EXPLORE YOUR ARCHIVE set to be sector's biggest public awareness campaign ever

The Explore Your Archive campaign launched on 16 November. Hundreds ofarchives all over the UK and Ireland are taking part


From 16 November hundreds of archives will take part in the biggest public awareness drive the sector has ever undertaken.


words 249 x 382Under the banner of 'Explore Your Archive' the public is encouraged not just to visit an archive or explore archival collections online, but to understand more fully the vital role which archives play in education, business, transparency and identity.


The public website is now available at




The Explore Your Archive toolkit - with everything anyone working in an  archive needs to take part in the Campaign - is at




Join in at #explorearchives





The Campaign has been developed for the sector by the Archives and Records Association and The National Archives. The Campaign is supported by: The Welsh Government through its CyMAL: Museums Archives and Libraries Wales division;   The National Library of Wales;  The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland; The National Archives of Ireland;  The Archives and Records Association Ireland;  National Records of Scotland;  and the Scottish Council on Archives