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COMMONWEALTH HERITAGE AT RISK (CHAR) Our Chairman, Philip Davies, explains the progress we are making on our exciting new initiative to identify Heritage at Risk in Commonwealth countries.  Read on HERITAGE AT RISK - BERMUDA DOCKYARD Ann Coats, Chair of the Naval Dockyards Society, reveals an eleventh-hour attempt to save the last workers' housing in […]
The Commonwealth Heritage Forum is working closely with the British Napoleonic Bicentenary Trust, which is being launched at a virtual event on Thursday, 10 September at 18.00 BST. The British Napoleonic Bicentenary Trust will be launching Napoleon 200 - a project which exists to consider the significance of Napoleon’s death in the 21st Century and to preserve the […]
HERITAGE AT RISK: ST HELENA James Bramble, Executive Director of the British Napoleonic Bicentenary Trust, reveals some of the threats to the built heritage of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, one of the remotest places on earth, with several examples – including Banks Battery and Jacob's Ladder, both of which date to the early 18th century […]
KILLARNEY, PORT OF SPAIN Designed by Scottish architect Robert Gillies, of Taylor and Gillies, Killarney was built between 1902 and 1904 by Charles Fourier Stollmeyer, Pennsylvania born asphalt manufacturer. The scheme, also known as Stollmeyer’s Castle, was based on part of Balmoral Castle, although here alludes to its Caribbean setting with the addition of a verandah. Rudylynn […]
It is now six months since the highly-successful launch of the Commonwealth Heritage Forum at Australia House. In spite of the challenges posed by the current pandemic, we have been making steady progress with our Commonwealth Heritage at Risk (CHAR) programme to help some of the world's most disadvantaged communities save their most vulnerable heritage buildings and places. In […]
OUR INTERNATIONAL LAUNCH Australia House in London provided the venue for our hugely successful international launch on the evening of the 11th March 2020. A splendid example of shared heritage at its finest, Australia House was the outcome of a competition in 1913 won by the Scots architect, Marshal Mackenzie. It was praised at its opening […]

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