Celebrating Women in Engineering
Do you remember using one of those special guillotines to cut paper at school? Do you still use one?! Did you know they were invented by a woman? It's women's….
A 40 Year Duet
This painting has more to tell than a first glance shows. Benjamin Britten & Peter Pears - individually great musicians, but together simply extraordinary. Their….
Curious Carvings at ‘Friendless’ Churches
A world turned upside down and mysterious stones that may have marked the burial of a heart... Clare Kirk from Friends of Friendless Churches is back with us to….
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….
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….
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….