Category: Behind the scenes

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Feeling like Sherlock!

Posted on 25th February 2015 by Hannah Maddix

I received a very satisfying email today, and was able to tick a big 'mystery solved' box. In January,…

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A fond farewell: Q & A with Tanielle Lobo

Posted on 18th February 2015 by Nicola Graham

Today we say a fond farewell to one of our four social media volunteers, Tanielle Lobo. Find out…

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From HOD to HLF

Posted on 28th January 2015 by Hannah Maddix

In 2013 colleagues at a little business in Derby were 'umming' and 'ahing' about what to do with…

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Monuments Open House in Singapore

Posted on 14th January 2015 by Mag Tan

Have you ever wondered about events that are similar to Heritage Open Days on the other side of the world? Well,…

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‘Do Something New’:    Campaign Launch!

Posted on 3rd December 2014 by Annabelle Thorpe

Well, what an incredible year it’s been.  Heritage Open Days celebrated its 20th anniversary in serious…

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Discover the Cotesbach Estate…

Posted on 12th November 2014 by Katherine Brown

...and follow Eve Marriott’s diaries capturing life on the home front during World War One. The Cotesbach…

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The Discoveries of an Urban Rambler in Clifton, Bristol

Posted on 5th November 2014 by Daniel Kimberley

Taking pleasure in walking the city streets is an eighteenth century concept. A poem by John Gay titled Trivia,…

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The Punk Steps In Front Of His Window

Posted on 8th October 2014 by Colin Howey

In September 2013 I wrote a piece about the amazing hidden history behind the stunning 'Resurrection…

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Exploring Mole Valley during Heritage Open Days

Posted on 18th September 2014 by Rod Shaw

Over the four days of Heritage Open Days I have attended four talks and visited 18 properties, including 9…

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Personal History as Heritage

Posted on 12th September 2014 by Hannah Maddix

Reminiscing with photographer Hubert W King. A 14 year old Hubert King starting working at the family business…

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