The Historic Environment Forum (HEF) brings together senior members of staff from public and non-government bodies to work collaboratively on strategic matters for the historic environment sector in England.

People understand, value, use and engage with the historic environment in many different ways. HEF is a high-level forum which, by working collaboratively, carries out a range of activities to encourage and support research, conservation, presentation, enjoyment and use of the historic environment in England.

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#HeritageChat November 2021 – Heritage and Levelling Up

Ahead of the launch Heritage Alliance Heritage Debate on ‘Levelling Up’ What does it mean for Heritage?, November’s #HeritageChat discussed Heritage & Levelling Up. Thanks to Owain Lloyd-James (Historic England) who helped us facilitate the chat. Lots of great points were shared on: What do we interpret as ‘levelling up’

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#HeritageResponds Case Studies: Resilient places

Today, COP26 will focus on advancing action in the places we live, from communities, through to cities and regions. Climate change will have a significant impact on communities around the country. Heritage can help us respond and act in a number of ways. Our primary response has to be in

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