Press release


News from the Heritage & Education Centre.

Wateproof panorama listing
180,000 people visit Waterproof: Safety at Sea
Published: 08 Jul 19

As our exhibition at the Rotterdam Maritime Museum comes to a close, we take a look back at the exhibition's impact.

Collcutt Building
August reference library closure
Published: 25 Jun 19

Our reference library will be closed for August 2019.

BEJ Freedom listing
Barbara Jones awarded the Freedom of the City of London
Published: 20 Mar 19

HEC's Curator of Maritime History & Heritage received the award to to mark 100 years of female suffrage.

Barbara Jones
Chapman, Thomas - cropped
Appointment of PhD Scholarships in Maritime History
Published: 18 Sep 18

We are excited to announce the two PhD candidates that have been awarded the Thomas Chapman Scholarships.

1851 Trust Next Generation Roadshow
Published: 18 Sep 18

In 2018, the Lloyd's Register Foundation funded a roadshow at the 1851 Trust that encouraged schools across the country to engage with STEM based subjects by teaching them about the America's Cup yacht races.