Category Archive for "News"

HistFest Announces Partnership with Big Heritage

HistFest is delighted announce that it will be partnering with Big Heritage to create an exciting event at Western Approaches Museum, Liverpool.

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Big Heritage inspires new Pokémon GO game locations and launches free Primary School workshops.

Hundreds of new PokéStops will be springing up in Pokémon GO this month, thanks to nominations from players who attended last summer’s blockbuster Big Heritage event in Chester. The event attracted well over 16,000 people over two days and encouraged…

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New attraction for Chester City Centre

A New Page in History Big Heritage are pleased to announce that we have agreed a deal to take over the running of St Michael’s Church in Chester – currently home to the History and Heritage centre. Whilst we are…

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WESTERN APPROACHES LIVERPOOL – HISTORIC SITE MANAGER

  This is an exciting opportunity to lead the team at Western Approaches HQ in Liverpool, the building from which the battle of the Atlantic was masterminded. Western Approaches has recently moved to be managed by Big Heritage, a not…

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Come and work for us!

Are you passionate about heritage? Would you like the opportunity to work in an exciting heritage attraction in the centre of Liverpool? Then we may have the job for you! Big Heritage CIC are seeking to recruit a number of…

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Big Heritage take over Western Approaches HQ site

Former secret Liverpool WWII bunker – where the Battle of the Atlantic was masterminded – to undergo major transformation North West-based social enterprise, Big Heritage secures the keys to hidden city treasure Western Approaches HQ. Heritage organisation to spend the…

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Big Changes at Big Heritage

Big changes at Big Heritage Three new appointments for Chester-based heritage organisation Chester based social enterprise Big Heritage have kicked off plans for “considerable growth” with three new strategic appointments. Emma Stringfellow has been appointed as Director of Operations &…

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First details of the Pokemon GO at Chester Heritage Festival

We are pleased to release some more information relating to Pokémon GO happenings at the Chester Heritage Festival on 22-23rd July. The event celebrates history and heritage in a 2000 year old city, with lots of activities happening across across…

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Big Heritage and Pokémon GO team up in the ancient city of Chester

  Niantic Labs, the developer and publisher of Pokémon GO, The Pokémon Company International and Big Heritage, the UK heritage organisation, have partnered to curate historical locations throughout the ancient city of Chester within Pokémon GO to encourage community engagement…

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Big Heritage support reopening of ‘hidden gem’ museum

The re-opening of the First World War: Returning Home exhibition at the University of Chester Riverside Museum was celebrated with a talk on munition workers by Dr Claire Chatterton, at which visitors had the opportunity to view the refurbished display…

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