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The six shortlisted titles for the Wolfson History Prize 2017 have been announced today. It is the first time that the Prize has issued a shortlist in its 45 year history. Each shortlisted author will receive £4,000. The overall winner will be revealed at a recepti…

April 2017

Awarded annually for over forty years by a panel of distinguished historians, the Wolfson History Prize has become synonymous with celebrating outstanding history. At this special event to be held at the British Academy on Wednesday 3 May, authors shortlisted for …

March 2017

Matt Hancock, Minister of State for Digital and Culture, and Paul Ramsbottom, Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation, have today announced grants totalling £4 million to improve displays and facilities at museums and galleries across England. The grants, jointl…

January 2017

We are delighted to share the news of our latest round of awards, totalling more than £17.8 million, to outstanding projects in the fields of Science, Health, Arts and Humanities, and Secondary Education across the UK. Awarded in December 2016, further details of …

January 2017