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Zanzibar: international project and UK exhibition

Christ Church Cathedral in Stone Town, Zanzibar, was built by British missionaries in 1879 on the location of the last permanent slave market in East Africa and is a site of international historic and cultural significance.

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John Darlington new Executive Director, WMFB

World Monuments Fund Britain announce the appointment of John Darlington as Executive Director. John will assume his position in June 2015.

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Knill's Monument, St Ives

After more than 230 years of being ravaged by wind and rain on top of Worvas Hill in St Ives, Knill’s Monument has now been restored to its former glory with the completion of a six-month on-site conservation project by WMFB.

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Drawn Together: Making Art in Historic Buildings

WMF Britain completed its first public art project in the North East of England during the summer of 2013. This community-focused initiative transformed historic buildings across the region into family-friendly artists’ studios complete with children’s art carts and Artists in Residence, and celebrated artwork inspired by the region’s rich heritage in an exhibition at Durham Cathedral.

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WMFB Shop now available

A range of notecards is available featuring images from sites where we have worked.

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Restoration of Stowe's Eastern Pavilion



Latest film release

Knill's Monument

WMFB has completed the conservation of Knill's Monument, an eighteenth-century steeple in Cornwall with a rich history, previously at risk of collapse. Find out how we helped restore this important local landmark to its former glory in our short film.
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Giving our Past a Future

The work of World Monuments Fund Britain was the focus of a unique temporary exhibition at Sir John Soane’s Museum in London 'Giving our Past a Future'. This short film shows some of the highlights.
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Changing the Face of Coventry

Jules Hudson presents this in-depth review of WMFB’s project at Coventry Cathedral.
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Stowe Music Room conservation

Stowe’s Music Room is currently undergoing careful repair and conservation. The room was completed after 1781 and was created by Vincenzo Valdre.
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Coventry film

The former Cathedral Church of St Michael Coventry is the focus of a major project. Find out how WMFB is working alongside Coventry Cathedral to safeguard and reinvigorate this evocative place.
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