Posts by Annabelle Thorpe
Join a hedonistic weekend of history
Who says history can’t be fun? Heritage Open Days is re-defining how we discover and celebrate our past, with a four-day festival that throws open the doors of….
Time travelling Brits choose the Great Exhibition of 1851 as their top Grand Day Out
A new survey from Heritage Open Days finds that if time travel were possible, the most popular choice of era to visit would be the Victorian period, with 25% of….
Heritage Open Days 2013 celebrates the history-makers
Who creates history? We do! In 2013, Heritage Open Days shines a spotlight on all those who have played a role in our heritage: artists and architects, diarists and….
An Open Mic at my Open Day?
Heritage Open Days brings people together to share the places that matter to them. Hosting an open mic event (open days - open mic, you get it!) is another….
A peek behind the scenes
So it's the 5th of March and registration is...um, not open actually! We had hoped to open earlier this year, but we're currently in the throes (or rather the….
Heritage Open Days celebrates a record-breaking year
Some 43,000 volunteers helped make Heritage Open Days 2012 the most successful in the programme's 18-year history. Every record was smashed; more visitors, more….