Posts by Ben Goodwin
Health, Heritage and Wellbeing
When we think of Heritage Open Days, we think of uncovering hidden histories, discovering new places around us and celebrating the unique heritage in every corner of….
Enhancing your online activity with Storify
Heritage Open Days can put your attraction in the digital spotlight like at no other time of the year. Along with the promotion offered by the national Heritage Open….
Lights… Camera… Action! Heritage? Forget Disneyland and Universal Studios, some of Hollywood’s best backlot tours can be done much closer to home….
From fantasy to real: touring Tolkien’s Birmingham
Unless you’ve spent the last few years living in a Smial, you will have noted that the works of J. R. R. Tolkien have been more apparent than ever thanks to Peter….
Weird and wonderful places
The world is full of some rather bizarre, yet incredible, collections, museums and heritage attractions. Last summer, I was fortunate enough to visit the Sulabh….
Go to university - free of charge!
Most of us live close to a university, but few of us consider them as a heritage destination in their own right. However, if one looks beyond the lecture theatres and….
As every year since 1994, Coventry’s heritage and cultural delights will be throwing open their doors, welcoming the general public with open arms for….
Making collections accessible to visually impaired visitors
Catering for differently abled people within arts and heritage venues is essential and rewarding but it can pose a challenge. At the Barber Institute of Fine….
Localism and Heritage Open Days
Localism does what it says on the tin; it prioritises the local. It supports local production and consumption of goods, local control of government and promotion of….