New year resolutions
Yep, it's that time. We're back from the festive break and swinging into gear for our bright, birthday year. We've set some New Year resolutions to guide….
HODs Quiz of the Year
Sharpen your wits and pencils – it’s quiz time! One of the things l love most this time of year is the bumper selection of crosswords and quizzes. My family….
Share your stories with the wider world - through the world wide web!
Are you interested in sharing the stories of Extraordinary Women with the wider world? Did you know Wikipedia is one of the most popular websites in the world?! And YOU….
Collections by Candlelight – the awesome archives of the Royal Society
Science, candles and dance in an archive? – Sounds like an interesting, and potentially explosive combination! Yes I did a double take too when I saw the leaflet for….
Read All About It!
All publicity is good publicity, isn’t that how the saying goes? Perhaps it might be more accurate to say that all publicity is hard-won publicity – in….
HODs Headlines 2018
In 2018, for the first time ever, Heritage Open Days was across two weekends, and over 3 million visitors enjoyed the 5,517 events on offer. Coordinated by 2,046….
Festival themes – what’s the big idea?
We recently announced our theme for 2019's festival – People Power. It’s the third year we’ve had a national theme so a good time to pause and….
PEOPLE POWER: Then, Now, Always
What does ‘People Power’ mean to you? Perhaps it’s the recent marches that have taken place in London, or the growing awareness of the dangers of….
Research opportunity - From Engagement to Empowerment: The Future of England’s Heritage Open Days
An exciting opportunity to work with HODs and the University of Leeds on a collaborative PhD researching England's biggest heritage festival. Working with the….