Press release


News from the Heritage & Education Centre.

COVID-19 HEC activities listing
An update on the Centre's activities during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Published: 13 Jul 20

Find out how we've adapted our projects and activities to ensure progress during COVID-19.

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Forces module goes live on STEM Crew
Published: 12 May 20

Covering the curriculum topic of Forces, the new HEC supported education resource is now available on STEM Crew.

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Online Exhibitions & Stories portal - now live!
Published: 23 Apr 20

We've just launched a brand new engagement portal; enhancing the Centre's educational engagement.

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COVID-19 Statement
Published: 01 Apr 20

The team provide an update on how HEC is managing the COVID-19 pandemic.

STEM Crew module launch
Published: 06 Feb 20

The 1851 Trust are pleased to announce the launch of the first of three new HEC education resources on STEM Crew.

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Ship Surveyor Through the Ages - now publicly available
Published: 27 Jan 20

The Centre's immersive virtual reality experience is now publicly available for free.

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Library and archive closed for 2020 refurbishment
Published: 18 Dec 19

A message from the Head of HEC Victoria Culkin about our exciting new refurbishment project.

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HEC enters the world of Virtual Reality
Published: 17 Sep 19

The Centre launches its first virtual reality experience, focusing on the role of a Lloyd's Register surveyor throughout history.

Robotics help HEC bring archives into the digital age.
Published: 23 Aug 19

The ambition to digitise our archival record has received a significant boost with the arrival of an automated book scanner.