Parliamentary archives

Parliament’s podcast series wins Bronze in the 2018 British Podcast Awards

Parliament's podcast - hosted by Meera Syal - has won an award in the British Podcast Awards

The Parliament Explained podcast - presented by Meera Syal - has been awarded Bronze in the British Podcast Awards. Read more about the podcast's outstanding success here

'New Dawn' artwork to be unveiled

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This evening Parliament will unveil a new work of art celebrating the votes for women movement

Nancy Astor maiden speech anniversary film

Nancy Astor film

A short film about Nancy Astor the first woman to take her seat in the Commons, is released on the anniversary of her maiden speech

January Artwork of the Month: King Edward the Confessor


Explore the watercolour drawing by Robert Anning Bell

November Artwork of the Month: Bust of Oliver Cromwell


Find out more about the 1647 ‘Putney Debates’ and why they are considered one of the central events in the development of our democracy

More parliamentary archives

Title Date
October Artwork of the Month: Imprisonment Medal awarded to Emmeline Pankhurst 01.10.2015
Parliament in the Making: St Stephen’s Chapel Exhibition 25.06.2015
Waterloo, Wellington & Westminster exhibition opens 17.06.2015
Help shape the future of the Parliamentary Archives 06.02.2015
Vanishing for the Vote 14.05.2014
'Women in Parliament in World War One & World War Two 30.04.2014