Annual conference announcement

The British Records Association's Annual Conference 2023 is a one-day tantalising taste of the rich archival resources on the drinks industry in the UK. It will take place on Thursday 5th October, 9.30-17.30 and will be at The Gallery, 77 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EL. The conference will cover topics such as: London’s breweries The Brewers’ Company The Brewers’ Society and brewery history The Government and wine (not a lockdown party) The Aberfeldy Distillery The British Beer and Pub Association archives Reactivation of the Brora ...

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New publication – English archives, an historical survey

The British Records Association (BRA) has recently partnered with Liverpool University Press (LUP) in publishing 'English Archives: An Historical Survey' by Richard Olney. The book is now available from LUP and other booksellers. The BRA will be hosting an informal launch event for the book at 6pm on Monday 10th July at The Gallery, 77 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EJ. The event is open to all, but attendees are asked to register using the link available below. We look forward to welcoming guests to celebrate the book's publication. Register for the event on ...

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Come to our Maurice Bond Lecture and Harley Prize Presentation

The British Record's Association 2023 Maurice Bond lecture will be given at Lambeth Palace Library, London by Dr Andrew Flinn of the Department of Information Studies, University College London on Wednesday May 10th. The lecture will explore the work of community archivists in identifying, preserving and making accessible community generated archives and heritage material. Employing Sven Lindqvist's Dig Where You Stand (1978 & 2023) metaphor and method, the lecture will discuss the motivations and value of such labour, the role for established archive bodies like ...

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