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Heritage Volunteers are teams of committed non-specialist volunteers who work under the guidance of curators and other professionals to help conserve our heritage.

They undertake projects for museums, historic houses, gardens and libraries.They give their time to care for collections, record documents and act as guides and stewards.

On page 68 of the 2016/17 NADFAS Winter Review you will find an article about Chiswick Heritage Volunteers helping on a project at Kneller Hall.

In December it was announced that, through The Arts Society Greater London Area, members are being offered an amazing volunteering opportunity at the Houses of Parliament in 2019. Please visit the News Section for more information and download this document for full details.

Current projects include:

  • On-site conservation of books, manuscripts, archives and maps
  • Cataloguing documents and archival listing
  • Conservation of arms and armour, medals and military silver
  • Preventative conservation of textiles, replica work and creation of period costumes
  • Guiding and stewarding in museums, historic houses and gardens

If you are interested in volunteering please contact Alison Miller, our Joint Chair and Heritage Volunteers Organiser, by emailing Alison chair.tasch@gmail.com. Details of current projects in West London can be found hereThere are now some exciting new opportunities for both stewarding and book conservation volunteers.