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.
Best Christmas Pudding Award
Bring us some figgy pudding! In the red corner is a Medieval mash up, in the tinsel bedecked corner a Regency favourite! Are you ready for the contest of….
Take 5 with the Team
It's been a busy year but we're already fizzing with inspiration for the next one! Grab a cuppa and take 5 to hear where we're at... with an extra gift from….
Introducing… Friends of Friendless Churches
These once nearly forgotten churches may be small and humble but their stories are anything but! From extraordinary women to secret princes, brave sailors….
Pondering Lost Pubs
Earlier this year a job advert went viral - Lincolnshire County Council needed someone to go on a (historical) pub crawl! Of course, as we're celebrating all things….
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….