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James Watt 2019 events in Crofton, Birmingham and Scotland

James Watt died on 25th August 1819 and 2019 is the bicentenary year of his death. As a scientist, inventor and engineer James Watt contributed to steam-engine development, invented the

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AIA Annual Conference now open for booking

Bridgwater & Taunton College Friday 9th August – Wednesday 14th August 2019 The weekend will commence with a seminar on the Friday organised by the Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society in

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EMIAC 96 & EERIAC XXIX details announced

EMIAC 96 When: 11th May 2019 Where: The Summit Centre, Pavilion Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts. NG17 7LL Cost: £20 per person includes buffet lunch Click to: Download brochure and a Booking

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March 2019 Council meeting update

The first Council meeting of 2019 was held at Leicester University on 2 March 2019, the main points are summarised here. The Chairman, Mike Nevell, announced that our agreement with

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James Watt Centenary Year Events at Etruria Industrial Museum

James Watt died on 25th August 1819 aged 83. To commemorate his life the Etruria Industrial Museum is organising a series of events. The museum includes Shirley’s 1857 Bone &

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Act now to save the coal processing plant of the Beringen coalmine

Last year, during the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, local organizations in Flanders were already struggling to save the huge coal preparation (washing and sifting) plant of the Beringen

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Museums & Heritage Awards 2019 Open for Entry

Get the recognition you deserve … The 17th annual Museums + Heritage Awards are now open for entry! The 2019 Awards have 14 categories to choose from, including the NEW

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Seminar – Operating and Conserving Historic Industrial & Transport Collections

Association of British Transport Museums & London Museum of Water & Steam Hosted by London Museum of Water & Steam 21st November 2018 Following on from two successful and sold

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AIA Offers new Research Grant

The AIA exists to promote the study, preservation and presentation of Britain’s industrial archaeology and heritage. The new research grant scheme underpins the study aim of the Association by: Encouraging

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Creative Reuse at King’s Cross Coal Drops Yard

The headline story: “Coal Drops Yard, the new King’s Cross shopping district, opens on 26 October. Parties and happenings will kick off on 1 November with a four-day event series