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Heritage Creative is a specialist web design company focused solely on the heritage sector. We are deeply passionate about preserving our heritage through the power of the internet. We pride ourselves on designing outstanding, high return, strategy-led websites that look beautiful whilst being highly accessible and easy to use. As well as the many wonderful organisations, charities and private companies we have worked with, we also have a wealth of experience working with funding organisations which are the mainstay of much of our heritage work. We have a track record of successfully delivering English Heritage, Lottery Funded and Arts Council supported projects as well as those led by local county councils. We offer a totally free, no obligation discussion about your website - you can come to our design studio or we are just as happy to come to you!


Jarrold Publishing is a specialist heritage publisher, leading the way in high-quality design, beautiful photography, confident editorial, exquisite illustration, and reliable and affordable print services. We understand that a successful guidebook increases revenue, encourages additional visitors, and promotes and extends the reach of your brand. We work with hundreds of historic houses, gardens, museums, galleries, and cathedrals to develop initial ideas and turn them into bold and beautiful publications that visitors want to buy.


Design Culture is a London-based strategic brand and digital design agency specialising in working with organisations in the arts, culture and heritage sectors. Our work is driven by a shared belief that design should do more than look great and grab attention: it should change minds, inspire action, and impact society for the better.

From The Foundling Museum and The Charterhouse, to AIM and Fulham Palace House & Garden, we support clients of all shapes and sizes, helping them to tell their story: who they are, what they do and why it matters.

Our talented team, made up of experienced designers, developers and managers, uses strategic thinking to deliver powerful brand identities, websites and marketing campaigns, supporting purpose-led cultural organisations in increasing their visitor rates and raising more money for their cause.

If you’d like to know more about our approach to strategy, brand, design and digital, please get in touch.


Core offer a complete turnkey solution to museum and heritage interpretation projects, including; interpretation planning, design, funding application support, coproduction, project management, implementation and installation management. Our passion is creating captivating, memorable environments that make visitor journeys come to life.

Clients include: Derby Silk Mill, Tower Bridge, Bolton Museum, Thackray Medical Museum, The Bar Convent.

Visit our website to find out more about our work, or get in touch to discover how we can help to share your story.
01484 551 215
Twitter: @CreativeCoreHQ


IE has over 25 years’ experience, helping clients to engage with their audiences and widen their reach through brand and digital. In 2019, we’re bringing our award-winning expertise in charity, health and education to some inspiring arts and heritage clients.

Our team includes some of the best brand and digital consultants, designers and developers in the business. With extensive B2C experience – for the likes of Love Food Hate Waste, Sexwise and Queen Mary University of London – we translate strategic goals into engaging, behaviour-shaping brands, campaigns, and innovative digital experiences, to deliver measurable change.

IE has the ideas and experience to help your museum to tell your story, recruit donors, and educate a wider audience.

Trade and Consultant Suppliers

Jigsaw Design & Publishing

The guidebook specialist. Jigsaw has over 20 years’ experience in designing and publishing guidebooks, brochures, leaflets, calendars and stationery within the heritage market. Our talented team of photographers, editors and designers work from our two offices (Exeter and Norwich) to manage the entire process from concept to delivery. We can also help with point of sale materials and provide advice on the best ways to sell and advertise your printed products.

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Smith and Jones Design Consultants

Museum and exhibition design. Visitor and heritage centre design. Permanent gallery displays. Interactive displays. Heritage site interpretation. Temporary events and exhibitions. Educational hands-on activities. Outdoor interpretation and signage.

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Event Communications Ltd

Europe’s award-winning and largest creative design group specialising in museum and visitor attraction design – pushing the boundaries of existing practice and exploring new ways to interpret, present and connect with audiences. More than 170 major projects around the world.

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