National Brewery Heritage Trust Appeal
The Brewers’ Company is proud to support the National Brewery Heritage Trust. The Trust is custodian of a unique collection of objects and documents from the Britain’s brewing industry which are stored and cared for at the National Brewery Centre in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. The Trust has recently launched a crowdfunding campaign to help make this unique collection more accessible online.
With only 5000 of the Trust’s half a million items on display at the National Brewing Centre, more than 99% of the collection is hidden from view in archives, making it impossible for anyone interested in British beer, pubs and brewing to appreciate what’s there. The Trust wants everyone to be able to see the collection so are developing an online catalogue which will enable many more people to enjoy this unique record of our brewing heritage and to appreciate the cultural, social and economic role of our industry.
The project will cost £50,000, and £30,000 has already been raised in donations from generous individuals and organisations. The crowdfunding campaign to raise the remaining £20,000 runs from 29 May – 23 July.
HOW YOU CAN HELP: To support this campaign please visit https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/brewing-heritage-online, watch the video, see the rewards that are available, make a donation and pass the link on to any other individual or organisation you think could help.
Published on 31 May 2019