Barford Shepherd’s Hut - a success story
About 10 years ago, Ian McDonald and his wife were looking at the possibility of buying an old farmhouse in the Norfolk village of Barford. As they went round the….
Defining heritage - and what has the loo to do with it?
It may sound a little odd but the liveliest discussion on heritage I’ve recently had was with a group of Oxford Preservation Trust members on our Annual Historic….
Family blogging: Want to know where I’ve been? Read my blog!
I’m not really that into trains, but I was tempted to visit the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York for a Harry Potter themed event with my family back in….
It was at last year’s Heritage Open Days that I realised that a plain building doesn’t really tell people passing by what is actually inside. A….
As every year since 1994, Coventry’s heritage and cultural delights will be throwing open their doors, welcoming the general public with open arms for….
It’s ‘elf and safety gone mad!
If you were to read certain newspapers, you would think that health and safety rules are out of control. Contrary to popular opinion the “Fun Police”….
Behind the scenes of F. J. Zelley
If you’re quick and manage to pre-book a ticket for the F.J. Zelley event this year, congratulations! Howard Zelley will take you on a tour of the 15th century….
A breath of scandal
It’s all very well knowing the architectural features of a building. To make it speak, you need to know about the people who lived there. Take Sevington School.….
Creative Landscapes Resources go online: Top tips and toolkits on access and heritage
Creative Landscapes is coming to an end. As the doors close on Heritage Open Days this year, as the pink banners come down, as the Paralympic Closing Ceremony wraps up,….