2019: The BIG year!
This year’s festival was a first for all of us, with Heritage Open Days taking place across two weekends. In 2019, having listened to our organisers and….
Team travels - part 2
So that’s it, another year of amazing Heritage Open Days events has drawn to a close. The team has travelled up and down dale to take in as many fascinating places….
Over two weekends, thousands of amazing people have welcomed visitors to 5,517 events celebrating our history and culture. A huge THANK YOU goes out to….
Team travels - part 1
We’re mid festival frenzy here, halfway through Heritage Open Days 2018. Thousands of events have already flown their bunting and now packed it away while many….
Top Ten still to come
Heritage Open Days is in full swing with another 4 days of delights to come! Here are some highlights from our second-weekend extravaganza. Experience opera from the….
‘put her forward’: Making a statue for the 21st century
'So…we’re going to print some statues.’ Definitely sounds like something that would have been said on Star Trek or that would have made Marty McFly….
England through the ages…
From Neolithic civilisations to code breaking in World War Two, Heritage Open Days offers the perfect chance to explore over 6,000 years of English history. Early….
A Game of Opposites: 5 intriguing pairs
Winter is coming, but not before some fantastic Autumn highlights! A game of opposing pairs gave us a new perspective on the unique, fun and exciting events taking place….
Street Art: The power of a picture on the wall
Above my desk is a postcard with a striking monochrome stencil of a lady whose steady gaze quietly encourages me to get on with things! This is 18th century feminist Mary….