Posts by Katja Condy
Bell tower challenge has nice ring to it
Churches and cathedrals are being challenged to show people the ropes by bringing to life the 400-year old tradition of English-style bell ringing as part of Heritage Open….
New Heritage Open Days treasures revealed
‘Treasure your treasures!’ is the clarion call for Heritage Open Days 2016 as organisers make history matter in the UK’s biggest annual grassroots….
Be a tourist in your own town
A survey by Heritage Open Days has revealed that becoming a tourist in your own town can make you feel better about yourself, healthier and more relaxed as well as having….
Remember September 1994?
What did you do in 1994? Were you among the first passengers to take a ride through the Channel Tunnel? Did you cheer Nelson Mandela’s election as South….
House hunt for Desmond and the Super Colour Challenge
Who doesn’t like a challenge? It focuses your mind and once completed, gives you a sense of achievement. It’s the principle behind most games and….
Let’s welcome the new kids on the blog
“Not sure why I applied for this… but I do feel very passionate about Heritage Open Days.” Our team of regular bloggers has recently had an injection….
In the pink or why 2013 holds rosy prospects for Heritage Open Days
You stayed in the UK last year but are now determined to enjoy some sun this summer? Count yourself among the 42% who will spend less on their holidays this year? I….
Why look far when it’s under your nose
I should know better, really. After all, this year was my 11th Heritage Open Days. And yet, every year, on the eve of the event, I am faced with the same dilemma;….
Open days galore!
Heritage Open Days 2011 may be over but are you aware that it’s still open door season? If you missed our event, caught the explorer bug or happened to be one of….