Tell us your stories: make history come alive
This year, Heritage Open Days is all about stories. Every Heritage Open Days property has a tale to tell, whether a glamorous country house, a medieval undercroft, a….
Linking up with your local Council
Here in Cheltenham, we’ve built up excellent relations with our Borough Council – or the part we regularly deal with, anyway. I know from talking….
Making a plain building speak
The great thing about Heritage Open Days is that it gives people a chance to look at buildings they wouldn't normally pay any attention to. Because they….
Registration: words are power
You’ve filled in your contact details, ticked the organiser box and selected which type of organisation you are working for. So far so good. You scan the organiser….
Discovering Places - Making the most of the Olympic torch relay
Summer 2012 will be a time of UK-wide celebration. It will also be a time of exploration as the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay will spend 70 days travelling across….
How to recruit new volunteers
People who volunteer do so because they believe in the cause they choose to support with their time and effort. If you open your doors for Heritage Open Days and could….
Children are the future
Yes, that old cliché. Children are the visitors of the future, the supporters of the future, the members of the future and even the heritage open days organisers….
All at sea - National Historic Ships UK is shoring up support for Heritage Open Days
“Britain is an island nation” – that’s a phrase you don’t hear so often these days. People forget that the UK is surrounded by the sea….
Working with networks - or why the A697 is worth a trip
I’m the Heritage Development Officer for Northumberland County Council, and one of my jobs is to encourage the people in the county to get involved with Heritage….