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 along the way.
Take 5 with the team - festival travels
Wow, what a month! What a year! Our biggest festival ever has just come to a close and the team is getting its bearings back after travelling about to see as much of….
My time as Heritage Open Days manager has come to a close, but what a year it’s been ! And so another Heritage Open Days festival comes to an end; a glorious,….
Catherine’s Trip Through Time
During my time volunteering with HODs, I’ve had the chance to read about and discover new sites and stories from across the country. On two sunny September days, it….
Eleri’s Doorstep Discoveries
After six months of volunteering with HODs, reading and writing about all the incredible events taking place, it was great to finally experience….
What's starred on films big and small, hosted rock concerts, inspired artists and brought communities together? Not a trick question here - but perhaps….
Who’s that girl?
She illuminated a cathedral but until this year if you googled her name, you wouldn’t find much. A project we’re partnered with is helping to change that….
An invitation to see and share the extraordinary in the ordinary. How much do people know about the places you love, and how fast do they change? At HODs we love to….
Introducing… Britain on Film
Are you eagle-eyed? Love location-spotting? Then our good friends at The BFI have a mission for you! Cue up the Mission Impossible….
'Are you ready for adventure?' asks Alice Mannion from the Association of Community Rail Partnerships as she takes us round the regions by rail.….