Posts by Catherine Allen
Catherine’s Trip Through Time
During my time volunteering with HODs, I’ve had the chance to read about and discover new sites and stories from across the country. On two sunny September days, it….
More Festival Pioneers - Then & Now
With this year's festival almost upon us, now is another great chance to look back to the very first Heritage Open Days in 1994, ranging from old favourites still….
Take A Trip Through Time
Allow us to transport you back in time... From Neolithic walkways in 3806 BC to Cold War bunkers in the 20th century and everything in between, discover….
Top 10 Events to Meet the Experts
This is your chance to hear it from the experts themselves! Bones, books and the Borgias are just some of the topics on offer – there’s so much to learn during….
Unlocked: 10 Sites That Aren’t Normally Open
Heritage Open Days is a great opportunity to discover unique and often hidden places. From tranquil estates to underground bank vaults, so many normally closed or….
10 Excellent Engineering Events
This year, the Women’s Engineering Society celebrates its centenary – 100 years of inspiring and supporting women engineers, scientists and technologists. From….