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AHF office closed for Christmas 24 December 2021 UK Christmas Post! Plockton community’s bid to retain use of former Post Office as a community space 16 December 2021 Scotland The Buttermarket, an aspiring cultural and community hub, is among a diverse range of projects awarded funding in England 9 December 2021 England Transforming Places through Heritage – report on two years of grant-making 8 December 2021 England Credit - The Blake Cottage Trust ‘A beautiful cottage [where] I might write all these visions…’: Restoration of Sussex cottage to celebrate the life of William Blake 18 November 2021 England Funding available! Planting the seeds for future village revival projects 16 November 2021 Northern Ireland Credit - Paignton Picture House Trust Mystery solved – saving Agatha Christie’s favourite cinema 4 November 2021 England Pictured: The Rockfield Centre in Oban The AHF’s commitment to tackling climate change 29 October 2021 UK Credit - Ian Findlay A song for success – new plans for Ellisland Farmhouse Museum to honour renowned poet, Robert Burns 18 October 2021 Scotland An impressive FEAT! Silverburn Flax Mill progresses into the next stage of regeneration 11 October 2021 Scotland We are seeking two new trustees! 7 October 2021 UK Chandler's House renovation to revitalise Rathfriland’s village square 5 October 2021 Northern Ireland New Grants awarded during Trustee visit to Wales 30 September 2021 Wales Breathing new life into Seskinore Forest 27 September 2021 Northern Ireland Watch this space - new hope for the future of Cullercoats Watch House 20 September 2021 UK Credit: CEDE Foundation AHF publishes EDI vision statement and commitments 9 September 2021 UK image credit: Fleet Architects Restoration and reuse of historic Grimsby Smokehouse commences 1 September 2021 England New Life for the Old Market House, Bangor 9 August 2021 Northern Ireland One of the last remaining historic buildings in Nursling to be brought back to life 29 July 2021 UK Collective takes on Observatory House to expand their offering into the hospitality sector 21 July 2021 Scotland credit: Historic fire station in Stratford, London set to become creative studios 20 July 2021 UK photo: Circus Eruption Wales Funding Announcement 2021-22 13 July 2021 UK photo credit: Robert Lloyd-Sweet, Historic England £100,000 awarded to help transform Ryde’s historic buildings 12 July 2021 UK photo credit: Jubilee Pool Penzance Ltd AHF Projects Win at the Museums + Heritage Awards 2021 Awards 7 July 2021 UK Government minister celebrates restoration of Great Yarmouth’s historic buildings 22 June 2021 UK photo credit: Michel Focard de Fontefiguieres Petersfield Museum reopens after major redevelopment 9 June 2021 England Assemble Studio awarded grant for Spitalfields project 7 June 2021 England Baroness Barran, the Minister for Civil Society at BACKLIT AHF-supported projects celebrate Volunteers’ Week with ministerial visit 4 June 2021 England Replay Theatre in Riddel’s Warehouse, Belfast (Neil Harrison) AHF 2020/21 Impact Report 26 May 2021 UK Slate Heritage International - Maenofferen Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog New grant funding to community-led heritage projects in Wales 19 May 2021 Wales Heritage Lab, Ramsgate Additional Heritage Development Trusts awards announced: 28 April 2021 England Celebrating the completion of Hat Works Creative Workspace, Luton 27 April 2021 England Final piece of the puzzle for Bootle charity 19 April 2021 England Covid Recovery funding boosts renewal projects across Northern Ireland 15 April 2021 Northern Ireland Back to School: Inverness Creative Academy prepares to graduate with flying colours! 31 March 2021 Scotland AHF backs the Old House Project in delivering conservation education 29 March 2021 England Heritage Trade Up programme - calling leaders of heritage organisations across the UK! 23 March 2021 UK AHF publishes its updated Environmental Policy 22 March 2021 UK Architectural Heritage Fund signs IVAR Flexible Funder Commitments 12 March 2021 UK Recovery of high streets in coastal towns to be tracked following pandemic 11 March 2021 England Transforming Places through Heritage – report on the first year of grant-making 5 March 2021 England Neglected medieval building bought back to life in Bury St Edmunds Town Centre 26 February 2021 England Culture Recovery Grants will support new business plans for heritage sites impacted by COVID-19 19 February 2021 England Grizedale Arts takes groundbreaking steps to restore Cumbria's historic Farmer’s Arms Inn 25 January 2021 England Iconic Gothic Welsh Market Hall Revamped with AHF Support 13 January 2021 Wales AHF grants new funding to NI health, well-being and community charities 7 January 2021 Northern Ireland New Galloway Town Hall AHF supports Community Heritage Asset Transfers in Dumfries and Galloway 3 January 2021 Scotland