Adventures in volunteering
It’s Volunteers Week so who better to write a post than one of our amazing family of volunteers. Archie was a star member of our team last year and we’re….
For our 2018 Unsung Stories commission we had an ambitious vision: a nationally significant but locally engaged project. Not an easy ask but I am delighted to say….
One Festival. Two Weekends. Hundreds of Extraordinary Women.
6th-9th AND! 13th-16th September For the first time in its 24-year history, Heritage Open Days – England’s largest festival of culture and history –….
Your starter for ten
Connect the following: 701. Strong. Goodwill. Gingerbread. Stars. Nope, not the latest security password format recommendation, but answers to common questions I get….
Introducing… The Arts Society
(Happy 50th!) This week some friends in the sector are having a birthday bash; so we asked Chief Exec, Florian Schweizer and team to tell us more about their work, their….
Unsung Stories 2018: put her forward
I'm thrilled we are continuing Unsung Stories in 2018, as part of our Extraordinary Women theme. We wanted a locally significant project that….
Introducing… Historic Houses*
*WARNING - these houses contain real people, not just portraits of them! England's heritage is pretty special and wonderfully diverse: it's a….
Networking Days - Let’s talk about HODs!
Looking for new ideas to refresh your event? Want to appeal to families, but not sure how to go about it? Or maybe you staged a walk or talk last year that pulled in a….
Sign up for our workshops
Organising a Heritage Open Days event is simple. Making it one to remember can be a bit trickier! It takes exciting ideas, press coverage to generate audiences and….