We’d love you to join us. Heritage Open Days is an inclusive event, encouraging different interpretations of heritage and culture around the country.
So, your site or event doesn’t need to be big or fancy or boast of famous connections (although we like those things too!), it just needs to meet the four conditions below:
If you intend to raise money over Heritage Open Days, there are various ways of doing so but admission to the main attraction of your event has to be free of charge. Running a free tour if visitors have to pay a site entrance fee doesn't count!
And what if your site is open free of charge all year round?
Heritage Open Days visitors want to learn something new. You can support their exploration by providing for example:
Check out our blog. It’s a treasure trove of ideas and tips from fellow organisers.
However, your site doesn’t have to be open on all days or even for a full day.
The dates for 2014 are 11-14 September. (Registration has now closed)
The dates for 2015 are 10-13 September.
Or for more introductory information download our invitation to participate leaflet.