Let’s open the doors!
Loyd Grossman CBE has declared Heritage Open Days open for business as historic sites across England prepare to offer free access to 3.5 million visitors between 8-11….
Ring out the bells this Heritage Open Days
Ever wondered who was behind the nostaligic peal of wedding bells? Ever wondered what it would be like to ring one? You can this Heritage Open Days! Tonight, from….
The Secret Garden of Bridewell Studios
2016 is the year of the English garden, marking the 300th anniversary of English landscape genius, Capability Brown and encouraging people to get back in touch with….
St Peter Mancroft Church & Ringing Chamber
This year Heritage Open Days is celebrating the tradition of bell ringing. For this week’s spotlight blog, Simon Rudd, member of St Peter….
Europe & Us
Heritage Open Days is proud to be part of a wider family of European festivals. Our festival has its roots in European Heritage Days, a joint incentive by the….
Heritage Volunteers Make Festival History
Heritage Open Days kicks off on Thursday 8th September with more than 5000 free events over four days across towns, cities and rural areas across England. With lots of….
The Majjus of the The South Asia Collection, Norwich
Ben Cartwright, Curator at The South Asia Collection in Norwich, steps into the HODs spotlight to tell us about his treasure, a….
Ring out the bells!
On the 8th September, from 6-7pm, a chorus of bells will ring out across England. The chorus will mark the opening of Heritage Open Days and your 4-day….
Historic England’s Festival Favourites
As part of our commitment to champion and care for the historic environment, Historic England awards grants to support the maintenance and repair of heritage properties.….