Top tips for tip top entertainment: how a drama performance brought a coffin fittings works to life
We didn’t decide to be dramatic – but Tin Box Theatre Company did. After many years of work and several turns of fortune, Birmingham Conservation….
People don’t usually associate the word heritage with modern culture but really heritage and preservation are terms that include all aspects of society. They are….
Evaluation with a twist
With Heritage Open Days drawing ever nearer, you will no doubt be busy planning every last detail of your event, but spare a minute to consider what happens after the….
Guiding tours that people enjoy
Guiding tours that people enjoy is about allowing the visitor to connect with a place and linking it with a lasting good memory of their visit. That’s not as….
Understanding and engaging different audiences
Think of Oxford and you think dreaming spires, Christchurch, Lewis Carol, perhaps General Pitt Rivers and his shrunken heads... whatever it is, it tends to be something….
Maximise publicity using networks
So, you've bought that old and mysterious property and have decided to share it with the country before restoring it and moving in. You've registered it for….
Heritage is more than bricks and mortar
Buildings can be something we just take for granted. They surround us every day as we walk down the street and live our lives in them. Some buildings are functional and….
The only way is… heritage: Thinking about different audiences and marketing to them
Whether you want to ‘get down with the kids’ or engage more with the elderly, Heritage Open Days offers the perfect opportunity to attract new audiences to….
Behind the scenes: Q & A with film maker Jack Mead
Welcome to Jack Mead, director of the Heritage Open Days video, as he tells you a little more of what went on behind the scenes... Tell us a bit about….