Gentleman Jack and Shibden Hall
If you haven’t heard of Anne Lister of Shibden Hall (aka Gentleman Jack) then you’re missing a treat of a tale. The BBC is about to air a new series….
The RSA - a coffeehouse for the common good
I recently discovered the ultimate coffeehouse down the road from our office. An 'Enlightenment' coffeehouse - a place designed to incubate ideas….
Take 5 with the team
It's been a busy month for the team at HODs HQ, we've built a castle in Swindon, learnt a lot in Oxford, ridden a vintage bus in Northampton, taken tea in….
Registration is OPEN - with NEW resource packs!
It’s official – registration for Heritage Open Days 2019 is officially underway! Even better, this year we’ve produced two new downloadable packs,….
Manchester’s Fight for Freedom: The John Rylands Library and the Peterloo Massacre
SNEAK PREVIEW! Next week a fascinating and deeply moving exhibition will open at the stunning John Rylands Library in Manchester. Drawing on their collection, it marks….
Heritage Open Days Celebrates 25 Years of People Power
Landmark openings, ‘craftivist workshops’, ‘wikithons’ and hundreds of ‘People Power’ themed events – Heritage Open Days reveals….
Share your stories with the wider world - through the world wide web!
Are you interested in sharing the stories of Extraordinary Women with the wider world? Did you know Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world?! And YOU….
HODx - NEW events for organisers
Bite-size inspiration and planning days! The HODs team will be touring the regions this spring with our new HODx events. These fun FREE days will be packed with….
First 100 Years: celebrating the centenary of women in law
What's the first thing you notice in this picture? It was taken in 1982 at an event by an international law firm based in London, and its striking gender….