Take 5 with our monthly miscellany
For the revamped blog we promised a peek behind the scenes of HODs central. Well, it’s been an interesting month with woodland walks, cake competitions, meeting….
A new collaboration with 2017 Historic Photographer of the Year
We’re delighted to announce a new collaboration between Heritage Open Days and award winning photographer, Matt Emmett of Forgotten Heritage. Matt's specialism….
The World Cup (of cakes!)
It’s official! Today we’re launching the Heritage Open Days’ World Cup of Cakes, pitting the sixteen most sinful slices against each other. ….
Adventures in volunteering
It’s Volunteers Week so who better to write a post than one of our amazing family of volunteers. Archie was a star member of our team last year and we’re….
For our 2018 Unsung Stories commission we had an ambitious vision: a nationally significant but locally engaged project. Not an easy ask but I am delighted to say….
One Festival. Two Weekends. Hundreds of Extraordinary Women.
6th-9th AND! 13th-16th September For the first time in its 24-year history, Heritage Open Days – England’s largest festival of culture and history –….
Your starter for ten
Connect the following: 701. Strong. Goodwill. Gingerbread. Stars. Nope, not the latest security password format recommendation, but answers to common questions I get….
Introducing… The Arts Society
(Happy 50th!) This week some friends in the sector are having a birthday bash; so we asked Chief Exec, Florian Schweizer and team to tell us more about their work, their….
Unsung Stories 2018: put her forward
I'm thrilled we are continuing Unsung Stories in 2018, as part of our Extraordinary Women theme. We wanted a locally significant project that….