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,….
Involving young people in heritage education – a case study
I have just returned from the 3rd International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development, known as Heritage 2012, which was held in Porto, Portugal. Over….
Tips for a warm welcome
It’s so simple – impossible to see why anybody ever has a problem with it. Giving a warm welcome is a matter of standing in the right….
Perfect the art of poster making
In this age of digital marketing, social media, apps and e-newsletters it’s easy to forget about the humble poster. But, we shouldn’t - posters are cheap to….