Heritage Manifesto 2017

The Heritage Alliance has published The Heritage Manifesto 2017, which sets out five simple asks for the next Government. Read the full Manifesto here

1. Maximise the advantages, and minimise the
disadvantages, of Brexit for heritage

2. Maintain and Improve the protection for heritage

3. Attract investment and engagement with
heritage, and build sector skills and capacity

4. Deliver positive fiscal change for heritage

5. Continue to back Lottery funding for heritage

About The Heritage Alliance

The Heritage Alliance is England’s largest coalition of heritage interests.

It brings together independent heritage organisations from English Heritage, the National Trust, The Canals & Rivers Trust and Historic Houses Association, to specialist bodies representing visitors, owners, volunteers, professional practitioners, museums, mobile heritage, funders and academics. Between them, over 7 million volunteers, trustees, members and staff demonstrate the strength and commitment of the independent heritage movement.   

The Heritage Alliance is ready to put our resources and expertise at the disposal of all political parties to secure the best future for England, built on its invaluable past.






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Skills For Trades – Heritage Building Repair Course

A six day certified course, January – March 2018, on understanding the repair and maintenance of pre-1919 buildings

Heritage Wood Occupations SUP (Specialist Upskilling Programme)

Candidates will increase their knowledge and skills in conservation and repair of historic timber framing, carpentry and joinery. Participants will develop a solid theoretical underpinning to practical on-site skills.

Heritage Stonemasonry SUP (Specialist Upskilling Programme)

Candidates will develop their knowledge and skills in conservation, repair and maintenance of stonework. Participants will also learn about lime mortars and temporary support, excavation and underpinning.