Poetry and place
My name is Russell Thompson, and I work for the literature development organisation Apples and Snakes. We handle poets for a living. It's a dirty job, but somebody….
Despite the recent snow spells some brave daffodils are nodding merrily outside so it must be time to unlock the gates to the Organiser Area and declare registration for….
An Open Mic at my Open Day?
Heritage Open Days brings people together to share the places that matter to them. Hosting an open mic event (open days - open mic, you get it!) is another….
A peek behind the scenes
So it's the 5th of March and registration is...um, not open actually! We had hoped to open earlier this year, but we're currently in the throes (or rather the….
Opening doors through volunteering: a graduate’s perspective
If you fall into the 16-24 age bracket, you may be looking for some relevant work experience while studying. Whether you do a museum studies course or….
I’m a celebrity… get me there!
We all enjoy a day out to our local heritage attractions… as do some of our celebrity favourites! Have you seen a famous face at your Heritage Open Days….
The King and I? History, science and the individual in the past
At a live press conference just over a week ago, the world was told that the remains excavated from a Leicester car park in 2012 were indeed those of the 15th century….
From fantasy to real: touring Tolkien’s Birmingham
Unless you’ve spent the last few years living in a Smial, you will have noted that the works of J. R. R. Tolkien have been more apparent than ever thanks to Peter….
In the pink or why 2013 holds rosy prospects for Heritage Open Days
You stayed in the UK last year but are now determined to enjoy some sun this summer? Count yourself among the 42% who will spend less on their holidays this year? I….