Small steps, big rewards: improving access to local heritage
“It has made me more open minded about disability in general,” was the feedback from one of the delegates who came to our recent Accentuate Access….
Empire Day at Sevington School
It is May 1902 and at Sevington School Miss Squire and her scholars are celebrating Empire Day. She writes: A fine morning for the great day. We….
Let’s welcome the new kids on the blog
“Not sure why I applied for this… but I do feel very passionate about Heritage Open Days.” Our team of regular bloggers has recently had an injection….
Gardens: To visit or not to visit?
Are you a gardener, or a non-gardener? Would you take a trip specifically to visit a garden? Or are you someone who always prefers to take the shortest route? If….
TripAdvisor: Rate or Slate?
TripAdvisor. Love it? Hate it? Read it? Rant about it? Whatever you may feel about it, TripAdvisor is an incredibly popular review website and we need to learn how to….
“Mustard Special” - 40 years of Colman’s Mustard Shop & Museum
Mustard. Like Marmite and liquorice, you either love it or you don’t! Few condiments are so strongly linked to a single family name as Colman’s Mustard.….
Costume, china and conservation – a few projects
A phrase we hear quite often during spring time here at Petworth House goes along these lines… ‘I bet it’s nice to be open again, you must be very….
Miss Squire’s Summer Sundays
Heritage Open Days were a revelation to us all at Sevington. Sevington Victorian School consists of a tiny schoolroom and schoolhouse and it’s….
What lies beneath?
Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the places you live, work, or visit? Here is an introduction to how you can find out more about the history and archaeology….