Celebrating 30 years of World Heritage Site status with 30 objects 2016 is the 30th anniversary of Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites being a World Heritage Site. The first seven sites from the UK were inscribed onto the World Heritage List in November 1986. … Read More >
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#OurWorldHeritage UNESCO launches #OurWorldHeritage – a social media campaign where people are invited to share their unique World Heritage stories and experiences with our global community Post a photograph of yourself at a World Heritage site on Instagram using the tag … Read More >
A new information leaflet has been produced by the World Heritage Site Coordination Unit to help to explain what a World Heritage Site is, why Stonehenge and Avebury is designated as a World Heritage Site and how it is managed. The leaflet … Read More >
In November 2015 Wiltshire Council Heritage and Arts Team working with the Stonehenge and Avebury WHS Coordination Unit held a Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Arts Symposium in Devizes to think about how the arts might be used to enrich and … Read More >
This is the third year of this exciting archaeological project which is a collaboration between the National Trust and the Universities of Leicester and Southampton. The excavations finish this week. To find out what they discovered take a look at the FragmeNTs … Read More >