- A challenge for Sajid Javid: 12 months as Culture Minister – Use them!
- Hansard debate on the future of English Heritage
- The Farrell Review launches – and there’s a lot to talk about.
- Valuing heritage in an age of austerity: A Scottish take on an English crisis
- English Heritage: A brand identity crisis?
- @DrDonnaYates @PoppyStarkie With so many apps., employers turn ppl down on the slightest fault. Makes getting to interview a total lottery. 2 days ago
- @DrDonnaYates @PoppyStarkie Don't despair! Disillusionment +self-doubt are perfect PhD practice. I'd say nice things, but itd weird you out! 2 days ago
- @PoppyStarkie PhD is calling. 2 days ago
- Analyses of Sajid Javid's outlook at DCMS from me ofarchaeologicalinterest.wordpress.com/2014/04/11/a-c… & Andy Brockman @Archaeos0up youtube.com/watch?v=Xg1Uea… 3 days ago
- New blog post: 'A challenge to Sajid Javid: 12 months as Culture Minsiter - Use them!' ofarchaeologicalinterest.wordpress.com/2014/04/11/a-c… 1 week ago
Author Archives: Rob Lennox
It was apt timing to be travelling to Scotland for the IfA conference on Wednesday at 7 am when the news started to arrive that Maria Miller had resigned following a week of intense pressure. Not only was I entertained … Continue reading
Yesterday (2nd April) a debate was held in Westminster Hall with the purpose of discussing the future of English Heritage. It is most interesting and worth a read in Hansard here, but with in specific reference to points I made … Continue reading
The Farrell review of Architecture & the Built Environment launched yesterday. At 200 pages long it’s not punchy, and it’s packed with 60 recommendations for the built environment sector. In my early opinion, I am very pleased by the content. … Continue reading
In his recent blog post, Sam Hardy has asked ‘how can we limit austerity cuts to cultural services?’ Check out the piece here. Recently I’ve been thinking about similar questions, and would like to expand upon the theme and ask: … Continue reading
With the imminent split of English Heritage into two bodies – one half to become a charitable body to continue care of the historic properties in the Collection and the other to continue with government liaison and policy duties – … Continue reading
This afternoon (26th June 2013) we are expecting the announcement of the Government’s most recent spending review. It is not going to be good news for English Heritage. Across the board a cut of 8% will really bite an organisation … Continue reading
As part of my PhD research I am currently rolling out a survey designed to be taken by professionals involved in a range of historic environment roles, particularly those who deal with the built heritage, from listed buildings, to historic … Continue reading
Last week I was in the City of York Council’s brand new West Offices building, a tasteful and modern refurbishment of a Grade 2* Listed former railway building. I was pleased by how well the building’s heritage had been treated … Continue reading
On Friday I attended a discussion held by Martin Carver at the University of York which was well attended by representatives from across all branches of the profession, from English Heritage to commercial diggers. It’s purpose was to discuss the … Continue reading