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Happy World Heritage Day 2022! The International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day) was proposed by ICOMOS on April 18th 1982 and followed by UNESCO adoption during its 22nd General Conference in 1983. The aim for the day … Read More >

World Heritage Day 2022

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Next Monday is World Heritage Day, a global celebration of this planet’s heritage. It’s all about increasing the awareness of the importance of the diversity of cultural and natural heritage and preserving this heritage for future generations. Ancient monuments and natural treasures … Read More >

Stonehenge & Avebury WHS 35th Anniversary Event

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As part of the celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Inscription of the Stonehenge & Avebury World Heritage Site, Wiltshire Museum will be hosting an online discussion between Alison Sheridan and Josh Pollard on the links between Avebury and … Read More >

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Location: Wiltshire Role: Chair of Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site Partnership Panel Salary: Voluntary position, with travel expenses payable Fixed term for three years.   The Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site (WHS) Partnership is seeking a new independent … Read More >

Stonehenge Closed for Summer Solstice 2021

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With this week’s news that the Government is delaying the lifting of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions on 21 June and following discussions with Wiltshire Council’s Public Health team and Wiltshire Police, English Heritage has taken the extremely difficult decision to … Read More >