Posts by Sarah Holloway
Stepping out from the shadows: lesser-known suffrage champions
Pankhurst and Fawcett are names you’ve probably heard, at school, or in the media this week. But what about Ford, Smyth or Brown? Just some of the other….
Unseen but unceasing - Women in engineering
This week I was introduced to the stories of some notable women who helped shape their fields – but also countless others whose names are not recorded. So for them….
HODs Headlines 2016
Once again this September millions of people took up the invitation to explore their heritage for free. Many thanks to all who made those events happen and thank you to….
Ring out the bells!
On the 8th September, from 6-7pm, a chorus of bells will ring out across England. The chorus will mark the opening of Heritage Open Days and your 4-day….
Do something new: discover Lepe’s Cold War history
Up periscope! Nia Crouch introduces us to the cold history behind Lepe Country Park's monitoring station... As the Project Officer for our Heritage Lottery funded….
Do something new: Explore St Marie’s Cathedral, Sheffield
Today's spotlight falls on the beautiful St Marie's Cathedral in Sheffield. Laura Claveria, the site's Heritage Engagement & Learning Officer….
Do something new in Norwich
Brass bands, fashion shows, and a chance to throw wet sponges are amongst the new highlights for Heritage Open Days in Norwich this year. Flo Reynolds,….
Do something new - go green with WWF-UK
This year you can explore one of the greenest buildings in the country over Heritage Open Days. Tessa Manser, Events Coordinator for WWF - UK tells us more about the site….
Do something new in Blackburn
1000 people in 4 hours – welcome to the Blackburn Heritage Festival! Harriet Roberts, the festival coordinator talks us through it in the second of….