Can you believe what you see?
Come closer, these images will be worth a second look! From a smoking urn to a hallway hiding in a cupboard, turns out you definitely shouldn't believe everything you….
Disability History: ‘Any Work’ at the Mill
Think of a Victorian mill working at full tilt - it's big, noisy, terrible working conditions that damaged the health of workers. But look closer at those….
This year Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens hosted a special Pride Party interwoven with the traditional craft of proggy. This innovative event was….
Buckinghamshire Archives - Treasures of the dark tower!
Think archives are just full of dusty old documents? Think again! Creaking open the door of their 'dark fortress' Callum from Buckinghamshire Archives is here to….
Festival Review 2023
This year’s festival began in unexpected Summer heat and ended in Autumn rain, but the odd weather didn’t wilt or dampen festival spirits. Our largest….
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
A Hindu place of worship in a modern building, beautifully decorated with traditional designs, welcomed many eager visitors over Heritage Open Days for the first time this….
The South Asia Collection
A collection of art and crafts from South Asia and neighbouring countries, housed in an extraordinary old building has been opening its doors to festival visitors since….
Take 5 with the Team
Now that the bunting has been packed away, and the festival buzz has slowly subsided for another year it's the perfect time to take a step back and reflect on another….
Creativity Unwrapped - a miscellany
Actors, choral singers, circus owners and steel pan musicians; all part of our rich creative story. This year we’ve been unwrapping the history of creativity and for….