, curators and heritage workers to small independent community groups.

    Venue and timings

    The conference will again be co-hosted with University College London, Department of Information Studies and is free to attend.

    • Coffee and Registration from 09.45 
    • Closing 15.30 
    • Refreshments and lunch provided free.
    For further information click here.

  • Category
    ARA Events
  • Date & Time
    Jul 11 2017 at 09:45 AM - Jul 11 2017 at 03:30 PM
  • Location & full address
    University College, London Gower Street London WC1E 6BT
  • Event Admins
    Lorraine Logan