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Archaeological Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship – Cirencester College

Cirencester College are looking to move forward with delivering the Level 3 Archaeological Technician Apprenticeship. They are now in a position to work with employers who may potentially want to recruit an apprentice, to agree the best training delivery model for all. Cirencester are aiming to deliver this apprenticeship across the whole of England, regardless […]

5 year review of the Scottish Archaeology Strategy

The Scottish Archaeology Strategy– which was the first national Archaeology Strategy in Europe when it launched in 2015 – aims to make archaeology matter for everyone in Scotland. Key areas are; delivering archaeology, enhancing understanding, caring and protecting, encouraging greater engagement and championing innovation and skills. Scotland’s Strategic Archaeology Committee (SSAC), which is made up […]

FAME welcomes new member Granta Heritage

We are happy to announce that Granta Heritage has joined FAME. Granta Heritage is owned and directed by Alison Dickens and was established in 2019. Their aim is to provide affordable archaeological services for your company, project, or private development. Granta Heritage is able to cover England and Scotland and offers expertise and advice in […]

Meet the Contractor

HS2 delivers an event called Meet the Contractor in partnership with our JVs. In 2017 and 2018 this event took place in VOX in Birmingham and was a great success in presenting 300+ potential suppliers with an opportunity to Meet HS2’s Joint Venture Contractors. They had hoped to deliver an event in person in May […]

Options for Sustainable Archaeological Archives – update

The Arts Council England and Historic England funded project, Options for Sustainable Archaeological Archives, is currently seeking input from archaeologists from across to sector, to help build an up-to-date picture of archaeological archives. There are two ways you can help the project – if you have not already done so… An organisational survey aims to fill in […]

Options for Sustainable Archaeological Archives

There is a new project jointly funded by Arts Council England and Historic England, to assess strategic options for the ongoing issue of storing archaeological archives. The options appraisal will review existing and future capacity for archaeological archives within England, considering a full range of archive solutions and evaluate their potential to meet the needs […]

U.S. Heritage Compliance (CRM) Sector Contracts in 2019

FAME member, Heritage Business International, has released some research on the Archaeology Sector in the United State:  The United States’ heritage compliance sector contracted in 2019 by about 10 million dollars. This contraction marks the ninth year in a row of negative growth for the sector since its historic high in 2011. The compliance sector […]

2019 Heritage Manifesto

The Heritage Alliance has written to all MPs and key decision-makers with their new 2019 Heritage Manifesto, produced in advance of the election on the 12th December. You can find the manifesto here – It draws on the messages received from members, FAME being one of those members, and particularly the work of the […]

Inspiring Creativity Report

The Heritage Alliance has published a report, Inspiring Creativity – Heritage & The Creative Industries, to showcase the work being done by heritage organisations in collaboration with the creative industries. It illustrates the essential role heritage places and heritage stories have in underpinning the success of the creative industries.The report highlights: why heritage is essential […]

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