Welcome to the Heritage Open Days blog!
Here we’ll take you behind the scenes of running this amazing festival and introduce you to some friends and fascinating stories along the way.
Curious Landmarks - not your usual holiday getaway!
From grand gatehouses to surprisingly splendid stables - The Landmark Trust collection is definitely not the standard offer of holiday home options! They restore….
Norwich: A Black History
We're always on the look out for interesting, often unsung, stories here at HODs, so when I saw mention of Pablo, a popular and skilled circus….
Take 5 with the team – Even more festival travels
Now that the festival has wrapped up, I thought it would be the perfect time to take 5 and introduce myself - Hello! I'm Liam and I recently joined the Heritage….
Take 5 with the team - festival travels
So that's it for another year, and what a tasty one it's been with our Edible England theme! Our fabulous community festival has drawn to a close, HUGE thanks….
CBA Festival of Archaeology
Fancy learning how to become a knight, doing some cave painting or maybe even have a go at digging? Well you don't have to wait for Heritage Open Days to start….
Queer the Pier – the brilliance of community curation
You might want to grab an ice cream for this one as we're headed to the seaside for the story behind an exhibition with a difference. Staff from Brighton's Royal….
Introducing… Waterloo Uncovered
So here's a question for you - 'How do you do archaeology remotely, if you can’t hop over the channel to your favourite battlefield?' This is the….
Take 5 with the Team
So May has arrived, with its bank holidays and bizarre weather (anyone else shivering in hailstorms?!). Much has been happening since we last ‘spoke’ but of….
Heritage Plants - on the origin of species
A popular crossword clue is to name the spice more expensive than gold* but did you know that a favourite crumble pudding ingredient was also once….