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.….
The Sensory Garden
This week’s HODs spotlight lands on the “sensory garden” at St. Andrews Police Treatment Centre in Harrogate. Fran Greenwood, Communications Officer at….
Share in our Love of Architecture this September
Explore the best of English architecture this Heritage Open Days by visiting one of the free Love Architecture events happening in partnership with the Royal….
Bringing Back the Banner
Today we shine our spotlight on 'Bringing Back the Banner' in Burradon. We talk to Chris Wray, secretary of the Burradon and Camperdown Forum, who tells us the….
Sustaining the Intangible Heritage of Stonemasonry
Today’s spotlight focuses on ‘Sustaining Intangible Heritage’ an event run by The Guild of St Stephen & St George Stone Masons in Norwich. Colin….