Get out to visit heritage places!
Did you know that 2017 is the anniversary of the death of Palladian architect James Paine, of independence for India and of the Great Storm of 1987? Each of these….
People, Places and Postcodes
Heritage Open Days awarded extra funding from Players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Heritage Open Days, England's biggest festival of history and culture, is….
Social Media Savvy? Volunteer with us!
Hone your social media skills and engage with the wider cultural sector by becoming part of our dedicated social media team. We are looking for creative and enthusiastic….
Organiser Fair 2017: Book your FREE place
Calling all Organisers, old and new! You are warmly invited to attend our free annual Organiser day. Your chance to ask questions, meet like-minds, share ideas and….
HODs Headlines 2016
Once again this September millions of people took up the invitation to explore their heritage for free. Many thanks to all who made those events happen and thank you to….
Something spooky - the development of the Dudley Ghost Tour
For many years now something spooky has been taking place in the darkened streets of Dudley... The Dudley Ghost Tour is renowned for the unique look of its ghosts, and….
St James Church - celebrating our place with Heritage Open Days
For the last year or so, residents in the North End of Birkenhead have been collecting old photos, old stories, and old memories of life in the area. We’ve displayed….
Heritage Open Days makes history again!
‘Let’s open the doors!’ announced Heritage Open Days patron, Loyd Grossman OBE. He was speaking on the eve of the festival at the Guild Hall in….
A Royal Day Out in Gloucester
2016 has been a record breaking year for Heritage Open Days with over 5200 events taking part across the country. As usual, the team spread out to visit some of the hubs….