Getting the most of historical reenactors - Part I
Historical re-enactors can give an aesthetic to Heritage Open Days unlike anything else. From a single period costumed person to an entire encampment of a dedicated….
How do I get to….?
So you’ve scoured the Heritage Open Day map, you’ve got a list of venues you’re hoping to visit, now to plan how you’re getting there... Will you….
Seven Miss Squires
We’ve got a problem at Sevington School. I probably shouldn’t be telling you about it because it’s a bit of a trade secret but I’m hoping someone….
Dig deeper: Top ten archaeological highlights
Across the country there are some excellent opportunities for discovering archaeological gems this September. You can observe archaeological excavations first hand,….
Go to university - free of charge!
Most of us live close to a university, but few of us consider them as a heritage destination in their own right. However, if one looks beyond the lecture theatres and….
See eco-refurbishment at its best
Wouldn’t you love to transform your old house into an eco home? What difference could it make to your comfort? How might it change the look of the house? What….
People and place
Heritage is all about buildings and history, right? Well not exactly. What about the people? The people you saw on your last visit to a historical place, at the….
Industrial heritage - not just for geeks
Is Industrial Heritage just for geeks? I suppose it might seem that it’s only for those who are keen on technology and transport, but take a few of the most iconic….
Entertaining the tiny tots…
Entertaining our tiny tots in historic buildings can sometimes be a bit challenging. My son loves to be able to run about in open spaces so I tend to avoid going into….