Posts by Tim Prevett
Winter magic at Stonehenge and how to pick the best moment to visit
In some ways this is a blog post I don’t want to write. It’s a secret I’d like to keep for those who work it out. There’s a lot more to….
Goosebumps intended part II: Making the most of your Halloween visit
Halloween is almost upon us! Many will use this time as an opportunity for creepy family fun, others for a bit of seasonal paranormal investigation, or maybe just a walk….
Goose bumps intended: making the most of Halloween at your property
Castles, historic homes, grand houses, factories, atmospheric ruins, all have echoes of centuries past, lives lived with all their ups and downs, triumphs and tragedies.….
Getting the most of historical reenactors - Part II
You've decided to go to a living history event? Good idea. Reenactors can really draw you into another world. However, you need to do your bit too if you….
Getting the most of historical reenactors - Part I
Historical re-enactors can give an aesthetic to Heritage Open Days unlike anything else. From a single period costumed person to an entire encampment of a dedicated….
Creating a heritage trail
A useful thing (among many) that Heritage Open Days can bring out is linking buildings and creating trails of heritage. This is done either by the history hungry punter….
Making a plain building speak
The great thing about Heritage Open Days is that it gives people a chance to look at buildings they wouldn't normally pay any attention to. Because they….
The thrill of re-enactment - Nantwich’s Holly Holy Day
If you want a vivid encounter with history, to experience "living history", there's nothing quite like a reenactment event. Watching costumed or uniformed….
Working with themes
So you've opened a building over Heritage Open Days, people enjoyed your tour, but what next? Have you ever thought working with themes? Believe it or not,….