The Red House
The beautiful and much loved home of celebrated composer Benjamin Britten and his partner, the tenor, Peter Pears, offers visitors a unique chance to learn more about….
Posters for Peace - introducing The Peace Museum
In a year celebrating People Power, as the season of peace and goodwill (as well as feasting and festivity) approaches there was only one place to turn for our next….
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
This oasis of historic gardens with four glass houses amongst its many attractions saw 6000 visitors in one day for HODs 2019. Part of the festival community for over ten….
HODs Headlines 2019
2019 marked 25 years of our extraordinary 'people powered' festival, and what a year it was! A full 10 days stretch saw a record 5,794 events take place….
From Peterborough to Tbilisi – A European Heritage Days Exchange
Did you know that almost every European country has a version of Heritage Open Days? Well, in 1991 the Council of Europe and the European Commission set up European….
Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre
Royal Museums Greenwich have a world class collection of maritime history, stored and cared for in a purpose built Collections Centre in Kidbooke. In 2019 Mat….
Newington History Group
Highlighting a local archaeological dig gave Newington Uncovered, the community days organised by Newington History Group, an extra boost in 2019. Sue Flipping, from….
Lloyd’s Register Foundation, Heritage & Education Centre
A stunning Palazzo building houses the extraordinary library and archive of Lloyd's Register, covering over 250 years of marine and engineering science….
Photography Competition 2019 - The Result
The results are in for our second ever photography competition, with 100s of entries featuring places of every age, style and function – all of which responded to….