Support our work

Tag: Projects

  • Reproduction of Strawberry Hill’s Masterpieces

    Horace Walpole’s Gothic castle at Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, was once filled with the author’s great collection of paintings and artefacts. Most of these were sold in 1842, and with their departure Strawberry Hill lost something of its special character. While it is impossible to permanently restore Walpole’s collection to Strawberry Hill, the Trust has been working…

    See full Project

  • Amedi, Kurdistan, Iraq

    In June 2018 we were awarded a £100,000 grant from the Cultural Protection Fund of the British Council for £100,000 ($140,000) toward our proposal to build community capacity and management frameworks for the protection of Amedi, a 2016 Watch Site, in Iraqi Kurdistan. Located in the mountainous north of Iraq, Amedi’s ancient citadel is dramatically…

    See full Project

  • Beudy to shed light on Strata Florida’s past and future

    The Grade II listed Beudy at the captivating 12th century Strata Florida Abbey (Abaty Ystrad Fleur)in Pontrhydfendigaid (known locally as Bont) in Ceredigion, Mid- Wales is experiencing  a significant renewal. The 19th Century Beudy or ‘cow shed’ is the very first building that the Strata Florida Trust is renovating as part of a monumental transformation…

    See full Project

  • This summer come and discover Strata Florida’s Archaeology Field School

    The Strata Florida Archaeology Field School will open its trenches from 21st August – 16th September at the 12th century Strata Florida Abbey (Abaty Ystrad Fleur), a captivating, evocative and internationally significant site in Pontrhydfendigaid (known locally as Bont) in Ceredigion, Mid- Wales. Strata Florida is affectionately known as the Westminster Abbey of Wales. Come…

    See full Project

  • Government House, Antigua

    Government House in the centre of Antigua’s capital city, St. John’s, is a treasured symbol of the nation’s democracy—its progression from slavery to full emancipation in 1834, and to confident independence in 1981. Established in a Parsonage dating from the 1700s, Government House has been the official residence of the islands’ Governor General since 1800.…

    See full Project

  • How you can help: Stonemasonry Training in Mafraq

    Donate Now The objective of Phase 2 of our project in Mafraq is to build upon the foundation of the pilot project, extending and refining skills learnt with greater emphasis on conservation, and taking students to the next level of ability. A small cadre of 20 of the most talented students, both Jordanian and Syrian…

    See full Project

  • Blackpool Piers

    Blackpool is unique amongst seaside resorts in Britain. It wasn’t the earliest resort or even the first resort for working class holidaymakers but it nonetheless grew to dwarf every other seaside resort in the country in size and the range of entertainments on offer. It’s the only seaside resort in the country with three piers…

    See full Project

  • Stonemasonry Training in Mafraq, Jordan

    Stone Masonry Training in Mafraq

    When the British Government set up the Cultural Protection Fund to support people and heritage in war-torn areas of the world, we at World Monuments Fund looked at how our expertise could make the biggest impact.  Three issues were at the top of our minds:  firstly, the extraordinary monumental heritage of Iraq and Syria, which…

    See full Project