Stepping out from the shadows: lesser-known suffrage champions
Pankhurst and Fawcett are names you’ve probably heard, at school, or in the media this week. But what about Ford, Smyth or Brown? Just some of the other….
Artist / innovator / storyteller? We need you!
An exciting opportunity to work with local organisers across England to shine a light on some unsung stories of extraordinary women. Building on the success of our….
Social Media Maestro? Volunteer with us!
Are you an avid Facebook user, intrepid Tweeter or inspirational Instagrammer? Well we’re looking for an enthusiastic and creative volunteer to help with our social….
HODs Headlines 2017
2017 was another fantastic year for Heritage Open Days, with a record-breaking number of events, put together by more organisers than ever before. Our four….
Unseen but unceasing - Women in engineering
This week I was introduced to the stories of some notable women who helped shape their fields – but also countless others whose names are not recorded. So for them….
A Double Date in 2018!
Next year, for the first time in the history of Heritage Open Days, the festival will take place across two weekends in September – the 6-9th and the 13-16th. ….
Emmeline Pankhurst. Elizabeth Garret Anderson. Beatrice Shilling. Most people will recognise the first two names – the infamous suffragette, and….
Bunting danced on the breeze and the sun shone this weekend as castles, caves and coastlines were explored for free as part of Heritage Open Days 2017. Last weekend….
Another record-breaking year!
Over 5,500 events happening around the country for Heritage Open Days In recent years, every part of the heritage sector – from museums to military history sites,….