Giving our Past a Future: The Work of World Monuments Fund, Britain
The work of World Monuments Fund Britain is celebrated in this exhibition at the Sir John Soane's Museum showcasing some of the charity’s most significant projects in the last 15 years.
26th October 2012 - 26th January 2013
Since its inclusion on the 2012 Watch List, the Ruins of St Michael’s Coventry has been a major focus of WMFB activity. A £2m fundraising campaign was launched late in 2011 to save them for future generations.
The urgency of the appeal has led American Express, longstanding supporter of the Watch List, to offer Coventry a share of a $1m donation. A proportion of Coventry's grant will ensure that the urgent conservation of the nationally important medieval glass rescued from St Michael’s can begin this summer.
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Restoration of Stowe's Large Library
Restoration of Stowe's Eastern Pavilion
Mary Beard: Living in the Ancient Roman Era
This evening, Mary Beard slices through the stereotypes to discuss the realities of living in the ancient Roman era.
Royal Geographical Society, London
... visit the World Monument[s] Fund’s (WMF) new site for inspiration and ideas. The website looks as lovingly crafted as some of the threatened buildings it champions.
Building Magazine 21st September 2007