Links and Resources

The below data and website links have been selected to feature on this site to provide you with advice, guidance and further support for the arts, culture and heritage sector.

Archives and Records Association (ARA)

The leading professional body for the record-keeping sector. They welcome all with an interest in archives, records management, and conserving records to join us and drive the sector forward.

American Alliance of Museums (AAM)

The American Alliance of Museums is the only organisation representing the entire museum field, from art and history museums to science centres and zoos across the USA.

Art Fund

Art Fund is the national charity for art. Discover more art with a National Art Pass and help us fund the vital work of museums and galleries across the UK.


Arts Council England (ACE)

ACE is the national development agency for creativity and culture. We’re looking for organisations, artists, events and others to apply for our funding and help us achieve our strategy, Let’s Create.


BRE delivers innovative and rigorous products, services, standards, and qualifications to make buildings better for people and the environment. There services range from all aspects of the built environment, from strategic advisory to testing and certification.

Collections Trust

Collections Trust helps museums work with the information that connects audiences and collections. Our standards and advice are used around the world to make museum collections accessible.

Counter Terrorism Police

The Counter Terrorism Policing website provides updates regarding the current terror threat in the UK and what members of the public can do to remain vigilant when suspecting terrorist activity.



Historic England

Historic England is the public body that helps people care for, enjoy and celebrate England’s spectacular historic environment.

The NPSA is the UK government’s National Technical Authority for physical and personnel protective security. It has absorbed the responsibilities of the Centre for the Protection of National Infastructure, but with a broader remit, reflecting the fact that the threats the UK faces today extend far beyond critical national infastructure.

Find out the crime cases in your local area, the relevant contact details to report an incident, and how you can receive support when faced with a criminal act.


ProtectUK provides businesses and the public with counter-terrorism support and guidance to effectively protect and prepare.

Scottish Council on Archives

The Scottish Council of Archives provide leadership for the archives and records management sector in Scotland. They build national and international partnerships, deliver strategic advice and research and develop projects spanning stakeholder engagement, education and quality improvement.

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